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Template:Shortcut Note: This page contains details of templates relating to:

  • Article descriptions (such as disambiguation, spoiler, wikicode)

Templates related to issues and disputes with articles, including NPOV, are listed under Disputes templates.

Templates related to formatting are listed under Template messages/Format.

Disambiguation and redirection Edit

On article pagesEdit

What to type What it produces Where to put it
Template:Tetl Top
of articles with alternative meanings where none of the following templates are appropriate.
Template:Tetl Template:Distinguish Top
of articles with deceptively similar titles.
Template:Tetl Template:Distinguish2 As above, but topic not treated as a link (although it may include one).
Template:Tetl Template:For Top
of articles with only one alternative meaning and no disambiguation page.
Template:Tetl Template:For2 Top
of articles with only one alternative meaning and no disambiguation page.
Template:Tetl Template:Otheruses Top
of articles with a disambiguation page.
Template:Tetl Top
of articles with a disambiguation page.
Template:Tetl Template:Otheruses2 Top
of articles with a disambiguation page.
Template:Tetl Template:Otheruses3 Top
of articles whose disambiguation page is not suffixed with "(disambiguation)"
Template:Tetl Top
of articles whose disambiguation page is not suffixed with "(disambiguation)"
Template:Tetl Template:Otherpersons Top
of articles about people who share the same or a similar name.
Template:Tetl Template:Otherpersons2 Top
of articles about people who share the same or a similar name.
Template:Tetl Template:Otheruses-number Top
of articles about a year for which there also exists an article about a number (e.g. the year 1000; the number 1000).
Template:Tetl Template:Redirect Top
of articles requiring disambiguation that have pages redirecting to them.
Template:Tetl Template:Redirect2 Top
of articles requiring disambiguation that have two pages redirecting to them.
Template:Tetl Template:Redirect3 Top
of articles requiring disambiguation that have pages redirecting to them.
Template:Tetl Template:Redirect4 Top
of articles with two redirecting pages that each have disambiguation pages.
Template:Tetl Template:Redirect5 Top
of articles about well known topics with a redirect which could also refer to another article.
Template:Tetl Template:Disambig-acronym Articles that have an acronym redirecting to them, which may have other uses.
Template:Tetl Template:Dab current Bottom
of pages on topics with articles on current news about them.
Template:Tetl Template:Dabneeded Bottom
of an article that contains multiple extended meanings of the same term and requires disambiguation.

On disambiguation pagesEdit

What to type What it produces Where to put it
Template:Tetl Bottom
of disambiguation pages.
Template:Tetl Template:Disambig-cleanup Bottom
of disambiguation pages that need cleanup.
Template:Tetl Template:Geodis Bottom
of disambiguation pages consisting only of geographic locations.
Template:Tetl Template:Hndis Bottom
of disambiguation pages whose title is a human name.
Template:Tetl Template:Numberdis Bottom
of number-oriented disambiguation pages.

For others, see Wikipedia:Hatnotes#Templates.

Section Edit

What to type What it makes Where it goes
Template:Tetl Template:Details Sections
near top
Template:Tetl Template:Further Sections
near top
Template:Tetl
Main article: [[{{{1}}}|{{{1}}}]]
Sections
near top
Template:Tetl Template:Mainlist Sections
near top

Footnotes and references Edit

What to type What it makes Where it goes
Template:Tetl Makes reference links and footnotesTemplate:Ref that are numbered automaticallyTemplate:Ref. Articles
notes or references
{{subst:footnotes|100%}}
See [[:Template:footnotes}}
Makes reference links and footnotes[1] that are numbered automatically. Articles
notes or references
Template:Tetl
  1. Template:Note The footnote also links back to the reference.
  • Template:Note A # can be used at the beginning of the line to create a numbered list. Similarily, * creates a bullet.
Articles
notes or references
Template:Tetl Makes reference links and footnotesTemplate:Ref label with specific labelsTemplate:Ref label. Articles
notes or references
Template:Tetl Makes reference links and footnotes Template:Ref harvard with specific labelsTemplate:Ref harvard. Articles
notes or references
Template:Tetl
  1. Template:Note label The footnote also links back to the reference.
Articles
notes or references
Template:Tetl Template:Ref 1 Articles
varies
Template:Tetl Template:Ref 2 Articles
varies
Template:Tetl Template:Ref 3 Articles
varies
Template:Tetl Template:Ref 4 Articles
varies
Template:Tetl Template:Ref 5 Articles
varies

Topical ("spoiler") warningsEdit

What to type What it makes Where it goes
Template:Tetl Template:Spoiler Sections
near top
Template:Tetl Template:Spoiler-about Sections
near top
Template:Tetl Template:Spoiler-other Sections
near top
Template:Tetl Template:Spoiler-blank Sections
near top
Template:Tetl Template:Solution Sections
near top
Template:Tetl Template:Endspoiler Sections
near bottom
Template:Tetl Template:Endsolution Sections
near bottom

Timing-related messagesEdit

What to type What it makes Where it goes
Template:Tetl Template:Current Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Current-section Section top
Template:Tetl Template:Current-related Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Current sport Article top
Template:Tetl Template:In-progress tvshow Article top
Template:Tetl Template:High-traffic Talk page top
Template:Tetl Template:Dab current Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Mercurial Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Mercurial-section Section top
Template:Tetl Template:Now Various
Template:Tetl Template:Recent death Article top
Template:Tetl Adding this template to an article will add the article to People currently in space.
File:Current event marker.png This article documents a person who is currently in space.
Information may change rapidly as the mission progresses.
Space
At the top of the article
Template:Tetl Template:Current spaceflight At the top of the article

Future timing-related messagesEdit

What to type What it makes Where it goes
Template:Tetl Template:Future Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future album Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future book Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future bridge Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future building Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future film Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future game Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future infrastructure Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future product Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future road Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future automobile Article Top
Template:Tetl Template:Future sport Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future software Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future spaceflight Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future television Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Future tunnel Article top

Title-related messagesEdit

Template:Tetl Template:Wrongtitle Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Lowercase Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Underscore Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Lowercase and underscore Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Downsize Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Longtitle Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Pound Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Pipe in title Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Bracketed Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Namespace Article top
Template:Tetl Template:No unicode character Article top
Template:Tetl Template:Wrongtitlecat Category top

Character/symbol notesEdit

Template:Tetl Template:IPA notice Article top
Template:Tetl Template:SpecialChars TOO LARGE (and trivial) for top. PLACE AT BOTTOM, under a headline Special characters. Add {{SpecialCharsNote}}to TOP.

Expansion requestsEdit

What to type What it makes Where it goes
Template:Tetl

Alternatively use Template:Tetl
Template:Expansion Top of the talk page
Template:Tetl Template:Expandsection Top of the section
Template:Tetl Template:Histinfo The talk page
See also: Expansion requests in the talk namespace

Miscellaneous (mainly for editors)Edit

What to type What it makes Where it goes
Template:Tetl Template:Editors Pages that help people on the subject of creating and editing articles, at the top
Template:Tetl Template:Selfref In articles, wherever reference is made to a Wikipedia project page.
Template:Tetl Template:Lipsum Pages testing or demonstrating fonts
top
Template:Tetl This template inserts boilerplate for consistent documentation of a template on its own Talk page. Once inserted, it must be edited to include specific information. Template Talk page
substitute and customize
{{TALKPAGE}}|Display Text]]

talk

A link to the current page's talk page The current page's discussion page. Do not use this template on talk pages for it will be a self link.

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