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There are many templates in use in Urban Terror Wiki; these are only a subset, representing some of the most important and commonly used ones. If you feel that a template belongs on this page, do not hesitate to add it.

  • Category:Templates should cover all templates in the wiki, categorized into the various subcategories.
  • The Template namespace (found from Special:Allpages) always has all templates in the wiki, sorted alphanumerically.

What are templates? Edit

Wiki templates provide a means to insert the same content over and over in different (or the same) pages. This saves editors the hassle of duplicating the same text again and again, and also helps ensure consistency.

Templates are generally shown with the format required to use the template (e.g. {{stub}}). Clicking the template name takes you to the template's page, where you can see what it looks like and how it is used.

Detailed instructions on the usage of each template should exist on:

  1. a subpage using {{documentation}}; or
  2. the template page itself (inside "noinclude" tags); or
  3. the template's talk page.

For more information on templates, see Help:Templates.

Article management templates Edit

Nominate an article for deletion Edit

{{delete}}

{{speedydelete|reason}}

Disambiguation articles Edit

{{disambig}}

  • If you have several articles that have similar or identical names, you may wish to create a "disambiguation" page at the main article name, with the articles taking an extra phrase in brackets afterwards. For example:
The Prince <-- disambiguation page, with links to:
The Prince (frog)
The Prince (human)

Stubs Edit

{{stub}}

  • When a page has little or no useful information, then it is likely a stub. This template will include them in Category:Article stubs, and is used to list which articles need expanding.
  • For more information, see Help:Stubs.

Category templates Edit

General category template Edit

{{category}}

  • This can be added to categories to add general categorising details. Use in cases where it may be useful to point out to users how to categorise, such as popular categories.

Template category template Edit

{{templatecategory}}

  • This should be added to any template-related categories, to list template-specific categorising details, which differ from those of normal pages.

General wiki templates Edit

BoxesEdit

{{Box start}}, plus {{Box more}} and {{Boxes end}}

  • Creates layout boxes which can be used to create columnar layouts.
  • Click the links to see documentation and examples.

This is a box

This is another box

Clear Edit

{{clr}}, plus {{clrl}} and {{clrr}}

  • This template is used to reduce the amount of non-wikicode used on pages, replacing the code <div style="clear:both;"></div>. Its use should generally be avoided.
  • You can use {{clr}} instead of the HTML tag that clears space below things like images, pictures and tables, so the following stuff doesn't begin until the bottom of the image, picture or table box.
  • You can also use {{clrl}} or {{clrr}} to clear only left or right floats.

For Edit

{{for|name|link}}

  • Use at the top of articles as a simple "for x see y" template.

HighlightEdit

{{Hlight|color|text}}

  • In general, this should not be used in articles.
  • Assume that the color will not be seen by everyone when you do use it.
This template produces highlighted text for special purposes.

KeyboardEdit

{{Key|keyname}}

  • Creates a keyboard button to represent key presses
Push the ~ key, or try ⇧ Shift+⎋ Esc.

Main article Edit

{{main|main article}}

  • Use at the start of a section to link to the main article on it.

NoticeEdit

{{Notice}}

  • Creates a standardized notification box with optional icon.
  • Should generally be used as part of another template.
  • Some templates that use {{Notice}} are {{delete}} {{cleanup}} {{image}} {{inuse}} {{stub}} {{Sandbox}}
  • Click the link above for template example and documentation.
  • {{Ambox}} redirects to {{Notice}} on this wiki

Q3 CodeEdit

{{Q3code|title|code}}

  • This template provides some syntax highlighting for Quake 3 .cfg code.

Right-aligned Table of Contents Edit

{{tocright}}

  • This template floats the table of contents (toc) on the right. It should only be used when absolutely necessary, to keep consistent design.

Sandbox Edit

{{sandbox}}

T is for template Edit

{{t|template}}

  • This template allows you to show example template code (with a link to the templates) without using the template itself. It is used extensively on this page.

Wikipedia Edit

{{wikipedia}}, {{wikipedia-deleted}}

  • Wikipedia-related templates. Use {{wikipedia}} for articles taken directly from Wikipedia, and {{wikipedia-deleted}} for articles deleted from Wikipedia.

Where you may find more templatesEdit

  • Wikia Templates
  • Wikipedia; may be copied with the proper acknowledgment, but some need tweaking to work properly on Wikia, so use a Wikia one if possible.

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