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New Templates[change source]

I thought it might be useful for people to list any new templates which they have created in the Template: name space!

"Documentation?" can be used to show if there is a documentation subpage which explains how to use the template (in the form Template:Template-name/doc)

January 2010[change source]

  • Purpose: This template is for use on the talk page of an article which has been listed at RfD and which was either kept, redirected or merged.
  • Syntax: {{oldrfd|pagename|result}}
  • Documentation?: Yes
  • Purpose: This template is for use on the talk page of an article which has been listed at RfD (since July 2008) and which was either kept, redirected or merged.
  • Syntax: {{oldrfdfull| date =| year =| result =| page =| oldname =}}
  • Documentation?: Yes
  • Purpose: This template is for use on the talk page of an article which has been listed at RfD (before July 2008) and which was either kept, redirected or merged.
  • Syntax: {{oldrfdfull| date =| log=| result =| page =| oldname =}}
  • Documentation?: Yes
  • Purpose: This template is used to list all the pages in a given namespace and prefix
  • Syntax: {{List subpages|prefix|content namespace|caption=Foo}}
  • Documentation?: Yes
  • Purpose: This citation template is used to ask for a word, phrase or sentence to be explained for readers.
  • Syntax: {{explain|date=Month Year}}
  • Documentation?: Yes
  • Purpose: This template is used to create a collapse box for a short amount of text
  • Syntax: {{Collapse|1=Discussion text to be put into box.|2=Optional custom heading}}
  • Documentation?: Yes
  • Purpose: These template is used to create a collapse box for a larger amount of text
  • Syntax: {{Collapse top|Optional text}}
DISCUSSION
{{Collapse bottom}}
  • Documentation?: Yes