Template:AllMusic/doc

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This template provides a convenient way to produce an external link to an entry at AllMusic. The template can be used for any link to AllMusic's website, including the External links section or when citing it as a source.

Usage[change source]

Vertical layout[change source]

{{AllMusic
| class      = 
| id         = 
| tab        = 
| label      = 
| first      = 
| last       = 
| accessdate = 
}}

Horizontal layout (named parameters)[change source]

{{AllMusic |class= |id= |tab= |label= |last= |first= |accessdate=}}

Horizontal layout (unnamed parameters)[change source]

Valid with these three parameters only:

{{AllMusic|<class>|<id>|<label>}}

Template data[change source]

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools;

TemplateData for AllMusic

This template produces an external link to an entry at AllMusic.

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
AllMusic classclass 1

Class of information. Value for this parameter corresponds to part of URL following "www.allmusic.com/". Examples (without quotes): "artist" (default), "album", "song", "work" or "explore".

Default
artist
Stringoptional
AllMusic IDid 2

AllMusic identification number or string. Corresponds to part of URL following "artist/", "album/", "song/", "work/" or "explore/". Can omit the text before the actual ID with name of artist, album, etc. Example: The ID for www.allmusic.com/artist/led-zeppelin-mn0000139026 would be either "led-zeppelin-mn0000139026" or "mn0000139026". Can also use the entire end of URL, such as: "release/stone-temple-pilots-deluxe-edition-mr0002917004".

Stringrequired
AllMusic tabtab

If the link should access directly a specific tab on the AllMusic site you can use this parameter to specify that tab. The value for this parameter corresponds to the suffix of the URL following the identification, after the slash ('/'). Examples (without quotes): "biography", "discography", "songs", "awards", etc. If you are specifying a sub-tab of a tab, the whole suffix has to be used, (e.g. "songs/all").

Stringoptional
Displayed textlabel 3 title

Text to display for the link. If omitted, it defaults to the name of the article where this template is used.

Stringoptional
Author's first namefirst

The author's first or given name(s).

Stringoptional
Author's last namelast

The author's surname or last name.

Stringoptional
Access dateaccessdate

Full date when item was accessed. Should not be wiki-linked.

Stringoptional
URL onlypure_url

If set to "yes", produces URL only without additional formatting. Typically used in citation templates.

Stringoptional

Examples[change source]

Artist or group (class not specified, defaults to artist)[change source]

Full ID:

Short ID:

Album (with accessdate)[change source]

Full ID:

Short ID:

Song (with unnamed parameters)[change source]

Full ID:

Short ID:

Using tab parameter[change source]

Full ID:

Short ID:

Author name, access date[change source]

Full ID:

Short ID:

Using pure_url with a citation template[change source]

  • Code: {{cite web | url = {{AllMusic|album|mw0000190771|pure_url=yes}} | title = Review of ''Physical Graffiti'' | work = [[AllMusic]] | publisher = [[All Media Guide]] | first = Stephen Thomas | last = Erlewine | accessdate = March 30, 2014}}
  • Output: Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Review of Physical Graffiti". AllMusic. All Media Guide. Retrieved March 30, 2014.
  • URL: https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000190771

See also[change source]