Template:Infobox award

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Infobox award
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Infobox award may be used to summarize information about an award.

{{{subheader}}} or {{{current_awards}}}
Awarded for{{{description}}}
Presented by{{{presenter}}}
Host{{{host}}} or {{{hosts}}}
Location{{{location}}} or {{{venue}}} or {{{site}}}
First awarded{{{year}}}
Last awarded{{{year2}}}
Currently held by{{{holder}}} or {{{winner}}} or {{{winners}}}
Official website{{{website}}}
Television coverage
Network{{{network}}} or {{{network_list}}}

Usage[change source]

The infobox may be added by pasting the template as shown below into an article. All fields are optional and unused parameter names can be left blank or omitted.

{{Infobox award
| name             = 
| subheader        = <!-- or | current_awards = -->
| image            = 
| image_size       = <!-- or | image_upright = -->
| alt              = 
| caption          = 
| description      = 
| sponsor          =
| date             = <!-- {{start date|YYYY|MM|DD}} -->
| location         = <!-- or | venue = or | site = -->
| country          = 
| presenter        = 
| host             = <!-- or | hosts = -->
| former name      = 
| preshow_host     = 
| acts             =
| reward           = 
| year             = 
| year2            = 
| holder_label     = 
| holder           = <!-- or | winner = or | winners = -->
| most_awards      = <!-- or | most_wins = -->
| most_nominations = 
| website          = <!-- {{URL|example.com}} -->
| network          = <!-- or | network_list = -->
| runtime          = 
| producer         = 
| director         = 
| previous         = 
| main             = 
| next             = 

Parameters[change source]

Parameter Explanation
name Insert name of the award. Use the common name (typically the name of the article) if multiple names are used. If omitted or blank it defaults to the name of the article.
current_awards Insert the article name of the list or page describing the upcoming, current, or just completed annual awards/ceremony, etc. for this year. Omit the wikilinks "[[]]"; formatting is automatic.
image Insert image name (abc.jpg, xyz.png, 123.gif, etc.)
imagesize Insert image width. Be sure to include "px" after the number, i.e. 200px. If omitted or blank it defaults to 220px.
alt Alt text for image, for visually impaired readers who cannot see it. See WP:ALT.
caption Image caption.
description Insert a very brief, one sentence description of what the prize is awarded for (e.g. "Excellence in film")
presenter Insert the person, group or organisation that presents the award
host Insert the person(s) who hosted the award ceremony.
date Insert the date of the award ceremony. Use the {{Start date}} template.
location Insert the venue where the award ceremony was held.
country Insert the country of the presenter or where the award is presented
reward What kind of reward does it get whether its prize money or medal. e.g.: Nobel Prize $1.6 million
year Insert the year that it was first awarded
year2 Insert the year that it was last awarded
holder Current holder of the award (if applicable)
website Insert the award's official website. Only type in the URL. Formatting is automatic.
network Insert the name of the television network which originally aired the award ceremony.
runtime Insert the approximate runtime of the television airing (should not include commercials) in minutes, e.g. "44 minutes"
viewership Insert ratings figures for the television airing.
previous For creating a chronology. Insert a link to the article of the previous edition of the award. Pipe the link to only show the year or edition number, e.g. [[50th Grammy Awards|50th]]
main For creating a chronology. Insert the link to the award's main article, e.g. if this infobox was placed on 51st Grammy Awards, the main article would be Grammy Award.
next For creating a chronology. Insert a link to the article of the next edition of the award. Pipe the link to only show the year or edition number, e.g. [[52nd Grammy Awards|52nd]]

Microformat[change source]

The HTML mark-up produced by this template includes an hCalendar microformat that makes event details readily parsable by computer programs. This aids tasks such as the cataloguing of articles and maintenance of databases. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please visit the Microformat WikiProject.
Classes used

The HTML classes of this microformat include:

  • attendee
  • contact
  • description
  • dtend
  • dtstart
  • location
  • organiser
  • summary
  • url
  • vevent
Please do not rename or remove these classes
nor collapse nested elements which use them.

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