Template:Infobox single

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TemplateData[change source]

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

TemplateData for Infobox single

An Infobox for singles

Template parameters

This template prefers block formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Namename Name

The name of the single.

Default
(PAGENAME)
Stringoptional
Covercover image Cover

An image of the single cover, a file name, e.g. 'Relax_single.jpg'. The image should be uploaded with the fair use tag {{Non-free album cover}}.

Stringsuggested
Borderborder Border

Set to yes to put a 1 pixel border around the cover image.

Stringoptional
Alt textalt Alt

Alt text for the cover image, to describe it to visually impaired readers.

Stringsuggested
Captioncaption Caption

Caption for the cover image.

Stringoptional
Artistartist Artist

The name of the artist.

Stringrequired
Albumalbum from Album from_album Album

If the single was also released on an album, enter the name of the album. If the album has a Wikipedia article, link the article name as usual. The template will italicize the album name. For guidelines on whether a single should be described as being from a particular album, see [[Template:infobox album#Template:Singles]].

Stringsuggested
A-sideA-side a-side

The A-side song title if different from the name. If it has a Wikipedia article use a link. Only one of the fields 'A-side' or 'B-side' should be used.

Stringoptional
B-sideB-side b-side

Use this field to display the B-side song title appearing on the opposite side of the single. If it has a Wikipedia article use a link. Only one of the fields 'A-side' or 'B-side' should be used.

Stringoptional
Releasedreleased Released

The earliest known date of commercial release, using a single occurrence of {{Start date}} as {{Start date|YYYY|MM|DD}}, for example {{Start date|2007|7|31}}. (Use {{Start date|YYYY|MM}} if only year and month are known, or {{Start date|YYYY}} for just a year).

Stringsuggested
Recordedrecorded Recorded

This field should include details on when and where the song was recorded. Separate multiple values using {{Plainlist}}.

Stringoptional
Venuevenue Venue

For live recordings, include the name of the venue (concert hall, stadium, etc.) and location. Link as appropriate.

Stringoptional
Studiostudio Studio

If the single was recorded in a recording studio, enter the name and location here. Link the studio, but not well-known cities (see WP:OVERLINK). Separate multiple values using commas, {{flatlist}} or {{hlist}}.

Stringoptional
Formatformat Format

The way that the single was released; i.e. 7-inch single, 12-inch single, CD single, cassette single, digital download (note the piped download link). Separate multiple values using {{Flatlist}}.

Stringoptional
Genregenre Genre

The music genres that the single is from. These must not be original research, and should be stated and referenced in a 'Composition' section of the article. Separate multiple values using {{Flatlist}}. Note: Genre display is suppressed if there is a genre/SONGTITLE subpage of this template.

Stringsuggested
Lengthlength Length

The length should use {{Duration}} thus: {{Duration|m=3|s=45}}, renders as 3:45, for 3 minutes 45 seconds

Stringsuggested
Labellabel Label

This field should refer to the label on which the single/album was originally released. Where significantly different versions have been released (featuring alternate track listings) e.g. U.S. vs. UK, the later release date and/or record label should be mentioned in the article. Drop words like 'Records' from the end of the label's name (e.g. use [[Universal Records|Universal]] rather than [[Universal Records]]). Separate multiple values using {{Flatlist}}.

Stringsuggested
Producerproducer Producer

The song's producer(s). Separate multiple values using {{Flatlist}}.

Stringoptional
ISWCISWC iswc

International Standard Musical Work Code

Example
T-000.000.001-0
Stringoptional
Writerwriter Writer

The song's writer(s). Separate multiple values using {{Flatlist}}.

Stringoptional
Chronologychronology Chronology

Header for chronology section

Default
(Artist name)
Stringoptional
Last single titlelast_single_title Last single title

Title of the previous single in the artist's chronology. Link when appropriate.

Example
[[Relax (song)|Relax]]
Stringoptional
Last single yearlast_single_year Last single year

Year of the previous single in the artist's chronology.

Example
1983
Unknownoptional
Previous singlelast_single Last single

Previous single in the artist's chronology (in quotation marks), above its year of release (in brackets). Link when appropriate.

Example
"[[Relax (song)|Relax]]"<br />(1983)
Stringoptional
This singlethis_single This single

Name (in bold and in quotation marks) and year of this single for the chronology.

Example
"'''Two Tribes'''"<br />(1984)
Stringoptional
Next single titlenext_single_title Next single title

Title of the next single in the artist's chronology. Link when appropriate.

Example
[[The Power of Love (Frankie Goes to Hollywood song)|The Power Of Love]]
Stringoptional
Next single yearnext_single_year Next single year

Year of the next single in the artist's chronology.

Example
1984
Stringoptional
Next singlenext_single Next single

Next single in the artist's chronology (in quotation marks), above its year of release (in brackets). Link when appropriate. Don't use this parameter with «Next single title» or «Next single year».

Example
"[[The Power of Love (Frankie Goes to Hollywood song)|The Power Of Love]]"<br />(1984)
Stringoptional
Miscellaneous datamisc Misc

This field allows you to provide more infobox data such as additional chronologies using {{Extra chronology}}, a track listing using {{Extra track listing}}, extra covers using {{Extra album cover}}, or a sample of the music using {{Audiosample}}. Set 'Type=single' on those templates so the section titles use the same background color as the rest of the infobox.

Stringoptional

See also[change source]