Template:Service award doc

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Place this template on your user page to indicate that you have awarded yourself the {{{1}}} service award. Service awards are awards that you give to yourself for length of service and number of edits on Wikipedia.


To simply show this award on your user page, just place the template's name between double braces:

{{Service award doc}}


The award's appearance can be customized using parameters:

{{Service award doc

  • size: Set how the award image is sized. For the caption to be shown, this should be frame or thumb. See Wikipedia:Picture tutorial for details of valid options. Multiple sizing options can be specified using {{!}} to separate the options. For example, size=frame{{!}}220px or size=thumb{{!}}upright.
  • align: Set where to display the award on the page. This can be left or right to float the image to the appropriate side of the screen, with text wrapping around it. Use center to center the image, with space on either side of it. The default is left.
  • caption: Use the specified caption for the award. A default caption is used if this is omitted.

Usage[change source]

This documentation template is used to document various templates in Category:Service award templates.

{{Service award doc|AWARD NAME|type=TYPE}}

The one unnamed parameter is required. This gives the name of the award displayed by the template being documented.

There are also a number of optional named parameters:

  • type: The format of the award: userbox, ribbon or image. This affects which parameters are shown in the documentation. The default is image.