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There are many templates in use in Tune Up The Music Contest Wiki; these are only a subset, representing some of the most important and commonly used ones. If you feel that a template belongs on this page, do not hesitate to add it.

  • Category:Templates should cover all templates in the wiki, categorized into the various subcategories.
  • The Template namespace (found from Special:Allpages) always has all templates in the wiki, sorted alphanumerically.

What are templates? Edit

Wiki templates provide a means to insert the same content over and over in different (or the same) pages. This saves editors the hassle of duplicating the same text again and again, and also helps ensure consistency.

Templates are generally shown with the format required to use the template (e.g. {{stub}}). Clicking the template name takes you to the template's page, where you can see what it looks like and how it is used.

Detailed instructions on the usage of each template should exist on:

  1. a subpage using {{documentation}}; or
  2. the template page itself (inside "noinclude" tags); or
  3. the template's talk page.

For more information on templates, see Help:Templates.

Contest Edit

Edition templates Edit

There are 4 types of Edition templates:

  • {{Edition}} - Produces the whole name of the edition. {{Edition|3}} produces - Tune Up The Music Contest 3
  • {{EditionT}} - Produces the edition number after #, useful for tables. {{EditionT|3}} produces - #3
  • {{EditionN}} - Produces just the edition number. {{EditionN|3}} produces - 3
  • {{EditionE}} - Produces the edition as "Edition #(number)". {{EditionE|3}} produces - Edition #3

Country templates Edit

There are 3 types of Country templates:

  • {{Country}} - Produces the country template with a flag and link. {{Country|United States}} produces - Flag of United States United States
  • {{Country-nolink}} - Produces the same as above, except that there's no link. {{Country-nolink|United States}} produces - Flag of United States United States
  • {{Flag}} - Produces only the flag. The flag will link to the country article, unless a link is specified. {{Flag|United States}} produces - Flag of United States, {{Flag|United States|Sweden}} - produces the United States flag with a link to Sweden - Flag of United States

Infobox country Edit

My Country!
Flag of Poland
National selection events The Internal Selection that I hosted (1 - 3)
Now I host this National Selection (4)
Appearances
Appearances 4
First appearance #1
Best result 1st: #1
Worst result Last: #2

{{Infobox country}} is to be used on the pages for countries.

Code Edit

{{Infobox country
| Name           = 
| National selection event = 
| ESC apps       = 
| ESC first      = 
| ESC best       = 
| ESC worst      = 
}}
Explained Edit
{{Infobox country
|Name                       =  name of country 

|Flag                       =  Flag of (insert country name).svg 

|National selection event   =  How the representative for this country is chosen
                               (national final, internal selection, named event; if varies, leave blank 

|ESC apps                   =  number of appearances, eg: 5. 

|ESC first                  =  first appearance, eg: {{EditionT|1}}

|ESC best                   =  best appearance, eg: 1st: {{EditionT|1}}

|ESC worst                  =  worst appearance eg: Last: {{EditionT|2}}
}}

Article management templates Edit

Nominate an article for deletion Edit

{{delete}}

{{speedydelete|<reason>}}

Stubs Edit

{{stub}}

  • When a page has little or no useful information, then it is likely a stub. This template will include them in Category:Article stubs, and is used to list which articles need expanding.
  • For more information, see Help:Stubs.

General wiki templates Edit

Clear Edit

{{clr}}, plus {{clrl}} and {{clrr}}

  • This template is used to reduce the amount of non-wikicode used on pages, replacing the code <br style="clear:both;" />. Its use should generally be avoided.
  • You can use {{clr}} instead of the HTML tag that clears space below things like images, pictures and tables, so the following stuff doesn't begin until the bottom of the image, picture or table box.
  • You can also use {{clrl}} or {{clrr}} to clear only left or right floats.

For Edit

{{for|<name>|<link>}}

  • Use at the top of articles as a simple "for x see y" template.

Main article Edit

{{main|<main article>}}

  • Use at the start of a section to link to the main article on it.

Right-aligned Table of Contents Edit

{{tocright}}

  • This template floats the table of contents (toc) on the right. It should only be used when absolutely necessary, to keep consistent design.

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