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We're just starting out, so we don't have very many templates created yet. But more are being created all the time. A full list of templates can be found here. If you would like to request a new template, or changes to an existing template, please start a discussion on the talk page.

Citation templates

The following citation templates are avaialble:

Template Name Example Where to use
{{Article-journal


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| volume =
| url =
| pages = }}

Wilcox, RhondaV. 1991. Shifting roles and synthetic women in Star trek:The next generation.
     Studies in Popular Culture 13 (2)
53-65.
This template should be used to cite articles from journals.
{{Article-magazine


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Smith, Jane. 1996. There is no resisting the Borg queen
     Maclean's, December 2.
This template should be used to cite articles from magazines.
{{Article-newspaper


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| title =
| periodical =
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Di Rado, Alicia. 1995. Trekking through college:
     Classes explore modern society using the world of Star trek
     Los Angeles Times, March 15, sec A.
This template should be used to cite articles from newspapers
{{Article-newspaper-noauth


| year =
| title =
| periodical =
| month =
| day =
| other =
| pages =
| url = }}

Newsday. 2003. Activision suing over Star trek
      July 2 , sec. A.
This template should be used to cite articles from newspapers which do not have a credited author.
{{Book


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| title =
| place =
| publisher =
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| isbn = }}

Okuda, Michael and Denise Okuda. 1993. Star trek chronology: The history of the future
     New York: Pocket Books.
This template should be used to cite books.
{{Website


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Lynch, Time. 1996. Review of DS9 trials and tribble-ations
     Psi Phi: Bradley's Science Fiction Club. http://www.bradley.edu/campusorg/psiphi/DS9/ep/503r.html. (accessed October 8, 1997).
     Archived at http://web.archive.org/web/19970730020353/http://www.bradley.edu/campusorg/psiphi/DS9/ep/503r.html.


This template should be used to cite articles from websites.

Article templates

The following article templates are available:

Template Name Example Where to use
{{Contributor|username}}
This article is about an AnOtherWiki user: AnOtherWiki User


This template is used to mark an article page as referring to AnOtherWiki editor.

For example, on the article Jarandhel Dreamsinger a box like this links the article to the User:Jarandhel account.

This template should be used immediately after the {{Infobox person}} template described below, and before the start of the article text.

{{Infobox chat|


| title =
| image =
| caption =
| moderator =
| url =
| server =
| status =
| began =
| ended =
| users =
| subject =
| rating = }}

#Dreamhart
DreamhartMedium.png
IRC channel for and by otherkin, affiliated with https://dreamhart.org. Please, no roleplaying.
Moderator(s) Jarandhel Dreamsinger
Website
Server
Status Active
Launch date June 19, 2010
Users varies
Subject general otherkin


Used in articles about chats, to help organize pertinent information and make it easily accessible to readers.

Format:
| title = name of chat
| image = logo of chat
| caption = Information about chat
| moderator = moderator(s)
| url = url of the chat
| server the chat is on (for IRC channels)
| status = Active or Defunct
| began = date the chat was created
| ended = date the chat went offline
| users = average number of users, if known.
| subject = What do people on the chat talk about?
| rating = Can be used to note if the chat contains explicit content.

This template should be used prior to the start of the article text.

{{Infobox event|

title = |
image = |
caption = |
organizer = |
url = |
country = |
state = |
city = |
status = |
attendees = |
nextdate = |
began = |
lastheld = |
setting = }}

Templates
[[Circuitseptegram.png|200px|link=http://www.example.com]]
An example event logo.
Organizer(s) Organizer:
No one!
Co-Organizer:
Not me!
Status Defunct
Location Kitchener, Ontario Canada
Average Attendees roughly 300
Next held on
"Error: Invalid time." contains an extrinsic dash or other characters that are invalid for a date interpretation.
Error: Invalid time.
First held on Error: Invalid time.
Last held on Error: Invalid time.
Setting Imaginary.
Website
Subscribe RSS · iCal

[[Category:Defunct {{{eventtype}}}s]]


Used in articles about events, to help organize pertinent information and make it easily accessible to readers.

Format:
title = event name
image = [[File:Filename.jpg|size]]
caption = description of image
organizer = name(s) or Title:<br>name(s), etc.
url = gather website
country = country abbreviation
state = full state name (or equivalent)
city = city
status = Ongoing, On Hiatus, or Defunct
attendees = estimate of average attendees (or projected).
nextdate = day(s) the event will next be held
began = day(s) the event was first held (not needed if same as nextdate)
lastheld = day(s) the event was last held (not needed if same as began)
setting = Private home, camping, hotel, etc.

This template should be used prior to the start of the article text.

{{Infobox list|


| title =
| image =
| caption =
| moderator =
| url =
| status =
| began =
| ended =
| messagecount =
| users =
| traffic =
| subject =
| rating = }}

SpaceElves
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We’re not from around here.
Moderator(s) Jarandhel Dreamsinger
Website
Status Active
Launch date April 23, 2011
Message count 244 as of March 10, 2012
Users 20
Average traffic < 10 messages per month
Subject nonterrestrial elven otherkin



Used in articles about mailing lists, to help organize pertinent information and make it easily accessible to readers.

Format:
| title = name of list
| image = logo of list
| caption = Information about list
| moderator = list moderator(s)
| url = url of the list's main page
| status = Active or Defunct
| began = date the list was created
| ended = date the list went offline
| messagecount = count of the messages appearing in the list, if known.
| users = count of the users of the list, if known.
| traffic = average messages per month, if known.
| subject = what is the list about?
| rating = Can be used to note if the list contains explicit content.

This template should be used prior to the start of the article text.

{{Infobox person|


name = |
realname = |
othernames = |
image = |
caption = |
born = |
died = |
spouses = |
mates = |
profession = |
kintype =|
theriotype =|
vamptype = |
url = |
city =|
state = |
country = }}

Jarandhel Dreamsinger
MyPhotoforLogo.jpg
Other names Jarin
Date of birth February 6, 1981
Kintype Elf, among other things.
Vamptype Donor (Sanguinarian)
Website
Location Arlington, Virginia USA


Used in articles about people, to help organize pertinent information and make it easily accessible to readers. Also adds the article to Category:People.

Format:
name = name most commonly known by in the community.
realname = real name. See the Stylebook prior to using.
othernames = any other names or aliases the person goes by within the community
image = a photograph, artistic representation, or common usericon. Again, see the Stylebook.
caption = a description of the image used.
born = date the person was born
died = date the person died
spouses = names of spouses. If only one spouse, use "spouse =" instead. This should only be used to designate legal marriages. Names should not be duplicated between this section and the mates section.
mates = names of mates. If only one mate, use "mates =" instead. This may be used for any long-term partner, whether legally recognized or otherwise. Name should not be duplicated between this section and the mates section.
profession = what the person does for a living, in general terms.
kintype = kintype or types.
theriotype = theriotype or types.
vamptype = type of vampire, or Donor (type of vampire), as applicable.
url = url of website or blog
city = city
state = state
country = country

This template should be used prior to the start of the article text.

{{Infobox website|


| title =
| image =
| caption =
| author =
| url =
| status =
| began =
| ended =
| articlecount =
| genre =
| rating = }}

Otherkin.net: Harmony & Discord
OKNbanner.jpg
Otherkin.net: Harmony & Discord logo by Arhúaine
Author(s) Tirl Windtree
Website
Status Active
Launch date October 12, 2000
Genre Community resource


Used in articles about websites, to help organize pertinent information and make it easily accessible to readers.

Format:
| title = name of website
| image = logo of website
| caption = Information about logo (& who created it, if known)
| author = site owner
| url = url of the website's main page
| status = Active or Defunct
| began = date the page was created
| ended = date the page went offline
| articlecount = count of the articles appearing on the site, if known.
| genre = What type of site is this?
| rating = Can be used to note if the site contains explicit content.

This template should be used prior to the start of the article text.

User templates

The following user templates are available:

Template Name Example Where to use
{{Infobox user|

contributor=handle| irc=handle(s)| kindirid=user id#| kindirname=display name| facebook=handle| twitter=handle| dreamwidth=handle| livejournal=handle| tumblr=handle| secondlife=handle| deviantart=handle| otherkinnetid=user id#| otherkinnetname=display name| wulfhowlid=user id#| wulfhowlname=display name}}

This is an AnOtherWiki user page.

If you find this page on any site other than AnOtherWiki, you are viewing a mirror site. Be aware that this copy of the page may be outdated, and that the user this page belongs to may not actually be affiliated with the site it is appearing on. The original page is located at http://anotherwiki.org/wiki/Help:Templates.

AnOtherWiki


Wiki.png See the article about example.
#IRC This user can usually be found on the #dreamhart IRC channel


DreamhartMedium.png This user has an Dreamhart.org otherkin directory entry with the name AnExample



A-7star-l5.jpg This user has an Otherkin.net: Harmony & Discord profile with the name BigBossPoombah


Kinmunity1.png This user is example on Kinmunity.


Facebooklogo.png This user has an account at Facebook. Their username is example.


Twitter.jpg This user is @example on Twitter.


DreamwidthLogo.png This user has an account at Dreamwidth. Their username is example.
LiveJournallogo.png This user has an account at LiveJournal.Their username is example.


Tumblr-logo.png This user has a Tumblr account with the name example


SecondLifeHand.png This user has a Second Life account with the name Example Examplos.
DeviantARTlogo.png This user has an account at deviantART. Their username is example.


This template is used to place infoboxes on a userpage linking to accounts that user has elsewhere and placing them in the appropriate user categories. It also adds the "This is an AnOtherWiki user page." notice to the top of the page, and may be used to do this with no other arguments.