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Templates are very powerful parts of the media wiki functionality. Currently there are two forms available on the site: templates and infoboxes.

  • Generally templates go at the top or bottom of the page. Some examples can be seen below.
  • Infoboxes tend to be used to place additional information at the right of the page.

Creating

I'd strongly advise anyone interested in developing either a template of an infobox to get stuck into the Media Wiki help page on the subject.

Using

To include a template on a given page use the following code: {{Template Name}}

Types of Template

There are 2 broad types of template: