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Hello, this is my template tutorial. First, a quick poll:

Why have you come here?
 
23
 
36
 

The poll was created at 14:37 on February 22, 2011, and so far 59 people voted.

How to

You will find templates in the text bar. Or to make templates by hand, you put them in brackets: {{ }}

Character page templates

In almost every character page this template will be there:

YatzSliversword/Template tutorial
Noimage


How you get it is:


{{Charcat}}

Or you could use the template bar




Spoiler warnings

For the spoiler warnings you use this:

{{Startspoiler}}


It results in:





For ending spoilers, you use this:

{{Endspoiler}}

Results in:




Main quote

Main quotes are found at the top of a character page.

{{Main Quote}}

Results in:

"You're scared of a leaf!"
Molekit to Cherrykit in Fading Echoes, page 27


Delete

Delete templates are used when a page is not needed, or isn't a real character. (In main cases.)

Example:

{{Delete|Not a real character.}}

Results in:

Character image gallery

You find these galleries with the heading "Character pixels" above them.

{{Charart|kit|apprentice}}

Results in:

Please do not edit this gallery

NOTE: You will need actual images.(XD)


Stubs

Stubs mean that the article is not comepletely finished.

{{Stub}}

Results in:



Another way is:

{{Style}}



NOTE: Whatever page that template is on, it will automatically have a link to its talk page.


Family trees

There is a family tree on just about every character page.

{{Half Moon Tree}}

Results in:

Rising Moon
 
Chasing Clouds
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Half Moon
 
Unknown


    = Male

    = Female

    = Gender Unknown



Thats the end of this section. (Unless I missed something.)

Book Tempates

There are a few templates different from character pages.

Unrealeased book

As on Sign of the Moon this template is used for unrealeased books.

{{Unreleased}}

Results in:




Featured article

If an article is or was previously featured on the Main page it would have these:

{{FA}}

Results in:


Logo-starclan

The other is:

{{FA/p}}

Results in:


NOTE: These go for characters to.


That's the end of this section

Project templates

Project templates are used for nominations. (As far as I know.)

{{Grade0}}

Results in:

Grade-0-Planned(planned)


There is also Grade1, Grade2 ect. So you get higher up.

That's the end of this section

User page Templates

There are user page templates that are rarely used elsewhere.

Userboxes

Userboxes are on a lot of user pages.

Example:

{{Support-char|Tigerstar|no}}

Results in:

Tigerstar.leader This user dislikes
Tigerstar


For more on userboxes, go here.


Polls

You will see polls a lot on people's user pages.

Example:

<poll>
Random stuff
Yams
Beans
</poll>

Results in:

Random stuff
 
15
 
13
 

The poll was created at 22:01 on February 22, 2011, and so far 28 people voted.

That ends this section

Things that aren't templates but lots of people need help with

Coding

Boxes:

Coding is difficult for new people, so I will give an example of the code box at the top of my page:

{| style="background-color:#FFFF00; border:1px solid #CCFF00; padding-right:3px; padding-left:3px; padding-top:3px; padding-bottom:3px; -moz-border-radius: 1em;"  -webkit-border-radius: 1em;" align="center" width="100%"
| style="text-align: center;"|
'''SUP DUDES'''





Welcome to my out-of-date user page. This is under construction, so don't be surprised if you see a big mess. :P








My links:





[[/Testing area/]] | [[User: YatzSliversword/Template tutorial|Template tutorial]]





{{Template:Userbox
|border-width = 0
|border-color = yellow
|info-background = orange
|logo-background = lime
|logo-size = 20
|logo-color = black
|logo = SUP
|info = Read this to recieve a frying pan in the face. :D}}
|}

Results in:

SUP DUDES














Welcome to my out-of-date user page. This is under construction, so don't be surprised if you see a big mess. :P





















My links:














Testing area | Template tutorial














SUP Read this to recieve a frying pan in the face. :D

That is your standard box. You can change the color and border to whatever you wish.

Drop Boxes:

People have trouble with drop boxes, so you have this:

{|class="collapsible collapsed" style="width: 50%; border: 1px solid black;"
!bgcolor="silver"|
Me as a cat
|-
|
===={{Charcat
|affie = ThunderClan
|pastaffie = None
|postdeath = StarClan
|namest = Kit:<br>Apprentice:<br>Warrior:<br>Deputy:<br>Leader:
|namesl=Birdkit<br>Birdpaw<br>Birdtail<br>Birdtail<br>Birdstar
|familyt=Father:<br>Mother:<br>Siblings:
|familyl = Whitetail<br>Fireflight<br>Featherfall
|mentor = Robinfeather
|apps = Seedpaw,Woodpaw
|image = Birdstar.leader.Request.png}}
#696969======
|}

And that becomes this:

Note: If you are cop/pasting these codes, you can take out my stuff and add your own words and stuff.

Floaty thingies:

Floaty thingies are the boxes seen on the sides of the page that follow you as you scroll down. Code:

<!---- Begin Floaty Thingy ---->

<div style="position: fixed; middle: 0px; right: 0px; padding: 3px; background: #00FF00; border: 1.5px dotted yellow;"><b>Your thing:</b> Insert here!</div>
<!---- End Floaty Thingy ---->

Becomes:

Current Task: Update my user page.

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