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This is an obsolete WikiProject Did you knowRound symbols for illustrating comments about the DYK nomination special purpose template. It was used to created the new subsection on the DYK nominations page by calling template {{DYKsuggestion}} within that subsection. It also auto-generated credit templates {{DYKmake}} and {{DYKnom}} for simple nominations. It required substituted when used!

Template {{DYKsug}}[edit]

This template was developed for WikiProject Did you knowRound symbols for illustrating comments about the DYK nomination specialized use.

Usage[edit]

  • Using {{subst:DYKsug}}

The template used the following parameters:

{{subst:DYKsug
 | article           = Article name
 | article2          = 
 | article3          = 
 | article4          = 
 | article5          = 
 | hook              = ... that ?
 | creator           = 
 | creator2          = 
 | creator3          = 
 | creator4          = 
 | expander          = 
 | expander2         = 
 | expander3         = 
 | nominator         = 
 | comment           =
 | image             =
 | sound             =
 | sound caption     = 
 | ALT1              = 
 | ALT2              =
}}

The |article= and |hook= parameters were required. All other parameters were optional. There was no need to sign with ~~~~ at the end of the parameter—that was done automatically.

DYKsug parameters
Parameter How to use When to use
|article= Title of the article, not wikilinked. Required
|article2= May be used if the hook has multiple articles; goes up to |article8= If there are more than five articles, the nominator will have to leave a note (after the hook) indicating the other articles. When nominating multiple articles
|hook= The text of the hook, formatted using wiki markup; it will display exactly as it is written in this field. Required
|creator= Name of the article creator, if applicable. It should not be in wiki markup (no ~~~~ and User: should not be included. As many as 4 creators may be listed, each under separate parameters (up to |creator4=) If the article is a new article (less than 5 days old)
|expander= Name of the article expander, if applicable. It should not be in wiki markup and User: should not be included. As many as 3 expanders may be listed, each under separate parameters (up to |expander3= If the article is not new and has undergone 5x expansion
|nominator= Name of the article nominator, if it is different from the creator or expander. It should not be in wiki markup and User: should not be included. If left blank, it defaults to "Self nom." If you are not a major contributor to the article.
|comment= Any comment, such as "Article expanded from redirect" or "Other fairly bizarre pictures are available in article." May be used to specify credits and other details in complicated nominations.
|image= Filename of the image being used. Neither Image: nor File:, nor the attributes such as "right" and "100px" should not be included; those are added automatically. If you are including an image with your nomination.
|sound= Filename of the sound being used, leaving off Image: and File: as with images. If you are including a sound recording
|sound caption= A very brief description of the sound file. If you are including a sound recording
|ALT1= An alternate hook, formatted like the regular hook. |ALT2= does the same thing. If you are suggesting an alternate hook at the same time as the first hook.
Deprecated parameters
  • |movedtomainspace= should be the date (written in any format) the article was moved from a user subpage to mainspace, if that information will help the reviewer checking the article history.
  • |altusername= specifies a different username to display if the nominator wants his name in the nomination to display differently than his typical username.

Please use one of the strings below to post your DYK nomination, using the "author" and "nominator" fields to identify the users who should receive credit for their contributions if the hook is featured on the main page.

  1. Nom without image: {{subst:NewDYKnom | article= | hook=... that ? | author= }}
  2. Nom with image: {{subst:NewDYKnom | article= | hook=... that ? | author= | image= | caption= }}
    To include more than one new or expanded article in a single hook: |article2= |article3= |article4= | (etc)
    To include more than one author: |author2= |author3= | (etc)
    To include alternate hooks: |ALT1= |ALT2= | (etc)
    To add a comment: |comment=
    To add the article you reviewed: |reviewed=

Do not wikilink the article title, or the author username field; the template will wikilink them automatically. Do wikilink the article title in the hook field, however.
Do not add a section heading if you are using the template; the template will add one for you.
Do not include a signature (~~~~) after the template.
Do not use non-free images in your hook suggestion.

  1. Multiple New Articles, Self-Nom:

    {{subst:DYKsug | article= | article2= | hook=... that ? | creator= | nominator= | image=}}

  2. Multiple Expanded Articles, Multiple Editors:

    {{subst:DYKsug | article= | article2= | hook=... that ? | expander= | expander1= | expander2= | nominator= | image=}}

  3. Entire string:

    {{subst:DYKsug | article= | article2= | article3= | article4= | article5= | hook=...that ? | creator= | expander= | expander2= | expander3= | nominator= | altusername= | comment= | movedtomainspace= | image= }}

Examples[edit]

See also[edit]