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This is a meta-template used for creating interwiki links to other sister projects of wikipedia. Note that links to other language wikipedias should not use links in this form, instead use interwiki links to add them to the sidebar.

Usage

  • |text= – text of the message
  • |project= – the sister project to link to. Used to select which project logo is displayed.
  • |below= – optional text to display in a full-width row below the main content. Use sparingly
  • |position= – set to left for a left-floating box or, ideally, pass through with |position={{{position|}}} to let this be set on a per-page basis.
Example
{{sister project
|project=commons
|text=[[Wikimedia Commons]] has media related to: '''''[[Commons:{{{1|Special:Search/{{PAGENAME}}}}}|{{{2|{{{1|{{PAGENAME}}}}}}}}]]'''''
}}

Location

This template should normally be placed at the top of the External links section at the end of an article, if the article has a section for external links. If no such section exists, then please place it at the top of the last section in the article.

On disambiguation pages, this template should be listed above other text, but below any cleanup templates, images, infoboxes or navboxes.

Template data

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools.

Sister project

Creates a small box with a links to an article on a sister projects of wikipedia.

Template parameters
Parameter Description Type Status
Project project

The project to link to e.g. commons, meta, wikibooks, wikidata, wikiquote, wikipedia, wikisource, wiktionary, wikinews, wikispecies, wikiversity, wikivoyage, mediawiki, outreachwiki, or incubator. The default displays the Wikimedia logo.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
string required
Text text

Text of the message e.g. [[Wikimedia Commons]] has media related to: '''''[[Commons:Alcatraz]]'''''

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
string required
Below below

Optional text to display in a full-width row below the main content. Use sparingly.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
string optional
Position position

Position to display the box: 'left' floats the box to the left rather than the default, which is on the right.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
string optional

See also

  • {{sister-inline}}, compatible template for inline use with preceding bullets or indentation
  • {{side box}}, the meta-template used for floated side boxes like {{sister project}}