Template:Twitter

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Twitter on Twitter

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This template generates an external link to an account at Twitter.

Multiple hoax and "fan" accounts have been discovered; please make a particular effort to verify the authenticity of any official links. Legitimate Twitter accounts are usually named in reliable sources, such as newspaper stories, about the subject, or linked by other subject-controlled sources.

Usage

One parameter:

{{Twitter | ID }}
{{Twitter | id= ID }}

Two parameters:

{{Twitter | ID | NAME }}
{{Twitter | id= ID | name= NAME }}

Examples

One parameter

This parameter will be the ID string used in the URL at Twitter. When one parameter is used, the link text is the title of the Wikipedia article where the template is used.

URL: https://twitter.com/Wikipedia
  1. {{Twitter | Wikipedia }}
    Twitter on Twitter
  2. {{Twitter | id= Wikipedia }}
    Twitter on Twitter

Since "Twitter" is the name of the Wikipedia page you now are looking at, the link above shows "Twitter on Twitter" for the Wikipedia page. The lead name will change according to the name of the Wikipedia page used on.

Two parameters

The first parameter will be the ID string used in the URL at Twitter. The second parameter will be used at the link text.

URL: https://twitter.com/AcadiaU
  1. {{Twitter | AcadiaU | Acadia University }}
    Acadia University on Twitter
  2. {{Twitter | id= AcadiaU | name= Acadia University }}
    Acadia University on Twitter

Template data

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

Twitter

This template generates an external link to an account at Twitter.

Template parameters
Parameter Description Type Default Auto value Status
ID id1 ID string used in the URL. string empty empty required
Name name2 Name displayed as the link text. If not specified it defaults to the article's {{PAGENAME}}, without disambiguation. string empty empty optional

See also