Template:W-shout

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Welcome! (We can't say that loudly enough!)

Hello, W-shout, and welcome to Wikipedia! I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages you might find helpful:

If you have any questions or problems, no matter what they are, leave me a message on my talk page. Or, please come to the new contributors' help page, where experienced Wikipedians can answer any queries you have! Or, you can just type {{Help me}} on your user talk page, and someone will show up shortly to answer your questions.

Please sign your name on talk pages and votes by typing four tildes (~~~~) our software automatically converts it to your username and the date.

We're so glad you're here! ~~~~

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Instructions

  • To greet a user with this template just as it appears above (your signature will automatically replace the ~~~~), place the following wikicode on the user's talk page:
{{subst:w-shout}}
  • To add a message in an additional paragraph before the last sentence, use:
{{subst:w-shout|message}}
Replace message with your desired message. It will be inserted into the greeting before "We're so glad you're here!"
  • To add a border, use:
{{subst:w-shout|border=color}}
Replace color with the name or code of the color you'd like to use. This can be in either named (e.g., DarkOrchid) or hexadecimal (e.g., #9932CC) format. For a list of colors, see web colors.
  • To change the opening to a (level-2) heading, use:
{{subst:w-shout|heading=true}}
  • To change the wording of the heading, use:
{{subst:w-shout|headtext=your text}}
Replace your text with the text you want to appear in the heading.
  • The above options can be combined:
{{subst:w-shout|Wikipedia is far better than Britannica.|border=DarkOrchid|heading=true|headtext=Welcome to Wikipedia}}