Template:Wikia content

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Supply a "site name" and an "article name" (see help page)

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Some Wikia media is licensed under a Wikipedia compatible licence. When this is true text and other media can be copied from Wikia to into Wikipedia providing adequate attribution is given.

The Wikia licence, (Like the Wikipedia licence) makes it clear that attribution should be placed in the article:
Using Wikia content

Each wiki contains information on which license applies to your use of the text. It is your responsibility to understand and adhere to that license. Text from external sources may attach additional attribution requirements to the work beyond what is described on this page.

When re-using Wikia text that has been posted subject a Creative Commons license, you must provide attribution to the authors using one of the attribution methods described in the section above titled “Attribution.”

Attribution example when re-using Wikia content on your own website:

This article uses material from the "Endor" article on the Star Wars wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

Off-wiki content (for example, emails, IRC chats, off-wiki forums, etc) should not be assumed to be released under this license if this is not explicitly stated.

The Wikipedia plagiarism guideline recommends that attribution is placed in the references section under a bold Attribution statement.

This template implements the attribution requirements.

Usage[edit]

{{Wikia content
|sitename=site name        — the name of the site on Wikia
|articlename=article name  — the name of the article on Wikia 
|datecopied=Day month year — the date to the day the copy was made (any usual format)
|date=Month year           — today's date
|inline=1                  — changes the lead for use in inline citations
                             from "This article ..." 
                             to "One or more of the preceding sentences ..."
}}

The parameters sitename and articlename must be set or a red warning is displayed.

The "date" parameter should be set to the date that this template is first used. If it is not set by hand then it will be set by a bot (see AWB:Dated templates).

The"datecopied" parameter should be date the copy was made, but if it is not set or is set to empty then the value of the "date" parameter is displayed. This is a fall back position so that someone else knows the most recent date of where to star look at the history of the articles for the date when the materiel was copied into Wikipedia.

An example with the usual parameters set:

*{{Wikia content
 |sitename=Starwars
 |articlename=Endor
 |datecopied=28 February 2013
 |date=March 2014
 }}

produces

An example with the inline parameter set:

*{{Wikia content
 |sitename=Starwars
 |articlename=Endor
 |datecopied=28 February 2012
 |date=March 2014
 |inline=x
 }}

produces

An example without the datecopied parameter:

*{{Wikia content
 |sitename=Starwars
 |articlename=Endor
 |date=March 2014
 }}

produces:

Hidden categories[edit]

There are two hidden categories to help administer this template: