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Add new requests for a new template or updates to existing templates to the bottom of this page. Please be clear about what the template is used for, roughly what it should look like, and which articles it should link to, if any.

For requests regarding stub templates, go to Wikipedia:WikiProject Stub sorting/Proposals.

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More music and organization templates (20 December 2013)[edit]

The template red links in this section cover either musicians, musical ensembles or organizations. They should be navigation boxes at the bottom of the articles. Musical templates should contain the people, albums and songs associated with the topic. Organization templates should contain the people, products, and subsidiaries affiliated with them.

Requesting 2 templates[edit]

Requesting 2 templates, specifically (Template:Ministry of Transportation and Template:Ministry of Energy) to be created using the same group name and parameter as the existed template Template:National meteorological organisations using these 2 articles: Ministry of Transportation and Category:Energy ministries respectively.

  • Who is this? In case I need more info—leave a message on my talk

JacobiJonesJr 10 September 2014

Request assistance with TFD backlog[edit]

Slightly off-topic on this page, but I'm hoping to find some interested template editors to assist with the significant backlog found at Wikipedia:Templates for discussion/Holding cell, particularly with the merge results. Thanks in advance. -- Netoholic @ 21:15, 1 July 2014 (UTC)

@Netoholic: I'll be glad to help. TheQ Editor (Talk) 21:43, 12 August 2014 (UTC)

Cite Josephus[edit]

My new Template:Cite Josephus, intended to site two external cites, doesn't go very far. Can you help it? trespassers william (talk) 11:06, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

What do you mean by "doesn't go very far"? What's not working? — Cheers, JackLee talk 15:41, 11 September 2014 (UTC)
OK, I gave it a shot. Let me know if it's OK. — Cheers, JackLee talk 17:04, 11 September 2014 (UTC)

GLAMwiki Directory pilot project[edit]

Hi all, I'd like to request help with a template I'm piloting for use on the GLAMwiki pages. The plan is to create a directory of pages for each institution which has worked with the GLAMwiki movement. This was approved by the GLAMwiki community at my session at Wikimania. There is a rough template in my sandbox based on the Foundation's Template:User info. I've produced some mock ups in this Prezi that was presented at Wikimania. Unfortunately I can't seem to get my head around the JSON elements and how to create the whole range of new fields that are required. Some help would be massively appreciated! I'm sure that there will be questions about it so please do get in touch. Many thanks! PatHadley (talk) 13:58, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

R from romanization[edit]

Hello there, I would like to request a new redirect template called Template:R from romanization or something similar to mark redirects from foreign languages which are not written using their original script, for example Nippon-koku for Japanese 日本国, or Táiwān for the Chinese 台灣 etc. - TheChampionMan1234 00:25, 3 September 2014 (UTC)

Could you explain in more detail what you would like to achieve? It's not clear to me that you mean by "mark redirects". What visual appearance in articles do you wish the template to achieve? — Cheers, JackLee talk 08:32, 12 September 2014 (UTC)
@Jacklee:Please read Wikipedia:Template messages/Redirect pages, and I want it to be similar to the {{R from alternative language}} template. Hope this helps. - TheChampionMan1234 08:36, 17 September 2014 (UTC)
OK, looks a bit too complicated for me, sorry. Hope someone else can help. Perhaps you should ask the editor(s) who worked on {{R from alternative language}}. — Cheers, JackLee talk 13:01, 17 September 2014 (UTC)

Need CSS/JS savant help coding a template on Wikibooks[edit]

Hi! I can code most HTML templates and wikimarkup sleeping, but I need an example template that can pop-open or not (Hide or show toggle) at the readers discretion on the Wikibook to show technical examples, as outlined in full here.

  • This need is essentially an understated 'inline' form of the page bottom nav templates we use so often here on history and technical pages. The Wikibook CSS and JS files differ slightly (they seem to have partitioned more into include files, for starters.), but figuring out what's there that is needed for this should be straightforward with someone familiar with the class definitions here. It always helps to know what to search for! (or so I've found! <g>)
  • Also, if anyone knows if I can somehow gimmick the Search Window to only see in the one book (I'm figuring some scriptlette in my JS?) it would help me out in the land of subpages that is Wikibooks structures.

I'm best reached at my talk there and we can skype or IM if someone takes up this gauntlet!

Thanks for the time! // FrankB 04:33, 18 September 2014 (UTC)