Wikipedia:Template messages/Talk namespace

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These are template messages that can be used on talk pages.

If you create a new or modify an old talk page template please first read the guideline about how they should look at Wikipedia:Talk page templates.

General[edit]

What to type Result Where to put it
{{bug report}}
  • To enable us to help you with your technical problems, please provide as much detail and information as possible, such as:
    • Your script or gadget name and version. Does the bug persist if you update (Reload), and if so, does it also persist if you update by clearing your browser cache (Shift-Reload)
    • Your browser's name and version (in your browsers's main menu under Help → About) or your browser id (something like "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1.2) Gecko/20070219 Firefox/2.0.0.2")
    • Error console errors (in your browsers's main menu under Tools → Error console; push clear, reload the page, and copy and paste the error messages)
    • Which browser add-ons have you installed (in your browsers's main menu under Tools → Add-ons)
      • Optional: What happens if you disable your add-ons and restart the browser (close the quick start and the error console too)
    • Which user scripts have you installed on your vector.js page (please state if you use another skin)
    • Which operating system do you use
    • Describe the problem, please be as specific as possible about what is wrong (including when it happens, what happens, what is broken, and what still works)
    • Steps to reproduce your problem and what happens at each step. Without reproducing your problem we might not be able to fix your problem.
On talk pages
{{high traffic}}
High traffic

On {{{date}}}, Wikipedia:Template messages/Talk namespace was [{{{url}}} linked] from a high-traffic website. (See visitor traffic)

Top of talk page
{{online source}} Top of talk page
{{outdent}} ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── In a discussion thread when the indention of previous replies gets too deep, e.g.,

::::This is the previous post, indented 4 levels {{Outdent|::::}}Start of a new post

{{press}}
News This article has been mentioned by a media organisation:
Top of talk page
{{skip to talk}} At the top of talk page, for link to TOC in page with many header or message templates at top.
{{notice}} At the top of talk page but below WikiProject banners. Used for any general messages.

Archiving[edit]

What to type Result (and usage notes) Where to put it
{{archive box}} Wherever is suitable (usually close to the table of contents).
{{archives}} Top of talk page
{{atn}} « 1 ← Archive 2 "Archive 3" Archive 4 → 9 »
  • Creates a navigation bar for talk archive files
Close to top of page (above __TOC__ if this command appears on the page)
{{talk archive}} Top of archive page
{{talk archive navigation}}
Talk namespace
  • Creates a navigation bar for talk archive files
Close to top of page

Biography[edit]

What to type Result Where to put it
{{BLP}} Top of Talk page
{{connected contributor}} Top of Talk page
{{notcontact}} Top of talk page

Comments[edit]

What to type What it makes
{{calm talk}}
Talk, list
{{caution}}
Talk
{{censor}}
Talk
{{central}}
Talk
{{conclusion}}
Talk
Conversation conclusion[edit]
{{{1}}}

Main arguments:

{{{2}}}
{{consensus}}
Talk
{{controversial}}
Talk
{{not a forum}}
{{notice}}
Talk
{{off topic warning}}
{{old AfD multi}}
Talk, list
{{Q&A}}
{{round in circles}}
Talk
{{spa}}
Talk
— [[User:{{{1}}}|{{{1}}}]] ([[User talk:{{{1}}}|talk]] • [[Special:Contributions/{{{1}}}|contribs]]) has made few or no other edits outside this topic.
{{talk header}}
Talk
{{talk header for guidelines}}
Talk

This is the talk page for discussing maintenance of the Guideline about Template messages/Talk namespace.

{{archiveme}}
Talk
{{unsigned|Name or IP address|time and date}}
Talk
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Name or IP address (talkcontribs) time and date
{{unsigned2|date|Name or IP address}}
Talk
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Name or IP address (talkcontribs) time and date
{{unsigned IP|IP address|time and date}}
Talk
— Preceding unsigned comment added by IP address (talk) time and date
{{unsignedIP2|time and date|IP address}}
Talk
— Preceding unsigned comment added by IP address (talk) time and date
{{warning}}
Talk
(talk page stalker)
Talk
(talk page stalker)

Discussion thread tags[edit]

What to type What it makes
{{deadlocked}}
Talk
Deadlocked as of {{{1}}}
{{done}}
Talk

Yes check.svg Done

{{done-t}}
Talk
An alternative to {{done}} that uses a Unicode text character instead of an image. Note that this makes the symbol turn up as a question mark or a small box in some web browsers.

 Done

{{doing}}
Talk

Doing...

{{not done}}
Talk

X mark.svg Not done

{{not done-t}}
Talk
An alternative to {{not done}} that uses a Unicode text character instead of an image. Note that this makes the symbol turn up as a question mark or a small box in some web browsers.

 Not done

{{resolved}}
Talk
Resolved
{{reply to}}
Talk

@Example:

{{tiny ping}}
Talk

@Example:

{{unresolved}}
Talk
Unresolved
{{stale}}
Talk
Stale
{{stuck}}
Talk
Stuck
{{help me}}
Talk
{{Request close}}
Talk
{{discussion top}}
Archived discussion top
The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.
{{discussion bottom}}
Archived discussion bottom

The above discussion is preserved as an archive. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.
{{OOCOT}}
Out Of Chronological Order Top
This discussion thread is out of chronological order. Participation is welcome by anyone wishing to comment. The box is simply for organization.
{{OOCOB}}
Out Of Chronological Order Bottom
Out of chronological order discussion thread ends here.

Expansion requests[edit]

What to type What it makes
{{image requested}}
links talk edit
{{reqdiagram}}
links talk edit
{{reqmap}}
links talk edit

FAQ[edit]

What to type What it makes
{{FAQ}}
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q:
A:

Featured and good articles[edit]

What to type What it makes
{{subst:FAC}}
{{subst:FAR}}
{{GA}}
links talk edit
{{mainpage date to come}}
links talk edit
{{today's featured article request}}
links talk edit

Free images[edit]

What to type What it makes
{{images}}
links talk edit

Peer review[edit]

What to type What it makes
{{peer review}}
links talk edit

Old peer review[edit]

What to type What it makes
{{old peer review}}
links talk edit

To do lists[edit]

What to type What it makes
{{to do}}
links talk edit
edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:Template messages/Talk namespace:
To-do list is empty: remove {{to do}} tag or click on edit to add an item.
{{todo, trains}}
links talk edit
edit·history·watch·refresh 25 railtransportation.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:Template messages/Talk namespace:
To-do list is empty: remove {{to do}} tag or click on edit to add an item.

Translation requests[edit]

What to type What it makes
{{expand Spanish}}
links talk edit

Templates for other languages are available in Category:Expand by language Wikipedia templates. For full instructions, see WP:Translation.

Fringe subjects[edit]

{{talk fringe}}
Talk
Emblem-important.svg
Please read before starting

Wikipedia policy notes for new editors:

A common objection made by new arrivals is that the article presents [fringe subject] in an unsympathetic light and that criticism of it is too extensive or violates Wikipedia's Neutral Point of View (WP:NPOV) policy. The sections of the policy that apply directly to this article are:

Also of particular relevance are:

See Fringe theories (WP:FRINGE) for more context on how Wikipedia deals with fringe views.

WikiProject notices[edit]

To be placed at the top of talk pages of articles covered by the associated WikiProject:

Generic notice[edit]

What to type What it makes
{{WPBannerMeta|PROJECT = yourProject}}
Talk
WikiProject yourProject
This page is within the scope of WikiProject yourProject, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of yourProject articles on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
 

For more examples see Category:WikiProject banners.

[edit]

What to type Result Where to put it
{{WikiProjectBanners}} Use to condense multiple WikiProject notices on a talk page. List each WikiProject template as a numbered template row, e.g.,

{{WikiProjectBanners |1={{physics}} }} See Talk:Albert Einstein for an example of use.

{{WikiProjectBannerShell}}
          This page is of interest to the following WikiProjects:
Use to condense multiple WikiProject notices on a talk page. List each WikiProject template with an additional parameter of , e.g.,

{{WikiProjectBannerShell|1= {{physics}} }} See Talk:William Brown (admiral) for an example of use.

Educational assignment[edit]

What to type Result Where to put it
{{educational assignment}} Top of talk page

See also[edit]