Template:High traffic

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High traffic

On {{{date}}}, Template:High traffic was linked from a high-traffic website. (See visitor traffic)

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Usage[edit]

Add this template to the top of the talk page associated with the page that is linked from or mentioned[1] on a high traffic site. It may also be used if the talk page is linked or mentioned.

Use the syntax {{high traffic|date=|site=|url=|small=|page=|linktext|afterlinktext|date2=|site2=|page2=|...|date10=|site10=|page10=}} where

  • date is the date on which you added this template to the talk page, e.g. date=17 April 2014.
  • url is the URL (including the http:// prefix) of the originating site, preferably link the particular page that links wikipedia, i.e. is going to hit this article heavily, e.g. http://science.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/06/17/183242.
  • site is the simple description of the website, e.g. Slashdot.

Additional parameters:

  • date2 through date10, url2 through url10, and site2 through site10 - used if the page is mentioned on more than one high-traffic site. If you need to add more than 10 please update the template.
  • linktext to change the word "linked" and afterlinktext to change the word "from." Use notlinked=yes to disable Category:Articles linked from high traffic sites.
  • small if set to yes, makes a small version of this template
  • page is usually blank. If the talk page is linked or mentioned, use page=talk. If both the talk page and article pages are linked or mentioned, use page=both.

Example uses:

Common - one incoming link:

{{high traffic|date=17 April 2014|url=http://www.digg.com/somepagehere.html|site=Digg}}
High traffic

On 17 April 2014, Template:High traffic was linked from Digg, a high-traffic website. (See visitor traffic)

Multiple links from high-traffic sites:

{{high traffic|date=17 April 2014|url=http://www.digg.com/somepagehere.html|site=Digg|date2=17 April 2014|url2=http://www.cnn.com/somepagehere.html|site2=CNN}}
High traffic

Template:High traffic has been linked from multiple high-traffic websites.

17 April 2014 Digg Link See visitor traffic
17 April 2014 CNN Link See visitor traffic

Mentioned[1] on a high-traffic site but not linked from it. Common on high-traffic news web sites:

{{high traffic|date=17 April 2014|url=http://www.digg.com/somepagehere.html|site=Digg|linktext=mentioned|afterlinktext=on|notlinked=yes}}
High traffic

On 17 April 2014, Template:High traffic was mentioned on Digg, a high-traffic website. (See visitor traffic)

Small version:

{{high traffic|date=17 April 2014|url=http://www.digg.com/somepagehere.html|site=Digg|small=yes}}
High traffic

On 17 April 2014, Template:High traffic was linked from Digg, a high-traffic website. (Traffic)


Talk page linked from high-traffic site:

{{high traffic|date=17 April 2014|url=http://www.digg.com/somepagehere.html|site=Digg|page=talk}}
High traffic

On 17 April 2014, this talk page was linked from Digg, a high-traffic website. (See visitor traffic)

Both article and talk page linked from high-traffic site:

{{high traffic|date=17 April 2014|url=http://www.digg.com/somepagehere.html|site=Digg|page=both}}
High traffic

On 17 April 2014, Template:High traffic and its talk page were linked from Digg, a high-traffic website. (See visitor traffic)


Pages this template is used on are placed into Category:Articles linked from high traffic sites.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Template:Press is preferred if the article is mentioned rather than linked, even for high-traffic sites.

See also[edit]