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TemplateData

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TemplateData for Infobox single

An Infobox for singles

Template parameters

This template has custom formatting.

Parameter Description Type Status
Name nameName

The name of the single.

Default
(PAGENAME)
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Cover coverimageCover

An image of the single cover, a file name, e.g. 'Relax_single.jpg'. The image should be uploaded with the fair use tag {{Non-free album cover}}.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String suggested
Border borderBorder

Set to yes to put a 1 pixel border around the cover image.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Alt text altAlt

Alt text for the cover image, to describe it to visually impaired readers.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String suggested
Caption captionCaption

Caption for the cover image.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Artist artistArtist

The name of the artist.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String required
Album albumfrom Albumfrom_albumAlbum

If the single was also released on an album, enter the name of the album. If the album has a Wikipedia article, link the article name as usual. The template will italicize the album name. For guidelines on whether a single should be described as being from a particular album, see [[Template:infobox album#Template:Singles]].

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String suggested
A-side A-sidea-side

The A-side song title if different from the name. If it has a Wikipedia article use a link. Only one of the fields 'A-side' or 'B-side' should be used.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
B-side B-sideb-side

Use this field to display the B-side song title appearing on the opposite side of the single. If it has a Wikipedia article use a link. Only one of the fields 'A-side' or 'B-side' should be used.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Released releasedReleased

The earliest known date of commercial release, using a single occurrence of {{Start date}} as {{Start date|YYYY|MM|DD}}, for example {{Start date|2007|7|31}}. (Use {{Start date|YYYY|MM}} if only year and month are known, or {{Start date|YYYY}} for just a year).

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String suggested
Recorded recordedRecorded

This field should include details on when and where the song was recorded. Separate multiple values using {{Plainlist}}.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Venue venueVenue

For live recordings, include the name of the venue (concert hall, stadium, etc.) and location. Link as appropriate.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Studio studioStudio

If the single was recorded in a recording studio, enter the name and location here. Link the studio, but not well-known cities (see WP:OVERLINK). Separate multiple values using commas, {{flatlist}} or {{hlist}}.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Format formatFormat

The way that the single was released; i.e. 7-inch single, 12-inch single, CD single, cassette single, digital download (note the piped download link). Separate multiple values using {{Flatlist}}.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Genre genreGenre

The music genres that the single is from. These must not be original research, and should be stated and referenced in a 'Composition' section of the article. Separate multiple values using {{Flatlist}}. Note: Genre display is suppressed if there is a genre/SONGTITLE subpage of this template.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String suggested
Length lengthLength

The length should use {{Duration}} thus: {{Duration|m=3|s=45}}, renders as 3:45, for 3 minutes 45 seconds

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String suggested
Label labelLabel

This field should refer to the label on which the single/album was originally released. Where significantly different versions have been released (featuring alternate track listings) e.g. U.S. vs. UK, the later release date and/or record label should be mentioned in the article. Drop words like 'Records' from the end of the label's name (e.g. use [[Universal Records|Universal]] rather than [[Universal Records]]). Separate multiple values using {{Flatlist}}.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String suggested
Producer producerProducer

The song's producer(s). Separate multiple values using {{Flatlist}}.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
ISWC ISWCiswc

International Standard Musical Work Code

Default
empty
Example
T-000.000.001-0
Auto value
empty
String optional
Writer writerWriter

The song's writer(s). Separate multiple values using {{Flatlist}}.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Chronology chronologyChronology

Header for chronology section

Default
(Artist name)
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Last single title last_single_titleLast single title

Title of the previous single in the artist's chronology. Link when appropriate.

Default
empty
Example
[[Relax (song)|Relax]]
Auto value
empty
String optional
Last single year last_single_yearLast single year

Year of the previous single in the artist's chronology.

Default
empty
Example
1983
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Previous single last_singleLast single

Previous single in the artist's chronology (in quotation marks), above its year of release (in brackets). Link when appropriate.

Default
empty
Example
"[[Relax (song)|Relax]]"<br />(1983)
Auto value
empty
String optional
This single this_singleThis single

Name (in bold and in quotation marks) and year of this single for the chronology.

Default
empty
Example
"'''Two Tribes'''"<br />(1984)
Auto value
empty
String optional
Next single title next_single_titleNext single title

Title of the next single in the artist's chronology. Link when appropriate.

Default
empty
Example
[[The Power of Love (Frankie Goes to Hollywood song)|The Power Of Love]]
Auto value
empty
String optional
Next single year next_single_yearNext single year

Year of the next single in the artist's chronology.

Default
empty
Example
1984
Auto value
empty
String optional
Next single next_singleNext single

Next single in the artist's chronology (in quotation marks), above its year of release (in brackets). Link when appropriate. Don't use this parameter with «Next single title» or «Next single year».

Default
empty
Example
"[[The Power of Love (Frankie Goes to Hollywood song)|The Power Of Love]]"<br />(1984)
Auto value
empty
String optional
Miscellaneous data miscMisc

This field allows you to provide more infobox data such as additional chronologies using {{Extra chronology}}, a track listing using {{Extra track listing}}, extra covers using {{Extra album cover}}, or a sample of the music using {{Audiosample}}. Set 'Type=single' on those templates so the section titles use the same background color as the rest of the infobox.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional

See also