To add an article to the list, simply add the template to the talk page of the article with the following parameters:
|class= (choose one: FA, A, GA, B, Start, Stub, Dab, Template, Cat, Image, List, NA)
|importance= (choose one: Top, High, Mid, Low, NA)
- class: Options are FA, A, GA, B, Start, Stub, Dab, Template, Cat, Image, List, NA. If blank, this will default as Unassessed. Descriptions of the options can be found at Wikipedia:Version 1.0 Editorial Team/Assessment. NA is "not applicable".
- importance: Options are Top, High, Mid, Low, NA. If blank, this will default as Unknown priority. NA is "not applicable". This is the importance within Animal rights articles according to this scale:
||Subject is a must-have for a print encyclopaedia
||Subject contributes a depth of knowledge
||Subject fills in more minor details
||Subject is mainly of specialist interest.