Template talk:Infobox German location

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Add missing default value[edit]

For example please add the Wikidata (and maybe more) {{#Property:P94}} as | #default = {{{Wappen|{{{image_coa|{{#Property:P94}}}}} }}} -- πϵρήλιο 12:25, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Red information icon with gradient background.svg Not done: please make your requested changes to the template's sandbox first; see WP:TESTCASES. — {{U|Technical 13}} (tec) 12:55, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Demonym[edit]

I get that this will get a Red information icon with gradient background.svg because you want other people to do your coding for you instead of addressing the merits of their request, but at some point a demonym field should be included into this infobox, if it's becoming standard for German location articles. — LlywelynII 04:14, 25 February 2015 (UTC)

Infobox settlement overlap[edit]

Really, everything you didn't bother to copy from {{infobox settlement}} should be used here or the template should be depreciated. We shouldn't have to use two templates when one will suffice to get the same information across. — LlywelynII 04:16, 25 February 2015 (UTC)

Population densities[edit]

I'm concerned that instead of being rounded to the nearest whole number (which is the usual demographic practice, as seen in, for example, the German-language Wikipedia) population densities are being expressed to an accuracy of just two significant figures. Given that the calculation for each location is based on a land area expressed to the nearest tenth of a square kilometre and an exact population figure, I believe that such rounding produces an unnecessary degree of imprecision in the results.

To take an example from Schleswig-Holstein, the population densities of Kiel and Pinneberg are both being expressed as 2000/km2 – when there is in fact a substantial population density difference of 84 persons per square kilometre between the two places (the real figures are respectively 2036/km2 and 1952/km2).

I know I can always go to the German-language Wikipedia for the figures I need in order properly to compare localities, but it seems to me a pity to have to be obliged to do so, and I would like to propose that the calculation be adjusted to produce results rounded not to two significant figures but to the nearest whole number, as in the German Wp. -- Picapica (talk) 09:27, 5 April 2015 (UTC)

see template:pop density, which uses the precision of the input. Frietjes (talk) 15:02, 12 April 2015 (UTC)

website - Website[edit]

A lot of German locations use the previously permitted lowercase parameter "website" instead of "Website". Could the infobox continue to support this variant please? Plan B would be to let the bot check and correct those "old" spelling variants. But as a lot of parameters in the infobox are lowercase anyway, it would probably make more sense to keep the additional variant (or switch to lowercase completely). GermanJoe (talk) 13:30, 19 April 2015 (UTC)

@GermanJoe: What makes you think the lower-case |website= might no longer be supported? Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 09:47, 20 April 2015 (UTC)
The problem was already fixed yesterday [1] by @Magioladitis: (thanks for that). That request can be set to Done, unless other editors prefer another solution. GermanJoe (talk) 10:34, 20 April 2015 (UTC)

@GermanJoe and Pigsonthewing: Both parameters are supported right now. -- Magioladitis (talk) 10:43, 20 April 2015 (UTC)