Template talk:Infobox organization

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Proposed wiki parameter[edit]

I was wondering if a |wiki= field might be useful. That would allow the page to display the primary Website or homepage followed by information about any Wiki. I have just used the following workaround (see below) and think my proposed change would be clearer to readers. It would also be machine searchable as a wiki URL which may offer additional advantages.

| website = {{plainlist|
* {{URL|http://www.organization.org}}
* {{URL|http://wiki.orgainization.org}}
}}

I note the need to establish consensus in the previous post and am just about to embark on that process. Best wishes. RobbieIanMorrison (talk) 09:36, 11 October 2016 (UTC)

There is now a new section on the WikiProject Organizations talk page at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Organizations § Proposed wiki parameter for infobox organization. Best wishes. RobbieIanMorrison (talk) 09:49, 11 October 2016 (UTC)
Seeing this now, I could envision several problems. Organizations' wikis are very often directed towards their employees or utilization of their products, and are (almost never, as far as I've seen), related to the organization itself, giving history, organization, location, or other pertinent information. External links should relate to the subject matter directly to increase a reader's understanding of that subject (organization). An external link anywhere that doesn't is due to be removed. I could link external link guidelines and policies if you'd like. As well, another concern of mine is that wikis are often fan-made, and such an inclusion could lead to many fan wikis being added, which is the last thing we want. ɱ (talk) · vbm · coi) 07:17, 13 December 2016 (UTC)

Annotation for awards parameter, change requested[edit]

The {{infobox organization}} template notates the |awards= parameter as Award(s) while same field in the {{infobox person}} and {{infobox artist}} templates render Awards. In the interests of simplicity and consistency, I think the latter is preferable and that this template should be duly modified. Best wishes. RobbieIanMorrison (talk) 17:09, 18 October 2016 (UTC)

Disbursements, Endowment[edit]

Could someone explain what the field value for? Endowment the organization received or gift? How about Disbursements? Matthew_hk tc 18:28, 26 January 2017 (UTC)