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Portals and Categories[edit]


Vandalism Edit Summary Template:
  • Reverted revision xxxx by [[Special:Contributions/yyy.yy.y.yyy|yyy.yy.y.yyy]] identified as [[WP:VAND|vandalism]] to last revision made by [[User:zzzz|zzzz]].
Applying DEFAULTSORT to Page Categorisation:
  • DEFAULT SORT lets one specify a sort key on one line so it doesn't have to be mentioned in each category tag. For example, {{DEFAULTSORT:xxxx}}, where xxxx is the sort key

Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels[edit]

Wikipedia:WikiProject League of Copyeditors[edit]

Before copy-editing an article
  • Insert the following template at the top of the article page before making an edit to avoid edit conflicts. Remember to save immediately so that the template shows to all users. Remove the template after you have finished copyediting the article.


  • The template should display as follows:
  • If the copyedit is extensive and must continue over more than one session, place the following template at the top of the article discussion page. Remove the template after you have finished copyediting the article.

{{Template:WP:LoCE:In Progress}}

  • The template should display as follows:

Template:WP LoCE:In Progress

After copy-editing an article
  • Add the following code as a comment at the bottom of the article's talk page. There is no need to substitute the current month name and year, the code does this automatically.


  • The template should display as:
After proofreading a copy-edited article
  • Edit the comment of the copy-editor on the article discussion page by adding |~~~~ as another parameter.
  • For example, you would change this:

|February 2007
|[[User:copyeditor|copyeditor]] 04:54, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

  • to this:

|February 2007
|[[User:copyeditor|copyeditor]] 04:54, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

  • The new template should display as follows:

Wikipedia:WikiProject Military history/Australian military history task force[edit]

Tagging and assessment[edit]

Any article related to this task force should be marked by adding parameters to the project banners at the top of its talk page:

This will automatically place it into Category:Australian military history task force articles.



Wikipedia:WikiProject Orders, Decorations, and Medals[edit]

Project Banner[edit]

  • Add the Project banner ({{WPODMBanner}}) to the talk page all relevant articles.


  • Add {{odm-stub}} to all relevant stub articles.



  • Add Template:Infobox Military Award to all decorations and medals articles.
  • Develop articles for standardised presentation of each nation's national honours system.

Selecting the right category[edit]

The main category for this topic is Category:Orders, decorations, and medals. This should not be used for articles about individual orders, decorations, or medals - instead these should be directed to the appropriate national sub-category. Only articles of pan-national importance or those dealing with the topic itself should be placed in the main category. For further details see the WikiProject category policy.

Stub articles[edit]

If your article is a stub, please add the following stub template to the bottom of the article.

All articles tagged with this stub will appear in Category:Order, decoration, and medal stubs.

Project Templates[edit]

Please use the Template:Infobox Military Award in all articles relating to decorations and medals. This provides all the key information in a smart, easily accessible format. Other Project templates can be found here - feel free to add to this list if you develop your own templates.

WikiProject banner[edit]

Put the Project template, {{WPODMBanner}}, on the talk page of articles related to this Wikiproject. This will display:

WikiProject Orders, Decorations, and Medals (Rated NA-class)
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Orders, Decorations, and Medals, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of orders, decorations, and medals on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
 NA  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.

All article talk pages tagged with this banner will appear in Category:WikiProject Orders, Decorations, and Medals articles.

WikiProject sub-pages[edit]


Service Awards[edit]

Sharpe Series[edit]