Wikipedia:Template index/Talk namespace

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These are templates that can be used on talk pages. There are also additional templates at List of discussion templates, and User talk page templates. See the See also section below for links to additional templates and guidelines.

If you create a new, or modify an old, talk page template, please read the guideline first about how they should look at Talk page templates.

General

What to type Result Where to put it
{{bug report}}
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  • To enable us to help you with your technical problems, please provide as much detail and information as possible, such as:
    • Your script or gadget name and version. Does the bug persist if you update (Reload), and if so, does it also persist if you update by clearing your browser cache (Shift-Reload)
    • Your browser's name and version (in your browsers's main menu under Help → About) or your browser id (something like "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1.2) Gecko/20070219 Firefox/2.0.0.2")
    • Error console errors (in your browsers's main menu under Tools → Error console; push clear, reload the page, and copy and paste the error messages)
    • Which browser add-ons have you installed (in your browsers's main menu under Tools → Add-ons)
      • Optional: What happens if you disable your add-ons and restart the browser (close the quick start and the error console too)
    • Which user scripts have you installed on your vector.js page (please state if you use another skin)
    • Which operating system do you use
    • Describe the problem, please be as specific as possible about what is wrong (including when it happens, what happens, what is broken, and what still works)
    • Steps to reproduce your problem and what happens at each step. Without reproducing your problem we might not be able to fix your problem.
On talk pages
{{high traffic}}
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High traffic

On {{{date}}}, Wikipedia:Template index/Talk namespace was [{{{url}}} linked] from a high-traffic website. (See visitor traffic)

Top of talk page
{{notice}}
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At the top of talk page but below WikiProject banners. Used for any general messages.
{{outdent}}
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In a discussion thread when the indention of previous replies gets too deep, e.g.,

 ::::This is the previous post, indented 4 levels {{Outdent|::::}}Start of a new post

{{press}}
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Top of talk page
{{skip to talk}}
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At the top of talk page, for link to TOC in page with many header or message templates at top.

Archiving

What to type Result (and usage notes) Where to put it
{{archive}}
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Top of archive page
{{archiveme}}
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Top of long talk page that needs archiving
{{archives}}
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Top of talk page
{{automatic archive navigator}}
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  • Creates a navigation bar for talk archive files
Close to top of archive page

Biography

What to type Result Where to put it
{{BLP}}
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Top of Talk page
{{connected contributor}}
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Top of Talk page
{{BLP list}}
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Top of Talk page

Comments

What to type What it makes
{{calm}}
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{{caution}}
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{{censor}}
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{{central}}
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{{consensus}}
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{{controversial}}
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{{not a forum}}
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{{notice}}
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{{off topic warning}}
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{{old XfD multi}}
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{{Q&A}}
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{{round in circles}}
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{{subst:single-purpose account|username|time, day month year (UTC)}}
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Example (talkcontribs) has made few or no other edits outside this topic. The preceding unsigned comment was added at 00:17, 8 May 2021 (UTC).
{{talk header}}
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{{talk page of redirect}}
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{{talk page stalker}}
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(talk page stalker)
plus other options, e.g., (talk page watcher)
{{subst:unsigned|username|time, day month year (UTC)}}
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— Preceding unsigned comment added by Example (talkcontribs) 00:17, 8 May 2021 (UTC)
{{subst:unsigned2|date|Name or IP address}}
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— Preceding unsigned comment added by Name or IP address (talkcontribs) time and date
{{subst:unsigned IP|IP address|time and date}}
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— Preceding unsigned comment added by IP address (talk) time and date
{{subst:unsignedIP2|time and date|IP address}}
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— Preceding unsigned comment added by IP address (talk) time and date
{{warning}}
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Discussion thread tags

What to type What it makes
{{discussion top}}
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The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.
{{discussion bottom}}
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The discussion above is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.
{{done}}
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 Done

{{done-t}}
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An alternative to {{done}} that uses a Unicode text character instead of an image. Note that this makes the symbol turn up as a question mark or a small box in some web browsers.

 Done

{{doing}}
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Doing...

{{help me}}
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{{not done}}
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Not done

{{not done-t}}
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An alternative to {{not done}} that uses a Unicode text character instead of an image. Note that this makes the symbol turn up as a question mark or a small box in some web browsers.

 Not done

{{OOCOT}}
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The following discussion is out of chronological order. Participation is welcome by anyone wishing to comment. This box is simply for organization.

{{OOCOB}}
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Out of chronological order discussion thread ends here.
{{reply to}}
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@Example:

{{resolved}}
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Resolved
{{unresolved}}
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Unresolved
{{stale}}
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Stale
{{stuck}}
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Stuck

Expansion and improvement

What to type What it makes
{{Refideas|1=foo|2=bar}}
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{{to do}}
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Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:Template index/Talk namespace: edit·history·watch·refresh

To-do list is empty: remove {{To do}} tag or click on edit to add an item.

Requests

What to type What it makes
{{audio requested}}
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{{diagram requested}}
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{{image requested}}
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{{map requested}}
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{{video requested}}
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Peer review

What to type What it makes
{{peer review}}
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This template should be used on an article's talk page.
{{old peer review}}
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FAQ

What to type What it makes
{{FAQ}}
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Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Q:
A:

Featured and good articles

What to type What it makes
{{subst:FAC}}
{{subst:FAR}}
{{GA}}
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Free images

What to type What it makes
{{images}}
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Translation requests

What to type What it makes
{{expand Spanish}}
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Templates for other languages are available in Category:Expand by language Wikipedia templates. For full instructions, see WP:Translation.

Fringe subjects

{{talk fringe}}
Talk

WikiProject notices

To be placed at the top of talk pages of articles covered by the associated WikiProject:

Generic notice

What to type What it makes
{{WPBannerMeta|PROJECT = yourProject}}
Talk
WikiProject yourProject  
This article is within the scope of WikiProject yourProject, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of yourProject articles 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.
 

For more examples see Category:WikiProject banner templates.

What to type Result Where to put it
{{WikiProject banner shell}} Use to condense multiple WikiProject notices on a talk page. List each WikiProject template with an additional parameter of , e.g.,

{{WikiProject banner shell|1= {{WikiProject Physics}} }} See Talk:William Brown (admiral) for an example of use.

Educational assignment

What to type Result Where to put it
{{educational assignment}} Top of talk page

See also