Wikipedia:WikiProject Mesoamerica/Templates

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This subpage lists templates relevant to Mesoamerican articles, and those associated in particular with this WikiProject.

When adding a new template to this list, you can use the following boilerplate text as a guide. Simply copy it, then insert into the table at the appropriate place between new-row markup elements |- , amending the text to suit.

'''{{tl|templatename}}'''<BR> Banner/Stub/Infobox/Navbox/Userbox/Other <--select one '''purpose:''' describe here<BR>'''placement:''' describe here '''syntax:'''{{templatename |parm1|parm2..}}<BR> (if needed)'''parameters:''' if any<BR>'''action:''' go here

Table of templates[edit]

Templates relevant to this Project (see also this category listing)
Template link Type What it's for / Where it goes Syntax / parameters / actions
Article templates (content related)
{{Mesoamerica-stub}} Stub purpose: identifies stubs relating to Mesoamerica
placement: on Mesoamerican stub articles, at the bottom.
parameters: none
action:
Automatically assigns to Category:Mesoamerica stubs
{{Aztec}} Navbox purpose: Lists the main thematic articles related to Aztec.

placement: On article pages of those listed, somewhere in the body of the article. Aligns to the right.

parameters: none.

action: none.

{{Maya civilization}} Navbox purpose: Lists the main thematic articles on Maya civilization.

placement: On article pages of those listed, somewhere in the body of the article. Aligns to the right.

parameters: none.

action: none.

{{Maya sites}} Navbox purpose: identifies Maya sites by countries.

placement: On article pages of those listed, below the body of the article. Aligns to the center.

parameters: none.

action: none.

{{Belizeruins}}
Navbox purpose: identifies Maya sites in Belize
placement: in body of relevant articles; aligns to the right.
parameters: none
action: none
Other templates (of relevance to Mesoamerican articles)
{{PreColumbian-stub}} Stub purpose: flags Pre-Columbian-related articles as a stub. Use {{mesoamerica-stub}} in preference.

placement: On stub articles, at the bottom.

parameters: none.

action: Automatically assigns to Category:Pre-Columbian era stubs

{{Pre-Columbian}} Navbox purpose: Lists the main thematic articles for Pre-Columbian civilizations.

placement: On article pages of those listed, somewhere in the body of the article. Aligns to the centre.

parameters: none.

action: none.

Meta-templates (not content related)
{{WP Mesoamerica}} Banner purpose: Project banner template; identifies in-scope articles, includes the priority tasklist, alerts other editors to this WikiProject. Also used for recording article assessments per the rating scheme via its parameters, there are other flags as well.

placement: On the Talk page of relevant articles, at the top.

syntax:
{{WP Mesoamerica |class= |importance= |reassess= |attention= |aztec=}}

parameters: see Instructions for details.
action: Automatically assigns to Category:WikiProject Mesoamerica articles, and other cats depending on the parameters assigned.

{{WP Aztec}} Banner purpose: Project banner template for descendant WP:AZTEC wikiproject; identifies in-scope Aztec-related articles, has the same article rating functionality as the WP Mesoamerica banner, classifying article assessments into Aztec-specific subcats as well as the overall Mesoamerican rating scheme categories.

placement: On the Talk page of relevant articles, at the top.

syntax:
{{WP Aztec |class= |importance= |reassess= |attention=}}

parameters: see Instructions for details.
action: Automatically assigns to Category:WikiProject Aztec articles &Category:WikiProject Mesoamerica articles, and other cats depending on the parameters assigned.

{{User WP Mesoamerica}}
Userbox purpose: identifies project participants
placement: somewhere in your userspace
parameters: none
action: Automatically assigns to Category:WikiProject Mesoamerica participants
{{WP Mesoamerica tasklist}}
To-Do purpose: contains selection of priority Project tasks/activities to be worked on
placement: may be added to one's userspace or other project space
parameters: none
action: none
{{WP Mesoamerica subpage}} Banner purpose: Identifies subpages belonging to this WikiProject.

placement: On WP:MESO subpages, at the top. Should be placed between /noinclude tags to prevent it from displaying when the subpage is transcluded.

parameters: none.

action: Automatically assigns to Category:WikiProject Mesoamerica subpages.

{{WP Mesoamerica talk}} Banner purpose: Identifies talk pages belonging to this WikiProject. Provides links to other discussions.

placement: On WP:MESO talk pages, at the top.

syntax:
{{WP Mesoamerica talk |title |purpose}}

parameters: title - name of talk page
purpose - what it's for
action: Automatically assigns to Category:WikiProject Mesoamerica talkpages.

{{WP Mesoamerica layout}} Banner purpose: Identifies layout pages (those containing formatting markup) belonging to this WikiProject.

placement: On WP:MESO layoutpages, at the top. Should be placed between /noinclude tags to prevent it from displaying when the subpage is transcluded.

parameters: None.

action: Automatically assigns to Category:WikiProject Mesoamerica layouts.