Wikipedia:WikiProject Spoken Wikipedia/Template guidelines

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Spoken Wikipedia
Recording process


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Once you've uploaded the file, you'll need to add a couple of templates to the article in question so people can find and listen to your recording.

Step 1: Update the article

  • For a normal recording, add the following template to the "External links" section:
{{Spoken Wikipedia|FileName.ogg|2018-06-21}}
which gives us a media box like this:
(Remember to update the date when uploading a newer version.)

Special cases

Template for multiple-recordings
  • If the reading is broken up into multiple parts, add the following template to the "External links" section:
{{Spoken Wikipedia-n|2018-06-21|FileName (part 1).ogg|FileName (part 2).ogg|...}}
Listen to this article (2 parts) · (info)
This audio file was created from a revision of the article "WikiProject Spoken Wikipedia/Template guidelines" dated 2005-04-18, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the page. (Audio help)
which gives us a media box like this:
(Please remember to replace the n in the template with the number of parts the recording is split into. The template will allow for a maximum of 5 parts.)
Template for recordings about another page
  • If the reading is of a page summarised in another article (e.g., a portal page), add the following template to the "External links" section:
{{Spoken Wikipedia Main|FileName.ogg|YYYY-MM-DD|Main article name}}


Listen to the main article: Doctor Who theme music · (info)
Spoken Wikipedia
This audio file was created from an article revision dated 2005-10-07, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. (Audio help)
which gives us a media box like this:






Step 2: Update the article's talk page

  • For the top of the article's talk page, add one of the following templates:
{{Talk Spoken Wikipedia|FileName.ogg}}
To specify which version of the article was recorded, change oldid to the id number of the revision which you recorded from.
{{Talk Spoken Wikipedia|FileName.ogg|oldid}}
WikiProject Spoken Wikipedia
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  • If the article was requested via the {{Spoken Wikipedia request}} template, remember to remove it from the talk page as well.