Wikipedia:Template index/Sister projects Information

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Template_index/Sister_projects

This page lists templates that are designed to provide article-to-article linking between Wikipedia and its Wikimedia sister projects. It also provides links to pages concerning moving articles between projects.

Templates

MediaWiki

Links to pages on the MediaWiki site:

Template What it makes Where it goes
{{ media}} Places the page in the appropriate category.

{{ media|insert media type here}}

  • Placed at bottom of article
{{ mediaWiki}}
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{{ mediaWiki|insert word here}}

  • Placed at bottom of article (typically in External links)
  • Parameter is optional, defaults to PAGENAME
{{ mlmw | target page| optional anchor name| optional label}}
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mw:Target page#optional anchor name http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Target_page#optional_anchor_name or optional label http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Target_page#optional_anchor_name

This template produces an interwiki link to mediawiki.org, and also a "hidden external link", to allow it to be found by Linksearch, e.g. [1].

Anywhere on page

Meta-Wiki

Links to pages on the Meta-Wiki site:

Template What it makes Where it goes
{{ copy to Meta}}
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{{ copy to Meta|Insert page title here}}

  • Parameter is optional, defaults to PAGENAME
{{ meta}}
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{{ meta|Insert page title here}}

  • Placed at bottom of article (typically in External links)
  • Parameter is optional, defaults to PAGENAME

Simple

Wikibooks

Links to pages on the Wikibooks site:

Template What it makes Where it goes
{{ cookbook}}
links  talk 

Placed next to an appropriate section, if there is one. Otherwise in "See also" section.

{{ copy to Wikibooks}}
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Top of article.
{{ wikibooks}}
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Placed next to an appropriate section, if there is one (e.g. links to annotated works next to the "Plot" or "Synopsis" section). Otherwise in "See also" section.

Wikimedia Commons

Template What it makes Where it goes
{{ commons}}
links  talk 

{{ commons|insert media page title here}}

  • Placed next to the appropriate section, if there is one.
  • Uses parameter {{{1}}} for linking to a specific Commons page and {{PAGENAME}}for displayed link.
{{ commons category}}
links  talk 

{{ commons category|Insert category name here}}

  • Bottom of article (typically in External links).
{{ commons category-inline}}
links  talk 

Media related to Insert category name here at Wikimedia Commons

{{ commons category-inline|Insert category name here}}

  • Bottom of article (typically in list at External links).
{{ copy to Wikimedia Commons}}
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Top of article.
{{ now Commons}}
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This template should only be used on file (image) pages.

{{ now Commons|File:FileName.jpg}}

  • Placed at bottom of image description
  • Allows identification of moved files
  • Uses {{PAGENAME}} for automatic categorizing.

Wikinews

Moving pages to Wikinews is not possible, for legal reasons. Copying material to Wikinews would relicense it under the CC-BY license, which is incompatible with CC-By-SA and GFDL. However, Wikinews articles can be moved to Wikipedia.

Template What it makes Where it goes
{{ wikinews}}
links  talk 

{{ wikinews|insert article name here}}

  • Placed next to the discussion of the event.
  • Uses parameter (i.e. insert article name here) for a manual link.
  • For multiple news articles, use {{ wikinewshas}} to save repetition.
{{ wikinews category}}
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{{ Wikinews category|Insert category name here}}

  • Placed next to the discussion of the event.

Wikiquote

Links to pages on the Wikiquote site:

Template What it makes Where it goes
{{ copy to Wikiquote}}
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Top of article or section.
{{ copy section to Wikiquote}}
links  talk 
Top of section which is long enough to be better suited at Wikiquote.
{{ wikiquote}}
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{{ wikiquote}} - provides link that invokes a search of Wikiquote, using the current page's name ({{PAGENAME}})

either the Quotes or External links section

{{ wikiquote|Duke Nukem}} - provides a link to a specific Wikiquote page for the given word (1st parameter). Uses that parameter as the display name.

{{ wikiquote|The Simpsons#Bart Simpson|Bart Simpson}} - provides a link to a specific Wikiquote page (1st parameter) and an optional display name (2nd parameter)

Wikisource

Links to pages on the Wikisource site:

Template What it makes Where it goes
{{ copy to Wikisource}}
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Top of article
{{ copy section to Wikisource}}
links  talk 
no Top
of section which is long enough to be better suited at Wikisource.
{{ wikisource}}
links  talk 

{{ wikisource}} - provides link that invokes a search of Wikisource, using the current page's name ({{PAGENAME}})

adjoining a body reference to the source or in the External links section with other sister project links

{{ wikisource|William Wilson}} - provides a link to a specific Wikisource page for the given word (1st parameter). Uses that parameter as the display name.

{{ wikisource|The Shepherd's Boy and the Wolf|The Boy Who Cried Wolf}} - provides a link to a specific Wikisource page (1st parameter) and an optional display name (2nd parameter)

{{ wikisource author}}
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{{ wikisource author}} - Links to Author: page, using the current page's name ({{PAGENAME}})

External links section of author biographies

{{ wikisource author|James Joyce}} - provides a link to a specific Wikisource page for the given word (1st parameter). Uses that parameter as the display name.

{{ wikisource author|George Herbert Walker Bush|George H. W. Bush}} - provides a link to a specific Wikisource page (1st parameter) and an optional display name (2nd parameter)

{{ wikisource index}}
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{{ wikisource index}} - Links to Wikisource: page (i.e. where Wikisource topic index pages reside), using the current page's name ({{PAGENAME}})

External links section of topic article

{{ wikisource index|Australia}} - provides a link to a specific Wikisource topic index page for the given word (1st parameter). Uses that parameter as the display name.

{{ wikisource index|Banksia marginata|B. marginata}} - provides a link to a specific Wikisource topic index page (1st parameter) and an optional display name (2nd parameter)

{{ wikisourcecat}}
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{{ wikisourcecat|Hymns}}

External links section
{{ wikisourcelang}}
links  talk 

{{ wikisourcelang|fr|Voltaire|Voltaire}}

Parameters

  1. language code
  2. destination page name
  3. displayed text
adjoining a body reference to the source or in the External links section with other sister project links
{{ wikisource|old=y}}
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{{ wikisource|Universala Deklaracio de Homaj Rajtoj|Universala Deklaracio de Homaj Rajtoj|old=y}}

Links to languages without own domain.

Parameters

  1. destination page name
  2. displayed text
adjoining a body reference to the source or in the External links section with other sister project links
{{ AmCyc poster}}
links  talk 

{{ AmCyc poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ Americana poster}}
links  talk 

{{ Americana poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ Appletons' poster}}
links  talk 

{{ Appletons' poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ CE1913 poster}}
links  talk 

{{ CE1913 poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ CEM poster}}
links  talk 

{{ CEM poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ Collier's poster}}
links  talk 

{{ Collier's poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ DARRD poster}}
links  talk 

{{ DARRD poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ DCBL poster}}
links  talk 

{{ DCBL poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ DGRA poster}}
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{{ DGRA poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ DGRBM poster}}
links  talk 

{{ DGRBM poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ DGRC poster}}
links  talk 

{{ DGRC poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ DGRG poster}}
links  talk 

{{ DGRG poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ DNB poster}}
links  talk 

{{ DNB poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ Eastons poster}}
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{{ Eastons poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ EB1911 poster}}
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{{ EB1911 poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ EB1922 poster}}
links  talk 

{{ EB1922 poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ EB9 poster}}
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{{ EB9 poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ EBD poster}}
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{{ EBD poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ Jewish Encyclopedia poster}}
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{{ Jewish Encyclopedia poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ NIE poster}}
links  talk 

{{ NIE poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ NSRW poster}}
links  talk 

{{ NSRW poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ Nuttall poster}}
links  talk 

{{ Nuttall poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ SBDEL poster}}
links  talk 

{{ SBDEL poster|Insert title here}}

External links section
{{ Schaff-Herzog poster}}
links  talk 

{{ Schaff-Herzog poster|Insert title here}}

External links section

Wikispecies

Links to pages on the Wikispecies site:

Template What it makes Where it goes
{{ wikispecies}}
links  talk 

{{ wikispecies|insert word here}}

  • Placed at bottom of article (typically in External links)
  • Uses parameter for a manual link.

Wikiversity

Links to pages on the Wikiversity site:

Template What it makes Where it goes
{{ wikiversity}}
links  talk 

{{ wikiversity|insert word here}}

  • Placed at bottom of article (typically in External links)
  • Uses parameter for a manual link.

Wikivoyage

Links to pages on the Wikivoyage site:

Template What it makes Where it goes
{{ wikivoyage}}
links  talk 

{{ wikivoyage|insert page title here}}

  • Placed at bottom of article (typically in External links)
  • Uses parameter for a manual link.
{{ wikivoyage-inline}}
links  talk 

Insert page title here travel guide from Wikivoyage

{{ wikivoyage-inline|insert page title here}}

  • External links section

Wiktionary

Links to pages on the Wiktionary site:

Template What it makes Where it goes
{{ copy to Wiktionary}}
links  talk 

{{ dictdef}}

Top of article.
{{ TWCleanup}}
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Top of article.
[[wikt:SomeWord|definition of SomeWord]] sophisticated (adj.) Having obtained worldly experience, and lacking naiveté; cosmopolitan.

A word inline with text.

{{ wiktionary}}
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{{ wiktionary}} - provides link that invokes a search of Wiktionary, using the current page's name ({{PAGENAME}}); uses a search rather than linking directly to a page — because Wiktionary article titles are fully case sensitive, this may not yield the desired result

  • At the top of the page for disambiguation pages.
  • In the External Links section for articles.
  • Next to any cross-reference to Wiktionary, if there is one.

{{ wiktionary|sophisticated}} - provides a link to a specific Wiktionary page for the given word (1st parameter). Uses that parameter as the display name.

{{ wiktionary|sophisticated|Sophistic}} - provides a link to a specific Wiktionary page (1st parameter) and an optional display name (2nd parameter)

{{ wiktionary-inline}} {{ wiktionary-inline}}

The dictionary definition of template index/sister projects at Wiktionary

{{ wiktionary-inline|Wiktionary Page}}

The dictionary definition of wiktionary Page at Wiktionary

{{ wiktionary-inline|Wiktionary Page|Link Text}}

The dictionary definition of Link Text at Wiktionary

  • Inline with disambiguation pages
  • External links section
{{ wiktionary redirect}}
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{{ wiktionary redirect|sophisticated}}

Top of the article.

Several/All Wikimedia Sister projects in box

Template What it makes Where it goes
{{ sister project links}}
links  talk 

{{ sister project links|Page name here}}

  • Placed at bottom of article (typically in External links)
  • Needs manual parameter
{{ wikimedia for portals}}

The following Wikimedia Foundation sister projects provide more on this subject:

Wikibooks
Books

Commons
Media

Wikinews 
News

Wikiquote 
Quotations

Wikisource 
Texts

Wikiversity
Learning resources

Wikivoyage 
Travel guides

Wiktionary 
Definitions

Wikidata 
Database

Wikispecies 
Species

  • Placed at the bottom of portal pages, usually on a subpage

Metapages in Wikimedia Sister projects

Template What it makes Where it goes
{{ wikimediameta}}
links  talk 
Wikimedia Foundation
Look up Template index/Sister projects in the metapage of Wiktionary. Look up Template index/Sister projects in the metapage of Wikinews. Look up Template index/Sister projects in the metapage of Wikiquote. Look up Template index/Sister projects in the metapage of Wikibooks. Look up Template index/Sister projects in the metapage of Wikisource. Look up Template index/Sister projects in the metapage of Commons. Look up Template index/Sister projects in the metapage of Wikispecies.

{{ wikimediameta}}

  • Placed at bottom of article (typically in Internal or External links).
  • Cannot use parameters for a manual link, because the links are automatic.
  • Coordinated and coherent (used in all the wikimedia sisterprojects and in the same way).