Help:Template gallery

This gallery depicts a number of the various templates that are currently available for Editors use. Copy the tag code (and modify as required) onto the target page for the template to appear.


Header Templates

These are templates that you add to the top of articles to describe special conditions the page contents is under for the reader.

Page Information

Main Category:Category:Page Information templates (Edit Discussion links Page history)
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Apocryphal: article
Alert icon orange.svg Apocryphal
The subject of this article is exclusively described in apocryphal sources, i.e. in official BattleTech products that do not fall under the current definition of canon.
Consequently, the subject of this article may not be canonical. See the article's section on Canonicity for details.
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BattleTech Essay
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Be advised that BattleTech Essays on BTW may be based in canonical facts (explicit, inferred, or deduced), but may also contain information that is merely educated guesses and assumptions on the part of the author. We can only advise the reader to understand that the viewpoints present only represent the viewpoint of the author, and as such are not viable references to cite and should be treated as meta-sources.
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Under Construction
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Template gallery is in the middle of an major expansion or revamping. You are welcome to assist in its construction by editing it as well. Otherwise, please be aware that there are several changes to be made that are not yet presented. If it has not been edited in several days, please remove this template.
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Apocryphal Product
Notice icon orange.svg Apocryphal Product
Although it is an official BattleTech product, the subject of this article does not meet the current criteria for Canon for the BattleTech universe.
See the article's section on Canonicity for details.
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Announced Product
Clock icon orange.svg Announced Product
The article is about a product that has not been released yet, all information is subject to change until the product is released.
Please do not use information from this source.
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Moratorium
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As a newly-published commercial product or download, this article's subject matter falls under the purview of BattleTechWiki's Moratorium policy on newly-published materials.
Please do not use information from this source until two months after its publication.
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Article Improvements

These are templates that can be used to improve pages, such as links to the main articles, see also, and other such improvements for readability.

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Main link
Main article: The other article
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Nutshell

Nutshell.png This page in a nutshell: stuff written here


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Other Uses
This article is about subject type. For a different subject type, see other subject article.
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See Also
{{seealso|The other article}} Template:Seealso
Succession see here for example see Category:Succession templates Category:Succession templates
Apocryphal content starts

Apocryphal Content Starts

The information after this notice comes from apocryphal sources; the canonicity of such information is uncertain.
Please view the reference page for information regarding their canonicity.

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Apocryphal content ends

Apocryphal Content Ends

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Article Maintenance

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Article Merge
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It has been suggested that this article be merged with 1.
Discuss this on the article's talk page.
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Article needs more citations
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This article needs additional citations for verification.
Please help improve this article by adding reliable references. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.


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Very Long
Conversion icon red.svg This Article may be too long
This page may be too long to read and navigate comfortably. Please consider splitting content into sub-articles and using this article for a summary of the key points of the subject.


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Plagiarism
Alert icon red.svg This Article or Section looks to have been plagiarized
Copyrighted material has been used. It needs to be re-written in original text as soon as possible.
Please remove this tag when that effort is complete.


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Cleanup
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To meet the BattleTechWiki's quality standards, this article may require cleanup.
Please discuss this issue on the talk page.


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Multiple Issues
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Whomever has placed this template on this page has provided a list of these issues on the talk page.
Please help improve the article or discuss these issues on the talk page.


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Update Needed
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This article needs to be updated with material from title. Once this title clears the Moratorium period, or if it already has, please consider revisiting this article and updating it with the new material, removing this tag once all information has been added.
{{Update Needed}} Template:Update Needed
Article Deletion
Clear icon red.svg This page is a candidate for deletion.
If you disagree with the deletion of this page, please explain why on the discussion page.
Admins please check what links here and the page history before deleting.
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Sub-stub
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While it is a goal to identify articles needing to be written, it is the policy of BattleTechWiki to use redlinks for that purpose. Please add substance to this article as soon as possible AND remove this tag, in order to avoid deletion. Articles tagged as sub-stubs are automatically nominated for deletion after one week, with no further discussion necessary.



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In-line Article Maintenance

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Citation Needed [citation needed] {{citation needed}} or {{cn}} Template:citation needed
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Unused

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Fanon
Information icon red.svg Fanon
This image is a fan creation (Fanon), based on available descriptions in the absence of canonical depictions of the subject. Although it is an attempt at accurate depiction, this image in and of itself is NOT canon.


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Not Canon
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The subject of this article does not contribute canonical content to the BattleTech universe, either because it is not intended to or because it is not an official product.
See the article's section on Canonicity for details.




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