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This is a template reference that documents the templates used on this wiki. Each entry has consists of a short code example followed by the corresponding output. Usually there is more detailed information on the individual template pages.

Some frequently used templates that do not need parameters are listed in Help:Cheatsheet.

MTG product templates[edit source]

Cardlist[edit source]

{{Cardlist|SET URL|SET NAME}}

e.g. {{Cardlist|lorwyn|Lorwyn}}
Lorwyn sortable spoilermagicthegathering.com

Deckpage[edit source]

{{Deckpage|MTG.com's code for the set (check URL)|Deck number (check URL)|Set name|Deck name}}

e.g. {{Deckpage|lorwyn|4|Lorwyn|Merrow Riverways}}

Lorwyn Theme Deck: Merrow RiverwaysWizards of the Coast

Decks[edit source]

see template page for detailed explanation

Referencing templates[edit source]

Referencing and standardized referencing are important. As such, please use these templates.

When using these templates, please ensure that the link to the article is faithful and correct; that all relevant parameters are filled-in; and the date is the date of publication, not the date of access.

Cquote[edit source]

{{Cquote|Insert the text of the quote here, without quotation marks.}}

Insert the text of the quote here, without quotation marks.

NewRef[edit source]

For all newer articles on http://www.dailymtg.com.

{{NewRef|The part of the URL following /en/articles/archive/|Title|Author(s)|Date}}

TumblrRef[edit source]

For all content on Tumblr.

{{TumblrRef|author=...|URL=http://...|title=title of the thread or Webpage|tumblr-title=the title of the Tumblr|date=date of creation}}

DriveRef[edit source]

For referencing episodes of Drive to Work.

{{DriveRef|URL following http://media.wizards.com/podcasts/magic/|episode number|title of podcast|transcript URL following http://dtwtranscripts.blogspot.com/ (if available)}}

MTGSRef[edit source]

For all content on MTGS.

{{MTGSRef|author=John Doe|date=January 1, 2001 (optional)|URL=http://... (the entire URL)|title=thread or Webpage name}}

SCGref[edit source]

For all articles on StarCityGames.com.

{{SCGref|THE_END_BIT_OF_THE_URL|ARTICLE'S TITLE|AUTHOR OF ARTICLE|DATE}}

"ARTICLE'S TITLE", by AUTHOR OF ARTICLE, StarCityGames.com, DATE.

Maintainance[edit source]

Cleanup[edit source]

{{cleanup|date=IN WORDS, DD MM, YYYY}}


Expand[edit source]

{{Expand}}


Fact — Fact, or "Fact"?[edit source]

Use {{fact}} if a certain fact need citation.

Delete — Proposed article for deletion[edit source]

{{Delete|TYPE REASON HERE}}


Rewrite[edit source]

{{Template:Rewrite|REASON IF NECESSARY/DESIRED|DATE=IN WORDS, DD MM, YYYY}}


Dead Link[edit source]

Use {{dead link}} to denote a link that is dead, doesn't have an archived version (e.g. via http://archive.org), and needs replacement.

Miscellaneous[edit source]

TOCleft and TOCright[edit source]

These templates "force" a table of contents (which can be "forced" by entering __TOC__ anywhere in an article; it appear roughly in the same area as it is entered) to appear, aligned left and right respectively.