Hi fellow wiki editors!

To help newly registered users get more familiar with the wiki (and maybe older users too) there is now a {{Welcome to the wiki}} template. Have a look at it and feel free to add it to new users discussion pages (and perhaps your own).

I have tried to keep the template short, but meaningful. /Johan G

Template:Quote

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Goal

This template adds a block quotation to an article page.

This is easier to type and more wiki-like than the equivalent HTML blockquote tags, and has additional pre-formatted attribution and source parameters.

Usage

This template can be used with both unnamed, numbered and named parameters.

Usage with unnamed parameters

{{quote|text|sign|source}}

Usage with numbered parameters

{{quote|1=|2=|3=}}

Usage with named parameters

{{quote|text=|sign=|source=}}

Parameters

All parameters are optional.

1, text
Text to be quoted. Defaults to Lorem ipsum...
2, sign
Name or nickname of person quoted. Preferably with a link to a user page. Defaults to Someone.
3, source
The source to the text quoted, preferably using the {{cite web}} template or an URL. Defaults to Source.

Known issues

When using the template with unnamed parameters, an equal sign (=) will break the template. The workaround is to either use <nowiki>=</nowiki> or the {{=}} template.

Related templates

  • {{cquote}} – For pull quotes (quoted sections from elsewhere in the same wiki article)
  • {{quotation}} – Like this one, but within a frame.