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Last updated: 19 September 2015      

This page documents commonly used templates on the Solar Cookers International Network Wiki.

Measurements

Template:Degree

Used to display temperatures in Celsius with Fahrenheit in parentheses. Just enter the Celsius temperature and conversion to Fahrenheit is done automatically: {{Degree|100}} will display this: 100 °C (212 °F)

Template:DegreeRange

Used to display temperature ranges in Celsius with Fahrenheit in parentheses. Just enter the Celsius temperatures and conversion to Fahrenheit is done automatically: {{DegreeRange|0|100}} will display this: 0 - 100 °C (32 - 212 °F)

Template:Cm

Automatically converts from centimeters to inches: 3.2 cm (1.3 in)

Template:Lt

Automatically converts from liters to gallons: 4 liters (1 gal.)

Template:Kg

Automatically converts from kilograms to pounds: 3.4 kg (7.5 lbs)

Template:Sqm

Used to display m2 in articles.

Adding new pages of different types

Template:New

Use this template when you are starting a new page. Type {{Subst:New}} into the edit box for the new page. Then click the "Publish" button. Then click "Edit" to add specific information.

Template:CountryPage

Use this template when you are starting a new page about a country. Type {{Subst:CountryPage}} into the edit box for the new page. Then click the "Publish" button. Then click "Edit" to add specific information.

Adding new pages of different types

Template:CountryPage

Use this template when you are starting a new page about a country. Type {{Subst:CountryPage}} into the edit box for the new page. Then click the "Publish" button. Then click "Edit" to add specific information.

Adding translation links to the page

Template:GoogleTranslateLinks

Adds translation links to a page. This template should be used when the native language of a page is English:

Template:GoogleTranslateLinksAuto

Adds translation links to a page. This template will translate a page in any language. The downside for use on an English page is that this template also includes an option to translate INTO English:

Template:GoogleTranslateLinksFromFrench

Adds translation links to a page. This template should be used when the native language of a page is French:

Template:GoogleTranslateLinksFromPortuguese

Adds translation links to a page. This template should be used when the native language of a page is Portuguese:

Template:GoogleTranslateLinksFromSpanish

Adds translation links to a page. This template should be used when the native language of a page is Spanish:

Template:GoogleLinkFromFrench

Use this template to create an external link to a French page. A link to the Google translation of that page is automatically created:

French link text - Optional newspaper name (English version)

Template:GoogleLinkFromPortuguese

Use this template to create an external link to a Portuguese page. A link to the Google translation of that page is automatically created:

Portuguese link text - Optional newspaper name (English version)

Template:GoogleLinkFromSpanish

Use this template to create an external link to a Spanish page. A link to the Google translation of that page is automatically created:

Spanish link text - Optional newspaper name (English version)

Template:GoogleLinkFromItalian

Use this template to create an external link to a Italian page. A link to the Google translation of that page is automatically created:

Italian link text - Optional newspaper name (English version)

Miscellaneous templates

Template:Updated

Adds date to top of page. Add a fourth parameter to make the SCI Association logo appear to the left: {{Updated|1|1|15|Associate}}

Template:CO2

Used to display this: CO2

Template:HeadlineExt

This template is used to create the small image and hot link for news stories in Template:TopNews and Template:OtherNews.

Template:AmazonSmile

This template describes how to support the site by setting up an Amazon Smile account.

Template:Section

This template is used to simulate page sections inside of tabs, since tabber doesn't allow true sections using "==".

Template:Cat

Use this template to link to a category page without the need to do something like this: [[:Category:Whatever|Whatever]]. Instead use this syntax: {{Cat|Whatever}}

Template:InterwikiLinks

Use the InterwikiLinks template at the bottom of each page in the Spanish and French sites to point to the English site. And on those pages on the English site that are pointed to, use the template to point back to the other site(s).

Syntax on the Spanish site is the following:

{{InterwikiLinks|English title|French title}}

On the French site the syntax is this:

{{InterwikiLinks|English title|Spanish title}}

…and on the English site:

{{InterwikiLinks|French title|Spanish title}}

Replace the words “French title”, “English title”, and “Spanish title” with the actual titles.

You’ll see that this template adds visible links to the other site(s) and it also adds the interwiki links (e.g., [[fr:Cookit]]) to the page.

If only one language is available then you can leave out the last parameter or leave an empty bar section for the first parameter. For example, using the template on the English site:

{{InterwikiLinks|CooKit}} -- The page only exists on the French site.

{{InterwikiLinks||El Panel “Cocínalo”}} -- The page only exists on the Spanish site.

Template:NewsArchive

Use this template using "subst" in order to create a new archive page for news for a given year.

Template:ArchivedPage

Information no longer current, but included for archival purposes. Use for groups and individuals no longer promoting solar cooking.

Template:Clr

Use this template at the end of a section of text to prevent any text from below from wrapping around any images above this point.

Template:Delete

Marks an article for deletion.

Template:PlanHeader

Used on Category:Solar cooker plans pages to encourage discussion.


Template:HTMLTable

Used to place images side-by-side.

Template:Talk

Indicates that an article has a talk page associated with it with active content.

A question or comment about this article has been posted on its talk page. Click the 'discussion' tab to see it.

Template:State

Automatically creates a link to the state category. Works also with US state abbreviations.

Examples:

{{State|Gujarat}}
{{State|Arizona}

Template:UsageTable

For possible use on for adding standard info for each NGO.

Use solar cookers  
Number taught  
Number sold  
Countries  

Template:Main

Used to link a summary to the main article within the SCWN website.

Template:See

Create a link to an article within the SCWN website.

Template:CategoryDetails

Creates a link on a category page that points to the main article.

Template:DPL

Creates a list of links to pages in single category or those which are a member of two categories. Syntax: {{DPL|category1|category2|number_of_columns}}.

Note that to use this for a single category, repeat the single category twice, e.g.:

{{DPL|Brazil|Brazil|3}}

See also

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