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Description and usage

This template is used to create article management templates. Note: This template requires sitewide CSS!

Use {{ambox|...}} on a template page, filling in the various options. The created template is then used at the top of various wiki pages to notify the user of issues.

Article management boxes should be used sparingly, as it can get in the way of content.

Dependencies

CSS

This template needs the following:

Named parameters

|image=
image for use on the left, defaults to File:Wiki.png. Takes full image code, e.g. [[File:Wiki.png|50px]]. The image box area has a limit of 60px width.
|type=
top line text
|info=
list of extra info
|border=
border colour (defaults to green)
red  
ambox-red (serious issue)
orange  
ambox-orange (important issue)
yellow  
ambox-yellow (mild issue)
green  
ambox-green (something good)
purple  
ambox-purple
blue  
ambox-blue
gray  
ambox-gray
|style=
extra style parameters (unlikely to be used)

Examples

Default

{{ambox
| type = I am type
| info = I am info
}}

Red + image

{{ambox
| image = [[File:Example.jpg|50px]]
| border = red
| type = I am type
| info =
* I am info
}}

Other colors

Yellow

Green

Purple

Blue

Orange

Gray

See also

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