RollerCoaster Tycoon Wiki:Template

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This article explains how to use the templates available on The RollerCoaster Tycoon Wiki.

Creating a Template

Create a page in the Template namespace, by creating it with the title "Template:Your_template_name". The template name can include spaces and symbols, but you will want the name to be easy to remember and easy to type, so the shorter and simpler the better.

Using a Template

A template is a special type of page that has been designed so its content can be included in one or more other pages. Since a given template can be included in many pages, templates can help reduce duplication and promote a uniform style between pages.

Referencing Templates

IMPORTANT NOTE: Do not change a template unless specifically told to by an admin, etc. or before asking to. If a template is changed, all pages using this template will be affected. To use a template as a basis, substitute it into the article.

Referencing a template onto an article is like directly copying it. If you edit the template after Referencing it will affect all pages using this template. To use a template as a basis, but change the information just for the page you are editing, substitute the template into the article.

To Reference a template onto a page, use the wiki markup: {{templatename}}. When the page is saved, the template will appear on the page.

Substituting Templates

To substitute a template's content into a page, insert 'subst:' immediately after the opening braces: {{subst:templatename}}. Once the page is saved, the link to the template is removed and the template output is substituted in its place. Any updates to the template will not affect the content that was substituted into the page.

List of Templates