GLAM/Resources/Collaborating on Wikipedia/Organizing work/English/Participant template

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Nuvola apps korganizer.svg Before you startEdit

  • Select an image to use on your template.
    • The image can be a photo of your GLAM building, your logo, or a representative work in your collection.
    • The image should have a horizontal (landscape) orientation or be nearly square.
    • The image should be recognizable at a small size (57px and smaller).
    • Upload the image to Commons if it is not already there. Fairytale key enter-2.png How To
  • Decide whether your project's participants category should be called "participants", "members", "volunteers", or something else.
  • Choose colors for your userbox. You will specify the color by name or by hex code.

Nuvola apps bookcase.png Further readingEdit

Required stepsEdit

Overview

This section will guide you through setting up a participant template or userbox.

  • The template will be added to "Category:GLAM partnership user templates"
  • The template will be added to a "Templates" category within your project
  • Members who use the template will be added to the "Participants", "Members", or "Volunteers" category within your project.

Create templateEdit

  Make a new template page

  • Create a new page called Template:User WP GLAM GLAMABBR, where GLAMABBR is the acronym or short form of your GLAM name.
  • Copy this text to your page and make the edits below:
{{userbox
| border-c = {{{1|#6881b9}}}
| id       = {{{3|[[File:People icon half.svg|57px]]}}}
| id-c     = {{{1|#666600}}}
| id-fc    = {{{id-fc|black}}}
| id-s     = {{{5|{{{id-s|14}}}}}}
| info     = {{{4|[[WP:GLAM|GLAM]] / [[WP:GLAM/GLAMABBR|GLAMABBR]] project contributor}}}
| info-c   = {{{2|#b0c4de}}}
| info-fc  = {{{info-fc|black}}}
| info-s   = {{{info-s|10
| info-p   =0.2em 0.2em 0.2em 0.5em}}}
| usercategory  = Wikipedia:GLAM/GLAMABBR participants
| nocat = {{{nocat|}}}
}}<noinclude>
{{-}}
== Usage ==
Place {{User WP GLAM GLAMABBR}} on your userpage
[[Category:GLAM partnership user templates|GLAMABBR]]
[[Category:GLAMNAME-related templates]]
</noinclude>
  • Change all instances of GLAMABBR to the acronym or short form of your GLAM name.
  • Change GLAMNAME to the name of your GLAM.
  • Replace "File:People icon half.svg" in the id parameter with your chosen image file.
  • If desired, change "participants" to "members", "volunteers", or whatever term your project uses.
  • If desired, change the id-c parameter to the color name or hex code of the color that will border your image.
  • If desired, change the info-c parameter to the color name or hex code of the background color for your text block.
  • Preview and Save your work.

  Make new categories if needed

  • If any category links on your new template page are red, create the categories.
  • If the [[GLAMNAME-related templates]] link is red, click the redlink.
    • Choose "Edit this page"
    • In the text area, type [[Category:GLAMNAME-related templates|Templates]]
    • Preview and Save your work.
  • If the [[Wikipedia:GLAM/GLAMABBR participants]] link is red, click the redlink.
    • Choose "Edit this page"
    • In the text area, type [[Category:Wikimedia-GLAMNAME collaboration|Participants]]
      • If your project has a master category called something else, use that category name.
      • Replace "Participants" with "Members", "Volunteers", etc. if desired.
    • Preview and Save your work.
  • If the [[Category:Wikimedia-GLAMNAME collaboration]] link is red, click the redlink.
    • Choose "Edit this page"
    • In the text area, type [[Category:Wikipedia cultural sector content projects|GLAMABBR]]
    • Preview and Save your work.

Add the userbox to your projectEdit

  Add the userbox to your project's participants page

  • Copy this text to your participants or members page and make the edits below:
Place {{tl|User WP GLAM GLAMABBR}} on your userpage to add the project member template.

{{User WP GLAM GLAMABBR}}
{{-}}
  • Change all instances of GLAMABBR to the acronym or short form of your GLAM name.
  • Preview and Save your work.