Using Templates

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Use templates to illustrate a particular point about an article's state by copying and pasting them onto the necessary page. This page explains what templates are and how to use them. See a manual on how to copy and paste a template here.

This page explains in depth how to use templates. Below is a template, find more on the templates page. The template below, like all others, is surrounded by an invisible box, seen only when in edit-mode. All templates, especially the smaller image template that are placed at the top of a page, must be placed within these transparent bordered boxes, or they may prevent Internet Explorer users from fully viewing the site.

Featured TextThis Article Contains Featured Text

In accordance with the Rules of Dunepedia, this article contains a section of featured Text.
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With the template in non-transparent border mode, this is what it actually looks like. When copying and pasting a template, you must ensure that the border is also copied.

Featured TextThis Article Contains Featured Text

In accordance with the Rules of Dunepedia, this article contains a section of featured Text.
The section is:



Each template serves a different purpose, some being used to proclaim the status of a page, and others being used to proclaim the needs of a page. Some templates are accompanied by small images, to be placed in the top left corner of the page if necessary. These images explain, quickly, what the main template on the page is. Those who do not know what the image represents should read the information in the template at the bottom of the page. Below is the relevant image for the template above;

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You can find an in depth guide on how to copy and paste a template onto the appropriate page on the "How to: Copy and Paste a Template" page.

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As such, it is protected from edits by users lesser than moderator level, as it is a page that is vitally important to the maintenance and operation of the site.

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