Templating

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So, you want to know how to make templates like the hardcore editors on wiki sites, huh? Well I hope you brought your coding chops!

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Should I Care About Templating?

Templates make the standardization of tabular data and the inter-linking of wiki-based pages and websites both functional and easy to understand. When visually formatting information, templates can be used to annoy stupid readers with obnoxious borders, colors, images and ideas.

Do I Need to Know Anything Special in Order to Enroll?

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It helps to have a very good understanding of HTML and CSS. Hopefully you have already been adopted by the formatting genie or one of her post-grads. If not, you should probably do that first. Here are the fundamental articles that all seasoned editors should be familiar with:

Look what you can make with templates!!!

Here is some preliminary reading material:

How Much is Tuition?

Typically, the tuition can be payed for using your immortal soul. In the event that you have already sold your soul, you can either pay by cash, money order, or exchange of services. Please see your local financial counselor for details.

Will I Ever Get Payed to Make Templates?

God, no. What?

No, but there are 30 fabulous award templates and 6 honours that you can collect if you want to beat the game of Uncyclopedia and earn the Completionist Trophy for your userspace:

   5 Userboxen
+11 Sophia Awards
+ 8 Purple Nurple Awards
+ 6 Order of Uncyclopedia Achievement Honours
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= Completionist Trophy

I Was Just Wondering... So, When Do Classes Start?

Now. Whenever you are ready. Enroll by clicking on the link below.

Enroll in the Academy

Sign up by adding your info to the Class Roster. You really shouldn't sign up for this unless you've already mastered basic wiki editing. If you are not sure, ask to be adopted first.


Name Notes or Questions
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When you are ready to submit a template into the mainspace, leave a note on the Template Request page.

There is also the nomination feature at the top of this page that says "This Template Sucks!" Make sure you include the 'Template:' prefix (or userpage if applicable) and we will check it out.

101: Introduction to Templating >>
This is what the typical template looks like.
102: Location Location Location >>
103: Formatting Templates & Resources >>
104: Creating Basic Userboxen >>
105: Maintenance and Talk Page Templates >>
106: Navigation Templates and Collapsibility >>
107: Mainspace & Adaptability >>
108: Parsing & Advanced Taxoboxes >>
109: 1337 PERL Templating >>
110: Bad Templates, You Assholes! >>

These templates need to be fixed. They suffer from horrible spacing, terrible illustration, bad programming syntax, and nonexistent typography. After you've finished googling those concepts, look at these awful things:





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Enemies

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Quotes

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  The Beatles
John LennonPaul McCartneyGeorge HarrisonRingo Starr
The Fifth BeatleSir Pete Best
albums
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related articles
BeatleficationBeatlemaniaBeatles In IndiaBritish InvasionLiverpoolPaul is deadMcCartneyismThe Revolution: A historyMaxwell EdisonBBCBeatles AboutThe Beatles Tribute BandMark David ChapmanUnNews:John Lennon denied resurrection for fourth timeThe Rutles
notable songs
Back in the U.S.S.R.Hey JudeI Am the WalrusLucy in the Sky with DiamondsRevolution 393Why?:Don't we do it in the road?
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  The Beatles
John LennonPaul McCartneyGeorge HarrisonRingo Starr
The Fifth BeatleSir Pete Best
albums
Thank Thank You (1963) • Without The Beatles (1963) • A Hard Gay's Night (1964) • Beatles For Sail (1964) • Hell!! (1965) • Steel Funk (1965) • Revolter (1966) • Revolver (1966) • Sgt. Lt. Pepper's Only Lonely Hearts Club Bandana (1967) • Ringo Needs Some Money (1967) • Tragical Mystery Tour (1967) • The White Album (1968) • The Beatles: Ecological Number Ones (1968) • Yellow Sub Machine (1969) • Crabby Road (1969) • Let It Be (1970) • Ask Masters (1988)
related articles
BeatleficationBeatlemaniaBeatles In IndiaBritish InvasionLiverpoolPaul is deadMcCartneyismThe Revolution: A historyMaxwell EdisonBBCBeatles AboutThe Beatles Tribute BandMark David ChapmanUnNews:John Lennon denied resurrection for fourth timeThe Rutles
notable songs
Back in the U.S.S.R.Hey JudeI Am the WalrusLucy in the Sky with DiamondsRevolution 393Why?:Don't we do it in the road?
Elementary Particles
Atomic Electron - Neutron - Photon - Positron - Proton
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Future: War of Worldcraft | Animal Crossing III | Warhammer Online

See Also

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