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This template is used in two different places in two different ways:

  • On archive pages, as a header. (To edit, click here.)
  • On talk pages, to link to an archive. (To edit, click here.)

This template merely uses one of two subsidiary templates, depending on what page it is used on. The first form is used on pages starting with "Archive" (case insensitive) and the second form is used on all other pages.

Archive pages

Previous archive

Next archive

Talk page archive
This is an archive of talk-page discussions. Do not add any discussion to this page.

If you wish to reply to comments here, start a new discussion on the current talk page.

If you believe that a discussion was archived prematurely, move it from the archive back to the talk page.

Template: Archive
Use on/in Archive pages
Use for Archive notice
Category template applies to page (none)
Template Parameters
This template has no parameters

This header includes automatic links to the previous and next archives in the series, if they exist.

For this to work, the archives need to be named with the trailing characters being a space and a number, such as /Archive 12. Using this template on a talk page (see below) provides this name automatically.

Talk pages

Archive 1 (Wed. 16th January, 2019Wed. January 16th, 2019)

Template: Archive
Use on/in Talk pages
Use for Link to archive page
Category template applies to page (none)
Template Parameters
(See Template style manual).
Name Purpose Required? SMW property Comment
1 yes Archive number
date yes Date of archive Can use ~~~~~

This template provides a standardised link to an archive page.

Data block

The data block below can be copied to the page required to save typing it out.

If a parameter in the data block below has a hash character (#), this indicates that the template supplies a default if the parameter is not supplied. Remove the hash if you want to supply a value to this parameter. See Data block on the Template style manual page for more information. Change the "1" to whichever number archive this is for.

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