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Footer for news posts. Shows date of post, adds the post to news categories and (optionally) displays the source of information.

Usage

Place the following at the very end of the news post:

{{News
|date     =~~~~~
|source   =info source
|category =news categories
}}

Parameters

Icon required
<unnamed 1> or date
Date and time of news post. You can simply use ~~~~~.
Icon optional
<unnamed 2> or source
Link to the web page this news post is based on. If the source link contains an equals sign ("="), you must use the named parameter (i.e. source) - otherwise the source will not show.
Icon semi-required
<unnamed 3> or category
The news categories this news post should be added to (which in turn determine which portals the post is displayed on). Up to 10 abbreviations can be used if separated by comma (",").

Available choices:

  • Any abbreviation supported by {{Abb}} (including wiki for wiki-related news) will add the news post to the game- or wiki-specific news category.
  • community: For news posts related to the Fallout fan community.
  • main page: For news posts which should be displayed on the main page.

Copy/paste

{{News
|date     =~~~~~
|source   =
|category =
}}

Example

{{News
|date     =~~~~~
|source   =http://www.nma-fallout.com
|category =main page, FO2
}}

results in the news post being added to Category:January 2011 news, Category:News and Category:Fallout 2 news and the following footer to be displayed:

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Technical

Documentation transcluded from Template:News/doc.
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