Template:Cite web

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Standard formatting for citing websites in wiki articles.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
URLurl

Web address of the source

URLrequired
Article titletitle

Title of the article or post being cited

Unknownrequired
Publisherpublisher

Name of the website which published the article

Unknownsuggested
Archivearchive

Only required if the source is an archived URL

Example
yes
Unknownoptional
Website namewebsite

Used when the website has a different name to the publisher/content creator

Example
YouTube
Unknownoptional
Source datedate

Date the source was published.

Unknownsuggested
Access dateaccessdate

The date you accessed the source (usually today).

Unknownsuggested
Author surnamelast

no description

Unknownsuggested
Author first namefirst

no description

Unknownsuggested