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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
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
Archive URLarchiveurl

URL of an archived version of the page. If this parameter is used, archivedate must be used too.

Unknownsuggested
Archive datearchivedate

The date in which the archive (that linked to in the archiveurl parameter) was made.

Unknownsuggested
Archivearchive

Only required if the source is an archived URL

Example
yes
Unknowndeprecated
Author surnamelast

no description

Unknownsuggested
Author first namefirst

no description

Unknownsuggested
Last1last1

no description

Unknownoptional
Authorauthor

no description

Unknownoptional
Author1author1

no description

Unknownoptional
Authorsauthors

no description

Unknownoptional
Surnamesurname

no description

Unknownoptional
Surname1surname1

no description

Unknownoptional
Last2last2

no description

Unknownoptional
Author2author2

no description

Unknownoptional
Surname2surname2

no description

Unknownoptional
Last3last3

no description

Unknownoptional
Author3author3

no description

Unknownoptional
Surname3surname3

no description

Unknownoptional
Last4last4

no description

Unknownoptional
Author4author4

no description

Unknownoptional
Surname4surname4

no description

Unknownoptional
Last5last5

no description

Unknownoptional
Author5author5

no description

Unknownoptional
Surname5surname5

no description

Unknownoptional
Last6last6

no description

Unknownoptional
Author6author6

no description

Unknownoptional
Surname6surname6

no description

Unknownoptional
Last7last7

no description

Unknownoptional
Author7author7

no description

Unknownoptional
Surname7surname7

no description

Unknownoptional
Last8last8

no description

Unknownoptional
Author8author8

no description

Unknownoptional
Surname8surname8

no description

Unknownoptional
Last9last9

no description

Unknownoptional
Author9author9

no description

Unknownoptional
Surname9surname9

no description

Unknownoptional
First1first1

no description

Unknownoptional
Givengiven

no description

Unknownoptional
Given1given1

no description

Unknownoptional
First2first2

no description

Unknownoptional
Given2given2

no description

Unknownoptional
First3first3

no description

Unknownoptional
Given3given3

no description

Unknownoptional
First4first4

no description

Unknownoptional
Given4given4

no description

Unknownoptional
First5first5

no description

Unknownoptional
Given5given5

no description

Unknownoptional
First6first6

no description

Unknownoptional
Given6given6

no description

Unknownoptional
First7first7

no description

Unknownoptional
Given7given7

no description

Unknownoptional
First8first8

no description

Unknownoptional
Given8given8

no description

Unknownoptional
First9first9

no description

Unknownoptional
Given9given9

no description

Unknownoptional
Authorlinkauthorlink

no description

Unknownoptional
Authorlink1authorlink1

no description

Unknownoptional
Author-linkauthor-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Author1-linkauthor1-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Authorlink2authorlink2

no description

Unknownoptional
Author2-linkauthor2-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Authorlink3authorlink3

no description

Unknownoptional
Author3-linkauthor3-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Authorlink4authorlink4

no description

Unknownoptional
Author4-linkauthor4-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Authorlink5authorlink5

no description

Unknownoptional
Author5-linkauthor5-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Authorlink6authorlink6

no description

Unknownoptional
Author6-linkauthor6-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Authorlink7authorlink7

no description

Unknownoptional
Author7-linkauthor7-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Authorlink8authorlink8

no description

Unknownoptional
Author8-linkauthor8-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Authorlink9authorlink9

no description

Unknownoptional
Author9-linkauthor9-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Coauthorscoauthors

no description

Unknownoptional
Translated titletrans_title

English translation of a foreign language article title

Unknownoptional
Coauthorcoauthor

no description

Unknownoptional
Othersothers

no description

Unknownoptional
Yearyear

no description

Unknownoptional
Publication-datepublication-date

no description

Unknownoptional
Origyearorigyear

no description

Unknownoptional
Dayday

no description

Unknownoptional
Monthmonth

no description

Unknownoptional
Workwork

no description

Unknownoptional
Template doc demotemplate doc demo

no description

Unknownoptional
Typetype

no description

Unknownoptional
Languagelanguage

no description

Unknownoptional
Deadurldeadurl

no description

Unknownoptional
Formatformat

no description

Unknownoptional
Pagepage

no description

Unknownoptional
Noppnopp

no description

Unknownoptional
Pagespages

no description

Unknownoptional
Atat

no description

Unknownoptional
Agencyagency

no description

Unknownoptional
Seriesseries

no description

Unknownoptional
Versionversion

no description

Unknownoptional
Locationlocation

no description

Unknownoptional
Placeplace

no description

Unknownoptional
Publication-placepublication-place

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor-lasteditor-last

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor1-lasteditor1-last

no description

Unknownoptional
Editoreditor

no description

Unknownoptional
Editorseditors

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor-surnameeditor-surname

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor1-surnameeditor1-surname

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor2-lasteditor2-last

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor2-surnameeditor2-surname

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor3-lasteditor3-last

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor3-surnameeditor3-surname

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor4-lasteditor4-last

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor4-surnameeditor4-surname

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor-firsteditor-first

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor1-firsteditor1-first

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor-giveneditor-given

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor1-giveneditor1-given

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor2-firsteditor2-first

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor2-giveneditor2-given

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor3-firsteditor3-first

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor3-giveneditor3-given

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor4-firsteditor4-first

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor4-giveneditor4-given

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor-linkeditor-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor1-linkeditor1-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor2-linkeditor2-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor3-linkeditor3-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Editor4-linkeditor4-link

no description

Unknownoptional
Arxivarxiv

no description

Unknownoptional
Asinasin

no description

Unknownoptional
Asin-tldasin-tld

no description

Unknownoptional
Bibcodebibcode

no description

Unknownoptional
Doidoi

no description

Unknownoptional
Doi_brokendatedoi_brokendate

no description

Unknownoptional
Doi_inactivedatedoi_inactivedate

no description

Unknownoptional
Isbnisbn

no description

Unknownoptional
Issnissn

no description

Unknownoptional
Jfmjfm

no description

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Jstorjstor

no description

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Lccnlccn

no description

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Mrmr

no description

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Oclcoclc

no description

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Olol

no description

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Ostiosti

no description

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Pmcpmc

no description

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Pmidpmid

no description

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Rfcrfc

no description

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Ssrnssrn

no description

Unknownoptional
Zblzbl

no description

Unknownoptional
Idid

no description

Unknownoptional
Laysummarylaysummary

no description

Unknownoptional
Laydatelaydate

no description

Unknownoptional
Laysourcelaysource

no description

Unknownoptional
Quotequote

no description

Unknownoptional
Refref

no description

Unknownoptional
Lastauthoramplastauthoramp

no description

Unknownoptional
Author-maskauthor-mask

no description

Unknownoptional
Authormaskauthormask

no description

Unknownoptional
Author-separatorauthor-separator

no description

Unknownoptional
Author-name-separatorauthor-name-separator

no description

Unknownoptional
Postscriptpostscript

no description

Unknownoptional
Separatorseparator

no description

Unknownoptional
Seperatorseperator

no description

Unknownoptional
Display-authorsdisplay-authors

no description

Unknownoptional
Access-dateaccess-date

no description

Unknownoptional
Accessdaymonthaccessdaymonth

no description

Unknownoptional
Accessdayaccessday

no description

Unknownoptional
Accessmonthdayaccessmonthday

no description

Unknownoptional
Accessedaccessed

no description

Unknownoptional
Accessmonthaccessmonth

no description

Unknownoptional
Accessyearaccessyear

no description

Unknownoptional
Dateformatdateformat

no description

Unknownoptional
Doilabeldoilabel

no description

Unknownoptional