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== Bottom of article - category templates ==
== Bottom of article - category templates ==
Just ONE of these should be placed at the very bottom of an article. Choose its main category. Don't worry about listing a secondary/specific category.
ONE of these should be placed at the very bottom of an article. Choose its main category.  
*Don't list a secondary/specific category unless it's critical to show two sets of "other articles in this category" links.
*Do list a secondary/specific category for the subsets under the main categories below.
; [[Template:Calendaring|<nowiki>{{Calendaring}}</nowiki>]]
; [[Template:Calendaring|<nowiki>{{Calendaring}}</nowiki>]]
: Adds Article to [[:Category:Calendars and Scheduling]], and inserts a list of other Articles in that Category.
: Adds Article to [[:Category:Calendars and Scheduling]], and inserts a list of other Articles in that Category.
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; [[Template:ClassTech|<nowiki>{{ClassTech}}</nowiki>]]
; [[Template:ClassTech|<nowiki>{{ClassTech}}</nowiki>]]
: Adds Article to [[:Category:Classroom technology and systems]], and inserts a list of other Articles in that Category.
: Adds Article to [[:Category:Classroom technology and systems]], and inserts a list of other Articles in that Category.
:; [[Template:Chromebooks|<nowiki>{{Chromebooks}}</nowiki>]] (level 2, under Classroom technology and systems)
:: Adds Article to [[:Category:Chromebooks]], and inserts a list of other Articles in that Category.
; [[Template:Communication|<nowiki>{{Communication}}</nowiki>]]
; [[Template:Communication|<nowiki>{{Communication}}</nowiki>]]
: Adds Article to [[:Category:Communication]], and inserts a list of other Articles in that Category.
: Adds Article to [[:Category:Communication]], and inserts a list of other Articles in that Category.

Revision as of 22:02, 20 August 2017

Our Google spreadsheet for organizing content for this wiki.

Top of article - abox info template

{{abox}}
Goes at the TOP of every article to indicate authorship, currency, audience, etc.
Click the link to get the full text, copy / paste to your article, then fill it out.

Article content

  • each page answers a single question -- e.g. how do I find a list of Riverdale Google Calendars
    • it is not a catch-all for everything about a subject -- other question means another page
      • except for our Get help from Google page, which is a catch-all
  • each page starts with an {{abox}} and ends with a {{CategoryTemplate}}
  • inline images (for instructions) are now added in a very particular way, with a variation of this code:
[[File:Interesting cal.png|thumbnail]]Here's a picture of what you should do<br clear="all">
which gives you this, including the open space before the next instruction:
Interesting cal.png
Here's a picture of what you should do
plus you can alter the size of the images by adding "|100px" (or another size) as follows:
[[File:Interesting cal.png|thumbnail|100px]]
to get this:
Interesting cal.png
Here's a tiny image. It's cheaper that way.

See this example/edit for source code examples.

Bottom of article - category templates

ONE of these should be placed at the very bottom of an article. Choose its main category.

  • Don't list a secondary/specific category unless it's critical to show two sets of "other articles in this category" links.
  • Do list a secondary/specific category for the subsets under the main categories below.
{{Calendaring}}
Adds Article to Category:Calendars and Scheduling, and inserts a list of other Articles in that Category.
{{SS}}
Adds Article to Category:Software and Services, and inserts a list of other Articles in that Category.
{{ClassTech}}
Adds Article to Category:Classroom technology and systems, and inserts a list of other Articles in that Category.
{{Chromebooks}} (level 2, under Classroom technology and systems)
Adds Article to Category:Chromebooks, and inserts a list of other Articles in that Category.
{{Communication}}
Adds Article to Category:Communication, and inserts a list of other Articles in that Category.