Template:Question

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Pictogram-voting-question.svg Question

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This documentation is transcluded from Template:Polling template.

This is a polling template. Feel free to add language translations. Any help in updating these translations may be requested at the Administrators' Noticeboard.

Usage

{{Question}}

Template parameters

<templatedata>JSON</templatedata> ./. {{TemplateBox}}
TemplateData

TemplateData is a way to store information about template parameters (the description of those and of the whole template) for both humans and machines. It is used by VisualEditor and possibly other tools like Upload Wizard.


Existing template documentation
At Wikimedia Commons, it is recommended to use {{TemplateBox}} with either useTemplateData=1 or useTemplateData=only on the /doc subpage and transcluding it with {{Documentation}} into the template. <nowiki>...</nowiki>-tags can be wrapped around the the arguments, if required, to avoid templates being expanded.

Newly created template documentation and imports
Another option, especially for imported templates, or for users with JSON experience, is placing raw <templatedata>-tags into the Wikitext or the template as described in various Wikipediae.

Discussion
There is an ongoing discussion about that matter. Feel invited to comment if you are experienced in either way, your time permits and if you like to share your opinion or to make a suggestion.


Wikipedia's help about TemplateDataCommons-specific information

This is a polling template.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
text1

Rarely used optional parameter allows to overwrite the default text message

Lineoptional
languagelang

{{Question|lang=xx}} (where xx is ISO 639-2 language code) for output in the specified language.

Lineoptional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: all namespaces

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Example

{{Question|Hello World!}}

renders as:

Pictogram-voting-question.svg Hello World!

See also

Localization

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please edit the template and add a row to the "{{LangSwitch|}}" construct. It takes the form "|xx= Your translation " (xx being the code of your language)

More Examples

{{Question}}
Will display the name in the language specified by user's preferences: Pictogram-voting-question.svg Question
{{Question|lang=pl}}
Will always display the name in Polish: Pictogram-voting-question.svg 
{{Question|hello}}
Will keep the icon but add own message: Pictogram-voting-question.svg hello
{{Question|}}
Will keep the icon and have no text message: Pictogram-voting-question.svg 

See also