User talk:Eve Hutch

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Welcome to Wikispecies![edit]

Hello, and welcome to Wikispecies! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages you might like to see:

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Please sign your comments on talk pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically produce your username (if you're logged in) and the date. Please also read the Wikispecies policy What Wikispecies is not. If you need help, ask me on my talk page, or in the Village Pump. Again, welcome! -- Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 17:44, 8 June 2020 (UTC)

Wikispecies preferred style of format[edit]

Hello Eve Hutch. Please note that this edit you made earlier today, and may be others as well, doesn't comply with the recommended format as described in the Wikispecies "Name section" guideline, and that as a result of a poll in the Village Pump back in 2017 we shouldn't use the BASEPAGENAME magic word. This information was also stated in the edit summary given by me, prior to your most recent edit of the page [see first link above]. As a result, your edit will most likely be reverted. Best regards, Tommy Kronkvist (talk), 13:22, 22 June 2021 (UTC).

The above information is also true for the Petalon vietnamensis page you've edited. Please take your time to read WIkispecies Help:Contents (and its subpages) which provides a good introduction to editing Wikispecies, as recommended by Andy to you in his message from 8 June. –Tommy Kronkvist (talk), 14:05, 22 June 2021 (UTC).

Hint for creating reference templates[edit]

Hello again. When creating reference templates, you can easily add the necessary categories and backlinks etc. by simply adding the tag {{subst:Reftemp}} directly after the actual citation. Then you wont have to add them manually, and you will not have to correct unintentional errors such as this one.


First add all the standard data about the publication, as you normally do:

* {{a|Carolus Linnaeus|Linnaeus, C.}} 1753. Name of article. ''[[ISSN XXXX-XXXX|Name of journal]]'' 1(2): 3–4. {{doi|xx.xxxx/xxxx.xxxx.xxxx}}

You should of course replace the DOI template if you instead wish to link to a web page, ISBN, PDF, or other handle. Then, directly after the DOI (or equivalent) you simply add the {{subst:Reftemp}} tag, like so:

* {{a|Carolus Linnaeus|Linnaeus, C.}} 1753. Name of article. ''[[ISSN XXXX-XXXX|Name of journal]]'' 1(2): 3–4. {{doi|xx.xxxx/xxxx.xxxx.xxxx}}{{subst:Reftemp}}

Please note that it should always be added as the very last part of a reference template page, and without any space in front of it. All necessary spacing will be added automatically.

After you preview and save the template, that extra little code snibbet will automatically add the template to Category:Reference templates and add the link saying "Find all Wikispecies pages which cite this reference." In essence, the template will look something like this when added to a taxon page, however the links a names will of course be different:

The next time you edit the template it will not see the {{subst:Reftemp}} anywhere, since it has then been automagically replaced by all of the links and categories mentioned above.
–Kind regards, Tommy Kronkvist (talk), 16:57, 22 June 2021 (UTC).