VideoLAN Wiki:List of templates

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Name Description
{{Clear}} If there are elements (eg wikipedia box) to the left or right of the page, this will place text under those, rather than beside it.

Interwiki links

Name Description
{{Mmwiki}} Box to Multimedia Wiki
{{Website}} Box to official website
{{Wikipedia}} Box to Wikipedia:
{{Xiph}} Box to Xiph Wiki
{{Open}} Marks free open source projects

Links to VLC project

Name Description
{{Doc}} Link to documentation
{{Faqlink}} Link to FAQs
{{Forum}} Link to forum thread
{{File}} Link to source code


Name Description
{{Delete}} Places a page in Category:Delete for deletion.
{{Stub}} Is a stub. Adds to Category:Stubs
{{Check}} Adds [Please check] and adds to Category:Pages to check

Page type banners

Name Description
{{Documentation}} Marks as being from the official documentation
{{Howto}} Marks as part of the how to pages
{{Mux}} Marks as a container.
{{Codec audio}} Marks as an audio codec.
{{Codec video}} Marks as a video codec.
{{Protocol}} Marks as an access module (http, cdda, etc).
{{Top box}} A box with a square and a bit for text, used for {{mux}}, etc.
{{example code}} Page is example code

Yes and no

Test status
Name Description
{{Yes}} Yes
{{No}} No
{{Ok}} Ok / Upgradable
{{Middle}} Middle
{{Untested}} untested ???
{{Up-to-date}} Up-to-date
Name Description
{{Needed}} X
{{UnNeeded}} -


Name Description
{{Module}} Module info box
{{Option}} Module option


Name Description
{{Compat}} Asks for compatability information, eg for hardware.
{{Tl}} For templates, does the groovy {{tl}} thing.
{{Unsupported}} Not compatible box
{{VLC}} Expands to VLC media player.
{{VLC:latest version}} Expands to VLC latest version. Currently 3.0.12
{{%}} Expands to % for use at the start of console stuff
{{BasedOnRev}} Link to a diff of a file between a given revision and SVN HEAD.
{{GPL}} GPL notice ("Permission is granted to...")