Template talk:AdministrativeNotification

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The use of this template is reserved to FSD administrators. Standard users must refrain from including this template in a page.

Template:AdministrativeNotification produces a static administrative notification and can be used in all pages of the FSD for different purposes. It should be used when rules are not respected, to restore a serene environment. It is also legitimate to use this template to leave a message indicating your prolonged absence or to prevent a fragment of important documentation from being misunderstood or ignored.
Administrators can use the template by providing 3 parameters in the form |name=value and it will produce a standard message in the exact position where it is placed. It has minimal performance impact and is easy to use, so it's a good idea to add this page to your bookmarks.


The first parameter |level is the "severity level" of the notification, which can be:

  • note (a simple note);
  • inote (an important note);
  • notification (something has happened or something will happen);
  • warning (warning after first violation of the rules);
  • severe (warning after reiterated violation of the rules);
  • action (action/reaction).

The second parameter ("content") is the text to be sent to the user.
The third parameter ("signature") is your signature (use --~~~ or better --~~~~) or the name of a team.
Example: {{AdministrativeNotification|level=warning|content=your custom message|signature=--~~~~}}

...produces an administrative warning, enclosed in a nice and serious box.
You can test the template in your sandbox/user page without consequences, to understand which level is ideal for your message before adding it to another wiki page.

I develop and maintain this and other templates. In case of doubts or problems feel free to contact me at any time. --LorenzoAncora (talk)

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