Main discussion & Queries: template talk:Lts


Template:Lts is a smaller variant of {{Lt}} with pleasant output, for use especially also on browsers which don't support ·.

UsageEdit

{{Lts|template}} shows links for the specified template.
{{Lts}} shows links for a template wrt the {{PAGENAME}}.

ExampleEdit

Code Result
{{Lts|Lt}} Template:Lt(edit talk links history)
{{Lts}} Template:Lts/doc(edit talk links history)

See alsoEdit

Template:Las(edit talk links history) 'Lts' formatted, but for anything,
 Defaults to article space, but accepts category or template, etc. namespace prefixes too.
Template:Lts(edit talk links history) for templates (List Template Short ["Lt"])
Template:Lcs(edit talk links history) for categories
Template:Lps(edit talk links history) for {{ns:Project}} (= Wikipedia)
Template:Ltsmeta(edit talk links history) for templates copied from Meta
Template:Lts/(edit talk links history) for template lists (see below)
Template:Lx(edit talk links history) boilerplate for the Lx family
Category:Internal link templates for a comparison of this zoo see below
Template:Lps (edit · talk · links · history) at Meta
Template:Lts (edit · talk · links · history) at Meta
Template:Ltsmeta (edit · talk · links · history) at Meta

ComparisonEdit

We got a zoo of similar templates, pick what you like. This list is probably incomplete and intentionally omits variants with parameters like {{Tlx}} and the various redirects.

Source Code Result
links talk edit {{lt|x4}} Template:X4 (edit | talk | history | links | watch | logs)
links talk edit {{lts|x4}} Template:X4(edit talk links history)
links talk edit {{lts/|x4}} links talk edit
links talk edit {{tetl|x4}} {{x4}}
links talk edit
links talk edit {{ti|x4}} Template:x4 (talk · links · edit)
links talk edit {{tic|x4}} Template:x4 (talk links edit)
links talk edit {{tiw|x4}} Template:x4 (backlinks edit)
links talk edit {{tl|x4}} {{x4}}
links talk edit {{tn|x4}} {{x4}}
links talk edit {{tlc|x4}} {{x4}}
links talk edit {{tls|x4}} {{subst:x4}}
links talk edit {{tlsetl|x4}} {{subst:x4}}
 links talk edit
links talk edit {{tlt|x4}} {{x4}} (talk)
links talk edit {{ttl|x4}} {{x4}} (t/l)
links talk edit {{twlh|x4}} Template:x4 (links, talk)

General-purpose formattingEdit

Comparison of template-linking templates according to the styles of generated text and link produced
Text style ↓ {{tlg}} options[note 1]
to achieve text style
Link style
Linked Unlinked Linked with subst Unlinked with subst Linked including braces Linked with alternative text
{{tlg}} options[note 1]
to achieve link style
DEFAULT nolink=yes subst=yes nolink=yes|subst=yes braceinside=yes alttext=Foo
2=Foo
normal DEFAULT {{tlg}}[note 1]
{{tl}}
{{tlp|1|2|...}}[note 2]
{{Template:tlu}}[note 3]
{{tlf}}[note 2]
<template link>
{{subst:tls}}
{{subst:Template:tlsu}}[note 3]
{{tlsf}}[note 2]
<template link>
{{tn}} {{tla}}
code code=yes {{tl2}}
{{tlx}}
{{Template:tlxu}}[note 3]
{{tlc}}[note 2]
<template link>
{{tnull}}<template link>
{{subst:tlxs}} {{subst:tlsc}}[note 2]
<template link>
monospace plaincode=yes[note 4] {{subst:tltss}}[note 5]
kbd kbd=yes[note 5]
bold bold=yes {{tlb}}
bold+code bold=yes|code=yes {{tlxb}}
italic+code italic=yes|code=yes {{tlxi}}
  1. ^ a b c {{tlg}} is the most general template, allowing any combination of text style and/or link style options.
  2. ^ a b c d e Prevents wrapping of text by placing it inside <span class="nowrap">...</span> tags.
  3. ^ a b c Allows links to templates in any namespace.
  4. ^ {{tlg|plaincode=yes}} uses <code style="border:none; background-color:transparent;">...</code>.
  5. ^ a b Displays monospaced font using <span style="font-family:monospace;">...</span>.

Other formatting templatesEdit

Templates producing specialised formatting effects for given templates, modules or parameters
Code example Effect Notes
{{tl2|Hatnote|lang=fr}} {{hatnote}} Supports linking to sister projects (e.g., fr:Hatnote)
{{demo|<nowiki>{{Hatnote|lang=fr|Some text}}</nowiki>}}
{{hatnote|lang=fr|Some text}}

Shows code and example
{{tln|Hatnote}} Template:Hatnote Produces a normal link to the template
{{elc|Template:Hatnote}}
{{elc|Template:Hatnote|Hatnote}}
[[Template:Hatnote]]
[[Template:Hatnote|Hatnote]]
Formats wikilink, with optional piped link text and blended suffix
{{ml|Example|hello}} {{#invoke:Example|hello}} Counterpart to {{tl}} for linking to Lua modules
{{mlx|Example|hello}} {{#invoke:Example|hello}} Counterpart to {{tlx}} for linking to Lua modules
{{ml-lua|Module:Example|hello}} require('Module:Example') Link to Lua modules and built-in libraries, showing Lua code.
{{para|title|<var>book title</var>}} |title=book title Formats template parameters for display, with or without values
{{sclx|LASTING}} [[WP:LASTING]] Takes a shortcut suffix in project namespace and displays it with brackets and the WP: alias in a <code>...</code> tag.
{{tag|ref}}
{{xtag|templatedata}}
<ref>...</ref>
<templatedata>
Formats [X]HTML tags; can add content, choose opening, closing, or self-closing
{{dtl|Ping project}} {{d:Ping project}} Wikidata counterpart to {{tl}}
{{pf|if}}
{{pf|if|{{{1}}}|true|false}}
{{#if}}
{{#if:{{{1}}}|true|false}}
Parser function equivalent to {{tl}}
{{magic word|uc:}} {{uc:}} Magic word links

With utility linksEdit

Templates producing utility links for a given template (Hatnote used here as example)
Code example Effect
{{lt|Hatnote}} Template:Hatnote (edit | talk | history | links | watch | logs)
{{lts|Hatnote}} Template:Hatnote(edit talk links history)
{{t links|Hatnote}} {{Hatnote}} (edit talk history links # /subpages /doc /doc edit /sbox /sbox diff /test)
{{tfd links|Hatnote}} Template:Hatnote (talk · history · transclusions · logs · subpages · delete)
{{tetl|Hatnote}} {{Hatnote}}
links talk edit
{{tsetl|Hatnote}} {{subst:Hatnote}}
 links talk edit
{{ti|Hatnote}} Template:Hatnote (talk · links · edit)
{{tic|Hatnote}} Template:Hatnote (talk links edit)
{{tim|Hatnote}} m:Template:Hatnote (backlinks edit)
{{tiw|Hatnote}} Template:Hatnote (backlinks edit)
{{tlt|Hatnote}} {{Hatnote}} (talk)
{{ttl|Hatnote}} {{Hatnote}} (t/l)
{{twlh|Hatnote}} Template:Hatnote (links, talk)