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OK, What Am I Doing Wrong Here?...Edit

The following (sorry, couldn't figure out how to 'nowiki' this – but the code can be found by clicking 'Edit') is generating an error message – I can't figure out why?...

SeriesSeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast airedNetwork
Original series
1991 series113October 25, 1991 (1991-10-25)November 21, 1992 (1992-11-21)
213June 19, 1993 (1993-06-19)October 2, 1993 (1993-10-02)
313January 8, 1994 (1994-01-08)April 16, 1994 (1994-04-16)
413October 1, 1994 (1994-10-01)January 21, 1995 (1995-01-21)
513October 7, 1995 (1995-10-07)February 3, 1996 (1996-02-03)
First revival
1999 series113February 6, 1999 (1999-02-06)May 15, 1999 (1999-05-15)
213April 2, 2000 (2000-04-02)June 11, 2000 (2000-06-11)
Second revival
2019 series13October 11, 2019 (2019-10-11)October 25, 2019 (2019-10-25)Nickelodeon

Any ideas?... Thanks. --IJBall (contribstalk) 17:43, 11 December 2020 (UTC)

@IJBall: |multiseries= has to go after the flags. I've switched it in your code. Cheers. (Also for formatting, YYYY series shouldn't be italicized.) - Favre1fan93 (talk) 18:08, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
Thanks! I would never have figured that out! --IJBall (contribstalk) 18:16, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
No problem! I just looked at the example, and started swapping in your content to see where it was breaking and went from there. - Favre1fan93 (talk) 19:35, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
@IJBall: Out of curiousity, would the below work for the same intended purpose, removing duplication between the headers and the series parameters? This would be similar to the table at The Twilight Zone. I think your idea would be great for List of DreamWorks Dragons episodes as well, to remove the whole seasons 3-8 numbers, since they're not detailed as such, but then I was debating on the content of the separate headers and series parameters.
SeriesSeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast airedNetwork
Original series113October 25, 1991 (1991-10-25)November 21, 1992 (1992-11-21)
213June 19, 1993 (1993-06-19)October 2, 1993 (1993-10-02)
313January 8, 1994 (1994-01-08)April 16, 1994 (1994-04-16)
413October 1, 1994 (1994-10-01)January 21, 1995 (1995-01-21)
513October 7, 1995 (1995-10-07)February 3, 1996 (1996-02-03)
First revival113February 6, 1999 (1999-02-06)May 15, 1999 (1999-05-15)
213April 2, 2000 (2000-04-02)June 11, 2000 (2000-06-11)
Second revival13October 11, 2019 (2019-10-11)October 25, 2019 (2019-10-25)Nickelodeon
-- /Alex/21 01:02, 12 December 2020 (UTC)
I prefer what I did above, but if you want to solicit other opinions, feel free to post to Talk:List of Are You Afraid of the Dark? episodes. --IJBall (contribstalk) 01:06, 12 December 2020 (UTC)

Design discussionEdit

There is currently a discussion concerning the design of this template over at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Television#Series overview template needs a slight redesign. - adamstom97 (talk) 20:10, 28 December 2020 (UTC)

WCAGEdit

@Alex 21: your reasoning behind reverting the change was referenced WP:WCAG AAA and WCAG AA, therefore conforming to WP:COLOUR, but the WCAG guideline from what I can find only covers background and text. There's not really any information that is accessible regarding tables and how empty cells are being used solely to distinguish between rows on a table.

But since the goal of that empty colored column is there to make each row more distinct for navigation purposes, if we use the principles of GCAC, Per Snook.ca, the colors do not follow WCAG AAA or AA. The contrast ratio is not big enough.Blue Pumpkin Pie (talk) 15:17, 18 January 2021 (UTC)

What colour(s) currently used do not conform with AAA? -- /Alex/21 23:14, 18 January 2021 (UTC)
@Alex 21: Based on using the principle of WCAG, according to snoook.ca these colors don't work together.
A next to B
C next to D
E next to F
Since we're dealing with empty cells and not background/foreground readability, I think the most that these cells should require in principle is to meet WCAG AA 18 pt+.Blue Pumpkin Pie (talk) 15:37, 19 January 2021 (UTC)

CaptionEdit

Is it just me or adding a custom caption to be read by anyone is not possible anymore because it defaults to screen reader-only? Heartfox (talk) 20:17, 18 January 2021 (UTC)

I thought when the screen reader only template was added, the flag parameter |show_caption= was added too, but that doesn't seem to be the case. That should definitely be added so the caption can be made visible if needed. - Favre1fan93 (talk) 22:17, 18 January 2021 (UTC)
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