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Documentation Sub-page for Template:Cat_State

Scope of Use

Purpose

  • Template:Cat_State should be used to build category-pages for individual US States, Territories, etc. and Canadian Provinces.
  • Template:Cat_State is designed to be a categories-template that provides a common and uniform structure for both the text that is displayed on, and the categories assigned to, specific "state"-level categories.

Directly Invoked By

Not Intended For

  • Template:Cat_State should not be directly invoked by any other template or category, including state-specific sub-categories below a primary "state"-level category.

Parameters

  • Specified values will override default values.
  • Specified values, Default values, and Parameter Names are all case-sensitive.
Parameter Name Var Description Expected Value(s) Default Value Notes
CategoryName
  • the category-article's own name (not its parent's name).
A value is Required
ParentCat (Parent Category)
  • name of the category-article's parent-category
Collaboration
loctype (location type) (without quotes)
  • either "state"
  • or "province"
  • or "district".
state
  • The value should be the noun that is grammatically correct for the specified "state" wiki article.
StateWikiArticle
  • the proper title for the related Wiki article.
A value is Required

Examples

  • The horizontal lines below separate examples for clarity and do not appear when template is invoked.


How to invoke this template for a US State

  • {{Cat_State
    |CategoryName=Texas
    |StateWikiArticle=Texas (US)}}

Result

Welcome to the "Category:Texas" category which is a sub-category of "Category:Collaboration". Please assign this category to all articles relating to information from entities in the state of Texas.

To assign this category to an article, please add [[Category:Texas]] as the last line.


You may find this state's Wiki article at Texas (US).



How to invoke this template for the US District of Columbia

  • {{Cat_State
    |CategoryName=District of Columbia
    |loctype=district
    |StateWikiArticle=District of Columbia (DC)}}

Result

Welcome to the "Category:District of Columbia" category which is a sub-category of "Category:Collaboration". Please assign this category to all articles relating to information from entities in the district of District of Columbia.

To assign this category to an article, please add [[Category:District of Columbia]] as the last line.


You may find this district's Wiki article at District of Columbia (DC).



How to invoke this template for a Canadian Province

  • {{Cat_State
    |CategoryName=Quebec
    |loctype=province
    |StateWikiArticle=Quebec (CA)
    |ParentCat=Canada}}

Result

Welcome to the "Category:Quebec" category which is a sub-category of "Category:Canada". Please assign this category to all articles relating to information from entities in the province of Quebec.

To assign this category to an article, please add [[Category:Quebec]] as the last line.


You may find this province's Wiki article at Quebec (CA).






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