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Description
This template is used to insert descriptions on template pages.
Syntax
Type <noinclude>{{documentation}}</noinclude> at the top of the template page or <onlyinclude>Template code</onlyinclude>{{documentation}}.
See also
  • {{Documentation2}} - for documenting template-like page in the main namespace.

General usageEdit

On the Template pageEdit

<noinclude>{{documentation}}
</noinclude>Template code
<includeonly>Categories applied to pages using the template</includeonly>

The line break before <includeonly> is included here for formatting purposes, and should not appear in actual templates. Depending on the template, it may be beneficial to move the <includeonly> to immediately after </noinclude>, hiding the template from view.

On the Template/doc pageEdit

;Description
:This template is used to do something.
;Syntax
:Type <code>{{t|templatename}}</code> somewhere.
;Sample output
:<code><nowiki>{{templatename|foo}}</nowiki></code> gives...
:{{templatename|foo}}

<includeonly>Any categories for the template itself</includeonly>
<noinclude>[[Category:Template documentation|{{PAGENAME}}]]</noinclude>

Use any or all of the above description/syntax/sample output sections. You may also want to add "see also" or further usage information sections.

Note that the above example also uses the Template:T and Template:T/piece templates.

Non-Template namespace usageEdit

On the Template pageEdit

<noinclude>{{documentation|ns=User}}
</noinclude>Template code
<includeonly>Categories applied to pages using the template</includeonly>
The line break before <includeonly> is included here for formatting purposes, and should not appear in actual templates. Depending on the template, it may be beneficial to move the <includeonly> to immediately after <noinclude>, hiding the template from view.

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