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--The Cat Master (talk) 06:00, November 18, 2019 (UTC)

Online character pages and images Edit

Thank you for your contributions! I'd like to make a few recommendations based on the Wiki's Style and Formatting policies.

There is a difference between "Dialogue," "Conversations," and "Quotes." Each should be their own heading in this order: Dialogue, Conversations, and then Quotes. Quotes are short phrases formatted "like this" – two apostrophes, followed by a quotation mark, the text, another quotation mark, and two more apostrophes (the apostrophes on each side italicise the text). Each quote should be bullet pointed by putting a * at the beginning on the line. Dialogue with the player uses <div class="diabox"> whereas conversations between two characters uses <div class="blockquote">. Using "diabox-half" or "blockquote-half" is acceptable if the box spills over an infobox on the right side of the page. I encourage you to look at examples like this and this, especially the code itself.

Empty variables in infoboxes shouldn't be removed. If there is a variable like "occupation = " that is empty, leave it like that. The infobox templates should be uniform between pages with the only difference being the information within. Empty variables won't show on the published page. The {{Missing}} template is often used in infoboxes to identify variables that need to be filled rather than others that can be left blank because they are not applicable.

The Elder Scrolls Online has a specific set of categorical classes that characters belong to. Some the classes that you applied to various characters are non-existent within the game, thus they have been removed and classes you did apply that to exist should need to be confirmed by other users with such experience.

When adding images, please search for the appropriate template according to game and subject here and add it to the summary (don't add any licensing from the drop down menu, they're added automatically). This is important for proper categorisation and general formatting. Furthermore and most importantly, the images of characters you uploaded do not comply with the standard resolutions necessary for full-body character images. All character images need to be exactly a 3:5 ratio. You can refer to here for exact proper resolutions. Most of your images will need to be retaken at a better resolution (I or someone else will get around to it). It would also be preferable for images to be uploaded as PNG files instead of JPG/JPEG for greater image quality.

When adding images to pages, you do not need to add it as a link, but instead just the text of the file name like this: |image = character.png. Not image = [[File:character.png|thumb|left]]. As a side also, thumb and left should not be used together. Usually, just use thumb for images on the right side of the page.

Thanks again for your contributions. Always be bold! Any mistakes you make are opportunities to learn and are easily and often swiftly fixed by the staff and other users. Please keep contributing and don't be afraid to ask for advice!
Grey Fox (talk) 12:44, November 21, 2019 (UTC)

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