Note: This page contains details of templates relating to formatting.

Templates related to descriptions (such as disambiguation, spoiler, wikicode) are listed under Template messages/General.

Templates related to issues and disputes with articles, including NPOV, are listed under Disputes templates.

What to type What it makes Where it goes
((divbox))

edit
Talk
Links

Anywhere;
but be aware that excessive boxes may offend some users. Available in a range of styles; see Talk.
((userboxtop))

(edit Talk Links)
& ((userboxbottom)) edit Talk Links)

Collects userboxes into a single column grouping easily.

((Col-begin))
((Col-break))
This is column 1. Text is wrapped appropriately.
((Col-break|gap=1em))
This is column 2. Text is wrapped appropriately.
((Col-break|gap=1em))
This is column 3. Text is wrapped appropriately.
((col-end))

This can be used anywhere. Creates multiple columns in a single row. You can have as many columns as you want. Text is wrapped appropriately, and a margin prevents text in one column from touching text in another column. You can use any Wiki markup within the columns created by these templates.

((col-begin))
((col-3))
Column 1 here
((col-3))
Column 2 here
((col-3))
Column 3 here
((col-end))

((image frame|width=175|content= [[File:Wiki.png|80px]] [[File:Wiki.png|80px]]|caption=Wiki logos))

edit
Talk
Links

Wiki.png
Wiki.png
Wikipedia logos
For wrapping more than one image in a single image-and-caption box
((hidden|header=TITLE|content=Body text))

edit
Talk
Links

TITLE
Body text
Hide / show boxes
((key press|Ctrl|F5)) Ctrl+F5 To illustrate keystrokes, both in articles and Wikipedia help pages.
 ((flatlist|
 * All's well that ends well 
 * Do unto others as you would have them do unto you 
 * All the world's a stage 
 * No pain, no gain 
 * Six to one, half dozen the other 
 * A stitch in time saves nine 
 * One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish ))
  • All's well that ends well
  • Do unto others as you would have them do unto you
  • All the world's a stage
  • No pain, no gain
  • Six to one, half dozen the other
  • A stitch in time saves nine
  • One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish
Can be used anywhere. Creates an inline list that wraps correctly (i.e., only after the delimiter)