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Usage

{{CiteNews |author= |url= |title= |newsdate= |accessdate=~~~~~ |notes= |name= }}

Author

The author of the news update. This usually appears at the bottom of the news post, before the "In Other News..." section.

URL

The full URL to the news post, including the http://. An archive of past news posts can be found here.

Title

The title of the news post, found between the two arrow buttons at the top.

Newsdate

The date the news update was posted. Found next to the title between the two arrow buttons.

Accessdate

Leave this field as ~~~~~, it will auotmatically be converted to the proper date and time format. When verifying the reference, delete whatever is provided and change it to ~~~~~.

Standard parameters

The following parameters are standard across all citation templates.

Name

Optional. If you want to use this reference more than once, you must name it the first time you use it, then whenever you want to use it again, add {{NamedRef|name}} wherever you want it to re-appear.

Notes

Optional. This parameter allows you to add text beginning one space after end end of the citation. Having no formatting (meaning you will have to format it yourself), this area can be used for anything you require.

Group

Optional. This can be used to put the reference into a specific group, to separate it from other types of reference. See here for more on reference groups.



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