This page is a proposal for a new Wikimedia Foundation Sister Project.
Status Under discussion
What is the proposed name for the project? Wikitemplates
Proposed project tagline The template repository
Project description
What is the project purpose? What will be its scope? How would it benefit to be part of Wikimedia?
It will be a repository for templates which will be used on other Wikimedia Wikis.
How many wikis?
Will there be many language versions or just on one multilingual wiki?
As it is a template repository, it will be multilingual
How many languages?
Is the project going to be in one language or in many?
Many languages
Proposed project website address
Proposed logo for the project Wikitemplates Logo.svg
Technical requirements
If the project requires any new features that the MediaWiki software currently doesn't have, please describe in detail. Are additional MediaWiki extensions needed for the project?
See phab:T66475 about implementation
Development wiki None
Interested participants Zaenon

Wikitemplates is a wiki that is basically a repository for templates, which will be used as a replacement for local templates which occur in most wikis.

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Alternative namesEdit

  • TemplateWiki

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As of now there is no mentioning of this project


There are none, as of now.

People interestedEdit

  • This is a good idea, mainly because I would LOVE to restore the old SharedIP templates (the ones with the blue box and the big "Attention:") to English Wikipedia. Putting "Welcome to Wikipedia! Create an account!" into an anti-vandal template is just dumb. Lojbanist (talk) 08:46, 30 March 2018 (UTC)
  • Good idea. This will make it simpler to contribute to multiple wikis. New wikis will also start faster. We will all gain time. -- Thibdx (talk) 03:48, 14 August 2018 (UTC)
  •   Strong support. Very good idea to globalize some hundred-thousand of templates! Infoboxes, cite-webs, external link templates etc. Фред-Продавец звёзд (talk) 16:38, 3 May 2019 (UTC)
  •   Strong support Changing my earlier perspective, this is actually brilliant idea, much easier than transferring templates from another project. Would help in many ways to projects that lacks templates. maybe we should make his a part of commons. Arep Ticous 17:22, 9 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support Already working on such a project on mediawiki with Yurik Capankajsmilyo (talk) 09:31, 11 May 2019 (UTC)
  •   Strong support Having recently become an admin on a smaller wiki, yeah.. this is badly needed. –MJLTalk 00:26, 11 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support Rubbish computer (Talk: Contribs) 13:12, 21 October 2019 (UTC)
  •   Strong support Would allow usage of templates like, say, the {{strong support}} template on any site with ease, and allow sharing module code between wikis in an accessible manner.--Moonythedwarf (talk) 21:17, 21 November 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support -- 09:53, 2 January 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support, would be very useful. --Kostas20142 (talk) 22:10, 1 March 2020 (UTC)