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A '''userbox''' (commonly abbreviated as '''UBX''') is a small colored box designed to appear only on a contributor's [[User page]] to share information about a user, or help users collaborate more effectively.
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This is a '''userbox''', a small colored box you can add to your [[User page]] to share information about yourself, or help other users learn about you so you can collaborate.  
  
 
== Add the userbox  ==
 
== Add the userbox  ==
  
To add this userbox to your User page, enter <nowiki>{{</nowiki>{{PAGENAME}}<nowiki>}}</nowiki>. Additional userboxes can be found in the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Userboxes/Gallery]].
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To add this [[userbox]] to your [[user page]] {{#if: {{{usercategory|}}}| and your username to [[:Category:{{{usercategory|}}}]]}}:
  
If you have a number of userboxes, you can put&nbsp;{{tl|userboxtop}}&nbsp;before and&nbsp;{{tl|userboxbottom}}&nbsp;after the list to order them together on your user page.
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:#[[Special:MyPage|Go to your user page]].
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:#Click to '''Edit This Page'''.
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:#Place your cursor where you would like to see the userbox.
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:#Click on the '''{T}''' icon in your toolbar (or the Wikitext button).
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:#Enter '''<nowiki>{{</nowiki>{{PAGENAME}}<nowiki>}}</nowiki>''', click ok if needed, then save the page.
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{{{extra|}}}
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Additional userboxes can be found in the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Userboxes/Gallery]].  
  
The {{tlx|clear}} template can be placed after the plain userbox if text is added on a new line immediately after it.  
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If you have a number of userboxes, you can put {{tl|userboxtop}} before and {{tl|userboxbottom}} after the list to order them together on your user page.  
  
You will generally not add a userbox to another's user page, except in the case of recognition userboxes.  
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For more information about userboxes, see [[Help:Userbox|Help:Userbox]].<br>
  
== Creating a new userbox  ==
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<includeonly>[[Category:{{{cat|Userboxes}}}|{{#sub:{{PAGENAME}}|5}}]]<includeonly>
 
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<noinclude>[[Category:Template documentation]]</noinclude>
The basic template used in creating new userboxes is {{tl|Userbox}}. Basic examples are included in the template documentation. Alternatively a request for a new userbox can be added to the [[FamilySearch Wiki talk:Userboxes|FamilySearch Wiki:Userboxes talk page]].
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[[Category:Help|{{PAGENAME}}]]
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Latest revision as of 17:44, 26 May 2012

This is a userbox, a small colored box you can add to your User page to share information about yourself, or help other users learn about you so you can collaborate.

Add the userbox

To add this userbox to your user page :

  1. Go to your user page.
  2. Click to Edit This Page.
  3. Place your cursor where you would like to see the userbox.
  4. Click on the {T} icon in your toolbar (or the Wikitext button).
  5. Enter {{Userbox documentation}}, click ok if needed, then save the page.

Additional userboxes can be found in the FamilySearch Wiki:Userboxes/Gallery.

If you have a number of userboxes, you can put {{userboxtop}} before and {{userboxbottom}} after the list to order them together on your user page.

For more information about userboxes, see Help:Userbox.


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