| This is a documentation subpage for Template:Userbox-lang (see that page for the template itself).
It contains usage information, categories and other content that is not part of the original template page.
This template can be used to display the language and level of ability spoken by a contributor on their user page.
The template has two unnamed parameters and one named parameter.
- The first unnamed parameter is a two-letter code according to the ISO 639-1 standard
- The second (optional) unnamed parameter is a number to indicate the level of ability in this language. If this parameter is omitted the wording for native speaker will be displayed.
- 0 = limited or no ability
- 1 = basic
- 2 = intermediate
- 3 = advanced
- 4 = near-native
- 5 = professional
- This (optional) parameter can be used to define a skill other than speaking, for example reading or writing. If omitted the default is speaking.
Example of different language codes
|Situation||You type||You get|
|Native speaker of English||
|Advanced speaker of Spanish||
|Basic speaker of Japanese||
Example of different ability levels
Using English as an example the following shows the range of abilities that can be choosen.
|Ability||You type||You get|