No, you don't have to do anything with the Template namespace - just
paste the definition from the Wikipedia source - the following is
style="background:#90ff90; color:black;" class="table-yes" |
I suggest you look at http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Templates
these are a very powerful and easy way to make editing easier and source
pages more elegant and less cluttered. Note that you can also include
templates from other locations by including the path in the call to the
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Have a look at
should answer your questions - especially if you view the
Thanks, Sam. If I am right, I have to create the page
Template:Yes on my own wiki. If I go to that page, mediawiki
proposes to create the page, like any regular page. Though on
Wikipedia the label of the first tab is "template".
Do I have to "activate" the template namespace in any way?
Also, to install several templates listed on the above
Wikipedia page, do I have to create all templates by hand, one by
one, or is there any kind of install process?
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