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Page templates

Usage View Description
{{cleanup}} view/used by Signals that an article (or section of an article) is a mess and needs to be restructured and rewritten
{{delete|<reason>}} view/used by Indicates that an article is being considered for deletion and requires discussion
{{discussion}} view/used by Indicates that a user wants to make a significant change to an article and wants feedback from other users
{{merge|<article>}} view/used by Used to propose merging two articles
{{redirect|<redirect term>|<disambiguation page>}} view/used by Used at the top of redirected articles to link to a disambiguation page for similarly titled articles
{{otheruses|<redirect term>|<what users may be looking for>|<alternate article>}} view/used by Used at the top of redirected articles to link to a (single) similarly titled article
{{otheruses1|<what users may be looking for>|<alternate article/s>}} view/used by Used at the top of (non-redirected) articles to link to one or more similarly titled articles
{{PictureNeeded|<image(s) required>}} view/used by Used on articles that need images added
{{PictureDispute}} view/used by Used on articles when a consensus cannot be reached upon which article images to include
{{rename|<new name>}} view/used by Used to propose renaming an article
{{rewrite|<what the page needs>}} view/used by Signals that an article (or section of an article) is a mess and needs to be completely restructured and rewritten.
{{Source needed}} view/used by Placed at the end of a sentence that is not properly cited
{{underconstruction}} view/used by Flags an article or section as "under construction"; should be used on (new) articles that will be updated several times in the near future.
{{unsigned|<username>}} view/used by Place at the end of a comment on a talk page that was not signed by the user

Stubs

Use the templates below for stubs on a specific topic. Also see Category:Stub templates.

Usage View Description
{{Stub}} view/used by Place this on articles where little info is added and you know there's more to be added.
{{cast-stub}} view/used by Stubs regarding Lost's cast, background cast, or guest stars.
{{char-stub}} view/used by Stubs regarding the characters in Lost.
{{crew-stub}} view/used by Stubs regarding the crew (directors, writers, etc.) of Lost.
{{item-stub}} view/used by Stubs regarding items in Lost
{{location-stub}} view/used by Stubs regarding Lost locations, filming locations, or fan locations.
{{podcast-stub}} view/used by Stubs regarding episodes of the official Lost podcast
{{TLE-stub}} view/used by Stubs regarding The Lost Experience.
{{Voice-stub}} view/used by Stubs regarding Voice actors.

Content Templates

Usage View Description
{{Authenticity}} view/used by A warning message for articles that apparently aren't about anything Lost-related. Not to be confused with {{CanonWarning}}.
{{CanonWarning}} view/used by Warning text for articles that is based mainly on material where there's uncertainty whether or not the source is part of the official canon.
{{disambig}} view/used by Used to signify a page is a disambiguation page
{{Fanon}} view/used by Signals fan-created content for the Lost-universe (aka fanfiction).
{{Find815}} view/used by Articles relating to Find 815
{{Lost Experience}} view/used by Articles relating to the Lost Experience
{{NonCanon}} view/used by Warning text for articles that is based on clearly unofficial material, thus making it not part of the Lost canon.
{{Parody}} view/used by Used for parody articles
{{Parody Theory}} view/used by Used for parody theory articles
{{Project}} view/used by Used for the newest ARG The Project
{{consensus}} view/used by Only to be placed on articles where LostPedia's official policies are being worked out. "This article refers to a policy that is still under discussion and has not yet been institutionalized."
{{Spoilers}} view/used by Placed on an article or section to alert the content may contain spoilers
{{ViaDomus}} view/used by Used for articles relating to the video game Lost: Via Domus
{{Warning}} view/used by Used on articles with strong language

Style Templates

Usage View Description
{{Clear}} view/used by Places the HTML-tag "<div style="clear:both">" in the article. This is a CSS-hack to prevent div-boxes to overlap each other.
{{PortalImage}} view/used by Used to force images to be links on a portal page. Please limit images to 90px, or they will get clipped. See Portal:Main_Characters for an example.

Infobox Templates

See also: Category:Infobox templates

Infoboxes require more code than other templates, please visit the template page to get instructions on use

Usage View Description
{{Infobox Author|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Author.
{{Infobox Background|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Cast playing Background Characters.
{{Infobox Book|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Book.
{{Infobox Cast|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Cast.
{{Infobox Character|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Character.
{{Infobox Crew|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Crew.
{{Infobox Location|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Location.
{{Infobox Episode|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Episode.
{{Infobox Guest star|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Guest star.
{{Infobox Piece|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Orchestral compositions.
{{Infobox Recap|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Recap Episodes.
{{Infobox Song|see details}} view/used by Infobox for songs referenced within episodes.
{{Infobox Fan Podcast Question|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Questions asked by Fans during a Podcast.
{{Infobox Voice actor|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Voice actors.
{{Infobox Website|see details}} view/used by Infobox for Websites.

Navigation Templates

Navigation templates are usually placed at the very end of the article, except where noted

Usage View Description
{{Nav-Animals}} view/used by Navigation bar for animals.
{{Nav-CastMain}} view/used by Navigation bar for actors portraying major characters.
{{Nav-Companies}} view/used by Navigation bar for companies & organizations
{{Nav-Countries}} view/used by Navigation bar for countries that air Lost
{{Nav-Crew}} view/used by Navigation bar for Lost crew (directors, writers, etc).
{{Nav-Storyline}} view/used by Navigation bar for cultural references
{{Nav-DHARMA}} view/used by Navigation bar for DHARMA founders, locations, etc
{{Nav-Drugs}} view/used by Navigation bar for drug-related articles
{{Nav-Expanded}} view/used by Navigation bar for expanded world multimedia
{{Flashback Characters}} view/used by Navigation bar for flashback characters.
{{Nav-Filming}} view/used by Navigation bar for filming locations
{{Nav-Hanso}} view/used by Navigation bar for articles relating to the Hanso Foundation
{{Nav-Locations}} view/used by Used for Island locations
{{Nav-Meta}} view/used by Used for metawiki articles, such as help and policies.
{{NavMinor-Unanswered}} view/used by Used in "Unanswered questions" sections
{{Nav-MTP}} view/used by Used for movie, TV and other pop culture references in Lost
{{Nav-MultiRowTemplate}} view/used by A meta-template used by other navigation templates
{{Nav-Mythology}} view/used by Used for unexplained Lost mythology/phenomena that are broad & don't fit well into other categories (i.e. Sickness)
{{Nav-Objects}} view/used by Used for items and objects
{{Nav-Oceanic}} view/used by Used for Oceanic Airlines
{{Nav-Others}} view/used by Used for the Others
{{Nav-Portals}} view/used by Navigation bar for all the portals
{{Nav-Season3Theories}} view/used by Navigation bar season 3 theories
{{Nav-Storyline}} view/used by Navigation bar for storyline events, arcs & elements
{{Nav-SurvivorsMain}} view/used by Used for articles on the main survivors
{{Nav-SurvivorsMinor}} view/used by Used for articles on background survivors
{{Nav-Template}} view/used by A meta-template used by other navigation templates
{{Nav-Theories}} view/used by Used on fan theory full articles
{{Nav-Transcript}} view/used by Used on episode and DVD transcripts. Place before text.
{{Nav-ViaDomus}} view/used by Used for articles relating to the video game Lost: Via Domus
{{Nav-Viewer}} view/used by Navigation bar for viewer interest articles (mostly META)
{{Nav-YouTube}} view/used by Used for YoutTube videos pages
{{NavMinor-CulturalReferences}} view/used by Cultural references navigation bar displayed align=right.
{{NavMinor-LiteraryTechniques}} view/used by Literary techniques navigation bar displayed align=right.
{{NavMinor-Analysis}} view/used by Provides storyline analysis elements for each chapter.
{{NavMinor-RecurringThemes}} view/used by Recurring themes navigation bar displayed align=right.
{{Podcast}} view/used by Used on articles of the official podcast. Place before text
{{Season1nav}} view/used by Navigation bar for articles about episodes in season 1. Place before text
{{Season2nav}} view/used by Navigation bar for articles about episodes in season 2. Place before text
{{Season3nav}} view/used by Navigation bar for articles about episodes in season 3. Place before text
{{Season4nav}} view/used by Navigation bar for articles about episodes in season 4. Place before text
{{Season5nav}} view/used by Navigation bar for articles about episodes in season 5. Place before text
{{Season6nav}} view/used by Navigation bar for articles about episodes in season 6. Place before text
{{Theorytabtop}} view/used by Used on theory subpages, adds top nav bar and rules. Place before text
{{Transcript}} view/used by Used on DJ Dan and Misc transcripts only. Place before text.

Sysop Templates

Usage View Description
{{Protected}} view/used by Used by sysops to mark an article as non-editable due to vandalism.

Image Templates

See also Lostpedia:Use of Images

Usage View Description
{{GFDL}} view/used by Used for images under the terms of GNU Free Documentation License
{{LGPL}} view/used by Used for images under the terms of GNU Lesser General Public License
{{Image category|<what is unknown>}} view/used by Used for images that need proper categorization
{{Images to be replaced|<reason>}} view/used by Used for low resolution images
{{Promotional}} view/used by Used for images that were released for promotional purposes
{{Tv-screenshot}} view/used by Used for screenshots of TV, DVD, or other video
{{Tv-logo}} view/used by Used for the logo of TV stations broadcasting Lost

Talk page templates

Usage View Description
{{Agree}} view/used by Yes — Used to vote "yes" or agree on a point
{{Disagree}} view/used by No — Used to vote "no" or disagree on a point
{{Neutral}} view/used by Neutral — Used for a neutral vote or conditionally agree on a point
{{Question}} view/used by Question — Used for a question
{{Comment}} view/used by Comment — Used for a comment
{{Reply}} view/used by Reply — Used to reply to a point

Lostpedia Project templates

Usage View Description
{{completed}} view/used by Used to denote that a project has been completed
{{Help|USER NAME}} view/used by Used to show that a user needs help on a particular project

User Templates

Infoboxes require more code than other templates, please visit the template page to get instructions on use

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