Contents 1 The templates 2 Coordination, feedback, and questions 3 Have an idea for a new motto? 4 Frequent contributors or supporters of the project 4.1 Templates 4.2 Invite new users 4.3 Barnstar 5 Motto Shop


The templates[edit] To get the Motto of the Day, just place one of the following templates anywhere you like on your user or user talk page. User:Cremepuff222/RandomMotto, Template:Motd Cquote and Template: Random Motto display tables because the Template:Cquote2 which is used cannot handle tables. Do not place them in tables if you don't want the template to divide itself into visible rows and columns. Template What you see Pros Cons {{Motd framed}} Motto of the day... “ → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== ” Nominate one! The main template: the one displayed at the Community Portal Borders may clash if page already has borders {{Motd}} Today's motto... → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== Nominate one today! Stands out Cannot handle bold or italic text {{Motd plain}} Today's motto... → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== Can handle all styles of text None {{Motd big}} Today's motto... → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== Can handle all styles of text Makes intentionally small text normal {{Motd bold}} Today's motto... Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Can handle italic text Cannot handle bold text {{Motd cquote}} “ → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== ” — Today's Motto of the Day Can handle all styles of text Has trouble handling tables {{Random Motto}} “ Today's motto: → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== ” Auto-adjusts to fit where it is placed. Squashes itself if motto is long. {{MOTD banner}} Motto of the Day, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.→ Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== Bright background. Draws attention to itself. None {{User:Download/RandomMotto}} February 27's motto of the day... Wikipedia:Motto of the day/February 27, 2018 → Next motto→ Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== Generates a random motto for each page visit Can produce redlinks {{User:Cremepuff222/RandomMotto}} → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== — → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August==='s Motto of the day Next motto→ Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== Generates a random motto for each page visit Has trouble handling tables; can produce redlinks {{User:DannyQuack/Userboxes/Motto}} Today's motto... → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== Nominate one today! Fits in small spaces; useful for columns; Random Message Is a userbox and cannot be formatted {{User:Oxguy3/myboxes/MOTD}} → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== Looks like a userbox; fits in small spaces; useful for columns Cannot be formatted {{User:Killeroid/MOTD}} Today's motto: → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== Bright background. Draws attention to itself. None {{User:Secret Saturdays/MottoBox}} The wise editors at Wikipedia have one thing to say to you: "→ Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August===" useful for columns It's considered too big for a userbox. It expands depending on the length of the quote. {{User:Hi878/Random MotD}} → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== Bright background. Draws attention to itself. Generates a random motto for each page visit. Can produce redlinks. {{User:Hi878/Random and Today's MotD}} Today's motto: → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== Bright background. Draws attention to itself. Generates a random motto for each page visit, and shows the current. Can produce redlinks. {{User:titusfox/MOTD}} MOTD → Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ===August=== Very Simple. May be too long to be a userbox when the motto is long. You may also add the completely unformatted motto of the day by using {{Wikipedia:Motto of the day/{{CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{CURRENTDAY}}, {{CURRENTYEAR}}}}. This allows you to create your own formatting.


Coordination, feedback, and questions[edit] Every user is welcome to help coordinate the updating of MOTD. Any general inquiries and comments about the project are welcome at Wikipedia talk:Motto of the day.


Have an idea for a new motto?[edit] Place your suggestions on the nominations page for review and consideration. Follow the instructions there for the correct procedure on how to do this.


Frequent contributors or supporters of the project[edit] Templates[edit] Typing {{User MOTD}} in your Userbox area produces This user frequently contributes to the Motto of the Day. Do you? and adds the page to Category:Wikipedians who contribute to Motto of the day. There is also an icon that you can use. Typing {{User:Hi878/MotD Icon}} will create an icon in the corner of your userpage showing your support for MotD. It uses {{topicon}} so it would be positioned the same way as any other icon. To be on a list without using one of these, you may want to visit the Participants page. Invite new users[edit] To invite new users, add the template {{subst:MOTD Invite}} to their talk page. Barnstar[edit] Motto of the Day even has its own barnstar award. To give it to someone who has contributed greatly to the project, simply use the template below: {{subst:MOTD Barnstar|Your message here. ~~~~}} …and you’ll get this: The MOTD Barnstar Your message here. ~~~~


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