Template:Cite web/doc

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This template is used to cite sources in Centiare. It is specifically for web sites which are not news sources. It provides lower case parameters only.

Usage

Common form for cases where little is known about authorship of the page (with current date)

{{cite web |url= |title= |accessdate=2021-10-19 |format= |work= }}

Using last, first (with current date)

{{cite web |url= |title= |accessdate=2021-10-19 |last= |first= |authorlink= |coauthors= |date= |year= |month= |format= |work= |publisher= |pages= |language= |archiveurl= |archivedate= |quote= }}

Using author (with current date)

{{cite web |url= |title= |accessdate=2021-10-19 |author= |authorlink= |coauthors= |date= |year= |month= |format= |work= |publisher= |pages= |language= |archiveurl= |archivedate= |quote= }}

Using non-linked retrieved date, last, first

{{cite web |url= |title= |accessmonthday= |accessyear= |last= |first= |authorlink= |coauthors= |date= |year= |month= |format= |work= |publisher= |pages= |language= |archiveurl= |archivedate= |quote= }}

Using non-linked retrieved date, author

{{cite web |url= |title= |accessmonthday= |accessyear= |author= |authorlink= |coauthors= |date= |year= |month= |format= |work= |publisher= |pages= |language= |archiveurl= |archivedate= |quote= }}

All parameters
{{cite web
| url = 
| title = 
| accessdate = 
| accessmonthday = 
| accessyear = 
| author = 
| last = 
| first = 
| authorlink = 
| coauthors = 
| date = 
| year = 
| month = 
| format = 
| work = 
| publisher = 
| pages = 
| language = 
| archiveurl = 
| archivedate = 
| quote = 
}}

Required parameters

  • url: URL of online item.
  • title: Title of online item.

For producing a wikilinked date of retrieval:

  • accessdate: Full date when item was accessed, in ISO 8601 YYYY-MM-DD format, for example "accessdate = 2006-02-17". Must not be wikilinked

For producing a non-wikilinked date of retrieval:

  • accessmonthday and accessyear: Month and day when item was accessed, for example "accessmonthday = May 10", and year when item was accessed, for example "accessyear = 2005".

Optional parameters

  • author: Author
    • last works with first to produce last, first
    • authorlink works either with author or with last & first to link to the appropriate wikipedia article. Does not work with URLs.
    • coauthors: allows additional authors
  • date: Full date of publication, preferably in ISO 8601 YYYY-MM-DD format, e.g. 2006-02-17. May be wikilinked.
    • OR: year: Year of publication, and month: Name of the month of publication. If you also have the day, use date instead. Must not be wikilinked.
  • format: Format, e.g. PDF. HTML implied if not specified.
  • work: If this item is part of a larger work, name of that work.
  • publisher: Publisher, if any.
  • pages: Pages, if any, especially if pdf format. This is for listing the pages relevant to the citation, not the total number of pages in the book.
  • language: language of publication (don't specify "English" as this is the default).
  • archiveurl: URL of the archive location of the item (requires archivedate)
  • archivedate: Date when the item was archived (requires archiveurl), in ISO 8601 YYYY-MM-DD format, e.g. 2006-02-17. Must not be wikilinked; it will be linked automatically.
  • quote: Relevant quote from online item.

Examples

Some standard use cases
  • {{cite web | author=Doe, John | title=My Favorite Things Part II | publisher=Open Publishing | date=[[2005-04-30]] | work=Encyclopedia of Things | url=http://www.example.com/ | accessdate=2005-07-06 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>Doe, John (2005-04-30). "My Favorite Things Part II". Encyclopedia of Things. Open Publishing. Retrieved 2005-07-06. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • {{cite web | author=Doe, John | title=My Favorite Things Part II | date=[[2005-04-30]] | work=Encyclopedia of Things | url=http://www.example.com/ | accessdate=2005-07-06 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>Doe, John (2005-04-30). "My Favorite Things Part II". Encyclopedia of Things. Retrieved 2005-07-06. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • {{cite web | author=Doe, John | title=My Favorite Things Part II | date=[[2005-04-30]] | url=http://www.example.com/ | accessdate=2005-07-06 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>Doe, John (2005-04-30). "My Favorite Things Part II". Retrieved 2005-07-06. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • {{cite web | author=Doe, John | title=My Favorite Things Part II | url=http://www.example.com/ | accessdate=2005-07-06 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>Doe, John. "My Favorite Things Part II". Retrieved 2005-07-06.
  • {{cite web | title=My Favorite Things Part II | url=http://www.example.com/ | accessdate=2005-07-06 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"My Favorite Things Part II". Retrieved 2005-07-06.
  • {{cite web | url=http://www.nfl.com/fans/ | title=Digest of Rules | publisher= National Football League | accessdate=2005-07-06 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"Digest of Rules". National Football League. Retrieved 2005-07-06.
Non-linking date of retrieval (using accessmonthday and accessyear)
  • {{cite web | title=My Favorite Things Part II | work=Encyclopedia of Things | url=http://www.example.com/ | accessmonthday=July 6 | accessyear=2005 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"My Favorite Things Part II". Encyclopedia of Things. Unknown parameter |accessyear= ignored (|access-date= suggested) (help); Unknown parameter |accessmonthday= ignored (help)
Using format
  • {{cite web | title=List of psychotropic substances under international control | publisher = International Narcotics Control Board | url=http://www.incb.org/pdf/e/list/green.pdf | format = PDF | accessdate=2005-07-06 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"List of psychotropic substances under international control" (PDF). International Narcotics Control Board. Retrieved 2005-07-06.
language
  • {{cite web | author=Joliet, François | title=Honnit soit qui mal y pense | date=[[2005-04-30]] | url=http://www.example.com/ | accessdate=2005-07-06 | language=French }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>Joliet, François (2005-04-30). "Honnit soit qui mal y pense" (in French). Retrieved 2005-07-06. Check date values in: |date= (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
coauthors
  • {{cite web | first=John | last=Doe | coauthors=Peter Smith, Jim Smythe | title=My Favorite Things Part II | publisher=Open Publishing | date=[[2005-04-30]] | work=Encyclopedia of Things | url=http://www.example.com/ | accessdate=2006-05-16 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>Doe, John (2005-04-30). "My Favorite Things Part II". Encyclopedia of Things. Open Publishing. Retrieved 2006-05-16. Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help); Check date values in: |date= (help)
No author
  • {{cite web | title=My Favorite Things Part II | publisher=Open Publishing | date=[[2005-04-30]] | work=Encyclopedia of Things | url=http://www.example.com/ | accessdate=2006-05-16 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"My Favorite Things Part II". Encyclopedia of Things. Open Publishing. 2005-04-30. Retrieved 2006-05-16. Check date values in: |date= (help)
No author, no publisher
  • {{cite web | title=My Favorite Things Part II | date=[[2005-04-30]] | work=Encyclopedia of Things | url=http://www.example.com/ | accessdate=2005-07-06 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"My Favorite Things Part II". Encyclopedia of Things. 2005-04-30. Retrieved 2005-07-06. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • {{cite web | title=My Favorite Things Part II | date=[[2005-04-30]] | url=http://www.example.com/ | accessdate=2005-07-06 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"My Favorite Things Part II". 2005-04-30. Retrieved 2005-07-06. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • {{cite web | title=My Favorite Things Part II | date=[[2005-04-30]] | url=http://www.example.com/ | accessdate=2005-07-06 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"My Favorite Things Part II". 2005-04-30. Retrieved 2005-07-06. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • {{cite web | title=List of psychotropic substances under international control | date=[[2005-04-30]] | url=http://www.incb.org/pdf/e/list/green.pdf | format = PDF | accessdate=2005-07-06 | language=Greek }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"List of psychotropic substances under international control" (PDF) (in Greek). 2005-04-30. Retrieved 2005-07-06. Check date values in: |date= (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
Using archiveurl and archivedate to refer to items that went away but are available from an archive site
  • {{cite web | title=List of psychotropic substances under international control | date=[[2005-04-30]] | url=http://www.incb.org/pdf/e/list/green.pdf | format = PDF | accessdate=2005-07-06 | archiveurl=http://www.archive.org/2005-09-11/www.incb.org/pdf/e/list/green.pdf | archivedate=2005-09-11 }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"List of psychotropic substances under international control" (PDF). 2005-04-30. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2005-09-11. Retrieved 2005-07-06. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • {{cite web |url=http://joanjettbadrep.com/cgi-bin/fullStory.cgi?archive=currnews&story=20060405-01shore.htm |title=Interview with Maggie Downs |date=[[2006-03-31]] |publisher=The Desert Sun |archiveurl=http://72.14.207.104/search?q=cache:JAxf4v-pQmgJ:joanjettbadrep.com/cgi-bin/fullStory.cgi%3Farchive%3Dcurrnews%26story%3D20060405-01shore.htm |archivedate=2006-04-26 }} }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"Interview with Maggie Downs". The Desert Sun. 2006-03-31. Archived from the original on 2006-04-26. Check date values in: |date= (help)
Using quote
  • {{cite web | title = My Favorite Things Part II | work = Encyclopedia of Things | url = http://www.example.com/ | accessdate = 2005-07-06 | quote = Lorem ipsum dolor. }}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>"My Favorite Things Part II". Encyclopedia of Things. Retrieved 2005-07-06. Lorem ipsum dolor.
No parameters (error)
  • {{cite web}}
    <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>Empty citation (help)