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Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020/Programme/Submissions/Lua templates for beginners

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Title of the submission

Lua templates for beginners

Type of submission (lightning talk, discussion, panel, workshop)


Author(s) of the submission
  • Tobias Schönberg
  • WMAT community
Track (COVID-19, Basic capacity development, Advanced capacity development)
  • Basic capacity development
Abstract (up to 100 words)

If you have never created a template before this is the right workshop for you. You will learn how to built a simple template using Lua. We will also look how data from Wikidata can be included in the template.

How will this session be beneficial for the communities in the region of Central and Eastern Europe?

You can build a useful template that is missing in your language version of Wikipedia.

Do you plan to pre-record a video with a presentation?


Special requirements


Slides or further information

The tutorial will be based on the documentation here: https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Infobox_Tutorial#Lua-only_infoboxes

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