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This is the template documentation page for Template:US state navigation box.

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{{US state navigation box/doc}} is a meta-template used for each U.S. state, territory, and the District of Columbia navbox.

Parameters

Mandatory

template_name
The name of the template, which is needed for the "view • talk • edit" links to work properly on all of the pages where the template is used on. You can enter {{subst:PAGENAME}} for this value as a shortcut.
title
Combines the {{{type}}} and {{{name}}} parameters.
flag_image
groupn
bodyn
There are a total of 7 group/list pairs, so you can use up to group7 and list7. Additional items can easily be added add to the template if needed.

Optional

capital
Lists the capital bellow the state
color
Changes the default background color for the main title and sidebar titles, i.e.
color = #2e8b57
Working examples on Wikipedia in June 2007: {{California}}, {{Maryland}}, and {{Pennsylvania}}.
flag_caption
fontcolor
Changes the default text color for the main title and sidebar titles. Note that you will still need to manually change the color of any wikilinks using a span tag, i.e.
[[List of Nevada counties|<span style="color:#ffd700;">Counties</span>]]
Working examples: {{Nevada}}, {{Maine}}, and {{Hawaii}}.
seat
Used for the seat of government for {{American Samoa}}.
state
autocollapse: (default) the navigation box will start out collapsed if there are two or more collapsible tables on the same page.
collapsed : the navigation box will always start out in a collapsed state.
expanded or blank : always start out in an expanded state.
subtitle
Used only on {{District of Columbia}} to say "Capital of the United States" since DC has no capital.

Example

Code

{{US state navigation box
| template_name = {{subst:PAGENAME}}
| title   = [[U.S. State|State]] of [[New York]]
| capital = [[Albany, New York|Albany]]
| flag_image   = Flag of New York.svg
| flag_caption = Flag of New York

| group1 = [[:Category:New York|Topics]]
| body1  =
[[History of New York|History]] {{pipe}}
[[List of colleges and universities in New York|Education]] {{pipe}}
[[Politics of New York|Politics]] {{pipe}} ...

| group2 = [[Regions of the United States#New York|Regions]]
| body2  =
[[Adirondack Mountains|Adirondack Mountains]] {{pipe}}
[[Capital District|Capital District]] {{pipe}}
[[Catskill Mountains|Catskill Mountains]] {{pipe}} ...

| group3 = [[List of cities in New York|Metro areas]]
| body3  = 
[[Albany, New York|Albany]]/[[Schenectady, New York|Schenectady]]/[[Troy, New York|Troy]] {{pipe}}
[[Binghamton, New York|Binghamton]] {{pipe}}
[[Buffalo, New York|Buffalo]]/[[Niagara Falls, New York|Niagara Falls]] {{pipe}} ...
}}

Result

See also


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