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<noinclude>{{Projectbox|content=This project page is for the maintenance of a News section on PCGamingWiki.
 
 
'''Aims'''
 
* Market people to view articles that will receive high interest based on recent news.
 
* Highlight platform changes on articles which will require substantial changes/attention.
 
* Encourage community participation in current events.
 
* Make it easier for Andytizer (or anyone else) to create News articles quickly.
 
 
'''Inclusion criteria'''
 
* Any games with high wishlist/player counts/press coverage/notability/surprise announcement/releases.
 
* Major platform changes e.g. GOG/Steam/Origin/Microsoft Store.
 
* Major DRM changes e.g. removal of Denuvo or becoming DRM-free.
 
* Major patches or content changes.
 
* Notable sales.
 
* Don't cover new releases, those are covered in [[PCGamingWiki:Assignments]].
 
 
'''Title'''
 
* Brief and concise and ideally a single sentence with period at the end.
 
* Internally link where possible in order to encourage users to click through to an article.
 
* Explain why the change might be considered interesting to the reader/PCGamingWiki visitor.
 
* Add additional information that can't be summarised in the title can be placed in  the Notes field.
 
* This is currently set to an abbr tag which mouse users can use to hover. Mobile solution needs to be developed.
 
 
'''Instructions'''
 
* [[PCGamingWiki:News/Table]] - this is the area where the data is kept.
 
* New rows are added newest at the top.
 
* Currently Moderators and Editors only have permission to edit this page.
 
* When the Table is edited, it also needs to be purged for the data to refresh in the queries.
 
 
'''Syntax'''
 
<pre>
 
{{News/row
 
|Title=
 
|Date=
 
|Link1=
 
|Link2=
 
|Link3=
 
|Notes=
 
|Community=
 
|Pin=false
 
}}
 
</pre>
 
 
* <code>Title</code> - concise title.
 
* <code>Date</code> - Month dd format.
 
* <code>Link1</code> - URL only.
 
* <code>Link2</code> - URL only.
 
* <code>Link3</code> - URL only.
 
* <code>Notes</code> - any additional information, ideally a single sentence, no formatting/links.
 
* <code>Community</code> - URL to community site only.
 
* <code>Pin</code> - true/false - this will pin to the top in certain queries. Ideally only 2 or 3 pinned at any one time.
 
 
'''Main contacts'''
 
* [[User:Andytizer|Andytizer]]
 
* Discussion should be in the #News channel on [[PCGamingWiki:Discord|Discord]].
 
 
'''Related pages and templates'''
 
* {{T|News/row}} - each data row is used in [[PCGamingWiki:News/Table]].
 
* {{T|News/displayonly}} - only used for cargo queries so as to not duplicate table rows.}}</noinclude>
 
 
 
==Latest 20 News rows==
 
==Latest 20 News rows==
 
* See the [[PCGamingWiki:News/Table]] for the full data.
 
* See the [[PCGamingWiki:News/Table]] for the full data.

Revision as of 03:37, 6 August 2020

Latest 20 News rows