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The Layout Guide intends to standardize how an article should look on Kpop Wiki. The information below outlines the relevant headings and sections that should be included when it comes to creating or editing an article.

Groups & people

The correct infobox must be placed at the beginning of the article.

  • Infobox
  • Introduction
    • A brief summary on the artist (eg. English name followed by Korean/Japanese names, who and what they are, debut date, any other relevant info (eg. acronym explanation). Keep it to a few paragraphs
    • Example: Soyeon (소연; also known as Jeon Soyeon) is a South Korean singer and rapper under Cube Entertainment. She is a member of the girl group (G)I-DLE. Prior to her debut with (G)I-DLE, she debuted as a soloist on November 5, 2017 with the single "Jelly".
  • History/Career
    • Artist's background (pre-debut to current). Should be sourced on where the info is founded!
    • Can be separated into sections. Life and career or Early life, Career (for people) and History with subheadings (for groups). Examples:
==Early life==
==Career==
===Pre-debut===
===2015: Debut with Example group===
==History==
===Pre-debut: New girl group ''SIXTEEN''===
===2015: Debut with ''The Story Begins'''===
  • Members
    • Current and/or past, their Korean names, and positions (if known)
  • Sub-units (if applicable)
  • Discography
    • Albums are italicized. (eg. ABC)
    • Singles/songs are quoted. (eg. "ABC")
    • Sorted in this order (if applicable):
      • Studio albums (Place repackaged albums in a sub-bullet with the corresponding release)
      • Live albums
      • Mini albums
      • Remake albums
      • Remix albums
      • Special albums
      • Mixtapes
      • Singles albums
      • Digital singles
      • Special singles
      • Promotional singles
      • Collaborations
      • Features
      • OSTs
      • Other releases (Non-single releases, eg. SoundCloud, free downloads)
  • Videography
    • This includes live DVDs, Blu-rays, Box sets, VCDs (not including live albums)
      • DVDs
      • Blu-rays
  • Producing & writing credits
    • Any songwriting, composing, producing works should be placed here.
    • Should be sorted by year in descending order.
  • Concerts
  • Filmography
    • List of any appearances on variety, drama shows, films etc. Can be separated or combined.
      • Formatting example: Produce 101 (Mnet, 2016–2017) - contestant
  • Awards and nominations
  • Trivia
    • Should be in bullet list. Please limit to a few important and interesting points. Should be sourced on where the info is founded! If possible, add to the Career section as a paragraph.
  • Gallery
    • More info in the image policy.
    • Collection of officially-released photos like teaser, concept photos. Fan photos/screenshots not allowed. Limit of 25 photos. Anything over would have to be moved into a separate article (eg. Lisa/Gallery).
<gallery captionalign="center" hideaddbutton="true" orientation="square" spacing="small" widths="150">
Example.png|Caption of the photo
</gallery>
  • References
    • Place the wikitext {{reflist}} to list references used in article.
  • Official links
    • Official links to their website, fan cafe, SNS accounts (eg. Twitter, Instagram). No fan pages or fan blogs allowed.
  • Navboxes
    • Navigation boxes like this can be added in articles related to the subject for easy navigation between articles. Within the navbox, topics should be ordered starting with:
      1. Members: Bolded are active, non-bolded are former
      2. Discography: Within the section, list in order from major to minor releases (Studio albums - Mini albums - Singles - Collaborations - OSTs)
      3. Related topics: Associations like their agency
      4. Official links: Links to their social media, YouTube channel etc.
    • If you need help making one, please contact the Wiki's admin.
  • Categories
    • All related categories must be placed at the bottom of the article.
    • Example: Categories at the bottom of ONF. Starts with general category [[Category:Groups]], following by [[Category:Male groups]], [[Category:2017 debuts]] (debut year), [[Category:WM Entertainment]] (agency), [[Category:ONF]] (own group category).

Examples

Blank templates

NOTE: Remember to follow the guide and add or remove any sections, content, headings required! You can use the above examples as a guide too. Make sure to go to Source Editor after clicking edit and the 3-line button to see the wikitext. Make sure to include the appropriate categories at the bottom!

Person
{{Infobox person
|name        = 
|image       = 
|caption     = 
|other       = 
|birth_name  = 
|birth_date  = {{Birth date and age|||}} 
|birth_place = 
|occupation  = 
|years       = 
|height      = 
|weight      = 
|blood       = 
|agency      = 
|associated  = 
}}
'''''' () is a South Korean singer under [[]]. They are a member of the boy group [[]].

==Early life==

==Career==
==='''2020–2021: Subheading'''===
==='''2021–present: Subheading'''===

==Discography==
===Studio albums===
* ''[[Album title]]'' (Year of release)
===Mini albums===
* ''[[]]'' ()
===Digital singles===
* "[[]]" ()
===Collaborations===
* "[[]]" <small>(with [[]])</small> ()
===OSTs===
* "" ()

==Filmography==
===Dramas===
* '''' (SBS, 2020)

==Trivia==
* In bullet point (remember to cite unless basic knowledge)
* In bullet point (remember to cite unless basic knowledge)

==Gallery==
<gallery captionalign="center" hideaddbutton="true" orientation="square" spacing="small" widths="150">
Example.png|Caption of the photo
</gallery>

==References==
{{reflist}}

==Official links==
* []

[[Category:Example]]
[[Category:Example]]
Groups & bands
{{Infobox musical artist
| name       = 
| image      = 
| caption    = 
| alias      = 
| origin     = 
| genres     = 
| years      = 
| label      = 
| current    = 
| past       = 
| fandom     = 
| colors     = 
| associated = 
| website    = 
}}
'''''' () is a male group under [[]]. They debuted on January 1, 2020 with their first mini album ''Example''.

==History==
==='''2020–2021: Subheading'''===
==='''2021–present: Subheading'''===

==Members==
* [[]] ()

==Discography==
===Studio albums===
* ''[[Album title]]'' (Year of release)
===Mini albums===
* ''[[]]'' ()
===Digital singles===
* "[[]]" ()
===Collaborations===
* "[[]]" <small>(with [[]])</small> ()
===OSTs===
* "" ()

==Trivia==
* In bullet point (remember to cite unless basic knowledge)
* In bullet point (remember to cite unless basic knowledge)

==Gallery==
<gallery captionalign="center" hideaddbutton="true" orientation="square" spacing="small" widths="150">
Example.png|Caption of the photo
</gallery>

==References==
{{reflist}}

==Official links===
* []

[[Category:Example]]
[[Category:Example]]

Music releases

The correct infobox must be placed at the beginning of the article.

  • Infobox
  • Lead section
    • Introduction of the release.
  • Track list (if applicable)
    • The list of songs from the album/single. Use the number sign (#) to create the list.
  • Gallery
    • Relevant teaser images for the specific release
  • References
  • Video links
    • Official video links to their teasers, MVs and dance practices. No fan links.

All related categories must be placed at the bottom of the article.

Examples

Blank templates

NOTE: Remember to follow the guide and add or remove any sections, content, headings required! You can use the above examples as a guide too. Make sure to go to Source Editor after clicking edit and the 3-line button to see the wikitext. Make sure to include the appropriate categories at the bottom!

Albums
{{Infobox album
| name       = 
| image      = 
| type       = 
| artist     = 
| released   = 
| recorded   = 
| length     = 
| label      = 
| producer   = 
| previous   = 
| next       = 
}}
'''''''''' is the first mini album by [[]]. It was released on XXXX XX, 2018 with "" serving as the album's title track.

==Track list==
#"" - 
#"" - 
#"" - 
#"" - 
#"" - 

==Gallery==
<gallery captionalign="center" hideaddbutton="true" orientation="square" spacing="small" widths="150">
Example.png|Example teaser
</gallery>

==References==
{{reflist}}

==Video links===
* [ "Example" music video]
** [ MV teaser]
** [ Individual teaser #1] / [ #2] / [ #3]
* [ "Example dance practice]

[[Category:Example]]
[[Category:Example]]
Singles
{{Infobox single
| name       = 
| image      = 
| artist     = 
| bside      = 
| released   = 
| format     = 
| recorded   = 
| genre      = 
| length     = 
| label      = 
| writer     = 
| composer   = 
| arranger   = 
| previous   = 
| next       =
}}
"''''''" () is a digital single by [[]]. It was released on XXXX XX, 2018.

==Track list==
#"" - 
#"" - 

==Gallery==
<gallery captionalign="center" hideaddbutton="true" orientation="square" spacing="small" widths="150">
Example.png|Example teaser
</gallery>

==References==
{{reflist}}

==Video links===
* [ "Example" music video]
** [ MV teaser]
** [ Individual teaser #1] / [ #2] / [ #3]
* [ "Example dance practice]

[[Category:Example]]
[[Category:Example]]

Shows

  • Infobox (must be placed at the beginning of the article)
  • Lead section
  • Background or History
  • Cast or Contestants (depending on subject)
  • Episodes
  • Results
  • Aftermath
  • Trivia
  • See also
  • References
  • Official links

Examples

Resources

These are some of the templates that are used on this wiki:

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