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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
  • Lead section
    • Introduction of the artist. Could include a brief summary on the artist, their Korean/Japanese names, explaining their name acronym, debut date.
  • History/Career
    • The artist's background (pre-debut to current). Should be sourced on where the info is founded!
  • Members (current and past), their Korean names, and positions (if necessary)
  • Sub-units (if necessary)
  • Discography
    • Albums are italicized. (eg. ABC)
    • Singles/songs are quoted. (eg. "ABC")
    • Sorted in this order (if applicable):
      • Studio albums
        • (Place repackaged albums with the corresponding release)
      • Mini albums
      • Live albums
      • Remake albums
      • Remix albums
      • Special albums
      • Mixtapes
      • Singles albums
      • Digital singles
      • Special singles
      • Promotional singles
      • Collaborations and features
      • OSTs
      • Other releases
        • (Non-single releases, eg. SoundCloud, free downloads)
  • Producing & writing credits
    • Any songwriting, composing, producing work 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.
  • Awards and nominations
  • Trivia
    • Miscellaneous trivia on the artist. 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
    • Collection of official photos like promotional album photos or SNS. Fan photos/screenshots not allowed. Limit of 25 photos. Anything over would have to be moved into a separate article (eg. Page Name: Example/Gallery).
  • References
    • Place the wikitext {{reflist|height=auto}} 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 to articles related to the subject for ease of info access. 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 the artist has relation to multiple acts, it should follow in this order:
      • Individual artist (if applicable)
      • Sub-unit (if applicable)
      • Group
      • Disbanded/former groups/units (if applicable)
      • Agency/label (if applicable)

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!

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 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 group under [[]].

==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.
  • Tracklist (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/History
  • Cast/Contestants (depending on subject)
  • Episodes
  • Trivia
  • See also
  • References
  • Official links

Examples

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