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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.

People

Infobox

  • The infobox, Template:Infobox person, must be placed at the beginning of the article, before the lead.
  • Note: For the fandom and colors, please keep ones officially mention. Do not add a group's fandom name into a member's infobox unless they have their own.
  • Use Template:Color box for official colors.

Lead section

  • A brief summary on the artist. Keep it to a few paragraphs.

Career

  • The artist's background. Can be divided into subsections like "Early life", "Pre-debut", and by years of activities.

Discography

  • Note: Albums titles are italicized. (eg. ABC), singles & songs titles are quoted. (eg. "ABC")
  • Place repackaged releases in a sub-bullet under the corresponding release.
  • Order of importance:
    • Studio albums
    • Best albums
    • Cover albums
    • Live albums
    • Mini albums (EPs if using a different terminology)
    • Mixtapes
    • Remake albums
    • Remix albums
    • Special albums
    • Singles albums
    • Digital singles
    • Special singles
    • Promotional singles
    • Collaborations and features (can be separated into separate sections)
    • OSTs
    • Other releases (Releases that don't fit under the general headings, eg. SoundCloud release, free downloads etc.)

Videography (if applicable)

  • Blu-rays
  • Box sets
  • DVDs
  • VCDs
  • Video albums

Producing & writing credits (if applicable)

  • Any songwriting, composing, producing works should be placed here and should be sorted by year in descending order, preferably in a table.

Concerts (if applicable)

  • Any solo concerts, concert tours

Filmography (if applicable)

  • Ordering:
    • Films
    • Dramas
    • Reality shows
    • Variety shows
    • Music video appearances

Endorsements (if applicable)

  • A listing of notable endorsements (brand ambassador, CFs) from companies done by the artist
  • Eg. Nike Korea (2018)

Awards and nominations (if applicable)

Trivia (optional)

  • Please limit to a few important and interesting points that cannot be covered in the artist's career section. Points must be sourced!

Gallery

  • More info in the image policy.
  • Collection of officially-released photos like teaser images, concept photos. Fan-taken photos and screenshots not allowed. Limit of 25 photos. Anything over would have to be moved into a separate article (eg. Lisa/Gallery).

References

Official links

  • Links to the artist's official website, fan cafe, SNS accounts (eg. Twitter, Instagram). Must be placed in alphabetical order (with exception of website which is always at the top).
  • No fan pages or fan blogs allowed.

Navboxes (optional)

  • Helps navigates between pages of related topics.
  • Eg. Template:Taeyeon
  • Must be placed at the bottom after "Official links" and before "Categories"
  • 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.
  • Eg. Required categories for Taeyeon
    • [[Category:Singers]]
    • [[Category:Female singers]]
    • [[Category:Soloists]]
    • [[Category:Female soloists]]
    • [[Category:2015 debuts]]
    • [[Category:Girls' Generation]]
    • [[Category:Girls' Generation-TTS]]
    • [[Category:Girls' Generation-Oh!GG]]
    • [[Category:SM Entertainment]]

Groups, duos, and subunits

  • Similar format to people but uses a different infobox: Infobox musical artist
  • Uses History heading name instead of Career
  • Does not use the Producing & writing credits section

{{Infobox person
| name        = Artist name
| image       = Example.png
| caption     = Caption
| other       = Previously used stage names, different spelling
| birth_name  = Birth name
| birth_date  = Birth date -> Use template to show {{Birth date and age|1990|6|25}} 
| birth_place = Birth place
| occupation  = Their occupation: eg. singer, actor, MC etc. ('''NOTE: positions are not occupations eg. Sub-vocals etc.''')
| instruments = If any, instruments the artist play regularly (if applicable)
| years       = Years active
| height      = Height (optional)
| weight      = Weight (optional)
| blood       = Blood type (optional)
| agency      = Agency (current and/or former)
| fandom      = Official fandom name (if applicable)
| colors      = Official colors (if applicable)
| associated  = Notable associations and/or collaborations
}}
'''''' () is a singer under [[]].

==Early life==

==Career==
==='''Year–Year: Subheading'''===
==='''Year–Year: Subheading'''===

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

==Filmography==
===Films===
* '''' (Year of release)
===Dramas===
* '''' (Network, Year(s) of release)

==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:]]
[[Category:]]
[[Category:]]
[[Category:]]
[[Category:]]
[[Category:]]

{{Infobox musical artist
| name        = Group name
| image       = Example.png
| caption     = Caption
| alias       = Other known name(s)
| former      = Former name(s)
| origin      = Place of origin
| genres      = Genres of music (eg. Pop, EDM, hip-hop)
| years       = Years active
| label       = Label
| current     = Current members
| inactive    = Inactive members
| past        = Past members
| fandom      = Fandom name
| colors      = Official colors
| associated  = Notable associations and/or collaborations
| website     = Website
}}
'''''' () is a group under [[]].

==History==
==='''Year–Year: Subheading'''===
==='''Year–present: Subheading'''===

==Members==
* [[Article name]] (Korean name) - their position(s) within the group
* [[]] ()
* [[]] ()
* [[]] ()

==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:]]
[[Category:]]
[[Category:]]
[[Category:]]
[[Category:]]
[[Category:]]

Albums, singles, songs

Infobox

Lead section

  • A brief summary on the release. Keep it to a few paragraphs.

Background

  • Background information on the release. eg. Announcements like date of comeback, production process etc.

Release and promotions

  • Information on the album/single release. eg. When it was released, how it charted on the national music charts, where they promoted, album sales etc..

Track list

  • The list of songs from the album/single. Use the number sign (#) to create the list.

Awards and nominations (if applicable)

  • Should be placed in a table.

Trivia (optional)

  • Please limit to a few important and interesting points that cannot be covered in the artist's career section. Points must be sourced!

Gallery

  • Relevant teaser, concept images for the specific release

References

Video links

  • Official video links to their teasers, MVs and dance practices. No fan video links.
  • Sorted by importance:
    • Title track music video followed by alternate versions, MV teasers, dance practices, highlight medleys etc.

Categories

  • All related categories must be placed at the bottom of the article.
  • Eg. Required categories for Love Yourself: Tear
    • [[Category:Albums]]
    • [[Category:Studio albums]]
    • [[Category:BTS]]
    • [[Category:2018 releases]]
    • [[Category:2018 studio albums]]

{{Infobox album
| name        = Album title
| image       = Cover image (must follow the image policy)
| type        = Album type (Studio, Mini, Remix, Special)
| artist      = Artist name
| released    = Date of release
| recorded    = Date/year(s) recorded
| length      = Album length
| label       = Agency
| distributor = Distributor
| producer    = Main producer of the album
| previous    = Previous release
| next        = Next release
}}
'''''''''' is an album by [[]]. It was released on (Date of release) with "Song name" serving as the album's title track.

==Track list==
#"Song name" - song length (eg. 3:30)
#"" - 
#"" - 
#"" - 
#"" - 

==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]
* [ Highlight medley]

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

{{Infobox single
| name        = Single title
| image       = Cover image (must follow the image policy)
| artist      = Artist
| bside       = B-side track (if applicable)
| released    = Date of release
| format      = Music format (eg. CD, Kihno, download etc.)
| recorded    = Date/year(s) recorded
| genre       = Genre(s)
| length      = Length of the single
| label       = Agency
| distributor = Distributor
| writer      = Writer(s)
| composer    = Composer(s)
| arranger    = Arranger(s)
| previous    = Previous release
| next        = Next release
}}
"''''''" () is a single by [[]]. It was released on (Date of release).

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

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

==References==
{{reflist}}

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

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

{{Infobox song
| name        = Song name
| image       = Cover image (must follow the image policy)
| artist      = Artist
| album       = Album where the song came from (if applicable)
| tracklist   = Track list of the album (if applicable)
| released    = Release date
| recorded    = Year recorded
| genre       = Genre
| length      = Song length
| label       = Agency
| distributor = Distributor
| writer      = Writer(s) (optional)
| composer    = Composer(s) (optional)
| arranger    = Arrangers) (optional)
| previous    = Previous release
| next        = Next release
}}
"''''''" () is a song by [[]]. It was released on (Date of release).

==References==
{{reflist}}

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

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

Television (reality and variety)

Infobox

Lead section

  • A brief summary on the show. Keep it to a few paragraphs.

Background

  • Background information including how the show was revealed/formed, purpose of the show etc.

MCs and/or Judges (depending on subject)

  • MCs and/or judges of the show (mainly for competition/survival shows)

Cast or Contestants (depending on subject)

  • Cast members or list of contestants (preferably in a table)

Episodes

  • List of episodes

Results (if applicable)

  • List or table of results (mainly for competition/survival shows)

Aftermath (if applicable)

  • Show aftermath (mainly for competition/survival shows)

Trivia (optional)

  • Please limit to a few important and interesting points that cannot be covered in the background section. Points must be sourced!

References

Official links

  • Links to the show's official website, SNS accounts (eg. Twitter, Instagram). Must be placed in alphabetical order (with exception of website which is always at the top).

Categories

  • All related categories must be placed at the bottom of the article.
  • Eg. Required categories for Produce 48
    • [[Category:Reality competition shows]]
    • [[Category:2018 reality competition shows]]
    • [[Category:Mnet]]
    • [[Category:Produce 48]]

{{Infobox reality show
| name     = Name of show
| image    = Image:Example.jpg [defaults to 250]
| theme    = Theme song
| mc       = MC(s)
| judges   = Judges(s)
| hosts    = Host(s)
| cast     = Cast
| network  = Network (eg. SBS, V Live)
| seasons  = Seasons
| episodes = Number of episodes
| producers= Producer(s) or PDs
| date     = Broadcast duration (eg. January 1, 2017 – February 1, 2017)
| last     = Previous season (if applicable)
| next     = Previous season (if applicable)
}}
'''''Example name''''' is a reality show that airs on (Network).

==Background==

==MCs==

==Cast==

==Episodes==

==References==
{{reflist}}

==Official links===
* []

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

{{Infobox variety show
| name      = Show name
| image     = Example.png
| caption   = Caption
| other     = Other names used
| mc        = MC(s)
| host      = Host(s)
| narrator  = Narrator(s)
| cast      = Cast
| seasons   = Seasons
| episodes  = Number of episodes
| time      = Running time
| network   = TV network (eg. SBS)
| date      = Broadcast duration (eg. January 1, 2017 – February 1, 2017)
}}
'''''Example name''''' is a variety show that airs on (Network).

==Background==

==Cast==

==Episodes==

==References==
{{reflist}}

==Official links===
* []

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

Concerts

Infobox

  • The infobox (Infobox concert) must be placed at the beginning of the article, before the lead.

Lead section

  • A brief summary on the concert. Keep it to a few paragraphs.

Background

  • Background of the concert.

Setlist

  • A list of songs the group intends to (or had) play at the concert performance.
  • If it is a concert tour with multiple stops, please separate by tables (eg. TWICE 1st Tour: TWICELAND The Opening)

Dates (if applicable)

  • Table of dates of the concert tour.

Releases (if applicable)

  • Album releases (DVD, video albums) for the concert.

Merchandise (if applicable)

  • Merchandise sold for/at the concert. Please keep it in either a gallery format (if artist has official photo listings of merchandise) or list.

References

Official links (or Video links) (if applicable)

  • Dedicated websites for the concert (tour) or official videos related to it.

Categories

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

{{Infobox concert
| name         = Concert name
| image        = Example.png
| artist       = Artist
| date         = Concert date(s)
| start_date   = Start date
| end_date     = End date
| venue        = Where the concert took place (if a single location)
| legs         = Number of legs (if applicable)
| shows        = Number of shows
| attendance   = Attendance (optional, if stated)
| support_act  = Supporting acts (if applicable)
| last         = Previous concert (if applicable)
| next         = Previous concert (if applicable)
}}
'''''' () is a concert tour by [[]].

==Set list==

==Dates==
{| class="article-table" style="text-align:center;"
! style="text-align:center;"|Date
! style="text-align:center;"|City
! style="text-align:center;"|Country
! style="text-align:center;"|Venue
|-
| Date
| City
| Country
| Venue
|-
|}

==Releases==

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

==References==
{{reflist}}

==Video links===
* []

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

Companies

Infobox

  • The infobox (Infobox company) must be placed at the beginning of the article, before the lead.

Lead section

  • A brief summary on the company. Keep it to a few paragraphs.

History

  • History of the company.

Subsidiaries (and/or Divisions)

  • Subsidiaries or divisions of the company.

Artists

  • List of artists under the company. Please separate by type (Groups, duos, soloists, trainees, former artists, etc.)

References

Official links

  • Links to the company's official website, SNS accounts (eg. Twitter, Instagram). Must be placed in alphabetical order (with exception of website wich is always at the top).
    • No fan pages or fan blogs allowed.

Categories

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

{{Infobox company
| name          = Name
| image         = Example.png
| legal         = Legal name
| other         = Other known names
| type          = Type of company (eg. public or private)
| founded       = Founding date
| defunct       = Defunct date (if applicable)
| founder       = Founder
| location      = Location
| key           = Key people (eg. CEO, CFO)
| subsidiaries  = Subsidiaries
| distributors  = Distributors of their music/shows (if applicable)
| website       = Website
}}
'''''Example name''''' is a entertainment agency.

==History==

==Subsidiaries==

==Artists==
===Groups===
===Duos===
===Soloists===
===Trainees===

==Former artists==

==References==
{{reflist}}

==Official links===
* []

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

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