Template:Talkback

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Hello, Talkback. You have new messages at Example's talk page.
You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.
This documentation is imported from Template:Talkback/doc


Purpose

Many users state that when they get a message, they will respond on your talk page instead of on their own. This makes reading back a conversation quite cumbersome; having to switch talk pages back and forth in order to make sense of the conversation. To this end, you can use this template to notify a user that you have responded to his/her message on your own talk page.

Usage

Place the following code on the talk page of the user you have answered to. The recipient may remove this template from his/her talk page at any time. A link to edit the first section of the talk page is shown within the template. The section parameter is optional; when you enter the name of the section on your talk page, it will directly link to that section.

{{Talkback|your username}}
{{Talkback|your username|section}}

To have the links point to a non-user talk page, you must include the full talk page link.

{{Talkback|Talk:page name|section}}
{{Talkback|Admin Tools Wiki talk:page name|section}}

To include a timestamp, add ts=~~~~~ (five tildes).

{{Talkback|Talk:page name|section|ts=~~~~~}}
{{Talkback|your username|section|ts=~~~~~}}

For user talk pages, you can also use the {{mytalk}} template that will automatically add your username:

{{subst:mytalk}}
{{subst:mytalk|section}}
{{subst:mytalk|section|ts=~~~~~}}

Redirects

Notes

  • Do not substitute this template!
  • This template may cause display errors if used in a section header; it is best to use it on a line by itself.
  • If you are going to use this template, please consider putting the {{Usertalkback}} notice on your own talk page:


  • If I left you a message: please answer on your talk page, then place {{Talkback|your username}} on my talk.
  • If you leave me a message: I will answer on my talk page, then place {{Talkback|Talkback}} on your talk.
  • Please click here to leave me a new message.

You can do so by copying the following code at the very top of your talk page:

{{Usertalkback}}
  • Other versions are possible, such as an asymmetrical one not requiring your interlocutors to use Talkback, provided that you watch their talk page for answers:


  • If I left you a message: please answer on your talk page, as I am watching it.
  • If you leave me a message: I will answer on my talk page, then place {{Talkback|Talkback}} on your talk.
  • Please click here to leave me a new message.

You can do so by copying the following code at the very top of your talk page:

{{Usertalkback|you=watched}}
  • Another way, now less standard, was to use a notice:

You can do so by copying the following code:

{{Notice|'''If you leave me a message, I will respond ''here'' and will let you
know on your talk page using the {{tl|Talkback}} template.'''}}


See also