Wikipedia:Classes in Ambox

  • this how-to guide describes how to use the classes attributes in ambox to create article message boxes such as {{cleanup}}. the ambox css classes are defined in mediawiki:common.css. this guide describes how to use the classes directly in wikitables and html tables.

    there is also a meta template {{ambox}} that makes it easy to create article message boxes. it has usage documentation and examples and can handle the most common usage cases. but {{ambox}} is mostly a thin wrapper for the classes. if/when you need more advanced functionality you can use the classes directly in a wikitable or html table as described in this guide.

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  • browser cache
  • basic usage
  • ambox classes
  • more usage
  • html tables
  • box width and box flow
  • see also

This how-to guide describes how to use the classes attributes in ambox to create article message boxes such as {{cleanup}}. The ambox CSS classes are defined in MediaWiki:Common.css. This guide describes how to use the classes directly in wikitables and HTML tables.

There is also a meta template {{ambox}} that makes it easy to create article message boxes. It has usage documentation and examples and can handle the most common usage cases. But {{ambox}} is mostly a thin wrapper for the classes. If/when you need more advanced functionality you can use the classes directly in a wikitable or HTML table as described in this guide.