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This is a documentation subpage for Template:Module other.
It contains usage information, categories and other content that is not part of the original template page.
This is the {{module other}} meta-template.
This template helps other templates detect if they are on a "Module:" page or some "other" type of page.
This template usually takes two parameters, like this:
{{module other | Module page text | Other pages text }}
If the template is on a "Module:" page, it will return this:
Module page text
If the template is on any other page, it will return this:
Other pages text
A typical usage case could be to make it so that a template only adds a category when on module pages. Thus not adding other pages that just show the template. Like this:
{{module other | [[Category:Some module category]] }}
Or to warn that a template should not be used on other pages:
{{module other | | This template should only be used on module pages. }}
Note that in the first case above the "other" parameter was not used, and in the second example the "module" parameter was left empty.
For testing and demonstration purposes this template can take a parameter named demospace​.
Like this:
{{module other | Module page text | Other pages text | demospace = module }}
No matter on what kind of page the code above is used it will return this:
Module page text
You can make it so your template also understands the demospace parameter. That means you can demonstrate the different appearances of your template in the documentation for your template. Then do like this:
{{module other | Module page text | Other pages text | demospace = {{{demospace|}}} }}
Technical details​[​edit​]
This template detects "Module talk:" pages as type other.
This template works like {{main talk other}}, for more examples and technical details see full documentation there.

Namespace and pagename-detecting templates
More generic
When on basepage
Detects and acts according to whether it is on a basepage or on any subpage (that is, a ../.. subpage).
When pagename is
For pattern matching on the pagename.
Can take apart and put together pagenames in several ways.
Returns IP-user talkpage, registered-user talkpage or non-user talkpage.
IP-user other
For detecting IP-user pages.
Subpage other
Pagename has an after-slash part (not in mainspace)
Sandbox other
Page is subpage /sandbox (template space)
Testcases other
Page is subpage /testcases (template space)
Rootpage other
Page is rootpage (vs. /subpage) (template space)
Stub other
Detects whether it is on a page with a stub template or not.
If preview
Detects whether page is viewed as a preview or not.
Displays different content to IP users and logged-in users.
If autoconfirmed
Displays different content to autoconfirmed and non-autoconfirmed users.
If extended confirmed
Displays different content to extended confirmed and non-extended confirmed users.
If administrator
Displays different content to admins and non-admins.
If mobile
Displays different content to mobile users and desktop users.
If checkuser
Displays different content to checkusers and non-checkusers.
Detects whether page is viewed with a JavaScript-capable client or not.

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