Template:Bot - Meta
Template:Bot
This user account is a bot operated by Tol (talk). It is not a sock puppet, but rather an automated or semi-automated account for making repetitive edits that would be extremely tedious to do manually. Administrators: if this bot is malfunctioning or causing harm, please block it.
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Template used to identify bot accounts and its operators.
Template parameters
This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.
ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
11
The first unnamed parameter specifies the operator of the bot.
Example
Jimbo Wales
Usersuggested
22The second and third unnamed parameters can be used to specify co-operators of the bot, if required.Unknownoptional
33The second and third unnamed parameters can be used to specify co-operators of the bot, if required.Unknownoptional
bybyIf specified, overrides the usual display of the operator's username in the first line generated from the three unnamed parameters.Unknownoptional
by2by2If specified, overrides the usual display of the operator's username in the first line generated from the three unnamed parameters.Unknownoptional
by3by3If specified, overrides the usual display of the operator's username in the first line generated from the three unnamed parameters.Unknownoptional
sitesiteThe two letter code for user/user talk page of the first bot operator, if not Meta.Unknownoptional
site2site2The two letter code for user/user talk page of the second bot operator, if not Meta.Unknownoptional
site3site3The two letter code for user/user talk page of the third bot operator, if not Meta.Unknownoptional
codebasecodebaseThe name of the code (programming or scripting language) used to create the bot (e.g., Pywikibot, perlWikipedia, ...)Unknownoptional
awbawbyes (if this bot uses AWB), or omit (if it doesn't).Unknownoptional
toolforgetoolforgeIf toolforge=<any string> is set, then adds a new template indicating that the bot runs on the Toolforge, reminding administrators to disable autoblocks so that other accounts running there aren't affectedStringoptional
The above documentation is transcluded from Template:Bot/doc. (edit | history)
Editors can experiment in this template’s sandbox (edit | diff) and testcases (edit) pages.
Please add categories to the /doc subpage. Subpages of this template.
Last edited on 17 September 2021, at 20:44
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