Cite web

This template is a simpler replacement for template:web reference. It provides lower case parameters only.


{{cite web
 | last = 
 | first = 
 | authorlink = 
 | coauthors = 
 | year = 
 | url = 
 | title = 
 | format = 
 | work = 
 | publisher = 
 | accessdate = 
 | accessyear = 

Required parameters

  • url: URL of online item.
  • title: Title of online item.
  • accessdate: Date (Month Day) when item was accessed. Should be ISO 8601 YYYY-MM-DD format.
    • accessyear: Year when item was accessed. (Optional if ISO 8601 date used)

Optional parameters

  • author: Author
    • last works with first to produce last, first
    • authorlink works either with author or with last & first to link to the appropriate article
    • coauthors: allows additional authors
  • year: Date published.
  • format: Format, i.e. PDF. HTML implied if not specified.
  • work: If this item is part of a larger work, name of that work.
  • publisher: Publisher, if any.

Exquisite-khelpcenter.png This template contains one or more optional parameters: see the talk page for details.

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