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This section lists all the essential contents for each type of major page here in the wiki. It also lists the guidelines as to how pages are written and styled.

General Page Guides

ALL pages must contain:

Article templates

Templates below are used for all pages. The typical "singular nouns" used are "ranger, villain, ally, character, Zord, Megazord, monster, episode, comic, set of weapons, set of rangers, set of Zords, group of villains etc.


  • Tabs used for elements in Super Sentai shows. Use singular words. For teams, or collectives, use collective nouns such as "set", or "group" etc.
    • {{ArticleGorenger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleNinjacaptor|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleJAKQ|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleBattlefeverj|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleDenziman|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleSunvulcan|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleGogglev|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleDynaman|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleBioman|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleChangeman|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleFlashman|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleMaskman|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleLiveman|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleTurboranger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleFiveman|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleJetman|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleZyuranger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleDairanger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleKakuranger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleOhranger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleCarranger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleMegaranger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleGingaman|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleGogov|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleTimeranger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleGaoranger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleHurricaneger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleAbaranger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleDekaranger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleMagiranger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleBoukenger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleGekiranger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleGo-onger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleShinkenger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleGoseiger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleGokaiger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleGobusters|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleAkibaranger|singular noun}}
    • {{ArticleKyoryuger|singular noun}}


Essential Footers

  • See Also (header) - counterpart and similar rangers
    • {{seealsopr|name|show}} - to refer to Power Rangers articles. Includes header and full links.
    • {{seealsosentai|name|show}} - to refer to Super Sentai articles. Includes header and full links.
  • References (header) - with {{reflist}}template. Shortcut is {{ref}}, which includes both header and reflist template.

Ranger Pages

Sample Page:Hiromu Sakurada

Ranger Pages, as well as transforming hero pages must have:

  • article template
  • Ranger infobox
  • simple description with Ranger designation and team. Can extend to simple narrative description of character
  • Biography (header)
  • Personality (header)
  • "Ranger Designation" - inventory of arsenal
    • use tagtabber template if with multiple forms
    • simple full photo per form on the right
    • arsenal
    • zords
    • vehicles (if any)
  • Ranger Key (if any)(header) - includes inventory of when used
  • Ranger Notes (header)
    • Behind the Scenes
  • seasonbar template
  • See Also (header) - counterpart and similar rangers
  • References (header) - with reflist template

Guidelines

  • Writing can be episodic-chronological, but keep it ranger-centric as opposed to episode centric. And make certain to storylink each instance.
  • Personality and other attributes should also be storylinked unless the personality attribute is in a majority of episodes and is well-known.

Zord/Megazord Pages

Sample Page: Megazord

Zord, Megazord, Mecha or Robo pages must have:

  • article template/s
    • {{SentaiMegazordInfo}}/{{MegazordInfo}} for Megazords/Giant Robos
    • {{MegazordComponentInfo}} for Megazord-forming zords/mecha
    • {{SentaiZordInfo}}/{{ZordInfo}} for standalone zords
  • zord or megazord infobox
  • simple description
  • Overview (header)
  • History (header)
  • "Zord components" (if Megazord) (header)
    • Zord component templates
  • Combined Forms/"Combo Designation" (header) the main combination it contributes to (e.g. Mega Dragonzord)
  • Additional Combinations (header) all the minor combinations it contributes to (in list form)
  • Notes
  • seasonbar template
  • See Also (header) - counterpart and similar zords
  • References (header) - with {{reflist}} template.

Guidelines

  • Zords are grouped by basic combination, and in order. One of the best ways to group them is how the toys sell them in package. Unless, like the Zord Vehicles, separate zords can combine on their own. (e.g. BeetleZord, TigerZord and SwordfishZord)
  • When in doubt of how zords are grouped, ask an admin.

Episode Pages

Episode Pages must have

  • article template
  • Episode infobox
    • previous-next are listed in chronology, and production order. Specials and Films are included in chronology.
  • simple description of what number episode it is, the major plot points and what new elements debut (or existing elements exit).
  • Plot (header) - short copy/description. Non-spoiler.
  • Synopsis (header) - full story
  • Cast (header) - start with main cast and continue with guests and voice actors
  • Episode Notes (header)
  • seasonbar template
  • See Also (header) - counterpart and similar episodes
  • References (header) - with {{reflist}} template.

Team Pages

Team Pages must have:

  • article template
  • Ranger team infobox
  • simple description of team. Can extend to simple narrative description of group
  • History (header)
  • Rangers (header) - roster of Rangers
  • Allies (header) - roster of in-team allies
  • Arsenal (header) - inventory of arsenal
  • seasonbar template
  • See Also (header) - counterpart and similar teams
  • References (header) - with {{reflist}} template.

Villain Pages

Villain Pages must have:

  • article template
  • Villain infobox
  • simple description with name and group affiliation. Can extend to simple narrative description of character
  • Biography (header)
  • Personality (header)
  • "Villain Designation" - inventory of arsenal
    • use tagtabber template if with multiple forms
    • simple full photo per form on the right
    • arsenal
    • zords (if any)
    • vehicles (if any)
  • Character Notes (header)
    • Behind the Scenes
  • seasonbar template
  • See Also (header) - counterpart and similar villains
  • References (header) - with {{reflist}} template.

Character Pages

Character Pages for allies, supporting characters must have:

  • article template
  • Ally infobox
  • simple description of character
  • Biography (header)
  • Personality (header)
  • Character Notes (header)
    • Behind the Scenes
  • seasonbar template
  • See Also (header) - counterpart and similar characters
  • References (header) - with {{reflist}} template.

List of Appearances Pages

Sample page: List of Lauren Shiba's appearances

List of Appearances Pages are generated automatically once correct templates are inserted into character and zord pages. These pages must have:

  • article template
  • A short introduction (e.g. "character" appears in the following:)
  • Episodes (header)
    • List. If "none", list "none"
  • Comics (header)
    • List. If "none", list "none"
  • Books (header)
    • List. If "none", list "none"
  • Toys (header)
    • List. If "none", list "none"
  • Games (header)
    • List. If "none", list "none"
  • References (header) - with {{reflist}} template.

Mecha System Guides

  • ◆ piloted zord/mecha
  • piloted by two/shared zord/mecha (HTML-coded, hit "edit" to see)
  • ⁂ piloted by three
  • ✶ piloted by team
  • ◇ combo-assist zord/mecha or unpiloted
  • ❖ aux mecha
  • ➲ carrier zord/mecha
  • other

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