Template talk:Marriage

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[edit] Usage

  • Do not include an end date unless the marriage was actually dissolved (e.g. by divorce)
  • For widows or widowers, leave the end-date blank
  • For active marriages, leave the end-date blank

[edit] Date Scenarios

Situation Use When... Syntax, e.g. Desired Display Actual Display
No end date Active marriages. Or one/both partners died, but no divorce. {{marriage|Jane Doe|1982|}} Jane Doe (m. 1982) Jane Doe (m. 1982–) «Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter.»"Marriage: Jane Doe to Marriage" Location: (linkback:http://jimlindstrom.com/mediawiki/index.php/Template_talk:Marriage)
Exact Dates Known Divorce on known date {{marriage|Jane Doe|April 4, 1982|April 4, 1999}} Jane Doe (m. 1982–1999) «Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter.–Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter.»"Marriage: Jane Doe to Marriage" Location: (linkback:http://jimlindstrom.com/mediawiki/index.php/Template_talk:Marriage)
Years (Not full dates) Known {{marriage|Jane Doe|1982|1999}} Jane Doe (m. 1982–1999) «Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter.–Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter.»"Marriage: Jane Doe to Marriage" Location: (linkback:http://jimlindstrom.com/mediawiki/index.php/Template_talk:Marriage)
Approx Dates {{marriage|Jane Doe|c. 1982|c. 1999}} Jane Doe (m. c. 1982–c. 1999) «Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter.–Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter.»"Marriage: Jane Doe to Marriage" Location: (linkback:http://jimlindstrom.com/mediawiki/index.php/Template_talk:Marriage)
Unknown Start Date {{marriage|Jane Doe|?|1999|}} Jane Doe (m. ?–1999) Jane Doe (m. ?–1999) «Not recognized as a date. Years must have 4 digits (use leading zeros for years < 1000).–Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter.»"Marriage: Jane Doe to Marriage" Location: (linkback:http://jimlindstrom.com/mediawiki/index.php/Template_talk:Marriage)
Unknown Start Date (Alt.) {{marriage|Jane Doe|}} Jane Doe (m. ?) Jane Doe (m. ?–) «Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter.»"Marriage: Jane Doe to Marriage" Location: (linkback:http://jimlindstrom.com/mediawiki/index.php/Template_talk:Marriage)
Disputed/Multiple Dates  ?  ?  ?  ?
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