User talk:Trafford09

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Help request[edit]

{{helpme}} I'd like to edit a page, but tells me I'm not allowed. How could I go about getting permission please? Trafford09 (talk) 11:53, 22 April 2009 (UTC)

This is an automatic protection, you can't get permission per-se, it is given automatically once your account is around a week old. You can use {{editprotected}} in the interim to propose a change. By the way, here's our welcome template - take a look at some of the links in it.

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Font size[edit]

Hi Brian. Thx for the Welcome template. Firstly, I must say: that template is far better than many I've seen in Wikipedia (where I've done a fair amount of editing). Secondly, is it worth considering making font size bigger in the Welcome template? i realise this may mean expanding the template box, but there seems to be scope for that. It's just that the font used is quite a bit smaller than the default Wikinews script, as I'm sure you can detect. Best regards, Trafford09 (talk) 12:36, 22 April 2009 (UTC)

I'd be happy with something between current size and default(this), not sure of the changes required. This was building on top of others' work. --Brian McNeil / talk 13:03, 22 April 2009 (UTC)
Ah - ok then - just a thought. Anyway, you'll be pleased I plan to show it to friends on wikipedia, as a good example. Cheers, Trafford09 (talk) 13:07, 22 April 2009 (UTC) .
I just accidentally got logged out, and happened to view that template in monobook (the default), where the font-size is much smaller (relative to modern skin), and i tend to agree with you. Bawolff 22:33, 22 April 2009 (UTC)

Strange - today, the font size looks fine - just the same as in the rest of my Talk page. Ah well :) Trafford09 (talk) 10:11, 1 May 2009 (UTC)

That's because the template was changed from small text to standard size. tempodivalse 14:07, 1 May 2009 (UTC)


{{Replied}} is what i think you are looking for. (I redirected {{talkback}} as i think lots of people know that name). Our template namespace is a tad bit disorganized (however, user:Van der Hoorn is making great strides on improving it). Wikinews:Template messages is the official page, but it tends to be out of date. Category:Wikinews templates is much more up to date. (thanks to Van der Hoorn's hard work). There is also an automated list here and the template namespace can be searched as a whole from special:search (check template ns, and uncheck the others). Hope that helps. Cheers, and welcome to wikinews. Bawolff 22:33, 22 April 2009 (UTC)