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Knowledgeable[edit]

Ok, I have recently discovered how to use the things that state you are knowledgeable in certain subjects such as

User-userbox-Morrowind.gif This user is knowledgeable about Morrowind.

so, i was wondering if there is something like that for bloodmoon and tribunal. When I put in the code I used for the previous template but changed it to Bloodmoon or Tribunal, nothing happened. Could you help me out on this? — Unsigned comment by Jesus_lover (talkcontribs)

You can see the list at Category:User_Box_Templates. In short though, there are no User Temps for Bloodmoon or Tribunal, you would have to get someone to make them or do it yourself. It is a little curious since there is one for Shivering Isles and Knights of the Nine, but there are also a lot more people that have those. I believe you can use Template:Userbox if you want to make your own personal one. --AlbinoMudcrab 16:57, 12 June 2007 (EDT)
When I originally created those Userboxes, I went under the assumption that most people who are knowledgeable about Morrowind are also likely to know about the expansions, since they've been out for a while, and if you're new to the series, I don't think you can even buy a copy of Morrowind except for the GotY edition which includes them. The Oblivion expansions are of course much newer, and thus it's far more likely that somebody would have Oblivion and not the expansions. If you'd like to make Tribunal/Bloodmoon Userboxes, feel free. I just didn't see that there was as much of a need in this case, since they've been around long enough that any Morrowind fan is likely to know about them by now. --TheRealLurlock Talk 00:12, 13 June 2007 (EDT)

Thanks a lot! --Jesus lover 15:26, 14 June 2007 (EDT)

I have tried finding an image, and I keep finding a good one, but everytime i click Copy, and try to copy the .JPG, my computer freezes. If someone would help, go to Google search, type in Images of Bloodmoon, three images will appear as the first thing. click on the one to the far right and when another screan comes up, copy the .JPG and paste it below. I will do the rest.

P.S. the .JPG will be to the right of the image in the top left hand corner. --Jesus lover 15:39, 14 June 2007 (EDT)

Is this what you're referring to? (That's what I get using your instructions.) If so, I don't think this image is suitable, because it won't read well when shrunk down to the size of a Userbox. I think something like this might be more appropriate, only that doesn't come from the game, so it's not quite right. If there's an image like that which is from the game, that might be better... --TheRealLurlock Talk 18:36, 14 June 2007 (EDT)

The first one was the one i was looking for, but I am willing to take your advice and either try the second one or try to find something from the game. --Jesus lover 11:22, 15 June 2007 (EDT)

Ok I did it with the second one and heres the poisen

bloodmoon.jpg This User is knowledgeable about Bloodmoon

Userbox

Now how do I shrink it, or is it Possible? --Jesus lover 11:29, 15 June 2007 (EDT)

Okay, you need to upload that image to the site in order to shrink it. Off-site images don't have as many formatting options. Also, you should create the template as an actual template, rather than copying all the code from the page here. Put that on Template:User Bloodmoon rather than on the page where you want it to show. Anyhow, like I said, this image is not from the game Bloodmoon, just one I happened to see. That's the actual moon in that shot, not one of the moons in the games. So we might want to find another image to use. I was just giving that as an example. --TheRealLurlock Talk 09:14, 16 June 2007 (EDT)

Okay, so lets find another image and then I'll create the template. --Jesus lover 13:28, 16 June 2007 (EDT)

Actually, before finding another image, how would I upload one to the site? --Jesus lover 22:58, 16 June 2007 (EDT)

Click the "Upload File" link on the left, or click here. --RpehTalk 07:25, 2 July 2007 (EDT)

Other Nationalities[edit]

Okay, after a quick scan for likely countries in the User namespace, I came up with the following list of countries for which people might want Userboxes (those which already exist are in blue):

If you want one for your country, just add it to this list, and someone will make it for you. Or you can create your own, just by copying an existing one and changing the details. --TheRealLurlock Talk 12:11, 12 October 2007 (EDT)

Well, I finished making all those userboxes. (And no, I didn't finish on the Finnish one intentionally, I evidently neglected to hit "Save page" the first time on that one, but hey, it worked out.) Feel free to adjust my color choices, I'm sure I got most of them wrong. --TheRealLurlock Talk 15:12, 12 October 2007 (EDT)
Alright, so now, if you don't like the default colors, you can change them. Just add 3 parameters to the Userbox. Thus, if you don't like: (edit the page to see the code)
Flag United States of America.gif This user is from the United States.
You can use:
Flag United States of America.gif This user is from the United States.
Or hurt your eyes with:
Flag United States of America.gif This user is from the United States.
All with the same template! Yay! --TheRealLurlock Talk 17:52, 12 October 2007 (EDT)
Okay, I've now just added the ability to put custom text into the nationality userboxes using the "|text=" parameter. So now you can get:
Flag United States of America.gif This user is a red-blooded, flag-waving, hotdog and apple-
pie eating American.
--TheRealLurlock Talk 16:42, 27 November 2007 (EST)

Request[edit]

Just wondering if anyone would be willing to create male and female userboxes. Somercy's are nice, but they're larger than the other userboxes. Also maybe one that says something like, "This user is knowledgeable about Oblivion's Official Mods." I'm horrible with images. --GuildKnight (Talk) contribs 17:22, 24 October 2007 (EDT)

Well, you can use the ASCII characters for now - not sure if these work in all browsers though:
? This user is female
? This user is male
I'll come up with something better-looking later maybe. --TheRealLurlock Talk 17:42, 24 October 2007 (EDT)
Okay, here you go, new icons, and the old one while I'm at it:
Female This user is female
Male This user is male
Gender This user is undecided
Just edit the page and copy the code in the above lines. Feel free to change the text to whatever you want. Enjoy. --TheRealLurlock Talk 16:17, 25 October 2007 (EDT)
Thank you so much! Any luck on the "Oblivion's Official Mods" userbox? --GuildKnight (Talk) contribs 16:00, 26 October 2007 (EDT)
Can't really think of an icon that would be appropriate for that. Anyhow, it's a small enough slice of knowledge, I'm sure if it really even needs its own Userbox. The big ones, KotN and SI, already have them, and the rest - well, even combined they're smaller than KotN. If you want to create one yourself, it's not that difficult to just copy an existing one and change the text, but I still can't think of what icon you'd use to represent all of the official mods collectively... --TheRealLurlock Talk 16:20, 26 October 2007 (EDT)
Something wierd happened when you added the categories... check outmy user page. --GuildKnight (Talk) contribs 16:54, 26 October 2007 (EDT)
OK, should be fixed now :) --NepheleTalk 18:44, 26 October 2007 (EDT)

Help[edit]

Hello. I'm just wondering if someone could help me make a template that reads "This user is Christian." --Twentyfists 12:47, 8 March 2008 (EST)

Never mind. I got it. Twentyfists 13:10, 8 March 2008 (EST)

Blackwood CAmpany M[edit]

I just wanted to note the Blackwood Company Useboxes both say Campany member and im not good with userboxes.:)-Puddle 22:53, 5 April 2008 (EDT)

This was fixed by TheRealLurlock shortly after you posted. Thanks for noticing! --Robin Hood (TalkE-mailContribs) 02:09, 6 April 2008 (EDT)

Races[edit]

Should there be race userboxes? Such as the ones below.--Puddle 17:30, 3 May 2008 (EDT)

Lore-race-Dunmer.png This user wishes he was a Dark Elf
User-userbox-Vampire Smiley Small.png This user likes Vampires!
I'd love to have a "This user is a Bosmer" userbox, but then you'd also need female and male pictures, 'cuz I wouldn't want a male Bosmer userbox on my page! ;) --GuildKnightTalk2me 20:26, 3 May 2008 (EDT)
Actually, I have some done, look here.-Puddle 20:42, 3 May 2008 (EDT)
AAH! It burns! I FINISHED ALL 25 RACES! EVERY SINGLE UNKNOWN RACE! (Now coming to User Page near you!)-Puddle 22:12, 3 May 2008 (EDT)
How do I add em? If I can't can an Admin do it for me?-Puddle 22:14, 3 May 2008 (EDT)
I'd make a slight change there:
Lore-race-Dunmer.png This user wishes he was a Dark Elf
This matches the colors used for Dunmer on all Dunmer NPC pages, as well as all other Dunmer-specific colors on the site. Also, I can't even see the black text on that almost-black redish background. That said, I'm thinking these Userboxes are getting a bit out of hand - all those faction user boxes (one for each rank? Seriously?) just seem completely unnecessary. If they must exist, I think we should consider splitting the Userboxes page up (I was thinking this even as the Nationalities section was getting a bit large), because it's getting really crowded right now, and it doesn't really make sense to try and fit every single Userbox on the site onto this page - that's what the Category page is for. The major, important ones should be listed here, but mainly this page is meant to be informational, to tell people how to use Userboxes and how to create their own. It shouldn't be necessary to have an exhaustive list here. --TheRealLurlock Talk 23:46, 3 May 2008 (EDT)

You're right that one does need an adjustment, I was holding my Laptop at an upwards angle at the time (making it lighter) I just wondered if my userboxes could be of use. (Come on, some of them are pretty good.):)-Puddle 00:27, 4 May 2008 (EDT)

I really love having the "Bosmer" userbox, but I agree with Lurlock... I would say to just keep them on your userpage, as some of the other users have done, and leave a note saying that it's okay for people to use them. They're not going to be used nearly as often as the other boxes that are on this page, so I don't see why anyone who wants them couldn't just use the (sorta) raw code, like I did on my page. Really, though, I like the idea. --GuildKnightTalk2me 11:34, 4 May 2008 (EDT)
I've just moved the larger sections onto subpages to cut down on the clutter on the main page. If you'd like to create a UESPWiki:Userboxes/Races page for your new Userboxes, (or basically just move your sandbox there?) it would now make a bit more sense to do so. I don't mind there being a lot of Userboxes, I just wasn't happy with the way they were overloading this page, particularly the Faction Rank Userboxes. (Is anyone but Michaelsuarez even using these?) I'm also considering moving the "Roll Your Own" section to the top, so you don't have to scroll through all the existing ones to get to it. But then, it might make more sense to move that onto its own page as well, along with some more detailed instructions. (E.g. changing the text color isn't explained there, among other things.) --TheRealLurlock Talk 09:33, 6 May 2008 (EDT)

wath is the code for the dark elf userbox i tried This user wishes he was a Dark Elf,dunmer,darkelf but it wasnt any of it Agente00cuyo 18:38, 16 August 2009 (UTC)

The raw text to put on your page is {{User Race|Dunmer}}. This will show you how to customize it. --GKTalk2me 04:56, 23 August 2009 (UTC)
if anybodys willing to create an argonian userbox and then to tell me how to put it on my userpage that would be helpful it would be even better if one of the categorys here was a race category — Unsigned comment by Zargox bloodeye (talkcontribs) at 15:38 on 17 June 2012

userbox position[edit]

I have created this userbox on my page:

OB-icon-Intelligence (title).gif This user might give you a quest OB-icon-Strength (title).gif

But I can't make it get to the center position. What shall I do to get it to the center? --Goblin lair, 20.48, 8 july 2008

Try putting it in a table like this:
 <center>
 {|
 |{{userbox-2|Green|Red|[[image:OB-icon-Intelligence (title).gif|46px]]|This user might give you a quest|[[image:OB-icon-Strength (title).gif|46px]]}}
 |}
 </center>
OB-icon-Intelligence (title).gif This user might give you a quest OB-icon-Strength (title).gif
--TheRealLurlock Talk 01:03, 9 July 2008 (EDT)
Thank you! --Goblin lair

Nine divines[edit]

Hi can I add this one:

OB-KotN-PilgrimIcon.jpg This user follows the teachings of the Nine Divines

To the miscellagelous userbox page? -Goblin lair 13:50, 28 July 2008

If you must. –RpehTCE 08:01, 28 July 2008 (EDT)
ok! -Goblin lair 14:05, 28 July 2008 (EDT)
ok... I seem to have a problem... I don't know how to put it there... it just keep getting wrong... could someone "aid"? - Goblin lair 14:20, 28 July 2008 (EDT)
You have to make the userbox a template. So for example you would create the page [Template:NineDivines] then, on the page you would put in the userbox code, and add the Category:User Box Templates. Then you expand the table (put an |- under the last userbox then a | for yours) and put in the code in the same format as the others, so it will read like:
|- |<code>{{[[Template:User NineDivines|User NineDivines]]}}</code>||{{User NineDivines}}|| [[:Category:NineDivines|NineDivines]] (if you choose to make a category)
Does that clear it up?-Puddle TalkContribs. 08:49, 28 July 2008 (EDT)
Allmost... How do I make it a template? -Goblin lair 16:43, 28 July 2008
I mean it still don't work. -Goblin lair 17:15, 28 July 2008
Okay, you have to search for Template:User NineDivines on the site. When it says there is no page with that name choose, create this page. Then, copy the Userbox code to the page, and add the category User Box Templates after saving the page, you edit the [[UESPWiki:Userboxes/Miscellaneous]] page, and add the information I placed above. That is all you must do. Any Questions?-Puddle TalkContribs. 16:08, 28 July 2008 (EDT)
Thanks! I think Work now. -Goblin lair 22:16, 28 July 2008 (EDT)
Ok, great!-Puddle TalkContribs. 16:18, 28 July 2008 (EDT)

"Rolling your own"[edit]

Do we really need this drug related reference? DaedryonTCE 17:44, 28 July 2008 (EDT)

It's only a drug reference if you choose to see it as one. We're roleplaying people, we've been rolling (with dice) our own characters for decades. I doubt anyone is going to be seriously offended by that. --TheRealLurlock Talk 19:00, 28 July 2008 (EDT)
Well I happen to be a user, so to speak, so I find it to be a drug reference. Didn't see it from an RP standpoint though, my mistake! DaedryonTCE 19:45, 28 July 2008 (EDT)

Followers of the Nine Divines[edit]

I made the userbox on the miscellangelouse userbox page. But when I later added it to my page, It would not show the userbox category, (in the bottom of the page). What did I do wrong? -Goblin lair 8:30, 29 July 2008

Fixed it. You need to put {{Userbox Category|Users Following the Nine Divines}} in the userbox to make it give your userpage a category when you use it. –RpehTCE 03:32, 29 July 2008 (EDT)
Tank you! :) -Goblin lair 10:09, 29 July 2008 (EDT)

I'm not the brightest so to speak, can someone answer a question?[edit]

Is there anywhere I can get a list of the codes used for the colours so I can put some into a custom userbox, also where can I get those pictures like the "pilgrim" one?--Repeater 16:13, 19 April 2009 (EDT)

Here's a site that has the base 216 color codes: [1]. Normally, you would use pictures that are already on the site, link to them, and scale them down to whatever size you want (the norm is 40px across). If you can't find one that fits or your userbox has nothing to do with the wiki, you can upload a picture with your username as a prefix and link to that. :P Vesna 16:48, 19 April 2009 (EDT)
Thanks.--Repeater 12:49, 20 April 2009 (EDT)

Question[edit]

So to make a "real" userbox I need to search for (in this case) Template:User Necromancer right ?--TheAlbinoOrc 18:10, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

OB-item-Staff of Worms.jpg This user is a Necromancer.

This is the userbox mentioned above so everyone can see it.--TheAlbinoOrc 18:13, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

Yes, that's basically what you have to do to create a userbox template. But honestly, I don't think it's a good idea to make such userbox, otherwise someone else might later create a "This user is a Conjurer", "This user is a Mage", "This user is a Battlemage" and such userboxes, when the most likely result is that only about 2-3 users would use it. --S'drassa T2M 19:05, 13 May 2010 (UTC)
You're right there would be way too may of them, just with the base classes.--TheAlbinoOrc 00:30, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

User NoPatroller Message[edit]

Is there anyway to change this? I've tried {{User NoPatroller|This user is not a patroller and doesn't want to be}} and {{User NoPatroller|message=This user is not a patroller and doesn't want to be}}--TheAlbinoOrcGot_a_question? 20:56, 12 July 2010 (UTC)

Try this-

User-userbox-Not Patroller.jpg This user is not a Patroller and doesn't want to be.

Don't know if it adds you into the Non-Patrollers category though -- Jplatinum16 21:27, 12 July 2010 (UTC)

Thanks!--TheAlbinoOrcGot_a_question? 01:19, 13 July 2010 (UTC)
Just to confirm this does add me to the no-patrollers category.--TheAlbinoOrcany_questions? 22:59, 12 August 2010 (UTC)
I'm not seeing a difference at any resolution with or without the {{NewLine}}. Is it doing something on yours, TAO? It might look even better if you bumped that up to immediately after the Userbox itself, but the important part is that you get the Userbox working the way you want. :) Robin Hoodtalk 22:42, 13 August 2010 (UTC)
I just bumped {{User NoPatroller}} up on my list of Userboxes to standardize, so you should now be able to use {{User NoPatroller|text=This user is not a patroller and doesn't want to be.}}. Also, I'm not wiki-stalking you, honest...you just happen to be contributing to a number of my watched pages right now. :) Robin Hoodtalk 22:53, 13 August 2010 (UTC)

Change font in userboxes?[edit]

Can you?   -- Moses 16:10, 16 September 2010 (UTC)

Kind of. You have to roll your own though. This:
{{Userbox
|id-c={{{id-c|{{{1|#FFEECC}}}}}}
|info-c={{{info-c|{{{2|#EEEEFF}}}}}}
|id=[[File:User-userbox-Oblivion.png|45x45px]]
|info=<span style="font-family:Comic Sans MS; font-size: 150%">This user is knowledgeable about [[Oblivion:Oblivion|Oblivion]].</span>
|info-fc={{{info-fc|{{{3|Black}}}}}}}}
Would produce:
User-userbox-Oblivion.png This user is knowledgeable about Oblivion.
rpeh •TCE 16:31, 16 September 2010 (UTC)


Or this:
|{{Userbox|#A52A2A|#000000|info-fc=#A52A2A|[[File:DAEDRIC_F.PNG]]|info=<span style="font-family:Oblivion">This user is fluent in [[Lore:Daedric Alphabet|Daedric]].</span>}}
Would produce this:
DAEDRIC F.PNG This user is fluent in Daedric.




Thinking of tweaking the red, but you get the picture. Thanks for the help :)   -- Moses 16:48, 16 September 2010 (UTC)
There's no need to roll your own to do that any more. {{User Oblivion|text=<span style="font-family:Comic Sans MS; font-size:150%">This user is knowledgeable about [[Oblivion:Oblivion|Oblivion]].</span>}} would produce:
User-userbox-Oblivion.png This user is knowledgeable about Oblivion.
Robin Hoodtalk 18:33, 16 September 2010 (UTC)

Suggestion[edit]

Would it be possible to make a template that would show how many edits you've made? Something that automatically updates like the {{User UESPWikian}} template? Halfstache 05:36, 17 August 2011 (UTC)

I don't think you can make a standard userbox for it, for various reasons, but you can roll your own. Just include the text "This user has made {{Special:EditCount/Halfstache}} edits" and you'll be there. I don't think there's anything you can do about the newline that appears though. rpeh •TCE 11:20, 17 August 2011 (UTC)
Thanks. Halfstache 17:33, 17 August 2011 (UTC)

Races[edit]

if anybodys willing to create an argonian userbox and then to tell me how to put it on my userpage that would be helpful it would be even better if one of the categorys here was a race category — Unsigned comment by Zargox bloodeye (talkcontribs) at 09:37 on 17 June 2012

Try the "Gameplay" link at the top of the article, then scroll down to the "Race" section. --GKtalk2me 02:49, 18 June 2012 (UTC)

Image Type[edit]

I have made some of my own User Boxes, but I have a question. I haven't been able to add an image with .jpg, only with .png. Is this a glitch or mandatory? If it is mandatory, how can I change an image from .jpg to .png?--Grim765 06:43, 23 June 2012 (UTC)

Well, jpg. should work, although you'll probably need to adjust the image size, so that
{{Userbox|#CCCCFF|#EEEEFF|[[Image:OB-npc-Adoring Fan.jpg|145x45px]]|info-c=blue|info-fc=black|This user frequently has nightmares about the [[OB:Adoring Fan|]].}}
appears as
OB-npc-Adoring Fan.jpg This user frequently has nightmares about the Adoring Fan.
That's a random one I picked from my userpage, but the concept is the same, so just copy/paste the code and adjust it. Kitkat TalkContribE-mail 08:54, 23 June 2012 (UTC)

Elder Council[edit]

I need an opinion about this UserBox that I made:

User-Karnilmo-Elder council icon.jpg This user is a Councillor of the Elder Council.

Is it a valid one? Karnilmo 02:24, 1 September 2012 (UTC)

All userboxes are are fun little things to put on your page. If you want it to be valid, then it's valid. If you mean for the page, I would assume there isn't a problem posting it, but admittedly I am not the guy to ask about that kind of information. ES(talkemail) 02:26, 1 September 2012 (UTC)
Thank you! Now I feel much more relaxed about creating my UserBoxers. But of course, following the rules of UESPWiki. --Karnilmo 03:08, 1 September 2012 (UTC)

I Killed Vivec[edit]

User-Userbox-Vivecdead.jpg This user killed Vivec before confronting Dagoth Ur.




I created this new userbox for players who choose not to spare Vivec. I'm hoping this will inspire a line of similar userboxes, representing major decisions in TES games. LordXenophon (talk) 05:37, 1 May 2013 (GMT)

Categorization of Ebonarm Userbox?[edit]

DF-item-Sanguine Rose.png This user stands by The Ebon Arm

I wanted to make a proper template for this at Template:User Ebonarm. It's supposed to signify the user's protest against the apparent removal of Ebonarm from official TES lore. Would this be a gameplay or personal information userbox? Minor EditsThreatsEvidence 19:34, 30 March 2014 (GMT)

I'd vote for gameplay, myself. Robin Hood  (talk) 19:55, 30 March 2014 (GMT)

Anti-Kirkbride userbox[edit]

User-userbox-Not Patroller.jpg This user is against Kirkbride's works.

Here I've made an anti-Kirkbride userbox for those who wanna use it. It's not perfect, but I can't be bothered making it better. Feel free to use/edit as you wish. I'm just pasting this here so everyone knows I made the original --Rezalon (talk) 22:36, 13 October 2015 (UTC)

User-Userbox-Vivecdead.jpg This user is against Kirkbride's works.
Here is a new version with a more appropriate image. --Rezalon (talk) 03:58, 20 October 2015 (UTC)

Anti-ESO lore userbox[edit]

DF-item-Sanguine Rose.png This user is an old guard of TES lore, and is skeptical of ESO's contributions and changes.

Let's be honest, some lore additions/changes in ESO are quite rubbish. So I've decided to create a userbox for those who agree with me. --Rezalon (talk) 03:58, 20 October 2015 (UTC)


For All the Partyers[edit]

SR-item-Skooma.jpg This user is a heavy drinker of Skooma.

Just for fun. Vanondorf (talk) 20:13, 23 May 2017 (UTC)