Moegirlpedia:Disambiguation

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Disambiguation refers to eliminating ambiguity caused by polysemy or duplicate names in encyclopedia websites. In Moegirlpedia, it can be achieved by adding suffixes and suffixes to the entry name, adding a disambiguation template at the top of the page, and creating a separate disambiguation page.

In general, there is no need to disambiguate content that is not in the scope of inclusion and content that does not currently exist in the encyclopedia. For the items whose objects are not included in the scope of ambiguity, it should be judged whether disambiguation is needed according to the actual situation.

  • For example, the characters of works such as Girls' Frontline, Arknights, Azur Lane, etc., since a large number of character names are taken from well-known real things such as weapons, warships, place names or allusions, so even if there is no ambiguity in the scope of inclusion or there is no page in the station Disambiguation should be done, and entry names without disambiguation prefixes and suffixes should not be exclusive.
  • Counter example: VOCALOID songs are self-produced, self-produced and self-sold, which are ambiguous with Chinese four-character idioms, but the ambiguous items are neither in the scope of inclusion nor the inclusion value, so disambiguation is not required

Article name disambiguation

Suffix disambiguation

When there is a small number of duplicate names, disambiguate by using [thing name (category)].

  • In particular, in the case where things with the same name are derived from the same source, the source article is not changed, and the derived articles are distinguished by the form of subpage or suffix.
    e.g.: Date A Live, Date A Live (song) and Date A Live/Anime
    • If the protagonist of the work and the title of the work have the same name, the character's article plus (character) will be distinguished, and the work entry will not be changed.
      e.g.: Doraemon and Doraemon (character)
    • If the general title of the series of works and the title of a work in the series (usually the first) are the same, the entry of the first work should be distinguished by adding the entry's release year (19XX, 20XX) or selecting other names, and the general article of the series will be marked with "series name series" and redirects "series name series" to "series name".
      e.g.: THE iDOLM@STER, THE iDOLM@STER (2005)
    • When an album and a single have the same name, the album is named with "track name (disc type)", and the included track will not be changed. Included tracks should not be suffixed unless they have the same name as something else.
      Such as: Final_phase, Final_phase (single)
    • Note: Concepts and things that actually exist, entries that introduce concepts and things themselves, still need to be disambiguated. Add suffixes such as (concept), (plant), (myth) to disambiguate according to the actual situation of the category to which the article belongs.

Prefix disambiguation

When there are a lot of duplicate names, use [work name:thing name] to name. Objects that are not duplicated or whose articles do not exist in the site do not need to be named with a prefix.

    • In particular, the current gacha games and other works with moe anthropomorphism on a large scale, resulting in a large number of repetitive characters and content. Usually, none of these characters can overwhelm other characters, and the popularity of the series is much higher than that of a single character. Therefore, the names of archetypal characters in history, myths, legends, ancient novels, etc. are reserved for archetype entries or disambiguation pages. Characters in works should not be in entry names without disambiguation suffixes, even if the prototype entry has not been created. For searching purposes, the prefix [Work title:] is added to guide viewers to the appropriate disambiguation page, rather than being scattered by a large number of identically named pages.

Disambiguation pages

When encountering ambiguity with the same name, it is generally necessary to create a disambiguation page to guide readers. Disambiguation page is a special type of main namespace page, its function is to provide readers with ambiguous items and pages with similar names such as partial duplicate names.
When to create a disambiguation page

A disambiguation page can be created when there is more than one ambiguous item that matches the scope of inclusion, but:

  1. When there are only two meaning items and one of the pages does not exist, there is no need to create a separate disambiguation page for the time being, just add a disambiguation template at the top of the page;
  2. When there is no page for all meanings, there is no need to create a disambiguation page;
Disambiguation page naming
  • Depending on the situation, there are two ways to name disambiguation pages: [Ambiguous words] and [Ambiguous words (disambiguation pages)]. Generally, it is judged as:
  1. There are characters or items with the same name in different works, and the disambiguation page is for the ambiguous word itself, such as Aria.
  2. All meanings are described in #suffix disambiguation, when derived from the same source (excluding real concepts and things, entries that introduce concepts and things themselves), the disambiguation page is an ambiguous word (disambiguation page ), such as Doraemon (disambiguation page).
Disambiguation page content
  1. A brief introduction is allowed on the disambiguation page, and the length of the brief introduction should not exceed 200 words.
  2. The disambiguation term can be:
    1. Ambiguous term
      • The thing page with the exact same name in the Chinese context;
      • Abbreviated or simply referred to as the thing page of that name;
    2. Items with similar names such as partial duplicate names
      • Characters whose surname is this name can directly link to the corresponding surname category, such as linking to Category:Kuroba surname in Kuroba's page;
      • A character going by that name;
      • Other related works.
  3. The meaning item should not point to sites that are not Moegirlpedia or its sister projects;
  4. The meaning item in the disambiguation page should use the original page name, instead of changing the display text with the pipe character, to reduce confusion, such as Yui (Sword Art Online) which should not be displayed as Yui.
Disambiguation templates/categories
  1. {{Disambig}} must be added at the end of the disambiguation page. Using this template will automatically add Category:Disambiguation pages.
  2. Pages allow the following templates:
    • A functional template that allows necessary {{title format}} to modify the page title display;
    • Use of {{jk}} is allowed.
  3. In addition to hidden categories, only the following categories are allowed:

Disambiguation Navigation template

When there is very little ambiguous content, or building a disambiguation page is not suitable for some other situations, you can add a special disambiguation navigation template to guide readers, which is more convenient than jumping to the disambiguation page. A disambiguation navigation template and a disambiguation page do not conflict, many times they will exist at the same time, and the disambiguation navigation template is also likely to lead the user to the disambiguation page.

Disambiguation navigation templates include disambiguation templates and disambiguation page-top templates.

Disambiguation templates

Unless otherwise specified, it refers only to the template {{disambiguation}}.

It uses the traditional page-top template style of MGP, and it is also the most used disambiguation template.

Disambiguation templates should not be used for non-disambiguating navigation and prompting.

How to use: In the entry you want to apply, add the following code to the content code header:

{{disambiguation|Description of this item=Aria H. Kanzaki, the character who appeared in ''Aria the Scalet Ammo''|Another meaning="Aria" keyword in another entry|Another item name=Aria}}

Top navigation template with disambiguation

The following templates are wiki-like top navigation templates. However, such templates are often used for other non-disambiguation navigation because of their powerful custom extensibility, so they are not regarded as non-disambiguation navigation, prompting, and entertainment. Disambiguates the nav template and is just a generic page-top nav template.

About template

This template is compatible with the "disambiguation" template above, and can also achieve similar disambiguation navigation. Also, there are some simpler usages like:

  • {{About|Usage on this page|Other usage 1|Other page 1}}
    (common case, only 2 usages) →Template:About (common case, only 2 usages) →
  • {{About|Usage on this page| |Disambiguation page}}
    (leave parameter 2 blank to automatically fill in the description) →

Template:About

  • {{About|Usage on this page|Other usage 1|Other entry 1|and|Other entry 2}}
    (“and” cannot be changed to Chinese) →

Template:About

  • {{About|Usages on this page|Other usages1|Other articles 1#Subsection{{!}}Other articles 1 Titles}}
    (use | instead of vertical bars to show different headings) →

Template:About

See the template documentation for more usage.

Distinguish template

Wiki-like top navigation template. Appropriate for navigation and prompting items that are often confused with the corresponding page, not necessarily for disambiguation purposes. Entering:

{{Distinguish|another article}}

Will show:

You can also use this template to make multiple articles, such as:

{{Distinguish|Article 1|Article 2|Article 3}}

Will show:

Up to 15 items can be included. See the template documentation for more usage.

Otheruseslist template

This applies to the case where there are two or more pages with the same name outside of this page, or often with the same title as this page. It is suitable for dealing with parts of the same work or content from the same source, in the case of a tenth of the number of disambiguation pages. Not necessarily for disambiguation purposes. Enter:

{{Otheruseslist|Theme Description|Description of Other Item ①|Other Item ①|Description of Other Item ②|Other Item ②}}

Result:

Up to 14 items can be included. See the template documentation for more usage.

Dablink template

For more complex cases, use the Dablink template at the top of the corresponding article. Not necessarily for disambiguation purposes.

{{Dablink|This article is about the debut characters of ''Aria the Scarlet Ammo''. For other meanings, see [[Aria]].}}

The effect is as follows:

This is the freest format and the easiest template to use for non-disambiguation navigation purposes, and beginners just need to follow the example to write. After you get used to it, you can play it yourself.

Other

All disambiguation navigation templates can be found at: Category:Disambiguation templates.