Naming conventions for templates

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The purpose of this page is to record and explain our current practices for naming units and pages. It's not a set of rules that you have to learn. If you want to create a page that doesn't exist, just create it. Don't worry about whether it has the right name. We can easily move it later.

Templates should have descriptive names where possible, but the names shouldn't be too long.

There is usually a space between each word in a template name.

Names are in lower case except for:

  • the first letter of a template name is case insensitive.
  • proper nouns should be capitalized: "James", not "james".
  • acronyms and initials should be all capitals. For example: "AWM", "TNA".


Some templates don't conform to these conventions for special reasons: