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Template:Find a Grave

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Find a Grave at Find a Grave How to use

Paste {{Find a Grave|1234|John Doe}} into the article, changing "1234" to Find a Grave's grid number, and "John Doe" to the person's name.

Parameters

  • url (built into the template) – The first portion of the Find a Grave website url is built into the template. The url begins as: “http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=”. This field cannot be changed.
  • grid # (required) - The second portion of the URL, the grid #, is an unnamed paramater and is a required field. The "GRid" number in the URL, i.e. 1234 for "http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=1234". It is also displayed directly on the Find a Grave page as the "Find a Grave Memorial#".
  • title (built into the template) – The title field is built into the template and will take the page name by default unless the article author defines something else. For example if the article title is John Smith (Medal of Honor) the article editor can change this to display as John Smith. This field cannot be changed.
  • publisher (built into the template) – The publisher field will default as Find a Grave. This field cannot be changed.
  • work (optional) – This field allows the user to input the work that the link falls under in the Find a Grave website such as the category the link falls under in the Claim to fame section.
  • author (optional) – the creator of the Find a Grave link
  • date (optional) – the date the entry was created on the Find a Grave website
  • accessdate (optional) - date page last checked