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This section lists all the essential contents for each type of major page here in the wiki. It also lists the guidelines as to how pages are written and styled.

General Page Guides

ALL pages must contain:

Article templates

Templates below are used for all pages. The typical "singular nouns" used are "Rider, villain, ally, character, vehicle, monster, episode, comic, set of weapons, set of Riders, group of villains etc.

  • Tabs used for shows. Use singular words. For teams, or collectives, use collective nouns such as "set", or "group" etc.





Essential Footers

  • See Also (header) - adaptation counterpart and similar Riders
  • References (header) - with {{reflist}}template. Shortcut is {{ref}}, which includes both header and reflist template.

Rider Pages

Sample Page:Gentaro Kisaragi

Rider Pages, as well as other transforming hero pages must have:

  • article template
  • Rider infobox
  • simple description with Rider designation. Can extend to simple narrative description of character
  • Biography (header)
  • Personality (header)
  • "Rider Designation" - inventory of arsenal. Can also be listed if forms are specific to show, such as "states"
    • use tagtabber template if with multiple forms
    • simple full photo per form on the right
    • arsenal
    • vehicles (if any)
  • Rider Card (if any)(header) - includes inventory of when used
  • Rider Key (if any)(header) - includes inventory of when used
  • Rider Notes (header)
    • Behind the Scenes
  • seasonbar template
  • See Also (header) - counterpart and similar Riders
  • References (header) - with reflist template

Guidelines

  • Writing can be episodic-chronological, but keep it Rider-centric as opposed to episode centric. And make certain to storylink each instance.
  • Personality and other attributes should also be storylinked unless the personality attribute is in a majority of episodes and is well-known.
  • A Rider's forms should be listed in order based on their debut appearance in the series, not through any identifier such as magazine scans or their numbering schematic.

Machine/Cycle Pages

Sample Page: Battle Hopper

Machine or Cycle pages must have:

  • article template/s
  • Machine Infobox
    • {{MachineInfo}}
  • simple description
  • Overview (header)
  • History (header)
  • Notes
  • seasonbar template
  • See Also (header) - adaptation counterpart and similar cycles
  • References (header) - with {{reflist}} template.

Episode Pages

Episode Pages must have

  • article template
  • Episode infobox
    • previous-next are listed in chronology, and production order. Specials and Films are included in chronology.
  • simple description of what number episode it is, the major plot points and what new elements debut (or existing elements exit).
  • Synopsis (header) - short copy/description. Non-spoiler.
  • Plot (header) - full story
  • Cast (header) - start with main cast and continue with guests and voice actors
  • Episode Notes (header)
  • seasonbar template
  • See Also (header) - counterpart and similar episodes
  • References (header) - with {{reflist}} template.

Villain Pages

Villain Pages must have:

  • article template
  • Villain infobox
  • simple description with name and group affiliation. Can extend to simple narrative description of character
  • Biography (header)
  • Personality (header)
  • "Villain Designation" - inventory of arsenal
    • use tagtabber template if with multiple forms
    • simple full photo per form on the right
    • arsenal
    • mecha (if any)
    • vehicles (if any)
  • Character Notes (header)
    • Behind the Scenes
  • seasonbar template
  • See Also (header) - adaptation counterpart and similar villains
  • References (header) - with {{reflist}} template.

Character Pages

Character Pages for allies, supporting characters must have:

  • article template
  • Ally infobox
  • simple description of character
  • Biography (header)
  • Personality (header)
  • Character Notes (header)
    • Behind the Scenes
  • seasonbar template
  • See Also (header) - adaptation counterpart and similar characters
  • References (header) - with {{reflist}} template.

List of Appearances Pages

Sample page: Gentaro Kisaragi/Appearances

List of Appearances Pages are generated automatically once correct templates are inserted into character and zord pages. These pages must have:

  • article template
  • A short introduction (e.g. "character" appears in the following:)
  • Episodes (header)
    • List. If "none", list "none"
  • Comics (header)
    • List. If "none", list "none"
  • Books (header)
    • List. If "none", list "none"
  • Toys (header)
    • List. If "none", list "none"
  • Games (header)
    • List. If "none", list "none"
  • References (header) - with {{reflist}} template.

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