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Latest comment: 9 years ago by Ikan Kekek in topic Templated listings in regional articles
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Ikan Kekek (talk) 20:12, 18 February 2015 (UTC)Reply

Templated listings in regional articles


Hi, User:Debarunb, and thanks again for all your helpful edits! I'm sorry to trouble you about a detail, but templated listings are generally not used in non-bottom-level regional articles such as the one for West Bengal state. Instead, what's envisioned for the "See" section, for example, is a prose summary of interesting places in the state. Please have a look at Wikivoyage:Region article template for some guidelines. Ikan Kekek (talk) 23:02, 24 February 2015 (UTC)Reply

Thanks for reminding me of the rules, guess I need few more weeks to get used to all of them! I did start writing the see section as prose, will revert back to it. Should I keep the list of "World Heritage Sites"? Or just mention them in a line? Debarun (talk) 10:04, 25 February 2015 (UTC)Reply
For Sunderbans National Park, I would just mention in its description in "Other destinations" that it's a UNESCO World Heritage site, but I also think it's fine to mention the sites in a sentence in "See", since there aren't too many of them to fit easily in a sentence. The Darjeeling Mountain Railway seems like a "Do", rather than a "See", since it's not in one place but moves (I'm thinking of it by analogy with riverboat cruises, which go in "Do").
Don't worry too much about guidelines and rules. It's more important to get the content up. More experienced users can always let you know about guidelines you weren't aware of as you go. There's nothing at all self-explanatory about how we treat regions, anyway, and there's somewhat of a push for changes in it. You can read about that at User talk:Wrh2/Why Wikivoyage was not my primary travel planning tool, and your participation there would also be welcome, if you're so inclined. Ikan Kekek (talk) 16:05, 25 February 2015 (UTC)Reply