Template talk:Welsh elections


WikiProject Politics of the United Kingdom (Rated Template-class)
This template is within the scope of WikiProject Politics of the United Kingdom, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Politics of the United Kingdom on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
 Template  This template does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
 
WikiProject Wales (Rated Template-class)
This template is within the scope of WikiProject Wales, an attempt to build a comprehensive and detailed guide to articles on Wales on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, you can edit the article attached to this page, or visit the project page, where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion.
 Template  This template does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
 
WikiProject Elections and Referendums (Rated Template-class)
This template is within the scope of WikiProject Elections and Referendums, an ongoing effort to improve the quality of, expand upon and create new articles relating to elections, electoral reform and other aspects of democratic decision-making. For more information, visit our project page.
 Template  This template does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
 

Redlinks


Redlinks on navboxes are strongly discouraged: see WP:EXISTING. There is plenty of wriggle room here, but the basic principle is that the navbox supports navigation between articles, which must thus exist, rather than being a long list of everything possible. Bondegezou (talk) 17:44, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

Bondegezou, we've always worked positively together so I'm surprised that you would make such a dubious claim about redlinks being strongly discouraged. WP:EXISTING says that redlinks can be retained in navigation templates that represent a well-defined and complete set of data (geographic divisions, annual events, filmographies, etc.), where deleting red links would leave an incomplete and misleading result." (the general elections are a defined set of data that would be left incomplete by deleting the redlinks). It also says that redlinks should be avoided unless they are very likely to be developed into articles, and there is no reason to think that the articles, especially ones on local elections, wouldn't be created. Number 57 18:10, 11 September 2017 (UTC)