MetaBattle Wiki:Semantic MediaWiki/General properties

These properties are in general use by multiple categories of pages.

Special predefined properties

These are predefined properties that come with SMW by default.

  • Creation date – It has a fixed value that corresponds to the date of the first revision of each page.
  • Modification date – It has a fixed value that corresponds to the date of the last modification of each page.
  • Last editor is – Holds the page name of the user who created the last page revision.

General properties

These are general properties used by MetaBattle Wiki.

Has canonical name

Purpose
Identifies the in-game name of the subject. Storing this as a property provides a simple, reliable method of creating a link to the page that does not display any disambiguation suffix.
Applies to
Everything. All info templates will set the value as {{{name|{{PAGENAME}}}} unless name is specified (this will have to pages with a disambiguation prefix).
Has type
String
Allows values
Unrestricted

Has game description

Purpose
Stores the subject's in-game description.
Applies to
Anything
Has type
Text
Allows values
Unrestricted

Has game icon

Purpose
Stores the filename of the subject's in-game icon for easy retrieval.
Applies to
Anything
Has type
Page
Allows values
Unrestricted

Has game id

Purpose
Stores the subject's in-game ID number.
Applies to
Items, skills, traits
Has type
Number
Allows values
Unrestricted

Is for profession

Purpose
Identifies the profession with which a subject is associated.
Applies to
Anything
Has type
String
Allows values
  • Elementalist
  • Engineer
  • Guardian
  • Mesmer
  • Necromancer
  • Revenant
  • Ranger
  • Thief
  • Warrior
  • Any

Is for race

Purpose
Identifies the race with which a subject is associated.
Applies to
Anything that is race-specific
Has type
Page
Allows values
  • Asura
  • Charr
  • Human
  • Norn
  • Sylvari

Has game context

Purpose
Identifies the internal game context for the semantic information that is associated with it. Every game context may bring its own separate set of game ids with it.
Applies to
Everything.
Has type
String
Allows values
Unrestricted
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