Template talk:Imdb name

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NOTE: This template is borrowed from Wikipedia. For discussions about the development of the original template, see Template talk:Imdb title and Template talk:Imdb/Archive.


This is a template to generate links to Internet Movie Database. This template should be used exclusively for PEOPLE; that is, actors, writers, directors, etc. If you need to link a title (movie, TV show, or mini-series), use Template:imdb title instead.

Instructions[edit]

  1. Go to imdb.com and search for the person you want.
  2. Click on the correct link to go to the person's page. Be sure you're getting the right person.
  3. The page w:URL should look like http://www.imdb.com/name/nm#######, where "#######" indicates a number.
  4. Copy ONLY that number. (Be sure to remove the "nm" and to keep all the zeros.)
  5. Add to the External links section the text:
    {{imdb name|id=#######|name=Name}}
    where "#######" is the number you've copied, and "Name" is the person's name.

Example[edit]

  1. Searching for "Jack Nicholson", you'll reach this page:
    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000197/
  2. Copy "0000197" and then write:
    {{imdb name|id=0000197|name=Jack Nicholson}}

The result is:

Jack Nicholson at the Internet Movie Database

Note that, since this will almost certainly go into the External links section, you should add a * before the template text to include it as a list item.

Talk[edit]

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