When editing on Davis Wiki you can insert an include macro ([[Include(PageToInclude)]]).

Here are the known include files. Not all are serious, some just reflect the odd humor of the moment during some people's wiki editing:

There are includes for requesting content, adding additional information to the comment macro, tagging comments, marking questionable content, marking balance issues, marking historical content, funny stuff, and awards.

You may also be seeking Help with Macros.




Request additional content for page

 This page is in need of a Photo.To add an image to this page, click "Edit" then click the images button.


To request photo for page
This entry is a seed, a starting point for writing a full entry. You can help the Davis Wiki by expanding it! Just click the "Edit" button.


To mark a page that needs content
This article is a Naked List, and needs content added to it so it's more than just a list.
To encourage filling out a page that contains only a list

Adding Information to the [[Comments]] Macro

[[Include(HIPAA Restrictions)]]

Medical Professionals are limited by HIPAA as to what information they can make public about their patients, including who their patients are. As such it is very hard for Doctors, Dentists, and Psychiatrists to respond to negative comments on the wiki. Please keep this in mind while reading any comments.

Explains why comments may be un-answered by doctor
This article is in need of Comment IntegrationPlease try to combine and move comments into the main article text.
There is information that needs to be copied or moved from the comments into the text of the page
  Warning: Towing is aggressively enforced at this location!  
For places that enforce parking rules

Adding Information to the specific comments or groups of comments

The comments for this entry overwhelmingly reflect a single or small minority of individuals. They are repeatedly posting comments that make similar points or are adding long essays that overwhelm the voice of others. Keep this in mind when reading the comments.
Used when it appears that there may be a coordinated effort to leave comments, or when an entry gets swamped. "Dilution is the solution to pollution"
For marking sockpuppets (multiple accounts held by the same person designed to give the appearance that their opinion is widely held)
[[Include(Same IP Address)]]
Two or more of the following comments comefrom the same IP address and may be the same person.
Mark comments left from the same IP Address that May have been left by the same person, less accusatory than sockpuppet
[[Include(Anonymous Coward)]]
The following comment was left by ananonymous coward.
Mark comments left by people with no wiki identity that seem particularly inflammatory. To be used as an alternative to deleting their comment.

Questionable Content

This entry reads like an advertisement. President Jackson disapproves. You can help Davis Wiki by cutting down on the marketing drivel. Just click the "Edit" button.
When a business listing reads like an advertisement rather than an informative page
This entry is a Copy/Paste Job, mostly taken from another site. You can help Davis Wiki by making it a real entry! Just click the "Edit" button.
Used to mark a page that needs rewriting. The wiki uses a Creative Commons License, so content here shouldn't be a copy from somewhere else.
This statement is in need of Fact CheckingCheck the facts with an authoritative source, such as a Library, and remove this tag.
"Philip Neustrom is 10 feet tall, and can code on two keyboards at once with his four arms" might be the kind of thing that bears some looking into. After all, he is of average height and only has the usual number of arms
This account will be, or has already been, disabled
While this account is going to be disabled due to the nature of the account name, the person who was using this account is absolutely welcome (and encouraged) to edit the wiki. Please close this account yourself by clicking "settings" in the upper right hand corner, change your email address from username@host to username+disabled@host and then press Save. Then scroll down to the bottom and use the "Disable Forever" option. That will allow you to use the same email address to signup again under your name. For further information please read Welcome to the Wiki.
If you have questions about this you can ask for help.
Used for tagging organizational accounts that need to be disabled. Don't forget to add them to the to-do list for disabling.
This entry currently has little or no relevance to the community of Davis. Nearly every general topic can be relevant to Davis, but this one hasn't been connected yet. Hit edit and add a Davis specific connection or perspective to relate this topic to our town.
"This is a great page about the mating habits of the African Elephant, but what does it have to do with Davis?"
This entry is horribly out of date. For the love of God, please update it. Just click the "Edit" button and add current content.
Great information, but a little out of date. Needs an update because now Davis does have more than one traffic light for instance.
The argument below has wasted a whole lot of time.Why not do something useful instead of just adding to it?
Too many editors are wasting way too much time on an argument that's going nowhere. Get over it already!
This page is like daytime television minus the hot actresses.Try a Wiki Chill Pill.
El Generalissimo would be proud to be a part of this crappy soap opera.
For moving heated debates and revert wars elsewhere, the built-in macro gets the right talk page name.

Perspective Issues for marking pages that need balance

[[Include(Davis to Sac)]]
This is also a Sacramento topic covered at the Sacramento Wiki.
State Purpose
This article is unnecessarily UCD-centric - its text incorrectly assumes that all interested readers are UC Davis affiliates.Perhaps you could take some time to help rewrite it so that it reflects a broader spectrum of the Davis community?
State Purpose

For marking pages as containing historical content or departed business

 The subject of this entry no longer exists in Davis or is a former version of something that came afterwards.All information here is for historical reference only.
State Purpose
[[Include(Departed Business)]]
This entry refers to a departed business that has closed or left town. All information here is for historical reference only.


For marking a business listing page to indicate that the business is no longer in business. An alternative to deleting the page which would remove historical information.
This entry refers to an event that has already passed. All information here is for historical reference only.
State Purpose

Humor and General Idiocy

This may or may not be an ambiguation page. Someone, somewhere, hoped you might feel more or less ambiguated.
Uhh...somebody should do something here. Or not, whatever. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue the DavisWiki? Just click the "Edit" button.
This page has little or nothing to do with horse racing. Please add some Citation, and don't let the neighsayers win.
Questionable Relevance — This entry does not have to do with Steve Ostrowski, ASUCD, or the Davis Wiki itself but rather with the real Davis, and thus does not belong on this wiki. Please bitch about it on the talk entry.

User Merit Badges


Reward for user who has reached 1000 edits
Caution: Drama Llama Crossing. Avoid getting near one or it will drag you into its undergroundnest and get you involved in its "OMG SO SRS" issues.
Oh no she di'in't!
This user might try and chase you off the lawn... probably because you broke some gnomes.
Get off my lawn you dang kids!

Navigation Includes

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2008-11-29 21:27:23   cool page! —StevenDaubert