Kigezo:Imdb character

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Imdb character kwenye Internet Movie Database

This is a template to generate links to Internet Movie Database, used exclusively for CHARACTERS.

To link a movie, use {{IMDb title}} instead.
To link a person (actor, actress, etc.), use {{IMDb name}} instead.
To link a tv episode, use {{IMDb episode}} instead.
To link a company, use {{IMDb company}} instead.

Options[hariri chanzo]

The required parameter is just the ID number (for backward compatibility, the parameter can be named id) and the template then uses the article title as the anchor text:

* {{IMDb character|ID}}

To have the link text be other than the article name, use second parameter (for backward compatibility, it can be named name):

* {{IMDb character|ID|Character}}

Note that the options include the "*" for a bulleted list since this is most likely to be used in an "External links" section.

Detailed instructions[hariri chanzo]

  1. Copy and paste one of the options above into the article
  2. Go to and search for the character you want (say, Austin Powers; you'll reach
  3. Click on the correct Austin Powers in the list:
    1. Austin Powers(Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery(1997), Mike Myers)
  4. You then reach the page with URL looking like (or other 7-digit number)
  5. Copy only that number (here, "0002425"), omitting the "ch" but keep all the leading zeros (though IMDb currently seems to be able to add them as needed)
  6. Replace "ID" in the template code with the number
    1. For the first option above, you'll then have
      * {{IMDb character|0002425}} resulting in:
      Note that the link text is the same as the title of the page the template is used on; outside the page "Austin Powers", use the second option:
    2. Replace "ID" with the number and "Character" with "Austin Powers"
      * {{IMDb character|0002425|Austin Powers}} results in: