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On a Wiki that I made, there's been something wrong with a template. http://motherstrail.wikia.com/wiki/Template:Appearances If somebody could fix it. Thanks.--Station7 11:05, September 9, 2010 (UTC)

What's wrong with it? --Duskeytalk 14:38, September 9, 2010 (UTC)
Looks like another case of copying wikipedia templates to a wiki and expecting them to work with incompatible wikia templates. !!
Wikia's version of Navbox is not the same as wikipedia's & looking at the code in your template:Appearances it looks like it uses Wikipedia navbox suite of templates with Navbar and others as it has multiple nested sub templates using Navbox and a multicolumn layout in the table. Wikia's std Navbox has only one cell in it, no V.D.E edit buttons or a show/hide button. Compare {{Navbox}} view in edit mode with Wikipedia navbox (note list of associated templates at bottom of page) !!! some can be dispensed with by modifying the main templates and the documentation pages to reduce complexity !
Note: Simply copying Wikipedia version is nor a simple solution as any other existing templates using wikia's version on the wiki may be incompatible with it & Wikpedias navbox also needs JS and CSS copying to the MediaWiki:Common.js and css files on the wiki. - BulldozerD11 15:12, September 9, 2010 (UTC)

I know that copying isn't good, but when it's good, I change it in my way. On the Prison Break Wiki, I did this also, but no harm to the Wikia. So could somebody helping me with fixing the template?--Station7 16:07, September 9, 2010 (UTC)

It's fixed, thanks for helping.--Station7 16:20, September 9, 2010 (UTC)

Glad you figured away of fixing it without getting in a tangle of templates. I've removed the Pp-template call that is not needed for You so it no longer shows in the wanted list, as it is not a integral part of the Navbox template. - BulldozerD11 21:38, September 9, 2010 (UTC)
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