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Page status indicators (also known as top icons or heading icons) are icons located outside of the normal page content which serve as a visual device to display information about the page's place within the wiki.

Their use is rather open-ended, allowing wikis to do things like indicating a page's place in the canon of the series, indicating relation to a game expansion, indicating if a page is considered a stub, indicating what type of content is covered, etc.


This is the wikitext formatting for adding page status indicators. Change the name and file path to suit your wiki's needs.

<indicator name="foo">[[File:Foo.svg|20px]]</indicator>

It is important to note that all indicators must have a unique name. The order of appearance is determined alphabetically and case-sensitively.


The indicators are placed between the top categories and the page title, with a left justification to be in line with both of these elements. Anchoring them left gives room for 9+ standard sized indicators and logically flows with the eye's progress through the page heading elements.


The CSS classes for page status indicators are .mw-indicators for the entire row of indicators, .mw-indicator for the indicators themselves, and .mw-indicator-name for individual indicators, replacing "name" with their actual indicator name.

They may be customized via personal CSS or local CSS, in accordance with the Customization Policy.

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