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.
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.
- Help:Page status indicators - on MediaWiki.org for more information.