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Use this template when citing a post from the Candlekeep Forum.

Usage

{{Cite web/Candlekeep forum
| title       = 
| author      = 
| topicid     = 
| postid      = 
| whichpage   = 
| date        = 
| accessdate  = 
| archiveurl  = 
| archivedate = 
}}
title 
The title of the forum thread or "topic."
author 
The poster of the information being cited.
topicid 
The ID number of the topic. This is the first (or only) number after the TOPIC_ID part in the URL.
postid 
(Optional.) This is the second number after the TOPIC_ID part in the URL, separated from the topicid by the hash character (#). This is used to refer to a specific post within the forum thread or "topic." To discover the postid of a specific post, hover the mouse over the "Reply with Quote" option at the top of the post (it looks like a piece of writing paper with a purple arrow pointed at it) and observe the URL displayed at the bottom of the browser. It will look like this, and the postid is highlighted in bold italics: http://forum.candlekeep.com/post.asp?method=ReplyQuote&REPLY_ID=163216&TOPIC_ID=7223&FORUM_ID=33
whichpage 
(Optional.) This is a parameter in the URL that indicates which page of the thread (or "topic") to display if there is more than 1.
date 
The date of the specific forum post being cited, in the form yyyy-mm-dd.
accessdate 
The last date on which the link was known to work, in the form yyyy-mm-dd.
archiveurl 
URL of the archive location of the item (requires archivedate). Must not be wikilinked; it will be linked automatically.
archivedate 
Date when the item was archived (requires archiveurl), in ISO 8601 YYYY-MM-DD format, e.g. 2006-02-17.
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