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This is a guideline policy for song pages featured on the CeVIO Lyrics Wiki. While participation is encouraged it is requested that you first understand and follow these guidelines or refrain from editing.

NOTICE: Machine translations of Japanese, Korean, and Chinese characters will likely not be accepted if there are grave errors. For more information review Song Translating and Mistranslating by Damesukekun.

The basicsEdit

Song page preload templatesEdit

NON-ROMANIZED SONG ARTICLES: {{Non-Romanized song article/preload}} {{Non-Romanized song article (minimized)/preload}} {{English song article/preload}} {{English song article (minimized)/preload}} {{Spanish song article/preload}} {{Spanish song article (minimized)/preload}}

ROMANIZED SONG ARTICLES: {{Romanized song article/preload}} {{Romanized song article (minimized)/preload}} {{Cantonese song article/preload}} {{Chinese song article/preload}} {{Chinese song article (minimized)/preload}} {{Japanese song article/preload}} {{Japanese song article (minimized)/preload}}

Song page namingEdit

Every song page will use the title uploaded by the producer, with some exceptions given.

Titles in the Latin alphabet keep their names for the page's heading. E.g.

  • English→Song Article Example
  • Romanian→Exemplu de Articol Cântec


Titles in non-Latin alphabets or scripts have the original title followed by romanization in parentheses. The parenthesized word should not be in English. E.g.

  • Russian→Песня Статья Пример (Pesnya Stat'ya Primer)
  • Chinese→曲子文例 (Qǔzi Wénlì)


Titles in non-Latin alphabets or scripts using words foreign to their origin are to be properly written and not romanized. E.g.

  • Korean→러시안 룰렛 (Russian Roulette)  not 러시안 룰렛 (Reosian Reulret)
  • Japanese→えれくとりっく・えんじぇぅ (Electric Angel)  not えれくとりっく・えんじぇぅ (Erekutorikku・Enjyeu)

Unique titlingEdit

Pages with a lowercase title, such as [song.], a qualifier such as [Song/John Smith], or impossible symbols like [://Song] will require the DISPLAYTITLE template:

  • {{DISPLAYTITLE:Lorem ''ipsum'' dolor}}

Please place below external links.

Disambiguation titlingEdit

If two songs by different producers have the same title, or similar variations thereof, then a title will require a qualifier using a slash "/". E.g.

  • Song/Jane Smithson and Song/John SmithSong (disambiguation)
  • Generic Title/John Smith and Generic Title/Jane SmithsonGeneric (disambiguation)

Redirect titlesEdit

For the convenience of people using the search bar or linking to a song page from a another page, it's recommended that you create a redirect.

Redirects are kept track on the wiki by use of the {{Redirect}} template. E.g.

{{Redirect|<alt>|<Japanese song>}}
English→Example of a song article in Japanese  redirects to 歌記事例 (Uta Kiji Rei)
{{Redirect|<eng>|<Japanese song>}}
English→Song Article Example  redirects to 歌記事例 (Uta Kiji Rei)
{{Redirect|<rom>|<Japanese song>}}
Romanization→Uta Kiji Rei  redirects to 歌記事例 (Uta Kiji Rei)

Song boxEdit

The {{Song box 2}} parameters must be in this order, do not rearrange or collapse this structure.

color =
#000000; color: #FFFFFF;
See Vcolor/doc for more information.
image =
The file name of an image to display.
title =
To title Songs add "'''This Format'''".
To title translations use plain text format below it.
date =
The month, date, and year the song was first published.
To hide this section add  date = none
views =
To link views add this format {{V|<abbr>|<NUM>}}.
To hide this section add  views = none
singers =
To link CeVIOs add [[This Format]].
To link IA's voicebank usage, use This Format: VOCALOID {{VW|IA}} and [[IA]] English.
To link wikis see Interwiki/doc for more information.
producers =
To link Producers add [[This Format]].
To link wikis see Interwiki/doc for more information.
links =
To link websites add this format {{L|<abbr>|<URL>}}.
To hide this section add  links = none

Song page layoutEdit

NotificationsEdit

See the documentations: {{Notify templates/doc}} for a list of notifications commonly seen on song pages. Use when needed.

BackgroundEdit

Every song page should provide information about the its history. For example:

  • A {{quote}} by the author(producer), the song's original description, or a popularized interpretation(s).
  • Its series plot, instrumental and genre usage, video contents, public issues or impact, commercialization, remixes etc.
  • Remember to be objective and unbiased; don't place personal opinions within the article. The comment section is available for such opinions.
  • The {{SongWIP/Background}} template will inform readers of the section's progress.
  • If the above examples are not possible then place: No further details about this song were given.

Preceding and Succeeding versionsEdit

The {{Derivative}} template will display any previous or future works in relation to a song.

LyricsEdit

With some exceptions of repetitive lyrics, every song page will have a lyric layout.

  • As stated above: Machine translations of Japanese, Korean, and Chinese characters will likely not be accepted if there are grave errors.
  • Latin alphabet will use the <poem style="margin-left:1em;">...</poem> code.
  • Non-Latin alphabets or scripts that require romanization will use a table format.
  • Translations into another language will use either format depending on the circumstance.
  • Lyrics with multiple singers will use the {{Lrc color}} templates. This color-codes the content.

English formatEdit

  • English lyrics are relatively simple.

<poem style="margin-left:1em;">
I am left with nothing here
Empty handed in the rain
The people we once were got
Lost in the hurricane

I was the lightning
You were the sound that followed me
The storm is coming
Streets are flooding but I can’t leave</poem>

I am left with nothing here
Empty handed in the rain
The people we once were got
Lost in the hurricane

I was the lightning
You were the sound that followed me
The storm is coming
Streets are flooding but I can’t leave

Romanized formatEdit

  • CeVIO Lyrics Wiki uses a table layout to present lyrics that have romanization. The original lyrics are on the left and the romanization is on the right.

{| style="width:100%"
! align=left |''Japanese'' (日本語歌詞)
! align=left |''Romaji'' (ローマ字)
|-
|空にカガヤく星のカケラ
|sora ni kagayaku hoshi no kakera
|-
|集めてつくるヒカリの指輪
|atsumete tsukuru hikari no yubiwa
|-
|永久(とわ)の約束 願いをこめて
|towa no yakusoku  negai o komete
|-
|受け止めてほしい あなたへの気持ちを
|uketomete hoshii  anata e no kimochi o
|}

Japanese (日本語歌詞) Romaji (ローマ字)
空にカガヤく星のカケラ sora ni kagayaku hoshi no kakera
集めてつくるヒカリの指輪 atsumete tsukuru hikari no yubiwa
永久(とわ)の約束 願いをこめて towa no yakusoku negai o komete
受け止めてほしい あなたへの気持ちを uketomete hoshii anata e no kimochi o

Spaces between versesEdit

  • Spaces between verses are created by placing an HTML <br /> tag in a table row.

{| style="width:100%"
! align=left |''Japanese'' (日本語歌詞)
! align=left |''Romaji'' (ローマ字)
|-
|空にカガヤく星のカケラ
|sora ni kagayaku hoshi no kakera
|-
|集めてつくるヒカリの指輪
|atsumete tsukuru hikari no yubiwa
|-
|<br />
|-
|永久(とわ)の約束 願いをこめて
|towa no yakusoku  negai o komete
|-
|受け止めてほしい あなたへの気持ちを
|uketomete hoshii  anata e no kimochi o
|}

Japanese (日本語歌詞) Romaji (ローマ字)
空にカガヤく星のカケラ sora ni kagayaku hoshi no kakera
集めてつくるヒカリの指輪 atsumete tsukuru hikari no yubiwa

永久(とわ)の約束 願いをこめて towa no yakusoku negai o komete
受け止めてほしい あなたへの気持ちを uketomete hoshii anata e no kimochi o

Songs with translationsEdit

  • Songs with secondary translations that are official, unofficial ("approved"), shall go under tabs.

Translations are kept track on the wiki by use of the {{Translation}} template. E.g.

<tabber>

|-|Japanese lyrics = 

{| style="width:100%"
! align=left |''Japanese'' (日本語歌詞)
! align=left |''Romaji'' (ローマ字)
|-
|科学の限界を超えて
|kagaku no genkai o koete
|-
|私は来たんだよ
|watashi wa kitan da yo
|}

|-|Unofficial English lyrics = 

<poem style="margin-left:1em;">
I've come here
From beyond the bounds of science
I didn't come with a leek
But I wouldn't mind having one
</poem>

</tabber>

Japanese (日本語歌詞) Romaji (ローマ字)
科学の限界を超えて kagaku no genkai o koete
私は来たんだよ watashi wa kitan da yo

I've come here
From beyond the bounds of science
I didn't come with a leek
But I wouldn't mind having one


DerivativesEdit

The {{Derivative}} template will display any unofficial covers, remixes, and promotional videos works in relation to a song.

 • Covers that feature synthesizer vocals should display the main producer first and the name of the synth after. Groupings welcomed.
 • Covers that feature human vocals, arrangements, remixes, and dancers should display the featured performer first. Exceptions given to choruses and borrowed arrangements by a band.

If a section grows overtime, use the {{Derivatives tabber}}.

Synthesizer coversEdit

{{derivative
  |color       = one
  |title       = John Smith's cover ft. ONE
  |singers     = [[ONE]]
  |producers   = John Smith (tuner)
  |categories  = CeVIO cover
}}
{{derivative
  |color       = utau
  |title       = Jane Smithson's cover ft. Kasane Teto
  |singers     = {{UW|Kasane Teto}}
  |producers   = Jane Smithson (tuner)
  |categories  = UTAU cover
}}

John Smith's cover ft. ONE
Thumb-etc
Featuring
Producers
John Smith (tuner)
Categories CeVIO cover
Jane Smithson's cover ft. Kasane Teto
Thumb-etc
Featuring
Producers
Jane Smithson (tuner)
Categories UTAU cover

Human coversEdit

{{derivative
  |color       = red1
  |title       = John Smith's cover
  |singers     = John Smith
  |producers   = Jane Smithson (mixing)
  |categories  = Human cover
}}
{{derivative
  |color       = orange1
  |title       = Jane Smithson's dance cover
  |singers     = [[Sato Sasara]] (vocals)
  |producers   = John Smith (choreographer)
  |categories  = Dance cover
}}

John Smith's cover
Thumb-etc
Featuring
John Smith
Producers
Jane Smithson (mixing)
Categories Human cover
Jane Smithson's dance cover
Thumb-etc
Featuring
Sato Sasara (vocals)
Producers
John Smith (choreographer)
Categories Dance cover

Other typesEdit

{{derivative
  |color       = yellow1
  |title       = Jane Simthson's MEGASTAR Remix
  |singers     = [[Suzuki Tsudumi]] (vocals)
  |producers   = Jane Simthson
  |categories  = Remix cover
}}
{{derivative
  |color       = green1
  |title       = 5 Person Chorus cover
  |singers     = A-chan, B-chan, CCee, DeeDee, Eshun
  |producers   = John Smith (arrangements)
  |categories  = Human chorus cover
}}

Jane Simthson's MEGASTAR Remix
Thumb-etc
Featuring
Producers
Jane Simthson
Categories Remix cover
5 Person Chorus cover
Thumb-etc
Featuring
A-chan, B-chan, CCee, DeeDee, Eshun
Producers
John Smith (arrangements)
Categories Human chorus cover

Other media appearancesEdit

Every song that has gained notoriety shall go under this section and shall use headers to separate each appearance. Headers are a must even if one appearance is present.

The most common will include Literatures, Discography, Concerts, and Video games.

ReferencesEdit

If there are needs to cite sources or minor trivia within the background section or lyrics then create a reference.

<ref>...</ref>
To create a footnote
<ref name="name">...</ref>
For multiple use of the same inline citation or footnote
==References==
<references/>
To be placed above External links.

External linksEdit

Every song page should have outside content to link to. This can include a official promotional art, public downloads, and social posts. Unofficial linkage can include articles and lyric sources.

Use the following templates and format to mark each section:

===Official===
{{Official}}

===Unofficial===
{{Unofficial}}

CategoryEdit

Every song page should have a category to be sorted into.

[[Category:Original songs]]
Is the default category for all song pages, minus covers which is categorized into [[Category:Cover songs]].
[[Category:LANGUAGE_here songs]]
Calls for a certain language a song's lyrics are presented in, such as English for example. If a song is multilingual heavy then multiple language categories can be used.
[[Category:Songs featuring CeVIO_name]]
Is the category to specify the singer featured in the song. E.g. Category:Songs featuring Sato Sasara.
[[Category:OTHER_here]]
Other categories are the result of 'other media appearances' or miscellaneous subjects.
[[Category:Songs featuring VOCALOID IA]]
This category is specifically for songs featuring the VOCALOID voicebank.

Other sectionsEdit

GalleryEdit

This section can include official artwork, concept art, merchandise, and so on.

Using the following format:

==Gallery==
<gallery hideaddbutton="true">
File.png|Caption
</gallery>

TriviaEdit

This section is not required as the Background section should handle much of it. However, some exceptions can include easter eggs or missed lyrical implications. E.g. ダブルラリアット (Double Lariat)

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