Template:AllMusic/doc

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This template provides a convenient way to produce an external link to an entry at AllMusic. The template can be used for any link to AllMusic's website, including the External links section or when citing it as a source.

Usage

Vertical layout

{{AllMusic
| class      = 
| id         = 
| tab        = 
| label      = 
| first      = 
| last       = 
| accessdate = 
}}

Horizontal layout (named parameters)

{{AllMusic |class= |id= |tab= |label= |last= |first= |accessdate=}}

Horizontal layout (unnamed parameters)

Valid with these three parameters only:

{{AllMusic|<class>|<id>|<label>}}

Template data

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools; see the monthly error report for this template.

TemplateData for AllMusic

This template produces an external link to an entry at AllMusic.

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
AllMusic classclass1

Class of information. Value for this parameter corresponds to part of URL following "www.allmusic.com/". Examples (without quotes): "artist" (default), "album", "song", "work" or "explore".

Default
artist
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
AllMusic IDid2

AllMusic identification number or string. Corresponds to part of URL following "artist/", "album/", "song/", "work/" or "explore/". Can omit the text before the actual ID with name of artist, album, etc. Example: The ID for www.allmusic.com/artist/led-zeppelin-mn0000139026 would be either "led-zeppelin-mn0000139026" or "mn0000139026". Can also use the entire end of URL, such as: "release/stone-temple-pilots-deluxe-edition-mr0002917004".

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringrequired
AllMusic tabtab

If the link should access directly a specific tab on the AllMusic site you can use this parameter to specify that tab. The value for this parameter corresponds to the suffix of the URL following the identification, after the slash ('/'). Examples (without quotes): "biography", "discography", "songs", "awards", etc. If you are specifying a sub-tab of a tab, the whole suffix has to be used, (e.g. "songs/all").

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Displayed textlabel3title

Text to display for the link. If omitted, it defaults to the name of the article where this template is used.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Author's first namefirst

The author's first or given name(s).

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Author's last namelast

The author's surname or last name.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Access dateaccessdate

Full date when item was accessed. Should not be wiki-linked.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
URL onlypure_url

If set to "yes", produces URL only without additional formatting. Typically used in citation templates.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional

Examples

Artist or group (class not specified, defaults to artist)

Full ID:

Short ID:

Album (with accessdate)

Full ID:

Short ID:

Song (with unnamed parameters)

Full ID:

Short ID:

Using tab parameter

Full ID:

Short ID:

Author name, access date

Full ID:

Short ID:

Using pure_url with a citation template

  • Code: {{cite web | url = {{Allmusic|album|mw0000190771|pure_url=yes}} | title = Review of ''Physical Graffiti'' | work = AllMusic | publisher = All Media Guide | first = Stephen Thomas | last = Erlewine | accessdate = March 30, 2014}}
  • Output: Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Review of Physical Graffiti". AllMusic. All Media Guide. Retrieved March 30, 2014. 
  • URL: http://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000190771

See also