Template:Hotfix

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Adds a nice link about hotfix changes.

Usage

 {{Hotfix
   |date=2007-04-01
   |note=Something was changed.
   |version=2.0.1.12345}}
 {{Hotfix
   |date=2007-03-05
   |link=http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/thread.html?topicId=79628008&sid=1
   |bluenote=Coilfang Frenzies will no longer attack players in water outside of Coilfang.}}
 {{Hotfix
   |date=2011-02-10
   |comment=Small hotfix.}}
 {{Hotfix
   |date=2019-09-01
   |comment=The date is in 2019 during BfA and Classic, yet the Classic icon is showing.
   |classic=}}

Note: Though the note, bluenote and comment parameters are all optional, at least one must be included.

  • date - Required. Use format yyyy-mm-dd.
  • version - Optional. Version of the game code following the hotfix.
  • note - Optional. Quoted text from patch notes; paraphrase if needed.
  • bluenote - Optional. Quote from a forum thread, usually for hotfixes.
  • link - Optional. Link to the page or forum thread about the hotfix.
  • comment - Optional. Unofficial notes, undocumented changes or additional info.
    Comments are recommended when an item only gives specifics about the new change. For example "foo was increased to 120%" could have the comment "Previously 90%".
  • classic - Optional. Shows WoW Icon update.png as the expansion icon. Simply include "|classic=".

Result

  • The Burning Crusade Hotfix (2007-04-01): Something was changed (Build: 2.0.1.12345)
  • The Burning Crusade Hotfix (2007-03-05): "Coilfang Frenzies will no longer attack players in water outside of Coilfang."
  • Cataclysm Hotfix (2011-02-10): Small hotfix.
  • WoW Icon update.png Hotfix (2019-09-01): The date is in 2019 during BfA and Classic, yet the Classic icon is showing.