They are used as examples and guidelines on how articles are written in this wiki. Although, there is still no exact basis on how articles can become featured, other than the Manual of Style, a featured article has most of these things (based off Wikipedia's Featured article critera):
- Well written
- Not subject to massive changes or edit wars
- It is properly structured
- It is uses consistent citations, references and footnotes
- A suitable amount of images, with appropriate captions and thumbnail sizes.
- It is suitable in length and properly summarized.
Once an article is nominated for being a featured article, it will be voted by editors and contributors if they see the article fit for being a featured article. Afterwards, a golden pentagram, a magic array, will be on top right corner of an article's page that would indicate that the article is featured.
The opening paragraph and a picture would be written (and would similarly, put into an archive) for the article in the This month's featured article, as can be seen below, which is regularly edited each month for the sake of a new featured article.
For nominations go to the Featured article candidates page. This page displays a list of articles that are currently featured.
This month's featured article
Each month the wiki chooses an article to be featured on the main page of the wiki, at which point, they are required to make an opening line for the article. Most often, the opener is copied directly off the article itself, but it is not required, as such, an editor can make an entirely new opener for the article. The most important part is that it properly introduces the article.
Below is this month's Featured article:
|Matthai Reese: A stern-looking old man, he was the Bishop of Rome and the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, and for much of the God's Right Seat Arc was in an antagonistic position towards Kamijou Touma and his allies. Though this was because God's Right Seat convinced the Pope that he, Kamijou Touma, was a heretic and his powers are a threat to the world, thus he must be eliminated. To this end in order to protect the Church, he authorized to invade Academy City and the usage of one of the Ten Holy Artifacts of the Roman Catholic Church the La Regina del Mare Adriatico in order to destroy Academy City.
Dispite these actions he is an inherently well-meaning person, who believes himself to truly serve both God and the greater good with his actions, preferring to negotiate and would rather not risk a great conflict. Upon learning the full scope of Fiamma of the Right's manipulation towards him and the church a man who would plunge the world into war just to complete his Holy Right. Despite his best efforts to stop him, Fiamma esaly defets him and completly destroys St. Peter's Basilica in the process, though he nearly dies in his efforts to prevent the power from destroying the Vatican and killing evryone there....(Learn more...)
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