Template talk:Book Data

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What's with the Amazon image link?

Why do you have an amazon image link that appears at the top of each book page?


This doesn't seem to serve much purpose visually and I have noticed that some links take you to a blank page. I also noticed the Book Data template page says:

The "photo=" attribute should now be deprecated – use "cover=" instead.

Does this have something to do with the issue I read about copyright concerns? If yes, then using the non-free fair use guidelines (as used on wikipedia) can be applicable using low-res images and applying the correct license.

Additionally, I have a template suggestion I would like to run through with admin that I believe will improve the book infoboxes. --   CelticWanderer      talk        contribs        edits     23:17, 8 June 2013 (GMT)

It used to work, summoning up a cover image from Amazon. I have no idea what changed. You seem to have some skill with templates; perhaps you could fix it. --Old Dickens (talk) 23:32, 8 June 2013 (GMT)
I have a basic knowledge of creating templates, nothing as complicated as on Wikipedia or other extensive wikis. My suggestion was for a complete revamp that doesn't include the 'HiddenStructure' parameter. I was going to include a proposed template to my subpages to see what people thought but alas, I cannot create pages! --   CelticWanderer      talk        contribs        edits     23:56, 8 June 2013 (GMT)