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Some of our primary character articles are fairly long. Generally readers don't read through long articles, they're more likely to read through separate shorter articles. It also makes navigation a bit of an issue, large scrolling just to get to a specific bit of information, Trivia is so far down people probably don't bother to look for it, and the large number of sections makes the TOC so huge it is even more of a burden on the page than usual. Taking a look at Naruto Uzumaki the Part in Story sections take up over 1/2 of the entire page it seams. I think we might want to consider splitting the character involvement of some characters into their own articles. ~NOTASTAFF Daniel Friesen (DanTMan, Nadir Seen Fire) (talk) Oct 3, 2010 @ 10:33 (UTC) 10:33, October 3, 2010 (UTC)

Um, splitting like http://onepiece.wikia.com/wiki/Template:Parent_Tab_Template? Horizontal TOC are always an option, with limited depth. SimAnt 14:51, October 3, 2010 (UTC)
Really don't like that idea. JS should not be necessary to shrink the side of a large page. To be honest I think that large character story involvement sections are a good candidate for other pages. It's the kind of content that some readers don't want to read at all, and other readers come to the page just to read through it, which lends itself very well to cutting it out for users that don't want it, and dedicating a page to it when someone wants to read it. ~NOTASTAFF Daniel Friesen (DanTMan, Nadir Seen Fire) (talk) Oct 3, 2010 @ 15:06 (UTC) 15:06, October 3, 2010 (UTC)
Oh, non-js faux tabs... I'm not quite keen on that either there are other ideas for navigation. ~NOTASTAFF Daniel Friesen (DanTMan, Nadir Seen Fire) (talk) Oct 3, 2010 @ 15:08 (UTC) 15:08, October 3, 2010 (UTC)
Snapper2 and his chainsaw + move content to arc pages? SimAnt 15:25, October 3, 2010 (UTC)
I've had Naruto's article on my to-do list for a while; Personality, Abilities, and everything starting with Invasion of Pain is far too long. Over course, that's a lot to butcher and I find myself easily distracted by less demanding jobs. For example, my current "job" is to go through {{#ask: [[Concept:Characters]] [[Appears in::Manga]]|?Debut manga|sort=Debut manga}} at some point and do something.
Really, the original Team 7 represents the only size issues. Which is to be expected on some level since they are the main characters. ~SnapperTo 16:59, October 3, 2010 (UTC)
For Naruto's page: Remove Multiple Examples + Trivia + Quotes, and reduce some sections like:
  • Personality: That section is massive, just to talk about the character's personality
  • Dark Naruto: He made one brief appearence yet his section is so long. Could do what was formerly done with Inner Ino and Inner Sakura in having a page for themselves, or just cut content.
  • Jinchūriki Transformations: Naruto already has a page dedicated to this, I suggest cutting it back to just the main points.
  • A page for Character Abilities is also an idea, with the main page giving brief explanations, with the detailed analysis in the Abilities page.
..AlienGamer (UserpageTalk) 17:10, October 3, 2010 (UTC)

Have you considered making subpages? Kinda like talk page archives, but for splitting sections of the page that are too big on their own. Check some main character pages over at Heroeswiki (the self hosted one, not the Wikia one). Take the character Claire Bennet for example. She was a main character in all seasons. If the sections on the page take too much space, they'd split it in a sub article, and leave a season summary with a link to the more detailed sub page in the article. It always worked well there. Omnibender - Talk - Contributions 17:19, October 3, 2010 (UTC)

I like the idea of making separate pages for topics such as Dark Naruto which covers most of the page. Yet, maybe it's better to instill the topic in the same page but in brief information and place a link to a separate page or to a main article to elaborate the idea. Just like in http://naruto.wikia.com/wiki/Series wherein wherein the Naruto Manga Pilot has a main article.

Splitting the Character Involvement

I am a former reader of Narutopedia, and I have always enjoyed reading everything on the character pages. In my opinion, I think you should make some of them longer. DreamWisp (talk) 22:36, October 18, 2010 (UTC)

Readers don't usually go through long articles, and some older browsers can't cope with editing them, this isn't about trimming down our content, but taking long articles and breaking them up into more focused articles. ~NOTASTAFF Daniel Friesen (DanTMan, Nadir Seen Fire) (talk) Oct 18, 2010 @ 23:43 (UTC) 23:43, October 18, 2010 (UTC)

Oh I'm sorry I guess I was confused, sorry about that.DreamWisp (talk) 19:43, October 20, 2010 (UTC)

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