FAMEPedia:Template index/Cleanup

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Template messages (maintenance tags, cleanup tags, cleanup messages) may be added to articles needing cleanup. Their purposes are to foster improvement of the encyclopedia by alerting editors to changes that need to be made. Cleanup tags are meant to be temporary notices that lead to an effort to fix the problem, not a permanent badge of shame to show that you disagree with an article, or a method of warning readers about an article.

Unless otherwise noted, cleanup messages should be placed at the top of the page, before other templates, images, or infoboxes, but after hatnotes (see FAMEPedia:Hatnote § Placement). Cleanup messages should be placed directly on the article or file, not on its talk page. Certain tags can be placed at the beginning of an individual section, and others can be placed within the text itself (inline).

A date parameter is added by a bot, or you can add it yourself with |date=July 2022.

Before you tag an article, please remember the following:

Don't tag an article if you can easily and confidently fix the problem.
The goal is an improved article, not a tagged article.
Do some research to attempt to solve the problem before tagging.
Don't put the burden of doing so on another editor if you are capable of fixing the problem yourself with a simple search or consulting a reference work.
Don't do "drive-by" tagging.
Tags must either be accompanied by a comment on the article's talk page explaining the problem and beginning a discussion on how to fix it or, for simpler and more obvious problems, a remark using the reason parameter (available in some templates) as shown below. At the very least, tagging editors must be willing to follow through with substantive discussion.
Don't do "drive-by" de-tagging.
Likewise, per FP:BRD, please provide a similar rationale for removing a template, unless your preceding edits have clearly fixed the announced problem.
Don't insert tags that are similar or redundant.
For example, most articles that read like essays have an inappropriate tone, and in fact they end up being automatically grouped in the same category, so it is unnecessary to tag with both {{tone}} and {{essay-like}}.
If an article has many problems, tag only the highest priority issues.
A lengthy list is often less helpful than a shorter one.
Don't add tags for trivial or minor problems, especially if an article needs a lot of work.
For example, there is little point in noting grammatical problems for a section that needs to be completely re-written to comply with content policies. Focus on the biggest one, two, or three problems.

Does the article meet inclusion requirements?[edit | edit source]

Before placing templates on a page it is worthwhile to cast a critical eye over the page to determine whether indeed it should be included in FAMEPedia. Some articles can be tagged for speedy deletion or nominated for a deletion discussion at FAMEPedia:Articles for deletion.

Best practices in obscure or unpopular articles[edit | edit source]

On pages that have received little attention from editors or readers, cleanup templates can be used as a way to call attention to problems that need to be addressed by editors. Editors who want to help address these problems should look through the various cleanup categories such as maintenance and articles with content issues and try to address the problems so that the templates can be removed. Editors who do a lot of tagging of articles should also address the backlogs.

Best practices in heavily monitored articles[edit | edit source]

On pages that are being edited by a number of users, cleanup templates are used to inform readers and editors of ongoing discussions and attempts to fix the problems on the page. Such templates can be used to attract uninvolved users to discussions and cleanup efforts, and they can also serve as a warning to casual readers that the article may have problems and be subject to noticeable changes. In general, an editor who places a template message to indicate a problem like this should explain their rationale fully on the talk page of the article. If the consensus of the other editors is that there is a problem or an editorial dispute that deserves such a clean-up template, then the editors should work to fix the problem as quickly and cleanly as possible so the template message can be removed. If the consensus is that there is no problem, then the message can be removed immediately. For heavily monitored articles, please do not add or remove template messages of this sort without using the talk page.

Use in sections[edit | edit source]

Many of these cleanup tags require you to place |article as the first parameter when you use the tag at the top of an article. When you want the template to refer to just one section, however, you replace |article with |section (where the | is a pipe key | found on most keyboards as a shift-backslash ⇧ Shift+\. See the specific template below to determine if such "section use" is supported and appropriate.

Tag consolidation[edit | edit source]

If too many tags are put at the top of an article, the article can become eclipsed by the tags, especially with short or stub articles. Consider consolidating the tags into {{multiple issues}}.

Cleanup[edit | edit source]

Overarching copyright issues[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{copypaste}}
category links talk edit

Combined message boxes[edit | edit source]

Do not use this as the only message box on the article or section; it should be used with at least two other message boxes sandwiched inside it.

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes) — multiple issues (top of article)
{{multiple issues}}

links talk edit

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes) — multiple issues (section)
{{multiple issues|section=yes}}

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General cleanup[edit | edit source]

Use one of these general tags when none of the more specific tags fits.

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{cleanup}}
category links talk edit
  • This applies to general problems not addressed by other tags.
  • Please consider using specific cleanup tags first, as specific tags help other editors to easily identify problems in an article.
  • Use the reason parameter: cleanup|reason= to specify issues identified (it may be a link to comments on the talk page).
{{cleanup AfD}}
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Template:Cleanup AfD
  • Use this tag where an AFD discussion closes with a consensus of "keep and cleanup."
{{cleanup rewrite}}
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Template:Cleanup rewrite
  • Use this tag where the whole article needs extensive revision.
{{cleanup section}}
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Template:Cleanup section
  • Use this tag where the remaining sections of an article need cleanup.

Copy editing[edit | edit source]

Some articles just need someone with a good grasp of editing technique to give them a once-over.

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{copy edit}}
category links talk edit
{{copy edit section}}
category links talk edit
{{verify spelling}}
category links talk edit
Template:Verify spelling

Cleanup of specific subjects[edit | edit source]

These templates are all "general cleanup" templates, but tie into a specific subject matter or WikiProjects.

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{CIA World Factbook only}}
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Template:CIA World Factbook only
{{cleanup book}}
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Template:Cleanup book
{{cleanup Congress bio}}
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Template:Cleanup Congress bio
{{cleanup film}}
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Template:Cleanup film
{{cleanup school}}
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Template:Cleanup school
{{cleanup higher education}}
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Template:Cleanup higher education
{{game guide}}
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Template:Game guide
{{game trivia}}
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Template:Game trivia
{{localist}}
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Template:Localist
{{metricate}}
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Template:Metricate
{{USRD-wrongdir}}
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Template:USRD-wrongdir

Fiction[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{all plot}}
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Template:All plot
{{fiction}}
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Template:Fiction
  • This is not for factual or accuracy disputes.
{{in-universe}}
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Template:In-universe
{{long plot}}
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Template:Long plot
{{more plot}}
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Template:More plot
{{no plot}}
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Template:No plot

Inline with article text[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{needs IPA}}
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Template:Needs IPA

Style of writing[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{abbreviations}}
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Template:Abbreviations
{{advert}}
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{{buzzword}}
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Template:Buzzword
{{cleanup-PR}}
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Template:Cleanup-PR
{{cleanup tense}}
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Template:Cleanup tense
{{debate}}
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Template:Debate
{{essay-like}}
category links talk edit
{{example farm}}
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Template:Example farm
{{how-to}}
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Template:How-to
{{inappropriate person}}
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Template:Inappropriate person
{{like resume}}
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Template:Like resume
{{manual}}
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Template:Manual
{{obituary}}
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Template:Obituary
{{over-quotation}}
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Template:Over-quotation
{{peacock}}
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Template:Peacock
{{pro and con list}}
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Template:Pro and con list
{{repetition}}
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Template:Repetition
{{research paper}}
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Template:Research paper
{{review}}
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Template:Review
{{speculation}}
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Template:Speculation
{{story}}
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Template:Story
{{technical}}
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{{tone}}
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Template:Tone
{{travel guide}}
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Template:Travel guide
{{verbosity}}
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Template:Verbosity

Structure, formatting and sections[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{cleanup reorganize}}
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{{copy edit}}
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{{duplication}}
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{{importance section}}
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Template:Importance section
{{organize section}}
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Template:Organize section
{{overcolored}}
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Template:Overcolored
{{overcoloured}}
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Template:Overcoloured
{{sections}}
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Template:Sections
{{summarize section}}
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Template:Summarize section
{{Too many sections}}
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Template:Too many sections
{{too many see alsos}}
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Template:Too many see alsos
{{trivia}}
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Template:Trivia
{{very long}}
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Template:Very long

Introduction[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{Improve lead}}
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Template:Improve lead
{{lead extra info}}
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Template:Lead extra info
{{lead missing}}
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Template:Lead missing
{{lead rewrite}}
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{{lead too long}}
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Template:Lead too long
{{lead too short}}
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Template:Lead too short
{{POV lead}}
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Template:POV lead

Potentially unwanted content[edit | edit source]

Message boxes[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{cleanup list}}
category links talk edit
Template:Cleanup list
  • For use in articles or sections where potentially unwanted lists need to be salvaged before being deleted
{{cleanup red links}}
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Template:Cleanup red links
{{close paraphrasing}}
category links talk edit
{{copypaste}}
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{{criticism section}}
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Template:Criticism section
{{external links}}
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{{further reading cleanup}}
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Template:Further reading cleanup
{{in popular culture}}
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Template:In popular culture
{{MOS}}
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Template:MOS
{{non-free}}
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{{overlinked}}
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Template:Overlinked
{{schedule}}
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Template:Schedule
{{trivia}}
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Template:Trivia

Inline with article text[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{peacock term}}
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[peacock term]
{{spam link}}
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Template:Spam link
{{weasel inline}}
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[weasel words]

Context and detail[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{context}}
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Template:Context
{{generalize}}
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Template:Generalize
{{human-centric}}
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Template:Human-centric
{{overly detailed}}
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Template:Overly detailed
{{specific}}
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Template:Specific
{{time-context}}
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Template:Time-context

Off-topic[edit | edit source]

Articles occasionally contain content which is otherwise valid, but appears unrelated to the nominal topic of the article.

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{off topic}}
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Template:Off topic
  • Also takes "other article" parameter

Expand and add[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{biblio}}
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Template:Biblio
{{cleanup biography}}
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Template:Cleanup biography
{{expand section}}
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  • When calling this template, you may pass it a parameter. A template call like {{expand section|examples and additional citations}} generates: "This section requires expansion with: examples and additional citations."
{{formula missing descriptions}}
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Template:Formula missing descriptions
{{kmposts}}
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Template:Kmposts
{{lacking ISBN}}
category links talk edit
Template:Lacking ISBN
  • Place {{lacking ISBN|date=July 2022}} at the head of the relevant section(s). Remember that books published before 1974 may not have ISBNs (though more recent editions should).
{{lacking overview}}
category links talk edit
Template:Lacking overview
{{mileposts}}
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Template:Mileposts
{{missing information}}
category links talk edit
  • When calling this template, you must pass it a parameter. A template call like {{Missing information|why bananas are yellow}} generates "This article is missing information about why bananas are yellow."

Expert needed[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{expert needed}}
category links talk edit
  • Before adding this template, start a section on the article discussion page describing what you wish the expert to address, and put the section name in the |talk= parameter. {{Expert needed talk}} may be used on the talk page for this purpose.

Time-sensitive[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{time-context}}
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Template:Time-context
{{update}}
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{{update|inaccurate=y}}
category

Inline with article text[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{clarify timeframe}}
category links talk edit
For tagging FP:DATED problems
Template:Clarify timeframe
{{update after}}
category links talk edit
For facts that need updating now or at a specific future date
[needs update]
{{update inline}}
category links talk edit
For facts that need updating
[needs update]

Contradiction and confusion[edit | edit source]

Note: Templates relevant for when articles are confusing or hard to understand due specifically to translation issues can be found at FAMEPedia:Template index/Translation.
Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{confusing}}
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Template:Confusing
  • Use this tag in articles that need broad cleanup to eliminate confusion and discrepancies.
{{contradicts other}}
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Template:Contradicts other
{{contradicts others}}
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Template:Contradicts others
  • Use these tags in articles that appear to contradict themselves or each other.
{{incomprehensible}}
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Template:Incomprehensible
{{misleading}}
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Template:Misleading
  • Use this tag when the article is not factually wrong, but leads the reader to draw incorrect conclusions.
{{self-contradictory}}
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Template:Self-contradictory
{{unclear date}}
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Template:Unclear date
{{unfocused}}
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Template:Unfocused
  • Use this tag when the writing is clear, but the article as a whole doesn't concentrate on a single theme.

Inline with article text[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{contradict-inline}}
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Template:Contradict-inline
  • Use this for specific sentences which contradict themselves or a nearby sentence.
{{expand acronym}}
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Template:Expand acronym
  • Use this to mark acronyms and abbreviations that are not written in full at first occurrence.
{{inconsistent}}
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Template:Inconsistent
  • Use this to mark statements that are inconsistent with other parts of the article.
{{vague}}
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[[[|vague]]]
  • Use this for specific sentences needing clarification.

Content forks[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{bad summary}}
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Template:Bad summary
{{duplication}}
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Importance and notability[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{importance inline}}
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Template:Importance inline
{{importance section}}
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Template:Importance section
{{notability}}
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Neutrality and factual accuracy[edit | edit source]

Message boxes[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{autobiography}}
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{{cherry-picked}}
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Template:Cherry-picked
{{coatrack}}
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Template:Coatrack
{{COI}}
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{{disputed}}
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{{disputed section}}
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{{geographical imbalance}}
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Template:Geographical imbalance
{{globalize}}
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Template:Globalize
{{hoax}}
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{{partisan sources}}
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Template:Partisan sources
{{peacock}}
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Template:Peacock
{{political POV}}
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Template:Political POV
{{POV}}
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{{POV check}}
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Template:POV check
{{POV lead}}
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Template:POV lead
{{POV section}}
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Template:POV section
{{recentism}}
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Template:Recentism
{{systemic bias}}
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Template:Systemic bias
{{unbalanced}}
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Template:Unbalanced
{{undisclosed paid}}
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{{undue weight}}
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Template:Undue weight
{{weasel}}
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Inline with superimposed text[edit | edit source]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{according to whom}}
category links talk edit
For weasel words ("It was said..." It was thought...")
[according to whom?]
{{clarify}}
category links talk edit
Do not use without first taking some steps to research the apparent problem
[clarification needed]
{{contentious label inline}}
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Template:Contentious label inline
{{dubious}}
category links talk edit
[dubious ]
{{editorializing}}
category links talk edit
Template:Editorializing
{{excessive citations inline}}
category links talk edit
For abuse of citations, per FAMEPedia:Citation overkill.
Template:Excessive citations inline
{{original research inline}}
category links talk edit
[original research?]
{{POV statement}}
category links talk edit
[neutrality is disputed]
{{unbalanced opinion}}
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Template:Unbalanced opinion
{{undue weight inline}}
category links talk edit
[undue weight? ]
{{when}}
category links talk edit
For ambiguous or vague time references of various kinds.
[when?]
{{who}}
category links talk edit
For weasel words ("Many say..." Some people think...")
[who?]

Verifiability and sources[edit | edit source]

Message boxes[edit | edit source]

  • For quotations used out of context, references to unrelated material, and other misuse of citations.
  • Message boxes may be used at the top of an article, or in a specific section of an article.
  • Individual message boxes may be combined.
Individual message boxes: Biographies of living persons[edit | edit source]
Tag Individual message boxes, text that will be shown, and usage notes.
(Boxes for both the top of an article, or a specific section of an article)
{{BLP IMDb refimprove}}
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Template:BLP IMDb refimprove
{{BLP primary sources}}
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{{BLP self-published}}
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{{BLP sources}}
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{{BLP sources section}}
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Template:BLP sources section
{{BLP unsourced}}
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{{BLP unsourced section}}
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Template:BLP unsourced section
Individual message boxes: Issues with citations and sources[edit | edit source]
Tag Individual message boxes, text that will be shown, and usage notes.
(Boxes for both the top of an article, or a specific section of an article)
{{cite check}}
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Template:Cite check
{{cite check section}}
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Template:Cite check section
{{excessive citations}}
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Template:Excessive citations
{{media IMDb refimprove}}
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Template:Media IMDb refimprove
{{more citations needed}}
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{{more citations needed section}}
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{{More medical citations needed}}
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Template:More medical citations needed
{{more science citations needed}}
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{{one source}}
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{{original research}}
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{{primary sources}}
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{{refexample}}
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Template:Refexample
{{religious text primary}}
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Template:Religious text primary
{{self-published}}
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{{speculation}}
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Template:Speculation
{{third-party}}
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{{unreferenced}}
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{{unreferenced section}}
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{{unreliable sources}}
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{{user-generated}}
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Template:User-generated
Individual message boxes: Issues with style or format[edit | edit source]
Tag Individual message boxes, text that will be shown, and usage notes.
(Boxes for both the top of an article, or a specific section of an article)
{{citation style}}
category links talk edit
{{citations broken}}
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Template:Citations broken
{{citations broken from PEIS limit}}
category links talk edit
Template:Citations broken from PEIS limit
{{cleanup bare URLs}}
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{{duplicated citations}}
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Template:Duplicated citations
{{format footnotes}}
category links talk edit
Template:Format footnotes
{{full citations needed}}
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Template:Full citations needed
{{ibid}}
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Template:Ibid
{{more footnotes needed}}
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{{no footnotes}}
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{{page numbers improve}}
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Template:Page numbers improve
{{page numbers needed}}
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Tags inline with article text[edit | edit source]

Tag Background info from FAMEPedia namespace
{{according to whom}}
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[according to whom?]
{{additional citation needed}}
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[additional citation(s) needed]
{{attribution needed}}
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Template:Attribution needed
{{better source needed}}
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[better source needed]
{{better source needed example}}
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Template:Better source needed example Links to self-sourcing examples
{{by whom}}
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[by whom?]
{{chronology citation needed}}
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[chronology citation needed]
{{circular reference}}
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Template:Circular reference When the sources copy FAMEPedia material directly
{{circular reporting}}
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Template:Circular reporting For the subtler case when you suspect the sources are based on facts first published at FAMEPedia, but they didn't copy it directly
{{citation needed}}
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[citation needed]
{{citation needed span}}
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The sun is hot.[citation needed]
{{clarify}}
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[clarification needed]
{{copyvio link}}
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Template:Copyvio link
{{dead link}}
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[dead link]
{{disambiguation needed}}
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Template:Disambiguation needed
{{disputed inline}}
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[disputed ]
{{dubious}}
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[dubious ]
{{episode needed}}
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Template:Episode needed
{{example needed}}
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[example needed]
{{example needed span}}
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Template:Example needed span
{{explain}}
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Template:Explain
{{failed verification}}
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[failed verification]
{{full citation needed}}
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[full citation needed]
{{how}}
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[[[|how?]]]
{{medical citation needed}}
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Template:Medical citation needed
{{medical citation needed span}}
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Template:Medical citation needed span
{{nonspecific}}
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[not specific enough to verify]
{{not verified in body}}
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Template:Not verified in body
{{original research inline}}
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[original research?]
{{page needed}}
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[page needed]
{{primary source inline}}
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[non-primary source needed]
{{quantify}}
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[quantify]
{{quote without source}}
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[This quote needs a citation]
{{registration required}}
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(registration required)
{{request quotation}}
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[need quotation to verify]
{{season needed}}
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[season & episode needed]
{{self-published inline}}
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[self-published source?]
{{self-published source}}
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[self-published source]
{{specify}}
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Template:Specify
{{synthesis inline}}
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Template:Synthesis inline
{{third-party inline}}
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Template:Third-party inline
{{unreliable medical source}}
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Template:Unreliable medical source
{{unreliable source?}}
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[unreliable source?]
{{update after}}
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[needs update]
{{user-generated inline}}
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Template:User-generated inline
{{user-generated source}}
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Template:User-generated source
{{vague}}
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[[[|vague]]]
{{verify quote}}
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Template:Verify quote
{{verify source}}
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[verification needed]
{{volume needed}}
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[volume & issue needed]
{{when}}
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[when?]
{{where}}
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{{which}}
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Template:Which
{{who}}
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[who?]
{{whose quote}}
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{{why}}
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[[[|why?]]]
{{year missing}}
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Template:Year missing Use when the year of publication of a source is needed
{{year needed}}
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[year needed] Use when the date of an event is needed

Links for search[edit | edit source]

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{{find sources}}
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Find sources: Google (books · news · newspapers · scholar · free images · FP refs· FENS · JSTOR · NYT · TWL
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Categories[edit | edit source]

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{{check category}}
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{{disputed category}}
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{{improve categories}}
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{{recategorize}}
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{{uncategorized}}
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  • Place this at the bottom of an uncategorized article/category if you are unsure of which categories apply.
{{uncited category}}
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Template:Uncited category

Images and other media[edit | edit source]

For tips on requesting images see: FAMEPedia:Requested pictures.

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{{audio requested}}
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Template:Audio requested
{{cleanup gallery}}
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{{cleanup images}}
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{{diagram requested}}
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Template:Diagram requested
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{{image captions for cleanup}}
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Template:Image captions for cleanup
{{image requested}}
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Template:Image requested
  • This template should be used on talk pages. Please add one or more subject categories into the template.
  • Use of= to add detailed information on the request.
  • Use in= to define locations.
{{map requested}}
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Template:Map requested
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{{too many photos}}
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Template:Too many photos

Lists[edit | edit source]

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{{cleanup list}}
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Template:Cleanup list
  • For use in non-list articles or sections where potentially unwanted lists need to be salvaged before being deleted
{{create list}}
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Template:Create list
  • Use this tag where an article needs to be changed into list format.
{{disputed list}}
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Template:Disputed list
  • To identify a list on FAMEPedia that has content whose truth, factual nature, and/or relevance to the topic is in dispute.
{{example farm}}
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Template:Example farm
  • For use in non-list articles where too much of the content is composed of "examples", "references in popular culture", and the like.
{{famous}}
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Template:Famous
  • For use in articles with unclear criteria for a list of "famous" or "notable" persons.
{{fiction trivia}}
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Template:Fiction trivia
  • For use in fiction-specific articles that have way too many trivial examples. (Ex.: For an article specifically about famous fictional horses that mentions the fact that Sesame Street once told kids how to spell "horse", or that one of the animals you can kill in an online game is a horse.)
{{in popular culture}}
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Template:In popular culture
  • For use when a nonfiction article has become overcrowded with too many references to fiction or other pop culture. (Ex.: Article on horses having a long section of TV shows, movies, video games, etc. that have "horse" in the name or feature horses in some way.)
{{list entry too long}}
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Template:List entry too long
  • For use when a list item is excessively large due to indiscriminate trivia or a need to merge or split
{{list scope}}
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Template:List scope
  • To identify a list on FAMEPedia that has entries that may be out of scope.
{{list to table}}
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Template:List to table
  • For use where lists could be better presented as tables.
{{MOSLOW}}
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Template:MOSLOW
{{prose}}
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Template:Prose
  • Use this tag where a list needs cleanup.

Wiki tech[edit | edit source]

Most of these issues are covered in the main Manual of Style.

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{{cleanup HTML}}
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Template:Cleanup HTML
  • If the article needs HTML changed into wiki-markup
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Template:Cleanup lang
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Template:Dablinks
  • Use this on a page that links to a large number of disambiguation pages.
  • This template is sometimes placed automatically by DPL bot.
{{dead end}}
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Template:Dead end
  • Use this to mark articles or sections that completely lack internal links.
{{disambiguation cleanup}}
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Template:Disambiguation cleanup
{{incoming links}}
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Template:Incoming links
  • Use this on a page with general links that should be more specific.
{{orphan}}
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  • Use this for articles that aren't linked to from any other pages.
{{uncategorized}}
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  • Place this at the bottom of an uncategorized article/category if you are unsure of which categories apply.
{{underlinked}}
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  • Use this to mark articles or sections with too few internal links.

Infobox needed[edit | edit source]

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{{infobox requested}}
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  • Also has functionality to indicate that only a section in a page needs one. See the template page for more info.
{{new infobox}}
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Template:New infobox
  • This template should be used on talk pages.
{{single infobox request}}
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Template:Single infobox request
  • This template should be used on talk pages.

Infobox cleanup needed[edit | edit source]

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Other article tags[edit | edit source]

There are also tags available for:

Open tasks[edit | edit source]

Template:Divhide FAMEPedia:Backlog lists tasks that should be done to improve FAMEPedia (assuming the cleanup templates were placed correctly). Helping reduce backlogs is an important issue, so please feel free to help out. Template:Backlog status Template:Divhide

See also[edit | edit source]