Template:BLP self-published

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This template is intended to be placed at the top of sections of articles about living persons that may violate Wikipedia:Verifiability § Self-published sources by only citing self-published sources, and are therefore in need of immediate attention.

This template also includes support for using the date parameter. Adding this parameter sorts the article into subcategories of Category:Articles lacking reliable references and out of the parent category, allowing the oldest problems to be identified and dealt with first.

Articles with this template are not automatically added to Category:Living people or Category:Possibly living people.

To use this template, add {{BLP self-published|date=October 2023}} at the top of biographical articles relying solely on references to self-published sources.

See also

  • {{BLP primary sources}} – for BLPs that rely primarily on references to primary sources
  • {{BLP IMDb refimprove}} – for BLPs that rely primarily or entirely on the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) as a source
  • {{BLP sources}} – for biographies of living persons (BLPs) that need additional references in general
  • {{BLP more footnotes needed}} – for BLPs that include a list of sources or external links, but have insufficient inline citations
  • {{BLP no footnotes}} – for BLPs that include a list of sources or external links, but have no inline citations at all
  • {{BLP unverified}} – for stubbing inadequately referenced BLPs
  • {{BLP noticeboard}} – for BLP articles that are being discussed on the BLP noticeboard
  • {{Like resume}} – for biographical articles that promote the subject