Template:Cleanup rewrite/doc

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This template should be used on articles which need so much cleanup that completely rewriting them may be necessary to comply with Wikipedia's guidelines on style and content.

Usage

To provide a reason for the needed rewrite, use:

{{Cleanup rewrite|Reason for rewrite|article or section|date=August 2022}}


To mark a section for rewrite without a reason, use:

{{Cleanup rewrite|2=section|date=August 2022}}


To mark an article for rewrite without a reason, use:

{{Cleanup rewrite|date=August 2022}}


This template adds tagged articles to Category:Wikipedia articles needing rewrite.
It should not be subst'd.

Tracking categories

TemplateData

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TemplateData for Cleanup rewrite

Use this cleanup template to indicate that an article may need to be rewritten to comply with Wikipedia's quality standards.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Month and yeardate

The month and year that the template was placed (in full). "{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}" inserts the current month and year automatically.

Example
January 2013
Auto value
{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}
Linesuggested
Reason1

The reason why the article may need to be rewritten

Example
it is mostly incomprehensible
Stringoptional
Section?section

Enter "yes" here to replace the word "article" with "section".

Example
yes
Auto value
yes
Lineoptional
Affected area2

Custom text to replace the word "article" in the template

Example
section
Lineoptional
Make template smallsmall

Enter "left" here to make the template box small and aligned to the left.

Example
left
Auto value
left
Lineoptional

See also