Template:Lead rewrite

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Usage

Place this template at the top of articles where the lead section needs to be rewritten. Include the current date and the reason the re-write is needed on the talk page or in the reason parameter, like this:

{{Lead rewrite|date=August 2022|reason=Your critique here.}}

Notes

TemplateData

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TemplateData for Lead rewrite

Use this cleanup template to indicate that the lead section of an article may need to be rewritten.

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
Reasonreason

The reason why the lead section may need to be rewritten

Example
it does not adequately summarise the body
Stringoptional
Talk page sectiontalk

Section name on the talk page for further discussion

Lineoptional

Redirects


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