Template:Rename section

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If the title of a Wikipedia page section is not appropriately named to reflect its contents you may place this template at the top of the section. This template adds a banner stating the problem at the top of the section, and also adds its tagged articles to Category:Wikipedia articles with sections named inappropriately.

Usage

{{Rename section|date=August 2022}} or {{Rename section|date=Month Year|reason=Your explanation here}}

Parameters

  • date: The date of adding the template may be used as the first parameter, in the form of Month Year.
  • talk: The title of the talk page entry about the issue if you started one.
  • reason: You may use the |reason= parameter to provide a short explanation describing the issue directly within the template, instead of, or in addition to the talk parameter.

Template data

If the title of a Wikipedia page section is not appropriately named to reflect its contents you may place this template at the top of the section. This template adds a banner stating the problem at the top of the section, and also adds its tagged articles to Category:Wikipedia articles with sections named inappropriately

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
talksectiontalksection talk discuss

The name of a section on the talk page to discuss the issue. Do not include the hash (#) symbol

Example
Name_of_section
Stringsuggested
reasonreason

A brief explanation for why the tag has been placed

Stringoptional
sectionsection

The number of the section in question. This can be found by clicking the edit button next to the section title. The section number is displayed after &section= in the URL

Numbersuggested
datedate

The date this tag was added. E.g., "January 2013" NOT "jan13"

Example
January 2013
Auto value
{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}
Daterequired

Redirects

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See also

Templates that might be a better fit than this one