Category:Candidates for speedy deletion
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This category contains pages tagged with speedy deletion templates. Before speedily deleting a page, take the time to ensure that it meets the criteria for speedy deletion, check the links, the history, and (for images) the file links. If there is any doubt at all, switch the article to a process like Wikipedia:Proposed deletion that allows time for others to review the proposal.
Speedy does not mean immediate. Although most speedy-deletion candidates are processed within a few minutes, more complicated pages may remain in the list for several days.
Attack pages: When deleting attack pages, be careful that you don't quote any of the content in your deletion summary. In some cases, MediaWiki will offer a prefilled deletion summary that includes some of the content being deleted; make sure you replace the summary with something more appropriate (such as "
[[WP:CSD#G10]] - Attack page") before clicking the delete button. If you do, by accident, quote the content, then you should undelete the page and redelete it with the correct deletion reason, before deleting the log entry for the first deletion.
G1: Nonsense – G2: Test pages – G3: Vandalism – G4: Previously deleted by AfD – G5: Banned user – G6: Housekeeping – G7: Author's request – G8: Dependent page – G10: Attack pages/libel – G11:Spam – G12: Copyright infringement - G13: Abandoned old AfC submissions
A1: No context – A2: Foreign language (transwikied) – A3: No content or contact attempt – A5: Transwikied – A7: No claim of importance/significance (people, animals, organizations, clubs, bands, web content) – A9: No claim of importance/significance of musical recordings – A10: Recently created article that duplicates an existing topic
R2: To several namespaces from main one – R3: Implausible typo/misnomers
F1: Redundant – F2: Corrupt/Empty/Commons Page – F3: Bad/Restricted license — F4: No License/Source – F5: Non-free Orphaned – F6: Missing fair use rationale – F7: Invalid fair use claim – F8: Identical on Commons – F9: Copyright infringement – F10: Non-media file – F11: Unverified permission
C1: Empty – C2: Renamed
U1: Owner's request – U2: Nonexistent user – U3: Fair use galleries
T2: Misrepresentations of policy – T3: Duplicates
P1: Portal Topic Meets CSD for an Article – P2: Underpopulated Portal
Possibly contested (6) – Attack (0) – Broken redirects (0) – Inappropriate cross-namespace redirects (0) – Spam (3) – Significance not indicated (6) – Copyvio (12) – Empty (1) – Lacking context (0) – Duplicate articles (2) – Nonsense (0) – Vandalism (1) – Hoax (0) – Test pages (1) – Reposted (4) – Violating block/ban (0) – Dependent on non-existent (0) – Author request (7) – Unacceptably licensed files (0) – Redundant images (0) – Missing/Corrupt files (0) – Implausible redirects (0) – Redundant templates (0) – History merges (3) – Empty categories (2) – Abandoned AfC submissions (33) – Unspecified (no specific criterion) (1) – Candidates for uncontroversial speedy deletion (18)
Dated deletion categories
Backlogs larger than 10 days will not appear below due to limitations in the template. Please clear older backlogs before newer ones and check the "master category" once in a while if a category suddenly changes from "huge backlog" to "no backlog" overnight. Although not technically part of the speedy deletion criteria, articles which have been proposed for deletion for more than seven days are also listed here as a matter of convenience.
|Wikipedia files with unknown source – 1-day backlog (oldest)|
|Wikipedia files with unknown copyright status – 1-day backlog (oldest)|
|Wikipedia files missing permission – 1-day backlog (oldest)|
|Wikipedia files with no non-free use rationale – No backlog currently|
|Disputed non-free Wikipedia files – No backlog currently|
|Orphaned non-free use Wikipedia files – 1-day backlog (oldest)|
|Replaceable non-free use Wikipedia files – 1-day backlog (oldest)|
|Wikipedia files with a different name on Wikimedia Commons – 31 items|
|Wikipedia files with the same name on Wikimedia Commons – 1,841 items|
|Non-free files with orphaned versions more than 7 days old – 6 items|
|Requested RD1 redactions – 1 item|
|Proposed deletion – 2-day backlog (oldest)|
|Expired proposed deletions of unsourced BLPs – 2 items|
Pages detected by the edit filter
The edit filter can detect certain pages that may meet criteria for speedy deletion and tag those edits in recent changes:
This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total.
The following 83 pages are in this category, out of 83 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).