Template:More footnotes

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When to use

This template indicates that the article cites a sufficient number of reliable sources, but uses an inappropriate combination of inline citations and general references. All material in articles must be verifiable, but outside of featured articles and good articles Wikipedia does not require the use of inline citations except to support direct quotations, material that has been challenged or is likely to be challenged and contentious material about living persons.

An inline citation is any system that associates a given piece of an article with a specific citation. The two most popular forms are clickable footnotes (<ref> tags, which produce foot notes like this: [1]) and parenthetical references (e.g., (Smith 2010)). Other articles use embedded citations or manually formatted footnotes. Do not add this tag to articles that use the "wrong" style of inline citation.

For articles that do not contain any general references, but that need a greater number of citations, use {{More references}} instead.

How to use

To add this template to an article, copy and paste:

  • {{More footnotes|{{subst:DATE}}}}
or
  • {{More footnotes|date=September 2014}}

Both options result in the same output.

The template can be placed in the article's "References" section, or, as appropriate for the citation style, "Notes" section.

An optional unnamed parameter:

  • {{More footnotes|section}}

will change the word "article" in "This article...", e.g. {{More footnotes|list}} or {{More footnotes|table}}. When used this way, the template cannot be placed in the "References" section.

This template will add the article to Category:Articles lacking in-text citations.

The template also has an optional |BLP= parameter. If its value is yes, this will indicate that the article is a biography of a living person, which have higher standards for further reading and external links.

Examples


Redirects

  1. {{Morecite}}
  2. {{Morefootnotes}}
  3. {{Moreinline}}
  4. {{Somefootnotes}}

See also


Template Data

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools.

More footnotes

Indicates that the article cites a sufficient number of reliable sources, but uses an inappropriate combination of inline citations and general references.

Template parameters
Parameter Description Type Default Status
Date date Date the template was added line empty suggested
Biography of Living Persons BLP Whether this is a biography of a living person. If the parameter's value is 'yes', this will indicate that the article is a biography of a living person, which have higher standards for further reading and external links. line empty suggested