|This is a documentation subpage for Template:Policy.
It contains usage information, categories and other content that is not part of the original template page.
To include up to five shortcuts, pass parameters:
This template links all official policies to Category:Wikipedia policies and to one of its subcategories based on the "subcategory" parameter:
- "conduct": Category:Wikipedia conduct policies
- "content": Category:Wikipedia content policies
- "deletion": Category:Wikipedia deletion policies
- "enforcement": Category:Wikipedia enforcement policies
- "procedural": Category:Wikipedia procedural policies
- "legal": Category:Wikipedia legal policies
To include additional text after the boilerplate, insert a "text" parameter.
New policies require approval
If you're writing a new policy, or substantially revising one, please remember to give the community significant time to consider your proposal. See WP:PROPOSAL for the current best practice on advertising proposals.