Template:Uw-date

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For more information about how dates should be written on Wikipedia, please see this page.

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Documentation icon Template documentation

Usage:

{{subst:uw-date}}
{{subst:uw-date|Article}} references a specific article
{{subst:uw-date|Article|Additional text}} adds text onto the end of the message instead of "Thank you"
  • This standardized template conforms to guidelines by the user warnings project. You may discuss the visual appearance of these standardized templates (e.g. the image in the top-left corner) at the user warning talk page.
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  • Please remember to substitute the template using {{subst:uw-date}} rather than {{uw-date}}.
  • This template uses a parser function. To give greater detail to your message, you may add the article and some additional text to the end of the template. If such article or additional text includes a URL or anything which includes an equal sign ("="), it may break the parser's function unless you prefix the article or the text with "1=".