Wikipedia:Template messages/Moving

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The following cleanup tags are to be used before, during, and after proposing a move on Wikipedia:Requested moves.

Requesting controversial and potentially controversial moves[edit]

Talk page tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{subst:Requested move |new|reason=why}}
links talk edit
Requested move 28 February 2015

Wikipedia:Template messages/Movingnew – why Example (talk) 18:15, 28 February 2015 (UTC)

Use when the proposed new title is given.
Do not sign this template—this tag is auto-signed when substituted. Be sure to use the subst:.
This tag should be placed at the beginning of the section containing the relevant discussion.

{{subst:Requested move|?|reason=why}}
Requested move 28 February 2015

Wikipedia:Template messages/Moving → ? – why Example (talk) 18:15, 28 February 2015 (UTC)

Use when the proposed new title is not known.
Do not sign this template—this tag is auto-signed when substituted. Be sure to use the subst:.
This tag should be placed at the beginning of the section containing the relevant discussion.

{{subst:Requested move |new|reason=why|talk=yes}}
Requested move 28 February 2015

Wikipedia:Template messages/Movingnew – why Example (talk) 18:15, 28 February 2015‎ (UTC)


Survey[edit]

Feel free to state your position on the renaming proposal by beginning a new line in this section with *'''Support''' or *'''Oppose''', then sign your comment with ~~~~. Since polling is not a substitute for discussion, please explain your reasons, taking into account Wikipedia's policy on article titles.

Discussion[edit]

Any additional comments:


This template adds subsections for survey and discussion.
Do not sign this template—this tag is auto-signed when substituted. Be sure to use the subst:
Click the "New Section" tab on the talk page and leave the Subject/headline blank, as the template by default automatically creates the heading.

{{subst:Requested move |new1=x|current2=y|new2=z|reason=why}}
Requested move 28 February 2015

  • Wikipedia:Template messages/Movingx
  • yz

– why Example (talk) 18:15, 28 February 2015 (UTC)

Do not sign this template—this tag is auto-signed when substituted.
Be sure to use the subst: and place this tag at the beginning of the section containing the relevant discussion.
Add additional related move requests in pairs (|current3= and |new3=, |current4= and |new4=, etc.).

{{subst:Requested move |new1=?|current2=y|new2=?|reason=why}}
Requested move 28 February 2015

  • Wikipedia:Template messages/Moving → ?
  • y → ?

– why Example (talk) 18:15, 28 February 2015 (UTC)

After (potentially) controversial move requests are closed[edit]

Talk page tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{Old move}}
links talk edit
{{Old moves}}
links talk edit
{{Requested move/old}}
links talk edit

Requesting technical moves[edit]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{db-move|page to be moved here|reason for move}}
links talk edit
{{subst:RMassist|old name|requested name|reason = reason for move}}
links talk edit

Do not sign this template—this tag is auto-signed when substituted.
Be sure to use the subst: and use this tag only on Wikipedia:Requested moves/Technical requests. A bullet is automatically inserted. No edits to the article's talk page are required.
{{subst:RMcontested}}
links talk edit
Contested move request

The following request to move a page has been added to Wikipedia:Requested moves as an uncontroversial move, but this has been contested by one or more people. Any discussion on the issue should continue here. If a full request is not lodged within five days of this request being contested, the request will be removed from WP:RM.Example (talk) 18:15, 28 February 2015 (UTC)

{{rename media}}
links talk edit
{{vandal move|Correct title for the page}}
links talk edit


Category renaming[edit]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{subst:Cfr-speedy|Proposed name}}
links talk edit
{{Cfr}}
links talk edit


Article cleanup[edit]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{cleanup-articletitle}}
links talk edit
{{disputed title}}
links talk edit
{{inappropriate title}}
links talk edit
{{move portions}}
links talk edit
{{move to userspace}}
links talk edit
{{POV-title}}
links talk edit

Copying to other projects[edit]

The following templates should be placed atop articles desired to be moved to other Wikimedia sister projects:

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{convert to SVG and copy to Wikimedia Commons}}
category links talk edit
{{copy to Meta}}
links talk edit
{{copy to Wikibooks}}
category links talk edit
{{copy to Wikibooks Cookbook}}
category links talk edit
{{copy to Wikimedia Commons}}
category links talk edit
{{copy to Wikiquote}}
category links talk edit
{{copy to Wikisource}}
category links talk edit
{{copy to Wikiversity}}
category links talk edit
{{copy to Wikivoyage}}
category links talk edit
{{copy to Wiktionary}}
category links talk edit
{{now Commons}}
category links talk edit
This template should only be used on file (image) pages.
{{shadowsCommons}}
category links talk edit

The following related cleanup templates are also available:

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{TWCleanup}}
category links talk edit
{{TWCleanup2}}
category links talk edit