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Policies and guidelines[edit]

For the rules concerning the use of these tags, see WP:Policies and guidelines.
What to type What it makes Where it goes
{{policy}}
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Official policies

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{{guideline}}
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Pages that document guidelines

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{{MoS-guideline}}
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Pages that document style guidelines

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{{subcat guideline|
<guideline category>|
<category sort key>|
<shortcuts>}}

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Guideline category should be one of:

  • behavioral guideline
  • content guideline
  • deletion guideline
  • editing guideline
  • naming convention
  • notability guideline
  • style guideline
Example for naming convention as <guideline category>:
For tagging guidelines of specific categories

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Use only available (sub-) categories
{{disputedtag|talk=Discussion Title}} Disputed "policy"/"guideline" designations

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{{disputedtag|section=yes|talk=Discussion Title}} Disputed sections of policies/guidelines

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{{dormant}}
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Proposals that have become dormant through lack of discussion

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{{draft proposal}}
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Drafts of policy/guideline proposals

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{{failed}}
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Failed policy/guideline proposals

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{{historical}}
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Retired pages of historical interest

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{{proposed}}
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Policy/guideline proposals

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{{superseded|[[New page]]}} Historical pages that have been superseded by other pages

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{{under discussion|status|talk=Discussion Title}} Policies and guidelines whose status as policy or guideline is being actively discussed, although their current status is not contested.

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{{under discussion|section|talk=Discussion Title}} Sections of policies, guidelines or other pages which are being actively discussed at the talk page

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{{under discussion-inline|talk=Discussion Title}} [under discussion ] Specific wordings or sentences in policies, guidelines or other pages which are being actively discussed at the talk page

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Essays and related[edit]

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{{essay|WP:SHORT}} Essays

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{{orphaned essay}}
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Essays

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{{supplement|pages=[[Wikipedia:Policypage]] page}} Essays

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{{Wikipedia how to}}
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Projects[edit]

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{{WikiProject status}}
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Parameters: |active, |semi-active, |inactive, |defunct
Displays the activity status of a WikiProject by using optional parameters


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{{subst:sandboxpaste}}
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{{Please leave this line alone (sandbox heading)}} <!-- We like people to see the notice. Put any testing content below it. --> Wikipedia:Sandbox

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{{subst:specialpageslist}}
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Special pages Other versions
Broken redirects ...
Dead-end pages Dead-end pages
Dormant pages Dusty articles
DoubleRedirects Double redirects
Lonely pages Orphaned articles
Long pages ...
New pages New pages feed
Protected pages ...
Short pages ...
Uncategorized Category needed
Uncategorized cats ...
Uncategorized templates Uncategorized templates
Unused categories ...
Unused files (images) ...
Unused templates ...
Without interwiki links ...
Most interwiki links ...
See also: Maintenance Reports
Lists
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{{village pump}}
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() Village pump
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{{village pump page header}}
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() Village pump (section)
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{{subst:WikipediaFAQ}}
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FAQ pages
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{{WikiProject notability essay}}
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Unofficial notability criteria defined by individual WikiProjects

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Department of Fun[edit]

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{{humor}}
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For use in Wikipedia namespaces that aren't serious enough for publication
{{humorantipolicy}}
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Humor pages that spoof and/or may have been proposed as policies or guidelines

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Other[edit]

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{{admin backlog}}
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Maintenance categories and pages with a backlog that require an administrator

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{{backlog}}
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Maintenance categories and pages with a backlog

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{{nutshell}}
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For presenting a concise summary of a project page or section.
{{shortcut|WP:SHORT}}
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Shortcut:
Other project pages with shortcut(s)
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See also[edit]