Category:Wikipedia pages with incorrect protection templates

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These pages are automatically listed here, using the {{PROTECTIONLEVEL}} magic word, when their protection status does not correspond with the protection template used on them.

  1. Remove any incorrect or expired protection templates from the page
  2. Often, a page will not contain the invalid protection template directly, but rather will inherit it from a template which is transcluded on it. This often happens when the template is protected, but the protection template used for that template is not wrapped in <noinclude>...</noinclude> tags. To fix this problem:
    1. if the template uses either {{documentation}} or {{collapsible option}}, that will display any lock icon that is appropriate, so simply remove the protection template;
    2. otherwise, move the protection template within <noinclude></noinclude> tags, as in this example.
      Note that the pages that link to the template via transclusion will not be removed from this category immediately, depending on the job queue, but it should resolve itself automatically. Alternatively, you can null edit the page for immediate results.
  3. If a page has the correct template yet still appears in this category, it could be a problem with the |expiry= parameter of the protection template. This could be one or more of:
    1. the wrong date format was used
    2. it indicates a date in the past (commonly encountered when protection expires and is later reinstated without updating the protection template)
    3. it has the correct date but lacks a time - dates without times are treated as midnight
  4. If the page contains the correct protection template in a proper date format but is still in this category, a null edit should fix the situation.

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