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Usage

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools; see the monthly error report for this template.

TemplateData for Empty section

To be placed in sections that are empty, containing neither text nor sub-sections. Before tagging an empty section, consider removing the section heading instead – for example, an empty "Gallery" or "External links" section can safely be deleted.
{{Empty section}} puts articles into Category:Articles with empty sections and Category:Articles to be expanded.

Common form

{{Empty section|date=November 2018|section= }}
ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Make smallsmall
Anything except left: Uses an in-line default-sized message box.
left (default): Uses smaller left-aligned message box designed for the head of sections. (See Template:Ambox/doc#The small parameters.)
Stringoptional
Section numbersection
The section number to be edited (or whatever the &section= parameter accepts).
Stringoptional
Date taggeddate
If a date parameter is provided, in the form November 2018, then the page is put into a by-month subcategory instead. If the date is left out, a bot will add it later.
Auto value
November 2018
Stringoptional

Format: inline

Test of raw TemplateData output:

To be placed in sections that are empty, containing neither text nor sub-sections. Before tagging an empty section, consider removing the section heading instead – for example, an empty "Gallery" or "External links" section can safely be deleted., puts articles into Category:Articles with empty sections and Category:Articles to be expanded.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Make smallsmall

Anything except : Uses an in-line default-sized message box., ' (default): Uses smaller left-aligned message box designed for the head of sections. (See Template:Ambox/doc#The small parameters.)

Stringoptional
Section numbersection

The section number to be edited (or whatever the  parameter accepts).

Stringoptional
Date taggeddate

If a date parameter is provided, in the form November 2018, then the page is put into a by-month subcategory instead. If the date is left out, a bot will add it later.

Auto value
November 2018
Stringoptional

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