Template:Imagefact

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[image reference needed]

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Usage[edit]

Enter this tag in the thumbnail caption of an image as a request for other editors to find citations for that image:

  1. to let the readers of the article know that the image adds unverified information to the article.
  2. to request that the image follows Wikipedia:Citing sources, Wikipedia:Verifiability, and Wikipedia:Reliable sources.

Note: this template is not for copyright status – only for verifiability of material depicted in the image as relating to the article in which this template is used.

This template is a self-reference and so is part of the Wikipedia project rather than the encyclopedic content.

This template automatically adds articles to Category:Articles with unsourced statements.

{{Imagefact|date=Month and year}}

Parameters[edit]

  • {{{date}}}: The date the tag was added.

Example[edit]

Input:

{{Imagefact|date=February 2020}}

Result:

[image reference needed]

Hovering over the link reveals the date that the tag was added.

Redirects[edit]

(They all redirect to template:imagefact)

TemplateData[edit]

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

TemplateData for Imagefact

Use this inline template in an image's caption to identify the image as needing citations. Do not use it for disputing the image's copyright status.

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Month and yeardate

Month and year of tagging; e.g., 'January 2013', but not 'jan13'

Example
January 2013
Auto value
{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}
Stringsuggested

See also[edit]

  • {{Cite}} (deprecated)
  • {{Fact}}, for facts in articles
  • {{Clarify}}, requesting clarification of a hard-to-understand phrase.
  • {{Cite quote}}, tagging a request for citation, used for quotations that needs citations to make it complete, but not for seemingly doubtful or false texts.
  • {{Request quotation}}, tagging a request for quoting inaccessible source, used for requesting a direct quote from the cited source for verification.
  • {{Verify source}}, tagging a request for source verification, used for information that is doubtful or appears false.
  • {{Unreliable source?}}, tagging a request for source verification, used for information that is doubtful or appears false.