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Template:Prose

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Description

This template will add tagged articles to a cleanup category according to the month and year given.

Usage

{{Prose|date=October 2017}}Category:Articles needing cleanup from October 2017 and Category:Articles with sections that need to be turned into prose from October 2017.

If no date is given, articles will be added to the more general Category:Wikipedia cleanup and Category:Articles with sections that need to be turned into prose.

Also parameter 1 may be included to replace "article" with a specific term, such as "section" or "table". For example:

{{Prose|section|date=October 2017}}

Closely related templates

Please keep this template's messaging consistent with the related templates:

  • {{Create list}} – the opposite of this template
  • {{Trivia}} – suggests relocation rather than reformatting of the details in a trivia section.
  • {{Reduce trivia}} – a variant of {{Trivia}}, suggesting removal rather than reformatting or relocation of irrelevant/indiscriminate details.
  • {{Expand list}} – for use where a list is too short/incomplete
  • {{List to table}} – for use where a table would be better than a list
  • {{Example farm}} – for articles or sections with too many examples.

See also

TemplateData

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools.

See the monthly error report for this template.

TemplateData for Prose

Maintenance template for tagging articles that overuse lists/tables (see [[WP:PROSE]]).

Template parameters

This template has custom formatting.

Parameter Description Type Status
Scope (e.g. section) 1

This parameter allows an editor to replace the default word "article" with another word, usually "section"

Default
article
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Content optional
Month and year date

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

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}
String suggested