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Template:Update

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Usage

This template can be used to mark articles or sections with old or out-of-date information.

To add the date when the tag was added, use:

{{Update|date=September 2015}}

To specify what parts of the article need updating, use the first unnamed parameter:

{{Update|Foo [[bar]] qux}}

To display the date of the last update, use the second unnamed parameter:

{{Update||2 August 2015}}

To mark a section, use:

{{Update|section|date=September 2015}}

To explain that the article now has inaccuracies, use |inaccurate=yes:

{{Update|inaccurate=yes}}

To link to a particular section of the talk page where the update is being discussed, use |talk=Section (or |talksection=Section):

{{Update|talk=Section}}

Example

{{Update|documentation|date=September 2015}}

The template detects which namespace it is used in and changes accordingly:

Article
Category
Template

{{Update|section}} produces:

Article
Category
Template

This template will add articles to Category:Wikipedia articles in need of updating.

For factual inaccuracies, stronger wording is used and articles will be added to Category:Articles with obsolete information.

{{Update|inaccurate=yes}}

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See also