Template:Request edit/sandbox

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"Template:Edit request" redirects here. For edits to a semi-protected page, see Template:Edit semi-protected. For edits to a template-protected page, see Template:Edit template-protected. For edits to a fully-protected page, see Template:Edit protected.
How to use
  1. Go to the article's Talk page and click the Edit tab
  2. Create a new section on this page by typing something like this ==Some proposed changes==
  3. Directly below this type {{request edit}}
  4. Underneath this, write out your request and provide links to any sources which support any claims made
  5. At the end, sign the post using four tildes: ~~~~
  6. Click on the Show preview button and have a look to make sure the request appears the way you want it to
  7. If you wish to make any corrections or additions, you may do so in the edit box below the preview (scroll down to see this box); preview your post as many times as you wish, and when you are satisfied, click on the Save page button
Request options
{{request edit}} = {{request edit/request}} for requested edits. Post on the article talk page, in a thread that describes the edit to be made. The template automatically adds the request to the list of edits requested and Category:Requested edits.
{{request edit|R}} = {{request edit/significant}} same function as {{request edit}} – use for more substantial changes.
Response options
{{request edit|A}} = {{request edit/answered}} for implemented edits; adds the request to Category:Implemented requested edits (the template also accepts |answered=yes or |ans=yes)
{{request edit|P|[explanation]}} = {{request edit/partial}} for partially completed requests (please provide an explanation of what was and was not done and why as the third parameter); adds the request to Category:Partially implemented requested edits
{{request edit|D|[see below]}} = {{request edit/declined}} for declined request; adds the request to Category:Declined requested edits
Declined parameters
{{request edit|D|ADV}} for declining promotional content
{{request edit|D|V}} for declining content not properly sourced
{{request edit|D|O}} for articles with obvious omissions that need balance
{{request edit|D|R}} when changes ask to remove sourced content
{{request edit|D|D}} to request the editor attempt to discuss with involved editors first
{{request edit|D|S}} for requests that are not specific enough
{{request edit|D|T}} for requests that aren't an improvement
{{request edit|D|C}} this issue has been discussed and no clear consensus was reached

Please see the list of requested edits at the instructions page and see how you can help!


This template is used to make a request for an edit on the talk page of an article for which a user has an actual or apparent conflict of interest.

Template parameters

This template has custom formatting.

Parameter Description Type Status
Response 1

A - for accepted.
P - for partially completed requests.
D - for declined request

Default
empty
Example
A
Auto value
empty
String suggested
Reason 2

Explaination of why it was rejected or only partially implemented

Default
empty
Example
ADV - for advertisement. V for unverifiable. D - for requires discussion. C - for discussed with no consensus. More shortcuts in template documentation.
Auto value
empty
Unknown suggested