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Template:Vague

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Usage

Use this for specific words or statements that are vague. See Wikipedia:Ambiguous words, Wikipedia:Vagueness, MoS:Words to watch, and Wikipedia:Please clarify.

This template is a self-reference and so is part of the Wikipedia project rather than the encyclopedic content. This template will add articles to Category:All Wikipedia articles needing clarification.

Use the following format:

{{Vague|date=July 2020}}

This produces:[vague]

See also

  • {{Ambiguous}}
  • {{Clarify}} for other text that is difficult to understand.
  • {{Which one}} for text which could refer to one of numerous people or items but which is not linked to a disambiguation page.

TemplateData

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

TemplateData for Vague

Template for marking specific inline words and phrases as too vague for Wikipedia's guidelines.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Reason?reason title

Why are you marking this as 'vague'? This will be displayed as a tool tip.

Default
This information is too vague.
Stringsuggested
Datedate

Month and year that this template was placed on the page.

Example
June 2015
Auto value
{{CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{CURRENTYEAR}}
Dateoptional