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Multi-level templates[edit]


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Description Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 4im
Blatant vandalism
Vandalism {{subst:uw-vandalism1}} {{subst:uw-vandalism2}} {{subst:uw-vandalism3}} {{subst:uw-vandalism4}} {{subst:uw-vandalism4im}}
General disruptive editing not categorized elsewhere
Disruptive editing {{subst:uw-disruptive1}} {{subst:uw-disruptive2}} {{subst:uw-disruptive3}} {{subst:uw-generic4}} {{N/A}}
Behavior in articles
Editing tests {{subst:uw-test1}} {{subst:uw-test2}} {{subst:uw-test3}} {{subst:uw-vandalism4}} {{N/A}}
Page blanking, removal of content {{subst:uw-delete1}} {{subst:uw-delete2}} {{subst:uw-delete3}} {{subst:uw-delete4}} {{subst:uw-delete4im}}
Frequent or mass changes to genres without consensus or reference {{subst:uw-genre1}} {{subst:uw-genre2}} {{subst:uw-genre3}} {{subst:uw-genre4}} {{N/A}}
Removing file deletion tags {{subst:uw-idt1}} {{subst:uw-idt2}} {{subst:uw-idt3}} {{subst:uw-idt4}} {{N/A}}
Image-related vandalism {{subst:uw-image1}} {{subst:uw-image2}} {{subst:uw-image3}} {{subst:uw-image4}} {{subst:uw-image4im}}
Improper humor in articles {{subst:uw-joke1}} {{subst:uw-joke2}} {{subst:uw-joke3}} {{subst:uw-joke4}} {{subst:uw-joke4im}}
Censorship of material {{subst:uw-notcensored1}} {{subst:uw-notcensored2}} {{subst:uw-notcensored3}} {{subst:uw-generic4}} {{N/A}}
Ownership of articles {{subst:uw-own1}} {{subst:uw-own2}} {{subst:uw-own3}} {{subst:uw-generic4}} {{subst:uw-own4im}}
Inappropriate expansion of plot summaries {{subst:uw-plotsum1}} {{subst:uw-plotsum2}} {{N/A}} {{N/A}} {{N/A}}
Removal of maintenance templates {{subst:uw-tdel1}} {{subst:uw-tdel2}} {{subst:uw-tdel3}} {{subst:uw-tdel4}} {{N/A}}
Uploading unencyclopedic images (image vandalism) {{subst:uw-upload1}} {{subst:uw-upload2}} {{subst:uw-upload3}} {{subst:uw-upload4}} {{subst:uw-upload4im}}
Disrupting the taxonomy templates {{subst:uw-taxonomy1}} {{subst:uw-taxonomy2}} {{subst:uw-taxonomy3}} {{subst:uw-generic4}} {{N/A}}
Using thumbnails in Infoboxes (WP:INFOBOXIMAGE) {{subst:uw-thumb1}} {{subst:uw-thumb2}} {{N/A}} {{N/A}} {{N/A}}
Behavior towards editors
Not assuming good faith {{subst:uw-agf1}} {{subst:uw-agf2}} {{subst:uw-agf3}} {{N/A}} {{N/A}}
Harassment of other users {{subst:uw-harass1}} {{subst:uw-harass2}} {{subst:uw-harass3}} {{subst:uw-harass4}} {{subst:uw-harass4im}}
Personal attack directed at editors {{subst:uw-npa1}} {{subst:uw-npa2}} {{subst:uw-npa3}} {{subst:uw-npa4}} {{subst:uw-npa4im}}
Improper use of warning or blocking template {{subst:uw-tempabuse1}} {{subst:uw-tempabuse2}} {{subst:uw-disruptive3}} {{N/A}} {{N/A}}
Adding promotions of objects or ideologies (also spam)
Using Wikipedia for advertising or promotion {{subst:uw-advert1}} {{subst:uw-advert2}} {{subst:uw-advert3}} {{subst:uw-advert4}} {{subst:uw-advert4im}}
Not adhering to neutral point of view {{subst:uw-npov1}} {{subst:uw-npov2}} {{subst:uw-npov3}} {{subst:uw-npov4}} {{N/A}}
Inserting fringe or undue weight content into articles {{subst:uw-fringe1}} {{subst:uw-fringe2}} {{subst:uw-fringe3}} {{N/A}} {{N/A}}
Adding spam links {{subst:uw-spam1}} {{subst:uw-spam2}} {{subst:uw-spam3}} {{subst:uw-spam4}} {{subst:uw-spam4im}}
Paid editing without disclosure under the Wikimedia Terms of Use {{subst:uw-paid1}} {{subst:uw-paid2}} {{subst:uw-paid3}} {{subst:uw-paid4}} {{N/A}}
Inserting factual inaccuracies and/or libel
Adding unreferenced controversial information about living persons {{subst:uw-biog1}} {{subst:uw-biog2}} {{subst:uw-biog3}} {{subst:uw-biog4}} {{subst:uw-biog4im}}
Defamation regarding article subjects {{subst:uw-defamatory1}} {{subst:uw-defamatory2}} {{subst:uw-defamatory3}} {{subst:uw-defamatory4}} {{subst:uw-defamatory4im}}
Introducing deliberate factual errors {{subst:uw-error1}} {{subst:uw-error2}} {{subst:uw-error3}} {{subst:uw-error4}} {{subst:uw-error4im}}
Adding original research, including unpublished syntheses of sourced material {{subst:uw-nor1}} {{subst:uw-nor2}} {{subst:uw-nor3}} {{subst:uw-nor4}} {{N/A}}
Addition of unsourced or improperly cited material {{subst:uw-unsourced1}} {{subst:uw-unsourced2}} {{subst:uw-unsourced3}} {{subst:uw-unsourced4}} {{N/A}}
Unaccepted practices, unilateral action against policies or guidelines
Triggering the abuse filter by attempting to vandalize {{N/A}} {{subst:uw-attempt2}} {{subst:uw-attempt3}} {{subst:uw-attempt4}} {{N/A}}
Removing {{afd}} templates / refactoring others' comments in AfD discussions {{subst:uw-afd1}} {{subst:uw-afd2}} {{subst:uw-afd3}} {{subst:uw-afd4}} {{N/A}}
Removing {{cfd}} templates / refactoring others' comments in CfD discussions {{subst:uw-cfd1}} {{subst:uw-cfd2}} {{subst:uw-cfd3}} {{subst:uw-cfd4}} {{N/A}}
Using talk page as forum {{subst:uw-chat1}} {{subst:uw-chat2}} {{subst:uw-chat3}} {{subst:uw-chat4}} {{N/A}}
Creating inappropriate pages {{subst:uw-create1}} {{subst:uw-create2}} {{subst:uw-create3}} {{subst:uw-create4}} {{subst:uw-create4im}}
Removing {{ffd}} templates / refactoring others' comments in FfD discussions {{subst:uw-ffd1}} {{subst:uw-ffd2}} {{subst:uw-ffd3}} {{subst:uw-ffd4}} {{N/A}}
Uploading files missing copyright status {{subst:uw-ics1}} {{subst:uw-ics2}} {{subst:uw-ics3}} {{subst:uw-ics4}} {{N/A}}
Removing {{mfd}} templates / refactoring others' comments in MfD discussions {{subst:uw-mfd1}} {{subst:uw-mfd2}} {{subst:uw-mfd3}} {{subst:uw-mfd4}} {{N/A}}
Formatting, date, language, etc. (Manual of Style) {{subst:uw-mos1}} {{subst:uw-mos2}} {{subst:uw-mos3}} {{subst:uw-mos4}} {{N/A}}
Malicious or bad page moves {{subst:uw-move1}} {{subst:uw-move2}} {{subst:uw-move3}} {{subst:uw-move4}} {{subst:uw-move4im}}
Creating malicious redirects {{subst:uw-redirect1}} {{subst:uw-redirect2}} {{subst:uw-redirect3}} {{subst:uw-redirect4}} {{subst:uw-redirect4im}}
Removing {{speedy deletion}} templates from self-created articles {{subst:uw-speedy1}} {{subst:uw-speedy2}} {{subst:uw-speedy3}} {{subst:uw-speedy4}} {{N/A}}
Editing, correcting, or deleting others' talk page comments {{subst:uw-tpv1}} {{subst:uw-tpv2}} {{subst:uw-tpv3}} {{subst:uw-tpv4}} {{N/A}}
Removing {{Prod blp}} templates {{subst:uw-blpprod1}} {{subst:uw-blpprod2}} {{subst:uw-blpprod3}} {{subst:uw-blpprod4}} {{N/A}}
Adding non-compliant colours {{subst:uw-color1}} {{subst:uw-color2}} {{subst:uw-color3}} {{subst:uw-color4}} {{N/A}}
Description Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 4im

Single-level templates[edit]

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Description Template
Creating double redirects through bad page moves {{subst:uw-2redirect}}
New user is likely to be using multiple accounts {{subst:uw-agf-sock}}
Bad AIV report {{subst:uw-aiv}}
Bad AN/EW report {{subst:uw-anew}}
Suggesting a user archive his/her talk page {{subst:uw-archive}}
Adding signatures to article space {{subst:uw-articlesig}}
Creating autobiographies {{subst:uw-autobiography}}
Adding incorrect categories {{subst:uw-badcat}}
Adding non-notable list entries {{subst:uw-badlistentry}}
"Biting" newcomers {{subst:uw-bite}}
Wikipedia is not for blogging or promotion {{subst:uw-blog}}
Conflict of interest, with an extended legal warning {{subst:uw-coi}}
Addition of controversial material to an article {{subst:uw-controversial}}
Not attributing Wikipedia content {{subst:uw-copying}}
Cut and paste moves {{subst:uw-c&pmove}}
Adding speculative or unconfirmed information about future events {{subst:uw-crystal}}
Incorrectly tagging pages for speedy deletion {{subst:uw-csd}}
Incorrectly formatting disambiguation pages {{subst:uw-dab}}
Unnecessarily changing date formats {{subst:uw-date}}
Removing proper sources containing dead links {{subst:uw-deadlink}}
Adding stub categories manually, rather than via templates {{subst:uw-directcat}}
Not using edit summary {{subst:uw-editsummary}}
Not communicating in English (see also specific language templates) {{subst:uw-english}}
Overly hasty tagging of articles for speedy deletion {{subst:uw-hasty}}
Attempting to link to an external image {{subst:uw-imageuse}}
Not completing an AfD nomination {{subst:uw-incompleteAFD}}
Adding external links to the body of an article {{subst:uw-inline-el}}
Not italicizing books, films, albums, magazines, TV series, etc. within articles {{subst:uw-italicize}}
Unnecessarily changing between national varieties of English {{subst:uw-lang}}
Adding excessive redlinks or repeated blue links {{subst:uw-linking}}
Wikipedia is not a memorial {{subst:uw-memorial}}
Incorrectly using minor edits check box {{subst:uw-minor}}
Uploading replaceable non-free images {{subst:uw-nonfree}}
Reporting complex abuse to AIV {{subst:uw-notaiv}}
Incorrectly marking an edit as vandalism {{subst:uw-notvand}}
Using voting instead of consensus {{subst:uw-notvote}}
Not marking patrolled newpage edits {{subst:uw-patrolled}}
Not attributing public domain sources {{subst:uw-plagiarism}}
Disrupting Wikipedia to make a point {{subst:uw-point}}
Not using preview button to avoid mistakes {{subst:uw-preview}}
Editing an article under article probation {{subst:uw-probation}}
Creating poorly referenced articles {{subst:Uw-refimprove}}
Not reverting vandalism to a 'clean' version of the page {{subst:uw-removevandalism}}
Recreating deleted articles {{subst:uw-repost|Article}}
Recreating salted articles under an alternative title {{subst:uw-salt|Article}}
Rename request impossible {{subst:uw-samename}}
Experimenting in articles and reverting self tests {{subst:uw-selfrevert}}
Wikipedia is not a social network (e.g., MySpace, Facebook) {{subst:uw-socialnetwork}}
Flagging or deleting "spoilers" {{subst:uw-spoiler}}
Not subst:ing templates {{subst:uw-subst}}
Talking in article {{subst:uw-talkinarticle}}
Not signing posts {{subst:uw-tilde}}
Adding talk page threads to the top instead of the bottom {{subst:uw-toppost}}
Reporting of username to WP:UAA not accepted {{subst:uw-uaa}}
User page in inappropriate category {{subst:uw-upincat}}
Using image from external source {{subst:uw-uploadfirst}}
Abandoned userspace draft {{subst:uw-userspace draft finish}}
Userspace draft suggestion {{subst:userspace draft suggestion}}
NOINDEXing of userspace page {{subst:uw-userspacenoindex}}
Creating inappropriate video game content {{subst:uw-vgscope}}
Not using user warnings after revert {{subst:uw-warn}}
Creating inappropriate article(s) {{subst:uw-wizard}}
Using inaccurate or inappropriate edit summaries {{subst:uw-wrongsummary}}
Noticeboard notices
Description Template
Admin noticeboard {{subst:AN-notice}}
Incidents noticeboard {{subst:ANI-notice}}
Edit warring noticeboard {{subst:AN3-notice}}
BLP noticeboard {{subst:BLPN-notice}}
CCN noticeboard {{subst:CCN-notice}}
COI noticeboard {{subst:COIN-notice}}
EL noticeboard {{subst:ELN-notice}}
FTN noticeboard {{subst:FTN-notice}}
NORN noticeboard {{subst:NORN-notice}}
NPOVN noticeboard {{subst:NPOVN-notice}}
Dispute resolution {{subst:DRN-notice}}
Arbitration {{subst:arbcom notice}}
Sockpuppet investigation {{subst:Socksuspectnotice}}
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Description Template
Affiliate marketing {{subst:uw-affiliate}}
Creating attack pages {{subst:uw-attack}}
Business-promotional listing {{subst:uw-bizlist}}
Bot username {{subst:uw-botun}}
Canvassing other editors {{subst:uw-canvass}}
Conflict of interest & username issue {{subst:uw-coi-username}}
Copyright violation {{subst:uw-copyright}}
Copyright violation, for new contributors {{subst:uw-copyright-new}}
Linking to copyrighted works violation {{subst:uw-copyright-link}}
Removing the {{copyvio}} template {{subst:uw-copyright-remove}}
Edit summary that triggers abuse filter {{subst:uw-efsummary}}
A softer edit warring notice for new editors {{subst:uw-ewsoft}}
Edit warring notice {{subst:uw-ew}}
Violation/potential violation of the three revert rule {{subst:uw-3rr}}
Creating hoaxes {{subst:uw-hoax}}
Making legal threats {{subst:uw-legal}}
Editing while logged out {{subst:uw-login}}
Usage of multiple IPs {{subst:uw-multipleIPs}}
Close paraphrasing {{subst:uw-paraphrase}}
Personal info {{subst:uw-pinfo}}
Sockpuppet investigation {{subst:uw-socksuspect}}
Username violation {{subst:uw-uall}}
Userpage vandalism {{subst:uw-upv}}
Username violation (custom) {{subst:uw-username}}
Userpage or subpage is against policy {{subst:uw-userpage}}
Threats of violence {{subst:uw-violence}}


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Generic blocks Definite Indefinite
Anonymous users block {{subst:uw-ablock}} {{subst:uw-ablock|indef=yes}}
User block {{subst:uw-block}} {{subst:uw-block|indef=yes}} or {{subst:uw-blockindef}}
Specific abuse blocks Recent abuse Abuse-only account
Advertising block {{subst:uw-adblock}} {{subst:uw-soablock}}
Spam block {{subst:uw-sblock}}
Arbitration enforcement block {{subst:uw-aeblock}} {{N/A}}
Article probation violation block {{subst:uw-apblock}} {{N/A}}
Community general sanctions block {{subst:uw-csblock}} {{N/A}}
Biographies-of-living-persons block {{subst:uw-bioblock}} {{subst:uw-inbioblock}}
Unapproved bot block {{subst:uw-botblock}} {{N/A}}
Content deletion block {{subst:uw-dblock}} {{N/A}}
Copyright violation block {{subst:uw-copyrightblock}} {{N/A}}
Edit filter block {{subst:uw-efblock}} {{N/A}}
Edit warring block {{subst:uw-ewblock}} {{subst:uw-deoablock}}
Three revert rule block {{subst:uw-3block}}
Harassment block {{subst:uw-hblock}}
Legal threat block {{subst:uw-lblock}} {{N/A}}
Social networking block {{subst:uw-myblock}} {{N/A}}
Non-free image block {{subst:uw-nfimageblock}} {{N/A}}
Creating nonsense pages block {{subst:uw-npblock}} {{N/A}}
Personal information block {{subst:uw-pinfoblock}} {{N/A}}
Sock puppetry block {{subst:uw-sockblock}} {{subst:uw-sockblock|indef=yes}} (including sock puppets)
Unsourced content block {{subst:uw-ucblock}} {{N/A}}
Vandalism block {{subst:uw-vblock}} {{subst:uw-voablock}}
Not here to build an encyclopedia block {{N/A}} {{subst:uw-nothereblock}}
Username policy blocks Good-faith No-/bad-faith
Username block {{subst:uw-ublock}} {{subst:uw-uhblock}}
Bot username block {{subst:uw-botublock}} {{N/A}}
Cause block (username violation and edits promoting a cause) {{subst:uw-causeblock}} {{N/A}}
Famous person or possible impersonation {{subst:uw-ublock-famous}} {{N/A}}
Memorial username block {{subst:uw-memorialblock}} {{N/A}}
Promotional username block {{subst:uw-softerblock}} {{subst:uw-spamublock}}
Username and vandalism-only account block {{N/A}} {{subst:uw-vaublock}}
Unblock review Template
Decline reason here {{subst:Decline reason here}}
Edit warring block {{subst:Ewblock}}

Foreign-language contributors[edit]

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Language Template
Dutch {{subst:welcomeen-nl}}
Finnish {{subst:welcomeen-fi}}
French {{subst:welcomeen-fr}}
German {{subst:welcomeen-de}}
Hebrew {{subst:welcomeen-he}}
Indonesian {{subst:welcomeen-id}}
Japanese {{subst:welcomeen-ja}}
Korean {{subst:welcomeen-ko}}
Portuguese {{subst:welcomeen-pt}}
Russian {{subst:welcomeen-ru}}
Spanish {{subst:welcomeen-es}}
Swedish {{subst:welcomeen-sv}}
Ukrainian {{subst:welcomeen-uk}}
Vietnamese {{subst:welcomeen-vi}}
All other languages {{subst:welcomeen-en|other language}} (Please use the language code)


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Page headers Images Discussions and editing

{{anonblock|Optional comments}}



{{ISP|ISP Name}}

{{mobile IP|Carrier}}



{{repeated abuse}}

{{schoolblock|Optional comments}}

{{shared IP|Organization}}

{{shared IP address (public)|Organization}}

{{shared IP edu|Organization}}


{{user talk top}}





{{whois|WHOIS organization}}

{{subst:di-replaceable fair use-notice}}



{{subst:fdw-iw|filename}} for images under deletion discussion on Wikimedia Commons or another project or language site

{{subst:file copyright request|File:name}}

{{subst:file source|File:name}}

{{subst:images on userboxes}}

{{subst:name your images|File:name}}

{{subst:nld}} if an image has a source but no licensing information

{{subst:nrd}} if an image has no fair use rationale

{{subst:nsd}} if an image has no source indicated

{{subst:orfud}} if an image has a fair use tag but isn't used in any articles

{{subst:rfu}} if an image has a fair use tag but could be replaced by a free image



{{subst:editing advice}}


{{not a forum}}

{{subst:ping fix}}


{{reply to}}




{{talk header}}



New user Deletion notifications Other notifications

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and Welcome templates/Table
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{{subst:welcome cookie|Your username}}











{{subst:welcomeShout|Your username}}





{{subst:Welcome non-latin}}

{{subst:Welcome to Wikipedia}} or {{subst:wtw}}




AFD nominations

CSD nominations

CSD deletions:

CSD declined:

  • {{subst:declinedsd|Article|reason I declined}}
  • {{subst:notg4|Article}}
  • {{subst:oldcsd|CSD subsection|decline reason}}
  • {{subst:sdd|Article}}
  • {{subst:sdd2|Article|CSD tag used|reason it isn't a valid speedy}}
  • {{subst:sdd3|Article}}
  • {{subst:sdd4|Page name|two-letter CSD code|reason criterion did not apply}}

CSD requests to wait:

MFD nominations

PROD nominations

Placement and removal of CSD tags:


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Description All levels
Gives title and date to make it quicker to warn users {{subst:AntiVandal}}
Smaller header, unrequired parameters {{subst:mwarn}}
{{AntiVandal}} specially formulated for VandalProof {{subst:VPwarn}}