Template:Copy edit/doc

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Usage

This template tags an article for copy editing and should be added at the top of the article page, as follows:

{{Copy edit|date=

January 2023}}

This template will auto-categorize tagged articles into Category:MicroWiki articles needing copy edit, or a dated subcategory thereof.

Do not subst: this template. This template is a self-reference.

Do not add this template to drafts.

Optional parameters

  • This template takes an optional parameter that replaces the word "article" in the displayed message with arbitrary text. For example, {{Copy edit|section}} displays "This section needs copy editing."
  • This template takes the optional parameter |for= (a.k.a. |reason=) which can be used to explain what issues need to be addressed, e.g. |for=consistent spelling. The default value is "grammar, style, cohesion, tone, or spelling".
  • This template takes the optional parameter |date=, with the format |date=January 2023. A bot will automatically fill the parameter if it is initially left empty.

TemplateData

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

TemplateData for Copy edit

Use this cleanup template to tag an article for copy editing, such as for grammar, style, cohesion, tone or spelling.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Month and yeardate

The month and year that the template was placed (in full). "{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}" inserts the current month and year automatically.

Example
January 2013
Auto value
{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}
Linesuggested
Affected area1

Text to replace the word "article", usually "section"

Example
section
Auto value
section
Lineoptional
Reasonfor reason

Text to replace "grammar, style, cohesion, tone, or spelling" in the template

Stringoptional

Tracking categories

Other templates that add pages to Category:Wikipedia articles needing copy edit

Redirects

See also