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Help:Maintenancetemplateremoval

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Wikipediabyfixingtheissuesflaggedbymaintenancetemplates!

Wikipediabyfixingtheissuesflaggedbymaintenancetemplates!

AllproblemsonWikipediaareresolvedthroughtheeffortsofvolunteers

likeyou.Ifyouunderstandtheproblemthatthetemplatehighlights,such

asbyreadingtheexplanatorylinksitcontainsorfoundguidancethrough

thispage–andhavethoroughlyfixedtheissues–youmaysimplyremove

themaintenancetemplate;itwillnotberemovedautomatically.

ManyWikipediapagesdisplaymaintenancetemplatesaddressedtoproblemswiththetopicorcontentof thepage.Youmayhavearrivedatthispageafteryouclickedonalinkinjustsuchamaintenancetemplate, thatsaid"Learn how and when to remove this template message".Thesemaintenancetemplatesareadded andremovedbyvolunteers,andthishelppageexplainstheprocessthroughwhichthishappens.

Contents

1 Overview

1 Overview

2 Addressingtheflaggedproblem

2 Addressingtheflaggedproblem

2.1 Anexample

2.1

Anexample

3 Whentoremove

3 Whentoremove

4 Whennottoremove

4 Whennottoremove

5 Removal  

5 Removal

 
6 Changingtemplate

6 Changingtemplate

7 Specifictemplateguidance

7 Specifictemplateguidance

7.1 Researchingthetaggedissue

7.1

Researchingthetaggedissue

8 Stillneedhelp?

8 Stillneedhelp?

9 Seealso  

9 Seealso

 

Overview

Maintenancetemplates(or"tags")areneverremovedautomatically.Ifyoufixtheissue,thetagwillstill

remainuntilyouorsomeoneelsemanuallyremovesit.Themechanicsofremovalisusuallyassimpleas

clickingeditatthetopofapageorinthesectioninvolved,removingthecodethatproducesthedisplayof

thetemplate,leavinganeditsummary,andsavingthepage.However,itisnotokaytoremovemaintenance

templatesuntiltheissueflaggedbythetemplateisremediedfirst.

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Wikipediaworksbecauseoftheeffortsofvolunteerslikeyouandtheirboldeditstoassistusinbuilding

thisencyclopediaproject.Fixingproblemsandthenremovingmaintenancetemplateswhenyou'redoneis

importantinthateffort.

Addressingtheflaggedproblem

Wedon'tknowwhichmaintenancetagbroughtyoutothispage,andthuswhatproblemneedsattention.

However,everymaintenancetemplatecontainslinkstohelppages,policies,guidelines,orotherrelevant

pagesthatprovideinformationontheproblemthetemplatewasplacedtoflag.Youmayalsofindguidance

onsomeofthemorecommonlyseentemplatesbelow.

Manycommontemplatesaddressproblemswitharticlecitationsandreferencesortheirlack—because

reliablesourcingisthelifebloodofWikipediaarticlesandatthecoreofallofWikipedia'scontentpolicies

ahostofotherissuesthatmaybeflagged,fromtoneandstyleofwriting,tostructureandformatting,lack

oflinkstootherarticlesoroflinkstothearticleatissue,compliancewithWikipedia'smanualofstyle,the

lackofaleadsectionandothers.

Fixingtheissueistheconditionyouneedtofulfillbeforeremovingthetemplate,andthatdoesrequire

someeffortonyourpart—tounderstandboththeproblemanditssolution.

Anexample

Iftheissueflaggedbythemaintenancetemplateisthatthearticlecontainsnoreferences,thetemplateused

mightbe{{Unreferenced}}–typicallyplacedbythecodethatyouwouldseewhenediting:

{{Unreferenced|date=June 2016}}.Itisimportanttounderstandthatwhatyouseewhenreadinganarticle, andwhatyouseewheneditingit,isdifferent.Thus,thiscode,onlyseenwhenediting,resultsinthedisplay whenyouarereadingofthe'called'templatebelow:

Unsourcedmaterialmaybechallengedandremoved.(June2016)(Learn

howandwhentoremovethistemplatemessage)

. (June2016)( Learn howandwhentoremovethistemplatemessage ) Thistemplatecontainsanumberof links

Thistemplatecontainsanumberoflinksindicatedbywordsandphrasesshowninblue.Threeofthese

linksarepagesthatwhenexplored,shouldprovidecontextandresourcesforyoutounderstandwhythe

templatebelonged,andhowtoaddresstheissueofthearticlebeingunreferenced:

"cite",whichlinkstothecontentguidelineWikipedia:Citingsources;

"sources",whichlinkstothepolicyWikipedia:Verifiability;and

Whatevermaintenancetagbroughtyouhereshouldlikewisecontainrelevantexplanatorylinksaddressedto

whateveritsissueis.Readtheseexplanatoryandcontextualpagestolearnabouttheproblemandwhatitis

youneedtodototakecareofit.Thisparticulartemplate,beingverycommon,isfurtheraddressedinthe

specifictemplateguidancesectionbelow.

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Whentoremove

Mosttemplatesarenotmeanttobeinarticlespermanently.Anyuserwithoutaconflictofinterestmay

removeatemplateinanyofthefollowingcircumstances:

1.Whentheyhaveaddressedtheissuethetemplateraises;

2.Whentheydeterminethattheissuehasbeenresolved(perhapsbysomeoneelse);

3.Ifitreasonablyappearsthatthetemplatedidnotbelongwhenplacedorwasaddedinerror

(discussingthematterwiththeoriginalplacerofthetemplateisadvised,thoughiftheuserisno longeractivethisbecomesmoot;however,iftheissueappearscontentious,seekconsensusonthe talkpage);

4.Whenthereisconsensusonthetalkpage(orelsewhere)astotheflaggedissue;

5.Whenitreasonablyappearsthatthetemplateisnolongerrelevant,suchasa{{Current}}template

appearinginanarticlethatnolongerdocumentsacurrentevent.

6.SomeneutralitytagssuchasConflictofInterest(COI)andNeutralpointofview(POV)requirethat

thetaggingeditorinitiateadialog(generallyonthearticle'stalkpage),tosustaintheir

placement. [underdiscussion]

Whennottoremove

Atemplateshouldnotberemovedifanyofthefollowingapplies:

1.Whentheissuehasnotyetbeenresolved;

2.Whenthereisongoingactivityordiscussionrelatedtothetemplateissue;

3.Whenyoudonotunderstandtheissuesraisedbythetemplate;

4.Whenyousimplydisagreewiththetemplate(seekconsensusfirst).

5.Youhavebeenpaidtoeditthearticleorhavesomeotherconflictofinterest. [underdiscussion]

Removal

Okay?Youcarefullyreadthehelppagesandhavethoroughlyfixedtheproblem?Alternatively,youhave

madeaconsidereddeterminationthatthetemplateisnot,orisnolonger,applicable?Good.Thankyou!

Now,toremovethemaintenancetemplate:

1.Eitherclickon"edit"atthetopofthepage,orifthemaintenancetemplateisnotatthetopbut

somewhereinthebodyofthearticle,youmightuseinsteadasectioneditlink;

2.Removethetemplatecode.Thetemplatecodeyouwillseeineditmodewillusuallybeintheform

(asintheexampleabove):{{Name of template|date}} 3.Leaveadescriptiveeditsummary,e.g.,"removed [insert the name of template] as I have fixed the issue."

4.Click

Savepage

.

That'sit.

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