Template:Stub

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This page discusses about what the Stub Template is.

This page experimentally allows language localisation.


What the Stub Template is[edit]

This template is the template that is used to mark pages that do not contain very much information, like just saying the year a building was built.

This often is referred to as a stub and should be marked as one.

Usage[edit]

Saving the page you are editing after typing {{stub}} produces a message similar to the one shown at the top of the page. Also, the page will automatically move to the following category, except on the Wikimedia project you discovered the article on.

Category:Stubs

Description of the Stub Template for if you find a section of an article that is a stub[edit]

Typing {{stub}} in a section of an article produces a message saying that the section of the article marked is a stub.

Here is an example.

This section is a stub. You can help Meta by expanding it.

This only works properly on some Wikimedia projects, as adding the template to a section of an article here on Meta produces the message shown at the top instead of a message saying that the section is a stub.

Other types of Stub Templates[edit]

See this page on Wikipedia for this information.