Template:DATE

date=October 2020

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Usage

This template will create the date= parameter in the proper format needed by most maintenance and clean-up templates that auto-include maintenance categories with the tags.

Example use:

{{unreferenced|{{subst:DATE}}}}

See also

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Multiple units of time

Type Adjustable Current Last Next
Date and time {{time}} {{Currentdate}} (MDY)
{{Plain now}} (DMY)
{{Now}} (DMY in a complete sentence)
{{Simple now}}
Date only {{Dateonly}}
{{Datedow}}
(Has the day of the week)
{{Date}} (Chose format)
{{DATE}} (prefixed by date=)
{{TODAY}} (DMY)
{{Yesterday}}
{{Day-1}}
{{Tomorrow}}
{{Day+1}}
Time only {{Timeonly}} {{CURRENTTIME}} (12 h format)
{{CURRENTTIME24}} (24 h format)
Banners {{Right now}}
(Blue with time and number of Wikipedia articles)
Timestamp {{Timestamp}}
(Format YYYYMMDDhhmmss)

Single units of time

Unit of time Adjustable Current Last Next
SECOND {{CURRENTSECOND}}
MINUTE {{CURRENTMINUTE}}
HOUR {{CURRENTHOUR}} {{Hour-1}} {{Hour+1}}
WEEK {{CURRENTWEEK}}
{{CURRENTWEEKOFMONTH}}
Day of Week {{Dow}} {{CURRENTDAYNAME}}
{{CURRENTWEEKDAYABBREV}}
{{CURRENTWEEKDAY}}
{{LASTWEEKDAYNAME}}
{{LASTWEEKDAYABBREV}}
{{NEXTWEEKDAYNAME}}
{{NEXTWEEKDAYABBREV}}
MONTH {{MONTHNAME}}
{{MONTHABBREV}}
{{MONTHNUMBER}}
{{MONTH}} (zero padded)
{{CURRENTMONTHNAME}}
{{CURRENTMONTHABBREV}}
{{CURRENTMONTH1}}
{{CURRENTMONTHDAYS}}
{{LASTMONTH}}
(Can make not zero-padded)
{{LASTMONTHNAME}}
{{LASTMONTHABBR}}
{{NEXTMONTH}}
(Can make not zero-padded)
{{NEXTMONTHNAME}}
{{NEXTMONTHABBR}}
Day of Month {{CURRENTDAY}}
{{CURRENTDAY2}} (zero padded)
YEAR {{CURRENTYEARCC}}
{{CURRENTYEARYY}}
{{CURRENTISOYEAR}}
{{CURRENTYEAR}}
{{LASTYEAR}} {{NEXTYEAR}}
Day of Year {{CURRENTDAYOFYEAR}}
DECADE {{DECADE}} {{CURRENTDECADE}} {{LASTDECADE}} {{NEXTDECADE}}
CENTURY {{CENTURY}} {{CURRENTCENTURY}} {{LASTCENTURY}} {{NEXTCENTURY}}
MILLENNIUM {{MILLENNIUM}} {{Currentmillennium}}

Date and time templates made for substitution:

Month:
{{Lmonth}} produces Sep
{{Nmonth}} produces Nov
{{LastMonth}} produces September 2020
{{NextMonth}} produces November 2020


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