Template:Expand Danish

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This template may be used to mark articles that have counterparts in Danish Wikipedia that are better than in English Wikipedia. These articles may be improved by translating content from the original Danish.


To mark an article, tag it with

{{Expand Danish|Danish article title|date=October 2021}}

This template adds articles to the category Category:Articles needing translation from Danish Wikipedia. See #Categorization below.

The template should be placed atop the article page along with other maintenance templates.


The article title is required; all named parameters are optional:

  • |1=ARTICLE – title of the article on Danish Wikipedia. This is required.
  • |section=yes – changes notice to "This section may be expanded..." (default: 'article')
  • |fa=yes – used to tag articles that are featured articles in Danish; used in category name generation.
  • |topic=TOPIC – a topic code used in category name generation.
  • |date=October 2021 – set by bot if omitted.

Topics and categorization

This template categorizes articles into categories. Basic categorization is into: ⟶ Category:Articles needing translation from Danish Wikipedia. Usage of parameters fa and topic define subcategories, as follows:

Topic codes are expanded into fuller descriptors in the category name; for example: code geo becomes Geography, and code gov becomes Government and politics.

Topics recognized by Expand Danish and the categories they are associated with include:

topic code topic name
and category
articles in
cult Culture 23
geo Geography 0
struct Building and structure 5
  Main category (5 C) 408

See also