Template:Lead too long

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Usage

Place {{Lead too long|date=September 2020}} at the top of articles with more than four paragraphs in their lead section.

Notes

TemplateData

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TemplateData for Lead too long

A banner to indicate that a lead section of article should be reduced, as it is longer than what is recommended, relative to the length of the article.

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Datedate

Month and year when the template was added to the article

Example
November 2018
Auto value
{{SUBST:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{SUBST:CURRENTYEAR}}
Stringrequired


  • This template contains a self-reference (it refers to Wikipedia in its contents).
  • This template should not be substituted. Bots rely on the transcluded form for dating and categorisation.