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Description

This template will add tagged articles to a cleanup category according to the month and year given.

Usage

{{Prose|date=August 2019}}Category:Articles needing cleanup from August 2019 and Category:Articles with sections that need to be turned into prose from August 2019.

If no date is given, articles will be added to the more general Category:Wikipedia cleanup and Category:Articles with sections that need to be turned into prose.

Also parameter 1 may be included to replace "article" with a specific term, such as "section" or "table". For example:

{{Prose|section|date=August 2019}}

Closely related templates

Please keep this template's messaging consistent with the related templates:

  • {{Create list}} – the opposite of this template
  • {{Trivia}} – suggests relocation rather than reformatting of the details in a trivia section.
  • {{Reduce trivia}} – a variant of {{Trivia}}, suggesting removal rather than reformatting or relocation of irrelevant/indiscriminate details.
  • {{Expand list}} – for use where a list is too short/incomplete
  • {{List to table}} – for use where a table would be better than a list
  • {{Example farm}} – for articles or sections with too many examples.

See also

TemplateData

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools; see the monthly error report for this template.

TemplateData for Prose

Maintenance template for tagging articles that overuse lists/tables (see [[WP:PROSE]]).

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Scope (e.g. section)1

This parameter allows an editor to replace the default word "article" with another word, usually "section"

Default
article
Contentoptional
Month and yeardate

Month and year of tagging; e.g., 'January 2013', but not 'jan13'

Auto value
{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}
Stringsuggested