Template:Unreliable sources

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Usage

Add {{Unreliable sources|date=November 2021}} to the top of the article, below any hatnotes.

Consider tagging any specific statements with potentially unreliable sources with {{Verify credibility|date=November 2021}} before tagging the whole article with this template.

Redirects

The following templates redirect here:

  • {{unrel}}
  • {{Unreliable}}
  • {{Badsources}}
  • {{Reliable sources}}
  • {{Reliable-sources}}
  • {{Reliablesources}}
  • {{Unreliablesources}}

TemplateData

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TemplateData for Unreliable sources

Use this template to indicate that some of an article's listed sources may not be reliable.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Month and yeardate

The month and year that the template was placed (in full). "{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}" inserts the current month and year automatically.

Example
January 2013
Auto value
{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}
Linesuggested
Some or all?some

Enter "n", "no", "false", "off" or "0" to change "Some" to "Some or all".

Example
n
Auto value
n
Lineoptional
Affected area1

Text to replace the word "article", usually "section"

Example
section
Auto value
section
Lineoptional
Includes IMDb?imdb

Adds the text "It includes attribution to IMDb, which may not be a reliable source for information."

Example
y
Auto value
y
Lineoptional
Make template smallsmall

Enter "left" here to make the template box small and aligned to the left.

Example
left
Auto value
left
Lineoptional

See also