Category:Deletion Requests

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== Instructions  ==
 
== Instructions  ==
  
*Wiki users cannot delete pages, but they can add the request to delete by adding this Delete template to a page or a section of a page.  
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*Wiki users cannot delete pages, but they can add the request to delete by adding a delete template to a page or a section of a page.  
*Add this Delete request template to a page by typing {{tl|Delete}}  
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*Add a delete request template to a page by typing {{tl|Delete}} or if appropriate {{tl|DeletePortal}}
*When the template is added to a page, the user should also add a note to explain why the page or section should be deleted.  
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*When the {{tl|Delete}} template is added to a page, the user should also add a note to explain why the page or section should be deleted.
*Sections of a page/article could have the Delete template, or the template could be added for the whole page. Only the section(s) tagged with the Delete template should be deleted.
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*When the {{tl|DeletePortal}} template is added to a page, the user should included as a parameter the name of the page where the contents has been moved.
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*Sections of a page/article could have the {{tl|Delete}} template, or the template could be added for the whole page. Only the section(s) tagged with the {{tl|Delete}} template should be deleted.
  
 
== Monitoring  ==
 
== Monitoring  ==

Revision as of 22:46, 26 January 2010

Add the Deletion Request flag to a page or a section of a page that needs to be deleted for reasons other than inappropriate content issues. See the FamilySearch Wiki Policies page (items 28-31) and the Guiding Principles page for details about the Deletion policies and content guidelines.

Instructions

  • Wiki users cannot delete pages, but they can add the request to delete by adding a delete template to a page or a section of a page.
  • Add a delete request template to a page by typing {{Delete}} or if appropriate {{DeletePortal}}
  • When the {{Delete}} template is added to a page, the user should also add a note to explain why the page or section should be deleted.
  • When the {{DeletePortal}} template is added to a page, the user should included as a parameter the name of the page where the contents has been moved.
  • Sections of a page/article could have the {{Delete}} template, or the template could be added for the whole page. Only the section(s) tagged with the {{Delete}} template should be deleted.

Monitoring

  • Monitor the deletion requests by selecting the option to Watch this category page.
  • Administrators of the Wiki monitor this category page for incoming delete requests.
  • Only Administrators can delete entire pages or individual sections on a page.

Pages in category "Deletion Requests"

The following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total.

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