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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 this Delete template to a page.  
 
* Add this Delete request template to a page by typing {{tl|Delete}}
 
* Add this Delete request template to a page by typing {{tl|Delete}}
 
* In general you should supply the reason the cleanup is needed, e.g., {{tlx|Delete|This page is spam}}.
 
* In general you should supply the reason the cleanup is needed, e.g., {{tlx|Delete|This page is spam}}.
 
* The user should also add justification for deletion details when needed for clarification on the article talk page.  
 
* The user should also add justification for deletion details when needed for clarification on the article talk page.  
* 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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* If a sections of a page/article warrants deletion then users should edit the section and explain why in the [[edit summary]].
 
* If you are using the template only for documentation purposes, you can suppress the [[:Category:Deletion Requests]] by adding a blank ''category'' parameter, e.g., {{tlx|Delete|This page is spam|<nowiki>category=</nowiki>}}.
 
* If you are using the template only for documentation purposes, you can suppress the [[:Category:Deletion Requests]] by adding a blank ''category'' parameter, e.g., {{tlx|Delete|This page is spam|<nowiki>category=</nowiki>}}.
  

Revision as of 16:31, 10 September 2010

Instructions

  • Wiki users cannot delete pages, but they can add the request to delete by adding this Delete template to a page.
  • Add this Delete request template to a page by typing {{Delete}}
  • In general you should supply the reason the cleanup is needed, e.g., {{Delete|This page is spam}}.
  • The user should also add justification for deletion details when needed for clarification on the article talk page.
  • If a sections of a page/article warrants deletion then users should edit the section and explain why in the edit summary.
  • If you are using the template only for documentation purposes, you can suppress the Category:Deletion Requests by adding a blank category parameter, e.g., {{Delete|This page is spam|category=}}.

See also

  • {{DeleteASAP}} for articles that need immediate attention and deletion.
  • {{DeletePortal}} to flag portals for deletion once their contents have been moved.