< Template:Stub

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===Usage===
 
===Usage===
Typing <code><nowiki>{{</nowiki>stub<nowiki>}}</nowiki></code> produces the message shown at the top, and adds the article to the following category:
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Typing <code><nowiki>{{stub}}</nowiki></code> produces the message shown at the top, and adds the article to the following category:
 
*[[:Category:Article Stubs]]
 
*[[:Category:Article Stubs]]
  
 
===What is a stub?===
 
===What is a stub?===
 
{{main|Scratch Wiki:Stub}}
 
{{main|Scratch Wiki:Stub}}
A stub is an article containing only a few sentences of text which is too short to provide encyclopaedic coverage of a subject.
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A stub is an article containing only a few sentences of text which is too short to provide encyclopedic coverage of a subject.
  
 
If an article is still short, but long enough not to be a stub, {{t|expand}} should be used instead.
 
If an article is still short, but long enough not to be a stub, {{t|expand}} should be used instead.
  
 
===How is a stub identified?===
 
===How is a stub identified?===
*Place a stub template ''at the very beginning'' of the article. As usual, templates are added by including their name inside double braces, e.g. <nowiki>{{stub}}</nowiki>.
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*Place the code <code><nowiki>{{stub}}</nowiki></code> to identify the page as a stub. A bot will add the date within about an hour.
<noinclude>[[Category:Template Documentations|Stub/doc]]</noinclude>
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==Example==
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{| border="1" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0"
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|
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==Stub==
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__NOEDITSECTION__
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{{Stub|date=May 2015|cat=no}}
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A stub.
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|}
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<noinclude>[[Category:Template Documentations]]</noinclude>

Latest revision as of 05:03, 18 August 2017

Documentation This is a documentation subpage for Template:Stub (see that page for the template itself).
It contains usage information, categories and other content that is not part of the original template page.

This template is used to identify a stub, a page that is short for the wiki's standards.

Usage

Typing {{stub}} produces the message shown at the top, and adds the article to the following category:

What is a stub?

Main page: Scratch Wiki:Stub

A stub is an article containing only a few sentences of text which is too short to provide encyclopedic coverage of a subject.

If an article is still short, but long enough not to be a stub, {{expand}} should be used instead.

How is a stub identified?

  • Place the code {{stub}} to identify the page as a stub. A bot will add the date within about an hour.

Example

Stub

Document stub.png This article is a stub. It may be incomplete, unfinished, or have missing parts/sections. If the article can be expanded, please do so! There may be suggestions on its talk page. (May 2015)

A stub.