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Latest revision as of 08:22, 30 May 2017

Template Documentation for Delete

This page is a template and should only be used as part of other articles. For more information, read Help:Template.

Please do not experiment with this template; you could ruin all pages using this template. If you want to edit this template, copy the text to Template:Sandbox, edit and test it there, and copy it back when it works.

Feel free to voice your opinion regarding this template.

This template proposes a page or section for deletion.


Only administrators can delete pages. Other users should instead use this template to propose a page for deletion. It can also be used to propose one section of a larger page for deletion.

You should cite a brief reason in the first argument, and can expand in the article's discussion page. Don't clear the page's content except where it's obviously spam.


Users are welcome to argue against deletion. You can override the default discussion page with a second argument to the template:

{{Delete|Reason.|Talk:Alternative Page}}

Flagged pages can be found in Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:Delete.



will produce:

This material is proposed for deletion ...

Message. (Discuss)
Make sure no other pages link here and check the page's history before deleting.