Template:Empty section

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Usage

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools; see the monthly parameter usage report for this template.

TemplateData for Empty section

To be placed in sections that are empty, containing neither text nor sub-sections. Before tagging an empty section, consider removing the section heading instead – for example, an empty "Gallery", "See also" or "External links" section can safely be deleted.

{{Empty section}} puts articles into Category:Articles with empty sections and Category:Articles to be expanded.

Common form


{{Empty section|date=June 2020|section= }}
ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Month and yeardate
The month and year that the template was placed (in full). "March 2020" inserts the current month and year automatically.
Example
January 2013
Auto value
March 2020
Linesuggested
Section numbersection
The section number to be edited (or whatever the &section= parameter accepts).
Stringoptional
Make smallsmall
Anything except left: Uses an in-line default-sized message box.
left (default): Uses smaller left-aligned message box designed for the head of sections. (See Template:Ambox/doc#The small parameters.)
Stringoptional

Format: inline

Test of raw TemplateData output:

To be placed in sections that are empty, containing neither text nor sub-sections. Before tagging an empty section, consider removing the section heading instead – for example, an empty "Gallery", "See also" or "External links" section can safely be deleted., , puts articles into Category:Articles with empty sections and Category:Articles to be expanded.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Month and yeardate

The month and year that the template was placed (in full). "March 2020" inserts the current month and year automatically.

Example
January 2013
Auto value
March 2020
Linesuggested
Section numbersection

The section number to be edited (or whatever the  parameter accepts).

Stringoptional
Make smallsmall

Anything except : Uses an in-line default-sized message box., ' (default): Uses smaller left-aligned message box designed for the head of sections. (See Template:Ambox/doc#The small parameters.)

Stringoptional

Tracking categories

Redirects

See also