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'''A "placeholder" flag used to indicate incomplete articles.'''
{{Archive|This template is deprecated in favor of [[Template:Expansion]].|section=Definition of stub}}
This template should be added at the beginning of incomplete articles. Please enter more detailed indications as the first argument about what the article is still missing, whether it is a work in progress and the like; consider expanding the description in the discussion page.
You can override the default discussion page with a second optional argument:
<nowiki>{{Stub|reason|Talk:Alternative Page}}</nowiki>
You can point to a specific section in the default talk page with the named {{ic|section}} parameter:
Do not confuse this template with [[Template:Expansion]], which is used to flag articles that are relatively complete but lacking in detail.
Flagged pages can be found in [[Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:Stub]]. If knowledgeable in a subject, users are encouraged to participate to expand the article and remove the {{ic|<nowiki>{{Stub}}</nowiki>}} flag when finished.
====Example==== <!-- unlike most other template examples, this one is not called directly so as not to categorize the page as disputed; please update the example if updating the code -->
<nowiki>{{Stub|This is just a demonstration template.}}</nowiki>
|id              = translateme
|signal          = [[Image:Tango-document-new.png]]
|heading        = This article is a stub.
|message        = '''Notes:''' This is just a demonstration template. ([[{{TALKPAGENAME}}|Discuss]])}}</noinclude><includeonly>{{Message_box
|id              = translateme
|signal          = [[Image:Tango-document-new.png]]
|heading        = This article is a stub.
|message        = '''Notes:''' {{{reason|{{{1|{{Unexplained Status Template|2=more detailed indications}}}}}}}} ([[{{{talk|{{{2|{{TALKPAGENAME}}#{{{section|}}}}}}}}}|Discuss]])}}</includeonly>

Latest revision as of 11:04, 25 February 2018

This page is a template. It contains no Arch Linux-related information, but should 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.

Gnome-colors-add-files-to-archive.pngThis article is being considered for archiving.Gnome-colors-add-files-to-archive.png

Reason: This template is deprecated in favor of Template:Expansion. (Discuss in Template talk:Stub#Definition of stub)