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Usage

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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" 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=February 2018|section= }}
Parameter Description Type Status
Make small small
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.)
String optional
Section number section
The section number to be edited (or whatever the &section= parameter accepts).
String optional
Date tagged date
If a date parameter is provided, in the form February 2018, then the page is put into a by-month subcategory instead. If the date is left out, a bot will add it later.
Auto value
February 2018
String optional

Format: inline

Test of raw TemplateData output. As used by VisualEditor.

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" or "External links" section can safely be deleted. {{Empty section}} puts articles into Category:Articles with empty sections and Category:Articles to be expanded.

Template parameters

This template has custom formatting.

Parameter Description Type Status
Make small small

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.)

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Section number section

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

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Date tagged date

If a date parameter is provided, in the form February 2018, then the page is put into a by-month subcategory instead. If the date is left out, a bot will add it later.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
February 2018
String optional

Tracking categories

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See also

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