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Usage

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools; see the monthly error 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" 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=July 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 July 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
July 2018
String optional

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" 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 has custom formatting.

Parameter Description Type Status
Make small small

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.)

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

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

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

If a date parameter is provided, in the form July 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
July 2018
String optional

Tracking categories

Redirects

See also

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