|This template may meet Wikipedia’s criteria for speedy deletion as a page that serves no purpose but to disparage or threaten its subject or some other entity. This includes legal threats. This also includes an article about a living person that is entirely negative in tone and unsourced, where there is no neutral version in the history to revert to. See CSD G10.
If this template does not meet the criteria for speedy deletion, or you intend to fix it, please remove this notice, but do not remove this notice from pages that you have created yourself. If you created this page and you disagree with its proposed speedy deletion, please add:
directly below this tag, and then explain why you believe this template should not be deleted on its talk page. This will alert administrators to permit you the time to write your explanation. Adding a
Administrators: check links, history (last), and logs before deletion, and do not quote any disparaging content in the deletion log entry. Consider checking Google: web, news.
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This template is used to tag pages for speedy deletion under the speedy deletion criteria, specifically CSD G10. There is a separate template for each criterion – see the table to the right.
This template places the page into the categories: Candidates for speedy deletion, and Candidates for speedy deletion as attack pages.
The template should be placed at the top of the page to be deleted.
- This is the most basic form of the template.
- Bot accounts will specify the
|bot=parameter to notify the reviewing admin that the page was tagged by an automated process.
- Please also blank the page when applying this tag.
If you nominate a page for deletion under this criterion, please consider placing the following code:
On the User talk page of the main contributor(s) to the page, replacing PageName with the name of the page being marked for deletion. This will display the following user warning template:
- Wikipedia:Criteria for speedy deletion
- Wikipedia:Deletion policy
- Wikipedia:Deletion process
- Wikipedia:Deletion review
- Wikipedia:Template messages/User talk namespace for vandalism warning templates on a vandal's talk page.