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When to use[ସମ୍ପାଦନା]

You may add this template only to articles that contain zero sources of any kind.

Do not add this template
  • In articles that have some sources, but not enough, the {{Refimprove}} template should be used instead.
  • In articles containing a list of sources at the end, but no inline footnotes or parenthetical references, consider {{no footnotes}} when the article would be significantly improved by detailed attribution of sources to specific claims.
  • Other templates, listed below, should be used when the sources are inadequate for other reasons.

How to use[ସମ୍ପାଦନା]

This template should not be substituted (subst:).

{{Unreferenced|description|date=ଅଗଷ୍ଟ ୨୦୨୦}}

There are three optional parameters:

Description field
The optional description field is used to indicate more specifically what should be referenced. An example of its usage is {{Unreferenced|article's section called "Childhood"}}. The description field is commonly omitted, which is acceptable, and the information box displayed in an article would then read "This article does not cite any references or sources." If a description is supplied, the word article in the information box is replaced with the description; for the example just given, the information box would read "This article's section called 'Childhood' does not cite any references or sources."
Date parameter
The date parameter is (generally[୧]) used to indicate when the template was added to a page. An example of its usage is {{Unreferenced|date=ଅଗଷ୍ଟ ୨୦୨୦}}. Adding this parameter sorts the article into monthly subcategories of Category:Articles lacking sources, rather than adding it to Category:Articles lacking sources itself, allowing the oldest problems to be identified and dealt with first. If the date parameter is omitted, a bot will add it later.
Auto parameter
The auto parameter is only added by bots and used to suppress visibility of the template when added by a bot. This parameter was added for compatibility with {{Unreferenced stub}}, which was merged into this template. Bots that added {{Unreferenced stub}} to stub articles included "auto=yes" by default. This parameter should be removed after an editor has checked that the tag hasn't been placed in error.

The optional fields can be used together, and placed in any order. For example, both {{Unreferenced|article's section called "Childhood"|date=ଅଗଷ୍ଟ ୨୦୨୦}} and {{Unreferenced|date=ଅଗଷ୍ଟ ୨୦୨୦|article's section called "Childhood"}} have the same effect:

General information[ସମ୍ପାଦନା]

This template should be placed at the top of an article and should not be substituted (subst:).


This template adds articles to Category:Articles lacking sources, a hidden category, unless "section" is specified, when it uses Category:Articles needing additional references.

Differences from related templates[ସମ୍ପାଦନା]

The similar template {{Refimprove}} adds an article to Category:Articles needing additional references.


See also[ସମ୍ପାଦନା]

The following templates are useful in cases where there are some sources, but these are in some way inadequate or insufficient:


  1. Because of the nature of the workflow using the current date makes sense, it is simpler to add, especially for the WP:bots it means that older dated categories do not have to be constantly created and deleted, and it enables some measure of progress. moreover it is "good enough" to get the articles into the workflow and the intention is to ensure they are cleaned up eventually. Occasionally however it may be useful to bulk add items, to older categories, for example when the system was initially set up, when merging two schemes or when adding to the current month would swamp it disproportionately.