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This is the documentation page for Template:Cleanup/doc.
When it is viewed directly, links using variables may appear broken; do not replace these with hardcoded page names or URLs.

Note: this generic template should only be used when a more specific tag is not suitable.


For articles needing major clean-up, place at the top of the main page to alert readers.
For articles needing minor clean-up, place at the top of the talk page to alert editors.


You may use the optional date parameter, e.g. {{Cleanup|date=June 2020}}. This helps with the categorisation of articles requiring cleanup. Articles tagged with this template without the parameter will given the parameter by a bot.

The simplest way to add this template to an article is to copy and paste {{Cleanup|date=June 2020}} at the top of the article or talk page, or use {{subst:Cleanup-now}}.

Add a new item to the talk page explaining the type and extent of clean-up required so editors will know what to address, and when to remove this tag.


See also