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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=August 2018|section= }}
ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Make smallsmall
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.)
Stringoptional
Section numbersection
The section number to be edited (or whatever the &section= parameter accepts).
Stringoptional
Date taggeddate
If a date parameter is provided, in the form August 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
August 2018
Stringoptional

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.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Make smallsmall

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
Stringoptional
Section numbersection

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

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Date taggeddate

If a date parameter is provided, in the form August 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
August 2018
Stringoptional

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