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Template:Verify spelling

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Usage [ edit ]

{{verify spelling|reason=text to replace default message on mouseover|date=March 2021|pre-text=text to be displayed before the text in the reason parameter|post-text=text to be displayed after the text in the reason parameter}}

This should be used in articles where the correctness of a word, term or phrase's spelling or rendering is unknown. See also {{clarify}} for other text that is difficult to understand. This template is a self-reference and so is part of the Wikipedia project rather than the encyclopedic content.

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TemplateData [ edit ]

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TemplateData for Verify spelling

This should be used in articles where the correctness of a word, term or phrase's spelling or rendering is unknown.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

Parameter Description Type Status
mouseover text reason

explanation of why spelling must be verified

Example
spelling not attested in sources cited
Auto value
Please check the spelling/rendering of the word, term or phrase preceding this tag.
Line optional
month and year date

the month and year the tag was added

Default
{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}
Example
March 2018
Auto value
{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}
Date suggested

See also [ edit ]

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