Category:Pages containing cite templates with deprecated parameters

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This category tracks pages using citation templates that use deprecated parameters.

CS1 templates that have been converted to use Module:Citation/CS1 add pages to this category when the citation contains any of |coauthors=, |day=, or |month=. For all other deprecated parameters the converted templates emit error messages and use different tracking categories.

Cite uses deprecated parameters (error message hidden by default)

Over time, some parameters have become obsolete or unnecessary. When this happens, the parameters are identified as deprecated. Editors are encouraged to use other parameters that accomplish the same purpose as those that have been deprecated. The CS1 deprecated parameters are listed in the following table, along with recommended replacement parameters.

Deprecated CS1 parameters
Parameter Replace with
|chapter-link= If appropriate, |chapter= may be wikilinked
|coauthor=
|coauthors=
|last1=, |first1=, |last2=, |first2=, etc.; or |author1=, |author2=, ...
|month= Incorporate into |date= along with the year.

To resolve this error, use an alternate parameter.

Pages with this error are automatically placed in Category:Pages containing cite templates with deprecated parameters.[lower-alpha 1]


While most of the Citation Style 1 error messages are visible to all readers, some remain hidden. Editors who wish to see all of the CS1 error messages can do so by updating their common or skin CSS stylesheet to include:

.citation-comment {display: inline !important;} /* show all Citation Style 1 error messages */

Even with this css installed, older pages in Wikipedia '​s cache may not have been updated to show these error messages even though the page is listed in one of the tracking categories. A WP:NULLEDIT will resolve that issue.


Notes

  1. Pages in the Book talk, Category talk, Draft, Draft talk, Education Program talk, File talk, Help talk, MediaWiki talk, Module talk, Portal talk, Talk, Template talk, TimedText talk, User, User talk, and Wikipedia talk namespaces are not included in the error tracking categories.


Citation Style 1 Templates
access-date accessdaymonth accessday accessmonthday accessmonth accessyear dateformat day month coauthors doilabel date2 month2 year2 accessed
{{Cite AV media}} Yes Yes
{{Cite AV media notes}} Yes Yes
{{Cite book}} Yes Yes
{{Cite conference}} Yes Yes
{{Cite DVD notes}} Yes Yes
{{Cite encyclopedia}} Yes Yes
{{Cite episode}} Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
{{Cite interview}} Yes Yes
{{Cite journal}} Yes Yes
{{Cite mailing list}} Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
{{Cite map}} Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
{{Cite music release notes}} Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
{{Cite news}} Yes Yes
{{Cite newsgroup}} Yes Yes
{{Cite podcast}} Yes Yes
{{Cite press release}} Yes Yes
{{Cite serial}} Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
{{Cite sign}} Yes Yes
{{cite speech}} Yes Yes
{{cite techreport}} Yes Yes
{{Cite thesis}} Yes Yes
{{Cite web}} Yes Yes
Citation Style 2 Templates
access-date accessdaymonth accessday accessmonthday accessmonth accessyear dateformat day
{{Citation}} Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
{{Gutenberg}}
access-date accessdaymonth accessday accessmonthday accessmonth accessyear dateformat day no name
{{Gutenberg}} Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes If missing If missing
{{London Gazette}}
access-date accessdaymonth accessday accessmonthday accessmonth accessyear dateformat day linkeddate notarchive
{{London Gazette}} Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

See Wikipedia:Bots/Requests for approval/MelonBot 12 for more information.


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