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This template will add tagged articles to a cleanup category according to the month and year given.


{{Prose|date=February 2023}}Category:Articles needing cleanup from February 2023 and Category:Articles with sections that need to be turned into prose from February 2023.

If no date is given, articles will be added to the more general Category:Wikipedia cleanup and Category:Articles with sections that need to be turned into prose.

Also parameter 1 may be included to replace "article" with a specific term, such as "section" or "table". For example:

{{Prose|section|date=February 2023}}

Closely related templates

Please keep this template's messaging consistent with the related templates:

  • {{Create list}} – the opposite of this template
  • {{Trivia}} – suggests relocation rather than reformatting of the details in a trivia section
  • {{Expand list}} – for use where a list is too short/incomplete
  • {{List to table}} – for use where a table would be better than a list
  • {{Table to prose}} – for use where prose is preferable to a table
  • {{Example farm}} – for articles or sections with too many examples

See also


This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools; see the monthly parameter usage report for this template.

TemplateData for Prose

<templatedata> { "params": { "1": { "label": "Scope (e.g. section)", "description": "This parameter allows an editor to replace the default word \"article\" with another word, usually \"section\"", "type": "content", "default": "article" }, "date": { "label": "Month and year", "description": "Month and year of tagging; e.g., 'January 2013', but not 'jan13'", "type": "string", "autovalue": "{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}", "suggested": true } }, "format": "inline", "description": "Maintenance template for tagging articles that overuse lists/tables (see WP:PROSE)." } </templatedata>