Template:Citation needed

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TemplateData for Citation needed

The template is used to identify claims in articles, particularly if questionable, that need a citation to a reliable source.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Month and yeardate

Provides the month and year of the citation request; e.g., 'January 2013', but not 'jan13'

Auto value
{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}
Stringrequired
Reason for citationreason

A reason as to why, or for what content, the citation is needed; use single quotes, if any

Stringoptional
Display namename

A value to display to readers in the link.

Default
Citation needed
Unknownoptional