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About this template

This template is used to identify a stub
This article is a stub. Please help improve this page if you can.
. It uses {{asbox}}, which is a meta-template designed to ease the process of creating and maintaining stub templates.


Typing {{stub}} produces the message shown at the beginning, and adds the article to the following categories:

General information

This is a stub template. A brief explanation of these templates follows; for full details please consult MEpedia:Stub.

What is a stub?

A stub is an article containing only a few sentences of text which is too short to provide encyclopedic coverage of a subject.

How is a stub identified?

  • If possible, try to find the most appropriate stub template for the article. A full list can be found at Wikipedia:WikiProject Stub sorting/List of stubs.
  • Two or more different stub templates may be used, if necessary, though no more than four should be used on any article.
  • Place a stub template 'at the very start of the article, after the "External links" section, any navigation templates, and the category tags. As usual, templates are added by including their name inside double braces, e.g. {{stub}}.

Further information

Further information can be found at:

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The only parameter is "lang", which is optional and defaults to the user's language.

Qualifier contains the translated stub text and link from Template:Stub text


The "Stub" template tag marks a page as incomplete. You do not need to enter any additional information below.

Template parameters


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