The following cleanup tags are to be used before, during, and after proposing a move on Wikipedia:Requested moves.

Requesting controversial and potentially controversial moves

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((subst:Requested move|new|reason=why))
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Requested move 19 September 2022

Wikipedia:Template index/MovingNew – why Example (talk) 15:11, 19 September 2022 (UTC)

Use when the proposed new title is given.
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((subst:Requested move|?|reason=why))
Requested move 19 September 2022

Wikipedia:Template index/Moving → ? – why Example (talk) 15:11, 19 September 2022 (UTC)

Use when the proposed new title is not known.
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((subst:Requested move|new|reason=why|talk=yes))
Requested move 19 September 2022

Wikipedia:Template index/MovingNew – why Example (talk) 15:11, 19 September 2022‎ (UTC)Reply[reply]

Survey
Feel free to state your position on the renaming proposal by beginning a new line in this subsection with *'''Support''' or *'''Oppose''', then sign your comment with ~~~~. Since polling is not a substitute for discussion, please explain your reasons, taking into account Wikipedia's policy on article titles.
Discussion
Any additional comments:



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((subst:Requested move|new1=x|current2=y|new2=z|reason=why))
Requested move 19 September 2022

– why Example (talk) 15:11, 19 September 2022 (UTC)

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Add additional related move requests in pairs (|current3= and |new3=, |current4= and |new4=, etc.).Reply[reply]

((subst:Requested move|new1=?|current2=y|new2=?|reason=why))
Requested move 19 September 2022

– why Example (talk) 15:11, 19 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

After (potentially) controversial move requests are closed

Talk page tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
((Old move))
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((Requested move/end))
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Requesting technical moves

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
((db-move|page to be moved here|reason for move))
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((subst:RMassist|old name|requested name|reason = reason for move))
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Be sure to use the subst: and use this tag only on Wikipedia:Requested moves/Technical requests. A bullet is automatically inserted. No edits to the article's talk page are required.
((rename media))
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Category renaming

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
((subst:Cfr-speedy|Proposed name))
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((Cfr))
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Article cleanup

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
((Split portions))
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It has been suggested that portions of this page be split out into another page. (Discuss)
((Move to userspace))
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Copying to other projects

It has been suggested that this page should be split into a new page titled :Wikipedia:Template messages/Copying. (discuss)

The following templates should be placed atop articles desired to be copied to other Wikimedia sister projects:

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((convert to SVG and copy to Wikimedia Commons))
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((copy to Wikibooks))
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This page is a candidate to be copied to Wikibooks using the Import process. If the page can be re-written into an encyclopedic article, please do so and remove this message. Before you move this content to Wikibooks, verify that it conforms to Wikibooks policies of acceptable content at What is Wikibooks? Often content unacceptable to Wikipedia may not be acceptable on Wikibooks either; facilitate the copying of this article by listing it on Wikibooks:Requests for Import.
((copy to Wikibooks Cookbook))
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This page is a candidate to be copied to the Wikibooks Cookbook using the Import process. If the page can be edited into an encyclopedic article, rather than simply a recipe, please do so and remove this message. To facilitate the copying of this article, please consider listing it on Wikibooks:Requests for Import. Check to see if the cookbook already has a page about this recipe or ingredient and alternatively use a soft redirect if appropriate.
((copy to Wikimedia Commons))
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((copy to Wikiquote))
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This page is a candidate to be copied to Wikiquote using the Transwiki process. If the page can be expanded into an encyclopedic article, rather than a list of quotations, please do so and remove this message.
((copy to Wikisource))
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This page is a candidate to be copied to Wikisource. If the page can be edited into an encyclopedic article, rather than merely a copy of the source text, please do so and remove this message. Otherwise, you can help by formatting it per the Wikisource guidelines in preparation for being imported to Wikisource by a Wikisource admin. Note that if this source text is not in English, it will have to be copied using the transwiki process.
((copy to Wikiversity))
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This page is a candidate to be copied to Wikiversity using the Import process. If the page can be re-written into an encyclopedic article, please do so and remove this message. Before you move this content to Wikiversity, verify that it conforms to Wikiversity policies of acceptable content at What is Wikiversity? Often content unacceptable to Wikipedia may not be acceptable on Wikiversity either; facilitate the copying of this article by listing it on Wikiversity:Requests for Import.
((copy to Wikivoyage))
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This page is a candidate to be copied to Wikivoyage using the Transwiki process. If the page can be re-written into an encyclopedic article, please do so and remove this message.
((now Commons))
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This template should only be used on file (image) pages.
((shadowsCommons))
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The following related cleanup templates are also available:

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((TWCleanup2))
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This page duplicates a dictionary definition already listed on Wiktionary. Its dictionary counterpart can be found at Wiktionary:Transwiki:Template index/Moving, Wiktionary:Template index/Moving, or Wiktionary:template index/Moving. Is this page still needed in Wikipedia?Wikipedia is not a dictionary. Please either: Turn it into an encyclopedia article and remove this notice. Convert it to a disambiguation page discussing the possible meanings of the term. Tag it for deletion. Use ((subst:prod)) Replace it by a soft redirect. Use ((wi)) ((subst:longcomment)) Flag it to merge it with another article. Use ((mergeto|article named here))