Template:Template category

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Curly Brackets.svg This category is used for categorizing templates.
It should not contain media files or pages outside the template namespace.
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This documentation is transcluded from Template:Template category/doc.

This template is intended to be used at the top of categories that contain templates.


{{Template category |1= }}

  • Use main if the page is a main category and should only contain subcategories. (i.e. {{template category|main}})
  • Use tracking if the page is a tracking category. (i.e. {{template category|tracking}})

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 category type Type of the category: main, translated, tracking or empty empty optional
shortcut (redirect) Shorter name that redirects to the category empty optional
type translated category's type Used with translated. Value is: cleanup, license, marker, problem, restriction, header, infobox, location user, navigational, user, protection, source, documentation or localisation empty optional
description description Extra text particular to this category empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the Category namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Placement: At the top of the page

See also


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This template is localized through {{Autotranslate}}. The layout of the template can be found under Template:Template category/layout.

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please copy the code of Template:Template category/en (or any other language version you prefer to translate) and replace the text strings in there (the form below can be used to create a translation, the English version is preloaded in the edit box). Please change the parameter lang from en (or whatever language you are translating) to the language code of your language.