| This is a documentation subpage for Template:Cleanup (see that page for the template itself).
It contains usage information, categories and other content that is not part of the original template page.
For articles needing major clean-up, place at the top of the main page to alert readers.
For articles needing minor clean-up, place at the top of the talk page to alert editors.
You can optionally use the first parameter to change the word "article" (e.g.
Add a new item to the talk page explaining the type and extent of clean-up required so editors will know what to address, and when to remove this tag.
If the problem is correctable with the skills you already possess, consider being bold and fixing it yourself, rather than applying this tag and leaving it for someone else to clean up.
- This template will add tagged articles to Category:Articles needing cleanup
- This template is a self-reference.
- Please do not subst: this template.
- Use this tag when the article needs improvement per WP:BETTER. Articles that violate policy need more direct action.