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The creation of new stub categories should probably be cleared with an [[Project:administrator|administrator]] to avoid the kind of explosion of stub categories encountered [[Wikipedia:Category:Stub categories|on Wikipedia]].
 
The creation of new stub categories should probably be cleared with an [[Project:administrator|administrator]] to avoid the kind of explosion of stub categories encountered [[Wikipedia:Category:Stub categories|on Wikipedia]].
  
If a new type of stub is created, remember to make a [[Project:template|template]] for it (using one of the [[Project:Templates/Stub|existing stub templates]] as a model), create the corresponding category (making it a subcategory of [[:Category:Stubs]]), and add the template to [[Iron Chariots Wiki:Templates/Stub]].
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If a new type of stub is created, remember to make a [[Project:template|template]] for it (using one of the [[Project:Templates/Stub|existing stub templates]] as a model), create the corresponding category (making it a subcategory of [[:Category:Stubs]]), and add the template to [[Project:Templates/Stub]].
  
 
'''For example''', if it is decided to create a new stub type called "Bible-stub":
 
'''For example''', if it is decided to create a new stub type called "Bible-stub":
 
# Create [[Template:Bible-stub]] (based on, say, [[Template:Religion-stub]]).
 
# Create [[Template:Bible-stub]] (based on, say, [[Template:Religion-stub]]).
# Create [[:Category:Bible stubs]].
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# Create [[:Category:Bible stubs]] (based on, say, [[:Category:Religion stubs]]).
 
# Add the appropriate entry at [[Iron Chariots Wiki:Templates/Stub]].
 
# Add the appropriate entry at [[Iron Chariots Wiki:Templates/Stub]].
  
 
[[Category:Iron Chariots|Stub]]
 
[[Category:Iron Chariots|Stub]]

Latest revision as of 14:12, 10 October 2007

In wiki parlance, a stub is an unacceptably short, underdeveloped article that needs the attention of editors.

If you create or come across such an article, please flag it with an appropriate stub template.

If the article is short, but sufficiently informative for our purposes, don't flag it as a stub. (Remember, articles not directly related to atheism, religion and apologetics don't need to be very detailed; they can simply link to the corresponding Wikipedia article for more information, using Template:Wikipedia.)

For a list of stubs in different subject areas, see Category:Stubs.

New stub categories

The creation of new stub categories should probably be cleared with an administrator to avoid the kind of explosion of stub categories encountered on Wikipedia.

If a new type of stub is created, remember to make a template for it (using one of the existing stub templates as a model), create the corresponding category (making it a subcategory of Category:Stubs), and add the template to Project:Templates/Stub.

For example, if it is decided to create a new stub type called "Bible-stub":

  1. Create Template:Bible-stub (based on, say, Template:Religion-stub).
  2. Create Category:Bible stubs (based on, say, Category:Religion stubs).
  3. Add the appropriate entry at Iron Chariots Wiki:Templates/Stub.
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