| This is a documentation subpage for Template:Policy
(see that page for the template itself).
It contains usage information, categories, interlanguage links and other content that is not part of the original template page.
To include up to five shortcuts, pass parameters:
This template links all official policies to Category:Wikipedia policies and to one of its subcategories based on the "subcategory" parameter:
- "conduct": Category:Wikipedia conduct policies
- "content": Category:Wikipedia content policies
- "deletion": Category:Wikipedia deletion policies
- "enforcement": Category:Wikipedia enforcement policies
- "procedural": Category:Wikipedia procedural policies
- "legal": Category:Wikipedia legal policies
To include additional text after the boilerplate, insert a "text" parameter.
New policies require approval
If you're writing a new policy, or substantially revising one, please remember to give the community significant time to consider your proposal. See WP:PROPOSAL for the current best practice on advertising proposals.