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Please discuss changes or request unprotection on the talk page.



Usage

General protection template to inform users a page is protected. (Note: This does not protect pages. Admins can only do that.)

Syntax: {{protected|give reason here}}.

  • If no reason is given the default is "to prevent vandalism."
  • The second line doesn't show up on talk pages or user pages (unless the note parameter is used).

Examples

{{protected}} →

Padlock.svg This page has been protected from editing to prevent vandalism.

Please discuss changes or request unprotection on the talk page.

{{protected|I said so}} →

Padlock.svg This page has been protected because I said so.

Please discuss changes or request unprotection on the talk page.

{{protected|note=And you can change this too.}} →

Padlock.svg This page has been protected from editing to prevent vandalism.

And you can change this too.

{{protected|note=Only Registered Users can edit this page.}} →

Padlock.svg This page has been protected from editing to prevent vandalism.

Only Registered Users can edit this page.

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