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This template is used to nominate other templates for merging.

Usage[rætta wikitekst]

To nominate a single template, copy and paste the following code at the top of the template:

  • Note: OtherTemplate should be replaced by the name of the other template to be merged, excluding the prefix Template:.

To nominate multiple templates for merging under the same header, type the following at the top of each individual template:


where NameHeader is the name of the header under which you will list the templates for merging.

Display on articles[rætta wikitekst]

Unless you do something unusual such as enclosing in noinclude tags, articles that use the nominated template will provide a notification and link to the discussion. By default the article will show the following just above the display of the nominated template:

There are various other options, specified by the |type= parameter.

Inline[rætta wikitekst]

To nominate inline templates, set |type=inline. This will help with formatting issues that occur when the large notification is displayed. Type the following:


The notification on articles looks like this: ‹The template Tfm is being considered for merging.› 

Tiny[rætta wikitekst]

To use even smaller notifications, for inline template nominations, set |type=tiny. Type the following


which will produce the following notification: ‹Sí Tfm›

Sidebar[rætta wikitekst]

To nominate templates that are used as sidebars, such as infoboxes, specify |type=sidebar, i.e.


which produces:

You can alternatively use |type=infobox or |type=box to produce the same result.

Disabled[rætta wikitekst]

Finally it is possible to disable the notification completely by typing |type=disabled. You can use this when everything else fails.


which outputs nothing at all on article pages.

See also[rætta wikitekst]

  • {{Tfd}} - the parallel template for deletion
  • {{Tfm}} - basic template
  • {{Tfm2}} - second step in a TFD process
  • {{Tfmnotice}} - TFD info on related pages