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This is a maintenance category, used for maintenance of the Wikipedia project. It is not part of the encyclopedia and contains non-article pages, or groups articles by status rather than subject. Do not include this category in content categories.
- See the deletion log for all deleted pages.
This category contains pages tagged with speedy deletion templates. Before speedily deleting a page, take the time to ensure that it meets the criteria for speedy deletion, check the links, the history, and (for images) the file links. If there is any doubt at all, switch the article to a process like Wikipedia:Proposed deletion that allows time for others to review the proposal.
Speedy does not mean immediate. Although many speedy-deletion candidates are processed within a few minutes, more complicated pages may remain in the list for several days.
Pages with attack titles: If you think these titles need redaction, please also check the patrol log, since the page may have been patrolled. Please also note that the author may have been given a warning about this page which (s)he may have removed; and that there may be other incoming links (such as the tagger's own CSD tagging log).
G1: Nonsense – G2: Test pages – G3: Vandalism and blatant hoaxes – G4: Previous XfD – G5: Banned user – G6: Housekeeping – G7: Author request – G8: Dependent page – G10: Attack page – G11:Advertising – G12: Copyright infringement - G13: Abandoned drafts and AfC submissions - G14: Unnecessary disambiguation pages
A1: No context – A2: On other project – A3: No content – A5: Transwikied – A7: No claim of significance (people, animals, organizations, clubs, bands, web content) – A9: No claim of significance (musical recording) – A10: Recently created duplicate of existing article – A11: Obviously invented
R2: XNR out of mainspace – R3: Implausible typo – R4: File redirects hiding Commons pages
F1: Redundant – F2: Corrupt/Commons page – F3: Restricted license – F7: Invalid fair use claim – F8: Identical on Commons – F9: Copyright infringement – F10: Unusable non-media file
U1: Owner's request – U2: Nonexistent user – U5. Blatant misuse of Wikipedia as a web host
P1: Article CSD applicable – P2: Underpopulated portal
- Possibly contested (8)
- G1: Nonsense (0)
- G2: Test pages (0)
- G3: Vandalism (0)
- G3: Hoaxes (0)
- G4: Reposted (0)
- G5: Violating block/ban (0)
- G6: Housekeeping (0)
- G7/U1: Author request (1)
- G8: Dependent on non-existent (0)
- G8: Broken redirects (0)
- G10: Attack pages (0)
- G11: Advertising (3)
- G12/F9: Copyvios (8)
- G13: Abandoned drafts or AfC submissions (0)
- G14: Unnecessary disambiguation pages (0)
- A1: No context (0)
- A2: Exists on foreign Wikimedia project (0)
- A3: No content (0)
- A5: Transwikied (0)
- A7/A9: Significance not indicated (2)
- A10: Duplicate articles (1)
- A11: Obviously invented (0)
- C1: Empty categories (0)
- F1: Redundant files (0)
- F2: Missing/corrupt files (0)
- F3: Unacceptably licensed files (0)
- F5: Orphaned non-free use files (0)
- F7: Clearly invalid fair-use files (0)
- F10: Useless non-media files (0)
- P2: Empty portals (0)
- R2: Inappropriate cross-namespace redirects (0)
- R3: Implausible redirects (0)
- R4: Redirects shadowing Commons pages (0)
- U2: Userpage or subpage of a nonexistent user (0)
- U5: NOTWEBHOST violations (0)
- Unspecified (no specific criterion) (1)
Dated deletion categories
Backlogs larger than 10 days will not appear below due to limitations in the template. Please clear older backlogs before newer ones and check the "master category" once in a while if a category suddenly changes from "huge backlog" to "no backlog" overnight. Although not technically part of the speedy deletion criteria, articles which have been proposed for deletion for more than seven days are also listed here as a matter of convenience.
Pages detected by the edit filter
The edit filter can detect certain pages that may meet criteria for speedy deletion and tag those edits in recent changes:
Administrators: You may wish to use this tool to find a list of nominations sorted by age, oldest first.
Pages in category "Candidates for speedy deletion"
The following 15 pages are in this category, out of 15 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).