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This template can be put at the top of pages and categories that have a backlog which require attention. A backlog is a list of things that need to be done and that have not been done for some time.



Usually this template is used without any parameters, then it is always visible until it is manually removed. Like this:


Which renders like this:

This template automatically shows the appropriate style depending on what kind of page it is shown on.



Often it is more efficient to handle several cases in a backlog at a time, since then we are up to speed with what needs to be done. Thus we often don't want to know about a backlog until it has reached some size.

When this template is placed on a category page it can count the number of items in the category (pages + images + subcategories). Then it can be set to automatically only report when the number of items is above some limit. The autoreport limit can be set to whatever value you prefer. Like this:


If the category has 10 or more items this template will render like this:

(We fed 0 here to make it show in this documentation, but in real usage it would show the value 10.)

But if the category has less than 10 items then this template will not report the page, and will instead render like this:

See also

  • {{adminbacklog}} – For tagging pages that have a backlog that require the attention of administrators.
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