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Warning 896 Unknown parameter in template

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Date: 5 Aug 2020
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Description of Warning - 896: Unknown parameter in template

Some template parameters were removed from a template or there is a typo in the parameter name.

Content of info column: Contains the info on the unknown parameter and the template code. It also includes a link to the template documentation.

Possible Causes

Not understanding how templates are used or a change in the template design or a typo.

  • In case of info 1 = the problem is usually in a double pipe || in the parameter. It can also be at the end and at the beginning of the next line representing two sequental pipes.
  • In case of info 1 = |caption=... or 1 = ... the problem is usually in unpaired [] or [[]] or {{}} in the parameter.

Action Steps

Remove the deprecated parameterter based on the template documentation. Replace it with the correct one. In case of a typo, correct the name. If you have any problems correcting the suggestion, ask in ask in G2G, or in the Data Doctors Google Group (if you are a member).

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Based on the template documentation all template parameters in a template are checked if they are known.

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Under heading possible causes, In the case of 1 - the word beginning is misspelled.

posted by MaryAnn Blakeman
Thank you for bringing that to our attention - it is corrected.
posted by Sheryl Moore

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