|This is a documentation subpage for Template:Department:Check category|
It contains usage information, categories and other content that is not part of the original template page.
This template checks the status of an expected department category page.
Place this template on a page that expects the department category to exist. The only parameter expected, as of this writing, is
department— the name of the department, without the
Only checks that the associated department category exists. If it doesn't, adds the current page to Category:Book:Wikibooks Stacks/Attention needed, generates a text message, and provides a button to create it via ordinary editing of a wikipage, requiring manually saving a preloaded template. A contemplated upgrade would detect availability of dialog and replace the editing button with one for a dialog-based assistant.