How to Know the Difference Between a Stub and a Short Article

Just because something is short, doesn't mean it's a stub. Read this article to differentiate between the two.

Steps

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    Look at the article as a whole. Sometimes, an article gets tagged as a stub before it's finished or someone has fixed it and didn't remove the stub template.
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    Consider the scope of the topic/title and if it is met through the article.
    • It really is okay if there are only a few steps. There are no set numbers for the amount of steps.
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    Decide if maybe it should receive an NFD for incomplete. There are some articles that are a paragraph or one step that just aren't enough. Instead of a stub, put a NFD|INC on it.

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