Example: Most people believe in ghosts.
The "citation needed" link you just followed was placed there because somebody feels that the preceding statement needs an inline citation. If you cannot find a source for the statement, exercise extra caution when using the flagged information.
- How to improve a passage that has a "citation needed" flag
- If the statement violates Wikipedia's policy on biographies of living persons, delete the statement immediately.
- If you can provide a source to back up the statement, please be bold, add a citation, and remove the tag.
- To learn how to change or discuss articles, visit Wikipedia's editing tutorial.
- How to cite sources
Verifiability is one of Wikipedia's most fundamental policies.
- Reliable sources explains what constitutes a reliable source for Wikipedia
- Citing sources - How and why to cite sources on Wikipedia
- Footnotes - How to use footnotes on Wikipedia
- Citation templates - Standardized formatting for citations
- How to produce the "citation needed" flag
- To learn more about the "citation needed" template itself, including when and how to use it, see Template:Citation needed.