Template:FA number

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{{Wikipedia:Featured articles}}

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This template returns the number of featured articles as recorded at Wikipedia:Featured articles. The count at Wikipedia:Featured articles is scrupulously updated and due to chronic server issues it is in general more accurate than {{PAGESINCATEGORY:Featured articles}}.

Usage

  • {{FA number}} = {{Wikipedia:Featured articles}}

Method for verifying accuracy

Logged-in users can use the MediaWiki API to verify the featured article count. Go to [1], type

javascript:alert(document.getElementsByTagName("cm").length)

into your browser's address bar, and press enter.