This template is used to categorize deletion debates. By using a parameter, an appropriate category is inserted. These categories help sort active deletion debates by type. When the debate is closed, this template should be removed (as the name hopefully indicates).
|cat=M||Media and music|
|cat=O||Organisation, corporation, or product|
|cat=W||Web or internet|
|cat=G||Games or sports|
|cat=T||Science and technology|
|cat=F||Fiction and the arts|
|cat=P||Places and transportation|
|cat=I||Indiscernible or unclassifiable topic|
|cat=?||Nominator unsure of category|
|cat=U||Debate not yet sorted|
Anything other than the above choices (not including "U" or "?") will produce a notice indicating that the debate has not been categorized, and place it in Category:AfD debates (Not yet sorted).