Template:Link

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This template provides a shortcut for linking.

Usage

{{subst:Link|1=|2=|colon=}}

Parameters

Parameter name Description Default value required or optional?
parameter #1 (1) targetpage (without prefix, mandatory) empty required
parameter #2 (2) message to display same as parameter #1, with an excepiton (see below) optional
colon optional. When set to yes, forces the link to have a colon (:) at the front no optional

Example

On Wp/en/Main page (if English Wikipedia is a test wiki):

Code Output Description
{{subst:Link|Example}} [[Wp/en/Example|Example]] Link to page Example in the test wiki
{{subst:Link|Example|Hello?}} [[Wp/en/Example|Hello?]] Custom display message
{{subst:Link|Category:Example}} [[Category:Wp/en/Example|Main page]] Add the page to target category, with correct sorting
{{subst:Link|Category:Example|colon = yes}} [[:Category:Wp/en/Example|Category:Example]] Link to target category (instead of include)
{{subst:Link|Project:Example}} [[Wp/en/Project:Example|Project:Example]] Project namespace should not be linked to Incubator:Wp/en/Example, which describes the Incubator, not the test wiki

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: all namespaces (but must have a prefix)

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users