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Thaur's five types o links in MediaWiki:

  1. Internal links til ither pages in the wiki
  2. Ootby links til ither wabsteids
  3. Ootby links til internal pages in the wiki
  4. Interwiki links til ither wabsteids registert til the wiki in advance
  5. Interleid links til ither wabsteids registert aes ither leid versions o the wiki

Internal links[edit | edit source]

Tae add aen internal link, enclaise the name o the page that ye want tae link til in dooble square brackets. Whan ye hain the page, ye'll see the new link pointin til yer page. Gif the page awreadie exeests it is displeyed in blue, gif it disna, in reid. Sellinks til the nou page arna transformed intil URLs bit ar displeyed in baud. (Gif ye reallie want tae link til the nou page, uise aen ancher (see ablo), or [[#top|nou page]], this aye links til the tap.)

The first letter o the tairget page is autæmateeclie capitalised, onless itherwise set bi the admeens, n spaces ar represented aes unnerscores (typin aen unnerscore in the link will hae ae siclike effect aes typin ae space, bit isna recommendit, aes the unnerscore will be shawn in the tex ava).

Descreeption Ye type Ye get
Internal link
[[Main Page]]


[[Extension:DynamicPageList (Wikimedia)]]
Main Page


Extension:DynamicPageList (Wikimedia)

Piped link
[[Main Page|different text]]

[[Main Page#Concrete_Paragraph|different text2]]

See foreby Meta:Help:Piped link

different text

different text2

Pipe trick

[[User:John Doe|]]

[[Extension:DynamicPageList (Wikimedia)|]]

[[Extension:DynamicPageList (third-party)|]]

The pipe trick quicklie maks shorter link tex, but coud be ae swither in circumstances like the DynamicPageList link examples.


John Doe



Waird-endin links, follaein saw cawed "linktrail rules" localised per ilka leid








Avoidin waird-endin links
[[Help]]<nowiki />ful advice

[[wikipedia:GNU General Public License|GPL]]<nowiki />v3

Helpful advice


#REDIRECT [[Main Page]]

See Help:Reguidals ava

Main Page
Internal link til aen ancher
[[#See also]]

Section headings and the top of the page are automatically anchored.

#See also
Internal link til aen ancher fae differant tex
[[#See also|different text]]
different text
Settin aen internal link ancher
<div id="NameOfAnchorHere">optional text</div>

Omit the "optional text" for invisible anchor.

optional text
Internal link til aen ancher oan anither page
[[Help:Images#Supported media types for images]]
Help:Images#Supported media types for images
Internal link til the nou page's tauk page

See Mageec wairds#Page names ava.

Internal link til ae subpage

Shortcut for [[Help:Links/example|/example]]. See also Help:Subpages.

Internal link til ae subpage wioot the leadin slash

Shortcut for [[Help:Links/example|example]].

Internal link til ae categerie page

See Help:Categeries ava

Internal link til aen eemage or ae file o ither types


See Help:Eemages ava



Internal link til the uiser's uiser page
Internal link til the uiser's tauk page

Ootby links[edit | edit source]

Tae add aen external link, enclaise the URL follaed bi space n the name o the page that ye want tae link til in single square brackets. Whan ye hain the page, ye'll see the new link pointin til yer page, wi ae triangle icon efter it tae shaw that it wis coded wi single bracket external link syntax, n thus micht lead til anither steid.

Descreeption Ye type Ye get
Ootby link
Ootby link wi differant label [ MediaWiki] MediaWiki
Nummered ootby link [] [1]
Ootby links wi file icons [ video] [ sound] [ document]

See Ootby link icons fer nou supportit icons n extensions.


Protocol relative external link (Will be http if the current site is http, https if the current site is https) [// wikipedia]
[// //]

This is only supported inside [ ]. // by itself does not make a link.


Ootby link til the same host http://{{SERVERNAME}}/pagename
Ootby link til ither host passin the pagename{{PAGENAMEE}}

See also: URL encoded page names, PAGENAMEE encoding
Mailtil link [ email me] email me
Mailtil named wi subject line n bodie [ info] info

Ootby links til internal pages[edit | edit source]

Tae add ae link til ae page oan the same wiki uisin URL speirin boonds, ye micht need tae uise ootby link syntax.

Descreeption Ye type Ye get
Ootby link til the nou page's eedit page
[ Edit this page]
Edit this page
Ootby link til the nou page's eedit page uisin the fullurl parser function
[{{fullurl:{{FULLPAGENAME}}|action=edit}} Edit this page]

See Mageec wairds n Ootby links ava

Edit this page
Ootby link til the nou page's eedit page, n styled tae luik like aen internal link
<span class="plainlinks">[ Edit this page]</span>

The plainlinks class can be uised in cases whaur ye want aen ootby link tae luik like aen internal link, bi suppressin the icon that normallie kiths efter it.

Edit this page

Ootby link icons[edit | edit source]

Test link Icon Trigger
[2] external-link-ltr-icon.png http://, gopher://, [//]
[3] lock-icon.png https://
[4] mail-icon.png mailto:
[5] news-icon.png news://
[6] file-icon.png ftp://
[7] talk-icon.png irc://
[8] audio-icon.png .ogg, .mid, .midi, .mp3, .wav, .wma
[9] video-icon.png .ogm, .avi, .mpeg, .mpg
[10] document-icon.png .pdf, .pdf#, .pdf?

Hou tae avoid autæ-links[edit | edit source]

Whan ye pit ae URL oan ae wiki page it will autæmateeclie be convertit intil aen ootby link, like this:

Tae avoid that effect, pit the URL atween <nowiki> tags, like this:


Tae get this:

Interwiki links[edit | edit source]

Interwiki links ar links wi the internal link maurkup til ae wabsteid registerit in advance. Fer example, ye can link til the Sunflower airticle oan bi typin [[wikipedia:Sunflower]], this will ootcome in ae link wikipedia:Sunflower. This is cause is registerit til yer wiki bi defaut wi the prefix o wikipedia. (This link micht na wairk richt gif the admeen o yer wiki haes chynged the settin.) Onlike internal links, interwiki links dinna uise page exeestance detection, sae aen interwiki link will kith aes blue even gif the page disna exeest oan the remote wiki.

Siclike til internal page links, ye can cræft piped links, wi alternate link label, e.g. [[wikipedia:Sunflower|muckle yellae flouer]] is the link muckle yellae flouer n [[wikipedia:Sunflower|]] is the link Sunflower.

Basiclie, interwiki links ar abbreeveeations fer commynlie uised langer external links. Ae fair siclike link coud be cræftit aes [ muckle yellae flouer].

Mair details ar at Manual:Interwiki n Help:Interwiki linkin. See the defaut interwiki prefixes. Tae eedit the interwiki buird oan yer steid, see the Interwiki extension.

Interleid links[edit | edit source]

Gif yer wiki haes ither leid versions, ye micht fynd “interleid links” in the sidebaur, jist ablo tuilkist in the kist named “in other languages.”

Interleid links behave siclike til interwiki links, except that thay'r leeted in the sidebaur. Tae cræft aen interleid link fae ae page, jist type [[language prefix:pagename]] whaurever ye like in the page; the leid prefix is the prefix speceefied at yer wiki fer the ither leid version (tipiclie the ISO 639-1 leid code).

Gif ye want tae get the interleid link tae kith in the content o the page raither than in the sidebaur, ye can add ae colon afore the leid prefix:


Whan ae link is baith interwiki n interleid, the order is wikipedia:en:Sunflower.

See foreby[edit | edit source]