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The template link template is a simple macro template used to display a template name as a link surrounded by braces, thus showing how the template name would be used in code. Its primary use is in instruction and documentation. A short example is that the code:

{{tl|Example}}
generates
{{Example}}

This template displays a template name as a link surrounded by braces, thus showing how the template name would be used in code. Its primary use is in instruction and documentation.

Template parameters
Parameter Description Type Default Status
template name 1 the template name without the namespace prefix “Template:”, which is added automatically string empty required

More complex variations are described below.

Example

Code Result Notes
{{tl|Void}} {{Void}} Standard usage
{{tls|Void}} {{subst:Example}} For templates that should be substituted
{{tl2|X1}} {{X1}} This formats the link to show how it would look in code
{{tl2|SISTER=M:|3x}} {{3x}} Same as above, for templates on another Wikimedia project (such as meta)
{{tl2|SISTER=wikibooks|LANG=de:|WP}} {{[hcodep://de.wikibooks.org/wiki/Vorlage:WP WP]}} For templates on another language project
{{tl|1==)}} {{=)}} Use the format {{tl|1=templatename}} if the template contains template coding characters such as {{=)}} or {{!}}

See also

General-purpose formatting

  • 1 {{tlg}} is the most general, allowing any combination of text style and/or link style options.
  • 2 Prevents wrapping of text by placing it inside <span class="nowrap">...</span> tags.
  • 3 Uses monospace font but not <code>...</code>.
  • 4 Allows links to templates in any namespace.

Other formatting templates

Code example Effect Notes
{{tl2|Hatnote|lang=fr}} {{hatnote}} Supports linking to sister projects (e.g., fr:Hatnote)
{{tlu|User:Ahunt/SSHFS}} {{User:Ahunt/SSHFS}} Supports linking to any namespace
{{xpd|Hatnote|Some hatnote text}} "{{hatnote|Some hatnote text}}" gives "
Some hatnote text
" [1]
Shows code, example and a link to expand the template code

With utility links

Code example Effect
{{lts|Hatnote}} Template:Hatnote(edit talk links history)
{{t links|Hatnote}} Hatnote (edit · talk · history · links · /subpages · /doc · /doc edit · /sbox · /sbox diff · /test · Module:hatnote)
{{tfd links|Hatnote}}
Template:Hatnote (edit|talk|history|links|logs|delete)
{{tiw|Hatnote}} Template:hatnote (backlinks edit)
{{tltt|Hatnote}} {{Hatnote}}
{{tetl|Hatnote}} {{ Hatnote }}
links talk view
{{Tlsetl|Hatnote}} {{ subst:Hatnote }}
 links talk view
{{ti|Hatnote}} Template:Hatnote (talk · links · edit)
{{tic|Hatnote}} Template:Hatnote (talk links edit)
{{tiw|Hatnote}} Template:Hatnote (backlinks edit)
{{tlt|Hatnote}} {{Hatnote}} (talk)
{{ttl|Hatnote}} {{Hatnote}} (t/l)
{{Twlh|Hatnote}} Template:Hatnote (links, talk)