Template:User link

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[[User:{{{1}}}|{{{1}}}]]

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Not to be confused with Template:User.

Usage

This template provides a way to link to a userpage and display just the username, like [[User:Example|Example]]. This may not help much for a short username like "Example", but it can be more useful with long usernames such as [[User:Guywh0sitsbehindphilip12|Guywhositsbehindphilip12]].

Example

{{user link|Example}}

or the shortcut form

{{u|Example}}

gives

Example

Alternative

The desired result can also be achieved using the pipe trick feature of the MediaWiki software. For example, the wikitext

[[User:Example|]]

gives

Example

Userspace link templates

User information templates provide informational links for a user; they are similar to signatures, but often provide additional information, and may be used by other users. List:

Demo user is User:Example

See also