Template:Correct title

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The correct title of this article is {{{1}}}. It appears incorrectly here because of technical restrictions.
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Template:Correct title is a Wikipedia maintenance template that produces an article hatnote to help explain to readers that restrictions on titles containing colons, periods, and some other characters (noted at WP:TITLESPECIALCHARACTERS) affect the page name of the page they are reading.

Examples[edit]

For issues with the (#) sign, pass the |reason=# parameter:

{{Correct title|C# (programming language)|reason=#}}
The correct title of this article is C# (programming language). The substitution or omission of the # is because of technical restrictions.


For issues with any of (< > [ ] { }), pass the |reason=bracket parameter:

{{Correct title|Benzo[a]pyrene|reason=bracket}}
The correct title of this article is Benzo[a]pyrene. The substitution or omission of any < > [ ] { } is because of technical restrictions.


For issues with :, pass the |reason=: parameter:

{{Correct title|DK: King of Swing|reason=:}}
The correct title of this article is DK: King of Swing. The substitution or omission of the colon is because of technical restrictions.


The template can also be used without a reason, when produces:

The correct title of this article is Correct title. It appears incorrectly here because of technical restrictions.

See also[edit]

Template Involves Correct name Actual article name
{{Italic title}} Title in italics Gone with the Wind Gone with the Wind
{{Lowercase title}} Lowercase first character eBay EBay
{{Correct title|reason=bracket}} < > [ ] { } Benzo[a]pyrene Benzo(a)pyrene
{{Correct title|reason=#}} # Pilot #5 Pilot ♯5
{{Correct title|reason=:}} / : DK: King of Swing DK King of Swing
{{DISPLAYTITLE}} Various Batman (1989 film) Batman (1989 film)