Wikipedia:Please use fullurl

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When linking to diffs, logs, etc., please use the {{fullurl}} parser function. Including the entire URL may cause users to switch between the secure and insecure servers, and the diffs of the page it is included in to widen the page substantially.

Examples

[{{fullurl:{{FULLPAGENAME}}|action=edit}}]
Links to edit this page: [1]
[{{fullurl:Special:Log|type=block&page=User:Jimbo_Wales}}]
Links to Jimbo's block log. [2]
[{{fullurl:{{FULLPAGENAME}}|oldid={{REVISIONID}}&diff=prev}}]
Link to the last edit of this page. [3]


This can be used as any URL, with text, or as a bare URL, in addition to as a [N] link as shown above.