Wikipedia:Tip of the day/August 23

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How to link to a category

To add a link to a category in an article (as opposed to adding the article to a category) create a normal link to the category page but place a colon at the beginning of it, just after the double opening square brackets. Here's an example:

To provide a link to Category:Animals (just like this one), add the text [[:Category:Animals]] where you want the link to appear. (Notice the extra colon at the beginning of the link).

Read more: Wikipedia:Categorization
Meta:MediaWiki User's Guide: Using Categories

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