Wikipedia:Tip of the day/May 1

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To search a specific namespace, include the prefix in searches

To search for a topic in a specific namespace, precede the topic with that namespace's prefix, followed by a colon. If the topic has a page with that name, pressing Enter will take you right to it. Otherwise, a list of relevant search results will appear.

For example, one way to get a listing of articles on ancient Greece is to type Category:Ancient Greece in the search box. To go to the portal for the Ancient Greeks, you would type: Portal:Ancient Greece.

The namespace prefixes are: Category:, Portal:, Image:, User:, Talk:, Wikipedia:, Help:, and Template:.

Read more: Wikipedia:Searching

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