Wikipedia:Tip of the day/September 8

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How to get a list of a page's subpages

Many pages in the Wikipedia, Portal, and User namespaces, have subpages. WikiProjects and user pages for instance often have subpages, and Portals always do.

To get a list of all the subpages for a particular page, click on Special pages in the toolbox menu on the left side of your screen. Then click on All pages with prefix which is under the header Lists of pages. Then select the namespace the page is in (from the pulldown menu), and enter the pagename in the inbox, and add a forward slash (/) to the end of the pagename. So if the pagename is Wikipedia, then you should enter Wikipedia/ in the inbox. Then press Go.

The subpages will then be displayed at the bottom. If nothing happens after pressing Go, this means that the page has no subpages.

Try it now: Special:PrefixIndex

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