Help:Introduction to navigating Wikipedia/5

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Navigating Wikipedia

The different types of pages

Searching and redirects
Tricks to find what you want

Useful pages
Handy pages for editors

Review of what you've learned


  • Different types of pages are found in different namespaces. These can be identified by the prefix which appears before a colon in the page name.
  • Most pages also have an associated talk page for discussion related to that page.
  • You can perform a search using the box at the top right of the screen.
  • Redirects forward you from one page to another.

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