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Template:Cat

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[[:Category:]]

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Usage

Creates a link to the specified category. Canonalizes the displayed category name.

Example:

See also

  • {{c}} – pipetricked category name – skips 'Category:' and displays bare link.
  • {{cl}} – links to category and includes the 'Category:' label
  • {{cls}} – compromise macro between 'C' and 'Cat': [[:Category:{{{1}}}|Cat:{{{1}}}]]
  • {{catlist}} – list of many, variable output format
  • {{cat see also}} – list of many, fixed output format for a category-namespace hatnote
with administration links
  • {{lc}} – Category name and full links – for administration and discussion pages
  • {{lcs}} – Category name and smaller set of links – same purposes,
    but note, both are useful from within preview screens as well to explore and study relationships, or make related changes.