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The main article for this category is Cat main.
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Usage

This template is for use on Category pages, to refer to the primary article associated with this category, which most of the time, describes the entire set containing the category.

Normal usage (uses category name for wiki link):

If the name of the main article is different than the name of the category — for example: if the main article for Category:Dead or Alive is Dead or Alive (series) — then you will need to use one parameter to specify the article:

Multiple articles

Simply append more articles as additional arguments (up to five):

  • {{Cat main|1}} results in
    The main article for this category is 1.
  • {{Cat main|1|2}} results in
    The main articles for this category are 1 and 2.
  • {{Cat main|1|2|3|4|5}} results in
    The main articles for this category are 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Pages which aren't articles

TemplateData

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools.

TemplateData for Cat main

Specifies the primary article(s) associated with this category

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

Parameter Description Type Status
Article 1 1

Name of primary article, if different from category name

Default
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
wiki-page-name optional
Article 2 2

Name of second main article

Default
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
wiki-page-name optional
Article 3 3

Name of third main article

Default
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
wiki-page-name optional
Article 4 4

Name of fourth main article

Default
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
wiki-page-name optional
Article 5 5

Name of fifth main article

Default
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
wiki-page-name optional

See also