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Provides a link to edit a page. This template is a self-reference and so is part of the Wikipedia project rather than the encyclopedic content.

Usage

{{Edit|Page|Label|section=Section|editintro=Editintro|preload=preload|preloadtitle=Preloadtitle}}

All parameters are optional

  • Page: the page to edit, if not the current page
  • Label: the text to label the link, defaults to "edit"
  • Section: the section to edit, 0 for top section, "new" to add a new section
  • Editintro: Title of a page that will be transcluded above the edit box. Not a wikilink, templates require Template:
  • Preload: Title of a page to preload into the edit form if the page to be edited does not exist
  • Preloadtitle: if section=new, a title to be preloaded into the title box of the edit form
This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools.

TemplateData for Edit

Displays a link to edit a page.

Template parameters

Parameter Description Type Status
Page 1

The page to edit

Default
The current page
Example
Example
Auto value
empty
Page suggested
Label 2

The link label

Default
Edit
Example
Edit this page
Auto value
empty
String optional
Section section

The section to edit; 0 for the top section; new for a new section

Default
None (whole page gets edited)
Example
0
Auto value
empty
String optional
Edit Intro editintro

Title of a page that will be rendered above the edit box, no wikilinks, with namespace if not main

Default
empty
Example
Template:Disambig editintro
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Preload preload

Title of a page to preload in the edit form when creating a new page or section

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Preload title preloadtitle

If making a new section, preload the title box with this

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional


See also

  • {{Ed}} – navbar style edit link
  • {{Ed right}} – navbar style edit link aligned to right of page
  • {{Edit}} – plain edit link
  • {{Edit section}} – edit link aligned to right of page
  • {{Navbar}} – with additional links
  • {{Vedit}} – edit with the Visual Editor