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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; see the monthly error report for this template.

TemplateData for Edit

Displays a link to edit a page.

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Page1

The page to edit

Default
The current page
Example
Example
Auto value
empty
Pagesuggested
Label2

The link label

Default
Edit
Example
Edit this page
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Sectionsection

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
Stringoptional
Edit Introeditintro

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
Unknownoptional
Preloadpreload

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

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknownoptional
Preload titlepreloadtitle

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

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknownoptional


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