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Template:Redirect

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This template produces a hatnote:

Its purpose is to reduce confusion by helping users get to their intended page if they were redirected to another page while, for example, searching for a topic. An example would be when a user searches for Achilleus (as in the emperor), but ends up on the page titled Achilles (as in the mythical hero) after being redirected. A |text= option adds text to the end; note that this should be only used when truly necessary, and the other hatnote templates listed below don't suffice.

Examples

  • {{Redirect|Foo}}
  • {{Redirect|REDIRECT||PAGE1}}
  • {{Redirect|REDIRECT|USE1|PAGE1}}
  • {{Redirect|REDIRECT|USE1|PAGE1|USE2|PAGE2|USE3|PAGE3}}
  • {{Redirect|REDIRECT|USE1|PAGE1|and|PAGE2}}
  • {{Redirect|REDIRECT|USE1|PAGE1|USE2|PAGE2|and|PAGE3}}
  • {{Redirect|Achilleus|the Emperor with this name|Achilleus (emperor)|other uses|Achilles (disambiguation)}} (as used on the page Achilles) →

TemplateData

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools; see the monthly error report for this template.

TemplateData for Redirect

This template produces a hatnote similar to: "Foo" redirects here. For other uses, see [[Foo (disambiguation)]].

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Redirecting page1

Name of page that redirects here

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Pagerequired
Use12

Displayed as: For Use1, see ... If left empty, defaults to For other uses, see ...

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Target13

Page to link to. Default is [[PAGENAME (disambiguation)]].

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Pageoptional
Use24

Second use. Can be 'and' to give: For Use1, see [[Target1]] and [[Target2]]

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Target25

Page to link second use to.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Pageoptional
Use36

Third use, can be 'and'

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Target37

Page to link third use to.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Pageoptional
Custom texttext

Text to be appended to the end.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional

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