Wikipedia:WikiProject Redirect

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This WikiProject covers both the English and Simple English Wikipedias.

Symbol redirect arrow with gradient.svg WikiProject Redirect
General information (edit · changes)
Things you can do (edit)

Welcome to WikiProject Redirect! We are a group of fellow editors who are dedicated to the improvement of the standards, categorization and maintenance of redirects to articles and other pages on Wikipedia.

What links here[edit]

  • Click on "What links here" in the toolbox of the left column of a page, then Use the Filters to show redirects. One may also access the tool by clicking Special:WhatLinksHere and typing in the page title.


Goals/Open tasks[edit]

The redirect-cleaning broom
This section is transcluded from WikiProject Redirect/to do.


Redirect pages
  • Template messages/Redirect pages – a redirect category (rcat) template index – these templates may be placed on a redirect page to add the page to one or more maintenance categories and to explain the category choices to editors
  • {{R template index}} – a navbar rcat index by function – usually found placed at the bottom of rcat documentation pages
  • {{WPRedirInvite}} – an invitation to users who may be interested to join this WikiProject
  • {{The Redirect Barnstar}} – a star to award users who do exceptional work in the areas of standardization, categorization and general improvement of redirects
  • {{User WikiProject Redirect}} – a userbox to place on your user page and identify you as a mentor of this esteemed WikiProject:
Symbol redirect arrow with gradient.svgThis user is a participant in WikiProject Redirect.


  • Sagittarius – a redirect editing gadget.
  • Sagittarius+ – a modified version of Kephir's gadget updated February 2018 with more Rcats.


Click the "►" below to see all subcategories:
Click the "►" below to see all subcategories:


Requested redirects[edit]

This section was once used for filing requests

If you don't have an account, and therefore can't create pages, please place requests at the end of the next section, in the format:

20 April 2008
NewRedirect > TargetArticle

Request queue

27 April 2009
Gadgets (Windows) > Microsoft Gadgets  Done
11 August 2009
Pelagornithid > Pelagornithidae  Done
3 July 2012
Jewettsport Ford Bridge > Indiana State Road 225  Done
2 November 2012
Guasa > Gua Sha  Done
12 July 2013
thermal penetration depth > Thermoacoustics#Penetration depths  Done

See also[edit]

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