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From Meta, a Wikimedia project coordination wiki
Main article: Example
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To link to a main article on a topic like Example, use


which renders as

Main article: Example

You can add up to 5 article names in parameters:


which renders as

These parameters are used to generate links and may include namespace prefixes or interwiki prefixes. If you want to hide these prefixes (for example here for a link to English Wikipedia) and display an alternative text you can use

{{Main|w:en:Example{{!}}Example (in English Wikipedia)}}

which renders as


Many articles on Meta should be translatable, in that case use

{{ Main |Special:MyLanguage/Example{{!}}Example}}

which renders as

Main article: Example


This template uses these translations from translatewiki.net:

Help translate Translation English
Translate Main articles: $1 Main articles: $1

See also