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*{{para|1}} article's title as seen on Wikipedia. It is mandatory;
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*{{para|1}} the {{w|Wikipedia:Article titles|Wikipedia article title}}. It is mandatory;
*{{para|2}} optional text to be displayed in the link. If not informed, the Wikipedia title will be used;
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*{{para|2}} optional text to be displayed in the link. If not specified, the Wikipedia title will be used;
*{{para|lang}} language of the Wikipedia article. It's the first two digits of the link (for example, '''de''' in de.wikipedia.org); it defaults to English, so informing {{para|lang|en}} is not necessary.
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*{{para|lang}} language of the Wikipedia article. It's the first two digits of the link (for example, '''de''' in de.wikipedia.org); when not specified, the template defaults to English.
  
Note that hovering the mouse over the <sup>[[File:Wikipedia's W.svg|12px|link=|]]</sup> will display a tooltip box with information about the link.
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Note that hovering the mouse over the <sup>[[File:Wikipedia's W.svg|12px|link=|]]</sup> will display a tooltip box with information about the link and the article's language.
  
 
===Examples===
 
===Examples===

Latest revision as of 00:37, 8 December 2020


Documentation

This template is used to create an inline link to the corresponding Wikipedia article for that subject.

Syntax

{{W|1=<Wikipedia article>|2=<displayed text>|lang=<2-digit language code>}}

or

{{w|<Wikipedia article>|<displayed text>|lang=<2-digit language code>}}

where

  • |1= the Wikipedia article titleLink to the English Wikipedia article. It is mandatory;
  • |2= optional text to be displayed in the link. If not specified, the Wikipedia title will be used;
  • |lang= language of the Wikipedia article. It's the first two digits of the link (for example, de in de.wikipedia.org); when not specified, the template defaults to English.

Note that hovering the mouse over the Wikipedia's W.svg will display a tooltip box with information about the link and the article's language.

Examples

{{W|counterpoint}}

produces:

counterpointLink to the English Wikipedia article

{{W|William Smith (composer)|William Smith}}

produces:

William SmithLink to the English Wikipedia article

{{W|Franz Xaver Engelhart|lang=de‎‎}}

produces:

Franz Xaver EngelhartLink to the German Wikipedia article

Categorization

The page is categorized according to the language of the Wikipedia article: English Wikipedia links, French Wikipedia links etc.

See also