[Mediawiki-l] Creating #REDIRECT in a template

Sam.Sexton at thomsonreuters.com Sam.Sexton at thomsonreuters.com
Mon Jun 28 07:46:45 UTC 2010


What happens if you have users Stan Smith and Samantha Strange ? ;-)

Platonides wrote:

>nakohdo wrote:
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I am trying to create a template which redirects a page with the
initials of
>> a user as its title to the corresponding user page like so:
>> 
>> Page [[FR]] contains the template {{Initials of|Frank}}.
>> 
>> The template should look like this, but this doesn't work because of
the
>> pound sign.
>> 
>>  #REDIRECT [[User:{{{1}}}]]
>> 
>>  <nowiki>#</nowiki>REDIRECT [[User:{{{1}}}]] doesn't work either.
>> 
>> I suppose this is too fancy for the wiki engine's parser?
>> 
>> Frank 
>
>Try transcluding the user page:
>{{User:{{{1}}}}}

What happens if you have users Stan Smith and Sam Sexton? ;-)

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