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* Put formatting <nowiki>'''[[outside]]'''</nowiki> the link (avoid this)
 
* Put formatting <nowiki>'''[[outside]]'''</nowiki> the link (avoid this)
 
* Link the first use of a word or phrase and important repetitions, not every use
 
* Link the first use of a word or phrase and important repetitions, not every use
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==Piped links==
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A piped link is a way to link to an article but with different text from the article name. For example:
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:<pre>The [[bulk modulus|bulk]] and [[Young's modulus|Young's moduli]] are relevant.</pre>
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:The [[bulk modulus|bulk]] and [[Young's modulus|Young's moduli]] are relevant.

Revision as of 14:16, 7 July 2012

  • Links make the wiki go round
  • You can pluralize [[link]]s
  • You can [[piped links|pipe links]]
  • Don’t pipe links to unrelated words or phrases
  • Don’t pipe links to avoid redirects
  • Don’t change the colour of links, it's confusing for the reader
  • Put formatting '''[[outside]]''' the link (avoid this)
  • Link the first use of a word or phrase and important repetitions, not every use

Piped links

A piped link is a way to link to an article but with different text from the article name. For example:

The [[bulk modulus|bulk]] and [[Young's modulus|Young's moduli]] are relevant.

Renders:

The bulk and Young's moduli are relevant.