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| <nowiki>__NOEDITSECTION__</nowiki>
 
| <nowiki>__NOEDITSECTION__</nowiki>
 
| Hides the edit links beside headings.
 
| Hides the edit links beside headings.
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| <nowiki>__NEWSECTIONLINK__</nowiki>
 
| '''[MW1.7+]''' Gives a "+"-link next to the edit-tab to make a new section on a non-talk page.
 
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| <nowiki>__NOCONTENTCONVERT__</nowiki><br /><nowiki>__NOCC__</nowiki>
 
| Don't perform the content language conversion  (character and phase) in article display; for example, Chinese zh with zh_cn, zh_tw, zh_sg, zh_hk.
 
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| <nowiki>__NOTITLECONVERT__</nowiki><br /><nowiki>__NOTC__</nowiki>
 
| Like <nowiki>__NOCC__</nowiki> but affecting article title only.
 
 
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| <nowiki>__END__</nowiki>
 
| <nowiki>__END__</nowiki>
 
| Allows for trailing whitespace to be included in the page save.
 
| Allows for trailing whitespace to be included in the page save.
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| <nowiki>__START__</nowiki>
 
| This magic word has no effect but an ID in <tt>MagicWord.php</tt> (<code>MAG_START</code>).
 
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Revision as of 14:02, May 22, 2006

Magic words are a set of predefined variables that Mediawiki uses.

Table of Contents

Word Explanation
__NOTOC__ Hides ToC on the current page.
__FORCETOC__ Forces the table of contents to appear.
__TOC__ Places a ToC here (overriding any __NOTOC__).


Time

Word Example Explanation
{{CURRENTDAY}} 16 Displays the current day in numeric form.
{{CURRENTDAYNAME}} Thursday Displays the current day in named form.
{{CURRENTDOW}} 4 Ditto as number (0=Sunday, 1=Monday...).
{{CURRENTMONTH}} 09 The number 01 .. 12 of the current month.
{{CURRENTMONTHABBREV}} Sep [MW1.5+] Ditto abbreviated Jan .. Dec.
{{CURRENTMONTHNAME}} September Ditto in named form January .. December.
{{CURRENTTIME}} 15:36 The current time of day (00:00 .. 23:59).
{{CURRENTWEEK}} 37 Number of the current week (1-53) according to ISO 8601 with no leading zero.
{{CURRENTYEAR}} 2021 Returns the current year.

Page names, locations, and URLs

Word Example Explanation
{{PAGENAME}} Magic Words Returns the name of the current page, including all levels (Title/Subtitle/Sub-subtitle).
{{NAMESPACE}} Help Returns the name of the namespace the current page resides in.
{{SERVER}} https://wiki.esipfed.org Value of $wgServer

More magic

Word Explanation
__NOEDITSECTION__ Hides the edit links beside headings.
__END__ Allows for trailing whitespace to be included in the page save.


These are short instructions. For a more detailed version see [hhttp://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Variables Meta.Wikimedia].

If this terse instruction set is unclear or inadequate, users are requested to fix it. Thanks.