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These are short instructions. For a more detailed version see [hhttp://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Variables Meta.Wikimedia].  
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If this terse instruction set is unclear or inadequate, users are requested to fix it. Thanks.
 
If this terse instruction set is unclear or inadequate, users are requested to fix it. Thanks.

Revision as of 14:03, 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}} 18 Displays the current day in numeric form.
{{CURRENTDAYNAME}} Monday Displays the current day in named form.
{{CURRENTDOW}} 1 Ditto as number (0=Sunday, 1=Monday...).
{{CURRENTMONTH}} 10 The number 01 .. 12 of the current month.
{{CURRENTMONTHABBREV}} Oct [MW1.5+] Ditto abbreviated Jan .. Dec.
{{CURRENTMONTHNAME}} October Ditto in named form January .. December.
{{CURRENTTIME}} 16:36 The current time of day (00:00 .. 23:59).
{{CURRENTWEEK}} 42 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 Meta.Wikimedia.

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