Help:Magic Words

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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__).


Word Example Explanation
{{CURRENTDAY}} 18 Displays the current day in numeric form.
{{CURRENTDAYNAME}} Tuesday Displays the current day in named form.
{{CURRENTDOW}} 2 Ditto as number (0=Sunday, 1=Monday...).
{{CURRENTMONTH}} 01 The number 01 .. 12 of the current month.
{{CURRENTMONTHABBREV}} Jan [MW1.5+] Ditto abbreviated Jan .. Dec.
{{CURRENTMONTHNAME}} January Ditto in named form January .. December.
{{CURRENTTIME}} 10:34 The current time of day (00:00 .. 23:59).
{{CURRENTWEEK}} 3 Number of the current week (1-53) according to ISO 8601 with no leading zero.
{{CURRENTYEAR}} 2022 Returns the current year.

Page names, locations, and URLs

For details see Help:Variable
Word Example Explanation
{{PAGENAME}} Magic Words Returns the name of the current page, including all levels (Title/Subtitle/Sub-subtitle).
Returns the name of the namespace the current page resides in.
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[MW1.6+] Shorthands for NAMESPACE+PAGENAME
{{SERVER}} Value of $wgServer
{{FULLURL:x y}}
{{FULLURLE:x y}}
[MW1.5+] Returns the full URL of a given page.