# Help:Magic Words

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__).

## Edit

Word Explanation
__NOEDITSECTION__ Hides the edit links beside headings.

## Time

Word Explanation
__NOEDITSECTION__ Hides the edit links beside headings.

! Word ! Example ! Explanation |- | {{CURRENTDAY}} | `24` | Displays the current day in numeric form. |- | {{CURRENTDAYNAME}} | `Saturday` | Displays the current day in named form. |- | {{CURRENTDOW}} | `6` | Ditto as number (0=Sunday, 1=Monday...). |- | {{CURRENTMONTH}} | `07` | The number 01 .. 12 of the current month. |- | {{CURRENTMONTHABBREV}} | `Jul` | [MW1.5+] Ditto abbreviated Jan .. Dec. |- | {{CURRENTMONTHNAME}} | `July` | Ditto in named form January .. December. |- | {{CURRENTTIME}} | `20:19` | The current time of day (00:00 .. 23:59). |- | {{CURRENTWEEK}} | `29` | 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

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