Help:Magic Words

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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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