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MediaWiki Administrators' Tutorial Guide by Mizanur Rahman

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Creating Links and References

As we create new pages, it is necessary to build a relationship among pages. We can do this by creating links between pages.

The three types of hyperlinks available in MediaWiki are:

  • Internal link
  • Interwiki link
  • External link

Internal links are valid inside the installed wiki. All pages referenced by these links lie within the domain of your project or installation, whereas interwiki linking is between two different wikis (sister projects). External links are links made to the outside Web using protocols such as HTTP, FTP, etc.

Creating Internal Links

Creating an internal link in MediaWiki is easier than the other methods listed previously. Just put two brackets at the beginning and end of the link text and we are done. ...

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