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hatnote (plural hatnotes)
- (Wiktionary and WMF jargon) A short note placed at the top of an article, normally to provide links to other similarly named articles or disambiguation pages.
2008, John Broughton, Wikipedia: the missing manual, page 320:
- If a reader searches for dioxin, she arrives at this article. The too-long hatnote on this page probably befuddled many readers looking for the Wikipedia article Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins
2008, Phoebe Ayers, Charles Matthews, Ben Yates, , page 237:
- A hatnote on this default page points readers to the disambiguation page if they're looking for articles using a different meaning of the term.