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  • 22:42, 5 January 2006 User:84.245.178.84 (→Changing a redirect)
  • 09:06, 21 December 2005 User:203.199.116.141
  • 09:06, 21 December 2005 User:203.199.116.141
  • 01:27, 16 November 2005 User:Uncle G (Fixed hyperlinks that break when this page is copied to other projects.)
  • 15:21, 28 September 2005 User:68.72.179.14 (→A redirect to an anchor)
  • 13:09, 15 September 2005 User:SV Resolution m (rv)
  • 08:08, 15 September 2005 User:81.213.172.21
  • 16:48, 4 September 2005 User:Cspurrier (rv spam)
  • 16:47, 4 September 2005 User:80.82.51.183 (→Deleting a redirect)
  • 21:56, 12 August 2005 User:Sasa Stefanovic m (fixed link)
  • 01:38, 1 August 2005 User:Angela m (fix link)
  • 10:47, 14 July 2005 User:Patrick (→A redirect to an anchor - reportedly it is difficult to implement in a satisfactory way, see bugzilla:218.)
  • 09:49, 13 July 2005 User:Mikez m (despam)
  • 09:20, 13 July 2005 User:221.237.215.48 (→The move tool)
  • 21:32, 7 July 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect and/or link to non-existing page - Wikipedia:Red link)
  • 07:01, 2 July 2005 User:Patrick (→Interwiki redirects and redirects to special pages)
  • 07:00, 2 July 2005 User:Patrick (→Interwiki redirects and redirects to special pages - update)
  • 06:55, 2 July 2005 User:Patrick (→Purposes of a redirect -See also hover box for another technique with a similar result.)
  • 06:44, 2 July 2005 User:Patrick (update: rm bit about interwiki redirect)
  • 03:23, 2 July 2005 User:Jnc (→What is a redirect? - Convert example to one which works both here and on en:Wiki:)
  • 03:23, 2 July 2005 User:Jnc (→What is a redirect? - Convert example to one which works both here and on en:Wiki:)
  • 03:16, 2 July 2005 User:Jnc (→What is a redirect? - Remove link which doesn't work when this page is copied to en:Wikipedia:)
  • 13:09, 1 July 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect and/or link to non-existing page)
  • 13:05, 1 July 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect and/or link to non-existing page)
  • 12:57, 1 July 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect and/or link to non-existing page)
  • 12:49, 1 July 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect and/or link to non-existing page)
  • 12:35, 1 July 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect and/or link to non-existing page - there is no distinction between a redirect back, and an onward redirect)
  • 12:34, 1 July 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect and/or link to non-existing page)
  • 12:29, 1 July 2005 User:Patrick m (→Detecting links to redirects)
  • 12:27, 1 July 2005 User:Patrick (One may want to change the setting only temporarily, because one normally uses the stub feature in the regular way, and/or because section linking does not work on "stubs", unless external link style)
  • 12:23, 1 July 2005 User:Patrick m (→Detecting links to redirects)
  • 12:21, 1 July 2005 User:Patrick m (→Detecting links to redirects)
  • 12:18, 1 July 2005 User:Patrick (By specifying a very high value as threshold (perhaps only temporarily), the stub feature allows indication of links having a redirect as target: they are ''not'' marked as stub (however, links to non)
  • 12:05, 1 July 2005 User:Patrick m (→Redirect and/or link to non-existing page)
  • 12:04, 1 July 2005 User:Patrick (In the 3rd and 4th case, especially if A has a list of links to pages B, one can mark the links with more info, e.g. by bolding, and explain the marking.)
  • 07:39, 30 June 2005 User:Patrick m (→Creating a redirect)
  • 03:45, 30 June 2005 User:Uncle G (→Creating a redirect - Fixed links)
  • 22:29, 29 June 2005 User:Patrick m (→Redirect or link to edit page)
  • 22:27, 29 June 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect or link to edit page)
  • 22:23, 29 June 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect or link to edit page)
  • 22:19, 29 June 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect or link to edit page)
  • 22:14, 29 June 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect or link to edit page)
  • 14:03, 29 June 2005 User:Patrick (→See also -*Detecting links to redirects using the stub feature.)
  • 22:02, 28 June 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect or link to edit page)
  • 21:54, 28 June 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect or link to edit page -i.e. a page only containing something like "See <nowiki></nowiki>A".)
  • 21:40, 28 June 2005 User:Patrick (Another solution is to make B a soft redirect to A. One can see at A that B is very short using the stub feature.)
  • 21:35, 28 June 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect or link to edit page)
  • 15:42, 28 June 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect or link to edit page)
  • 15:37, 28 June 2005 User:Patrick (→Redirect or link to edit page)
  • 02:04, 20 June 2005 User:Angela (remove POV. It does no harm to redirect to sections)
  • 05:25, 6 June 2005 User:139.168.158.226 (→Interwiki redirects and redirects to special pages)
  • 08:32, 26 May 2005 User:Patrick (→Double redirects - rm dup)
  • 08:32, 26 May 2005 User:Patrick m (→What is a redirect?)
  • 08:30, 26 May 2005 User:Patrick (When a page called for inclusion is a redirect page, the redirect target is included instead, with the same parameters, without any redirect message. Again, a double redirect does not work.)
  • 21:39, 25 May 2005 User:Patrick m (→How do I delete a redirect?)
  • 15:58, 19 May 2005 User:24.226.139.68 (Porn Spam)
  • 15:08, 18 May 2005 User:85.100.29.124
  • 19:39, 15 May 2005 User:Patrick m (Reverted edits by 81.214.97.127 to last version by 69.203.149.103)
  • 17:47, 15 May 2005 User:81.214.97.127
  • 16:00, 27 April 2005 User:69.203.149.103 (→How to get canonical URL)
  • 11:53, 25 April 2005 User:Patrick m (→Changing a redirect)
  • 11:52, 25 April 2005 User:Patrick (→Changing a redirect - compare [http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Babel&redirect=no] with the preview of [http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Babel&action=edit].)
  • 11:36, 25 April 2005 User:Patrick (→Creating a redirect - A code like %70 in a redirect disables it, although the link works from the redirect page.)
  • 11:34, 25 April 2005 User:Patrick (→How do I change a redirect? - The redirect page shows the canonical form of the target, unlike its preview page, which renders the link in the usual way.)
  • 11:32, 25 April 2005 User:Patrick m (→How do I create a redirect?)
  • 11:30, 25 April 2005 User:Patrick (→How do I change a redirect?)
  • 23:00, 21 April 2005 User:TheDJ (h:h and h:f)
  • 17:28, 20 April 2005 User:AnyFile
  • 11:13, 30 March 2005 User:Patrick ('''''Update: interwiki redirects and redirects to special pages seem to have been disabled, try e.g. Help:Interwiki redirect demo and Help:Redirect to special page demo.''''')
  • 11:06, 30 March 2005 User:Patrick (→Interwiki redirects and redirects to Special pages -'''''Update: interwiki redirects seem to have been disabled, try e.g. Help:Interwiki redirect demo.''''')
  • 08:35, 16 March 2005 User:Patrick m
  • 08:35, 16 March 2005 User:Patrick m
  • 08:31, 16 March 2005 User:Patrick (rv my accidental deletion)
  • 16:59, 16 February 2005 User:Patrick m
  • 16:41, 16 February 2005 User:Patrick (no localurl, because X at the end is more convenient)
  • 12:12, 12 February 2005 User:Patrick (→A redirect to a page in the image or category namespace)
  • 11:37, 12 February 2005 User:Patrick (On Commons a redirect to a category gives the full page, but not the subcategories and pages in the redirect page (if that is also a category).)
  • 11:53, 7 February 2005 User:Patrick (A redirect to an image page or to a category shows the editable text only! To get the full page after being redirected, use the link "Image", or "Category", respectively.)
  • 11:37, 29 January 2005 User:Patrick (→Images linking to a page - See also Help:Navigational image.)
  • 04:17, 7 January 2005 User:68.192.118.69 (Making desc. of anchored redirects match "How to edit a page")
  • 06:22, 25 October 2004 User:Jnc m (→How do I delete a redirect? - Refer to Meta admin page)
  • 13:55, 7 September 2004 User:24.4.252.96 (→What is a redirect?)
  • 10:44, 7 September 2004 User:PhilHibbs (Moving on top of a pre-existing redirect)
  • 13:46, 2 September 2004 User:Patrick m (→How do I create a redirect?)
  • 13:44, 2 September 2004 User:Patrick (Extra text ''after'' the #REDIRECT command and link, on the same line, can serve as explanatory text, which only sees when viewing the redirect page itself.Extra lines of text are [[Help:Automatic con)
  • 15:36, 1 September 2004 User:Patrick m
  • 15:23, 1 September 2004 User:Patrick (→Redirect or link to edit page)
  • 15:21, 1 September 2004 User:Patrick (→Redirect or link to edit page)
  • 15:00, 1 September 2004 User:Patrick (If one really wants both, one could make a link like [http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/wiki.phtml?title=Redirection&action=edit Write article about redirection].)
  • 14:53, 1 September 2004 User:Patrick (When B is a subtopic of A, and B does not have its own article, one may be tempted to do the following:)
  • 15:13, 15 August 2004 User:Goatmilk
  • 22:02, 13 August 2004 User:Patrick (de,)
  • 21:40, 12 August 2004 User:Patrick (in projects that allow embedding images in external link style.)
  • 21:20, 12 August 2004 User:Patrick m
  • 21:19, 12 August 2004 User:Patrick (→Images linking to a page -See e.g. the two images on wikibooks:Main Page:Français.)
  • 17:02, 12 August 2004 User:Odbo255 (notes regarding image redirection, added navigable images)
  • 13:38, 12 August 2004 User:Patrick (→Purposes of a redirect - Allowing a link title independent of the eventual link target; one creates a page whose name is the desired link title, and which redirects to the desired target page. See)
  • 12:11, 21 July 2004 User:Patrick (and with underscores for spaces.))
  • 12:02, 21 July 2004 User:Patrick m
  • 12:00, 21 July 2004 User:Patrick (''(To go to an interwiki redirect click http://meta.wikipedia.org/w/wiki.phtml?title=X&redirect=no and change the page name (here X) in the address bar of the browser. Type it in canonical form, i.e.)
  • 12:10, 6 July 2004 User:Patrick (→How do I change a redirect? -Here on Meta, go to http://meta.wikipedia.org/w/wiki.phtml?title=Redirection&redirect=no and change the page name (here Redirection) in the address bar of the browser.)
  • 11:18, 6 July 2004 User:Patrick (→How do I create a redirect? - Extra text on the page ''after'' the #REDIRECT command and link is automatically deleted on Save (not yet on Preview).)
  • 11:09, 6 July 2004 User:Patrick m (→The move tool)
  • 11:05, 6 July 2004 User:Patrick m (→Renamings and merges)
  • 11:01, 6 July 2004 User:Patrick (→Double redirects - apparently recursion is disabled within the same project only)
  • 10:48, 6 July 2004 User:Patrick (→Renamings and merges - rephrase)
  • 10:31, 6 July 2004 User:Patrick m
  • 10:26, 6 July 2004 User:Patrick (→What is a redirect? - just like following the link, except that the browser shows the original URL, and the new page shows a redirection message below the title.)
  • 10:18, 6 July 2004 User:Patrick (→What is a redirect? - misc)
  • 12:18, 24 June 2004 User:Patrick (→Purposes of a redirect -Comparison with piped link.)
  • 12:11, 24 June 2004 User:Patrick (→See also - Wikipedia:Redirects_for_deletion#When_should_we_delete_a_redirect.3F)
  • 11:53, 24 June 2004 User:Patrick (==Purposes of a redirect==)
  • 22:16, 14 June 2004 User:Robin Patterson m (→How do I create a redirect? - "MediaWiki User's Guide: Piped link" rather than "...piped link" restores "dead" link!)
  • 21:01, 25 May 2004 User:193.29.77.111
  • 00:40, 15 April 2004 User:Jroes m (Added a link to the next page in the guide)
  • 14:57, 23 March 2004 User:PenguiN42 m (fixed broken link)
  • 02:16, 6 March 2004 User:Jnc m (Fix my broken fix to broken links, argh.)
  • 02:09, 6 March 2004 User:68.231.240.62 (Fix broken links)
  • 12:13, 13 December 2003 User:Menchi m (simplify interln)
  • 08:33, 13 December 2003 User:Grin (interlang.. why don't fix them all..? -- I did.)
  • 07:04, 13 December 2003 User:217.232.11.109 (de: corrected)
  • 15:15, 10 December 2003 User:Grin (not just the 'pedia but other projects too. i think. maybe. who knows?)
  • 15:13, 10 December 2003 User:Grin (fix old interwiki syntax, re brion in talk page)
  • 11:46, 14 November 2003 User:195.194.2.253 (a page that links-->a link on another page )
  • 03:00, 9 October 2003 User:Patrick m
  • 02:58, 9 October 2003 User:Patrick m (fix link)
  • 23:10, 8 October 2003 User:142.177.74.111 (disinfopedia redirect policy link)
  • 10:36, 8 October 2003 User:Patrick (ft If the main function of the image is just being a symbol for the link, then, before uploading, give it a name describing that function rather than describing the image itself.)
  • 10:24, 8 October 2003 User:Patrick (misc)
  • 10:14, 8 October 2003 User:Patrick (rm controversial)
  • 10:12, 8 October 2003 User:Patrick (ft An image can link to a page of choice instead of the image description page by putting a redirect as "image description". The actual image description then has to be put on the Talk page.)
  • 10:08, 8 October 2003 User:Patrick (For clarity it may be useful to add a text near the image, which can be made a link to the same page. Thus clicking on the text and on the image has the same effect.; update file name)
  • 20:40, 7 October 2003 User:Patrick (An image can link to a page of choice instead of the image description page by putting a redirect as "image description", e.g. two images on the Main Page of http://wikibooks.org/)
  • 20:30, 7 October 2003 User:Patrick (There are plans to adjust the software so as to reduce the complcations.)
  • 19:50, 7 October 2003 User:Patrick (The page "Image Textbookicons.png – go to redirect-to-Special page itself" on Wikibooks: http://wikibooks.org/wiki/Image_Textbookicons.png_%E2%80%93_go_to_redirect-to-Special_page_itself.)
  • 11:47, 5 October 2003 User:Patrick m
  • 11:37, 5 October 2003 User:Patrick (Another example is Be bold - go to interwiki redirect page itself.)
  • 11:18, 5 October 2003 User:Patrick (Alternatively a page like en:Wikipedia:What it thinks it is - go to redirect page itself can additionally be made, a redirect page to en:Wikipedia:What it thinks it is which is an interwiki re)
  • 13:09, 4 October 2003 User:81.79.40.41 (*Redirected user pages considered harmful)
  • 12:24, 4 October 2003 User:Patrick (To avoid these problems, consider direct interwiki links without redirect, or a "non-automatic redirect": a page with "See ...", e.g. en:Wikipedia:Enhanced Recent Changes. This requires an ext)
  • 12:03, 4 October 2003 User:Patrick (To avoid these problems, consider a direct interwiki link, or a non-automatic redirect: a page with "See ...". If you use an interwiki redirect anyway, put on the page to which the redirect po)
  • 11:50, 4 October 2003 User:Patrick (*Redirects in search results - proposed software changes.)
  • 14:55, 3 October 2003 User:MyRedDice (See also: MeatBall:PageRedirect)
  • 14:55, 3 October 2003 User:MyRedDice (inter-wiki redirects)
  • 14:37, 3 October 2003 User:MyRedDice (trim)
  • 14:35, 3 October 2003 User:MyRedDice (remove en-specific)
  • 09:12, 2 October 2003 User:Patrick (For policy on the use and abuse of redirects on the English Wikipedia see en:Wikipedia:Redirect.)
  • 09:06, 2 October 2003 User:Patrick (As a simple way to avoid problems with infinite recursion, in the case one is redirected to another redirect page, the second redirect is not applied.)
  • 11:07, 29 September 2003 User:Patrick (It is also possible, but controversial, to set up redirects between MediaWiki wikis, such as Wikipedia. Simply prefix )
  • 11:01, 29 September 2003 User:Patrick (The same applies to redirects to Special pages.)
  • 11:53, 27 September 2003 User:Patrick ((for projects outside Wikimedia the "w/" is not always used).)
  • 11:31, 27 September 2003 User:Patrick (project domain name)
  • 16:30, 26 September 2003 User:MyRedDice m (short form)
  • 23:33, 23 September 2003 User:Jerzy m (Fixed internal reference to own name)
  • 11:30, 23 September 2003 User:Patrick (transferred to here changes in corr wp page)
  • 03:11, 7 September 2003 User:Daniel Mayer m
  • 03:08, 7 September 2003 User:Daniel Mayer (converted)
  • 02:31, 7 September 2003 User:Daniel Mayer (en.wikipedia version)

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