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==See also==
 
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* [[Help:Shared help|Shared help]] and [[Help:Shared templates|shared templates]] are special cases of interwiki links
 
* [[Help:Shared help|Shared help]] and [[Help:Shared templates|shared templates]] are special cases of interwiki links
* Another specialised interwiki link is the [[help:interlanguage link|interlanguage link]], a link between two wikis covering the same topic, but in different languages.
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* [[help:Interlanguage link|Interlanguage link]]s connect two wikis covering the same topic, but in different languages
* To request a specific interwiki link for your community, please visit [[homepage:w:Community Central:Interlanguage link requests|this page]].
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* To request a specific interwiki link for your community, please visit [[community:Interlanguage link requests|this page]]
* [[MetaWikipedia:Help:Interwiki linking]]
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* Dive deeper with the [[mw:Help:Interwiki linking|meta wiki help page]] on this topic
   
 
==Further help and feedback==
 
==Further help and feedback==

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An interwiki link is a link to another community. This link is often to another FANDOM community, although it may also be to any of the sites listed on the interwiki map. Interwiki links are shortcuts that help you to avoid typing the full URL. Even more helpfully, they can simplify the maintenance of links if a community later changes its URL.

Linking to another FANDOM community

  • To create an interwiki link from your FANDOM community to another, use the format [[w:c:wiki-name:pagename]]. For instance, if you wanted to link to The Queen Victoria page on the Eastenders Wiki, you would use [[w:c:eastenders:The Queen Victoria]].
  • If you would like to modify the displayed text, do as you would with any link. Add a '|' after the link, followed by your desired text. For example, [[w:c:eastenders:The Queen Victoria|test]] would appear as test.
  • Non-English communities often have a language code prefix. A German community will often have a URL like de.wiki-name.wikia.com, while Spanish communities come under es.wiki-name.wikia.com. When you link to one of these communities, simply include the language code prefix. Example: [[w:c:fr.wiki-name:Page]] (note the dot between "fr" and the wiki name).
  • You might want to actually click on newly-made interwiki links to make sure your spelling's right. Unlike normal links, interwiki links don't check to see whether the target page exists. That means w:c:batman:The Joker looks the same as the uncreated w:c:batman:Superman needs to stay in Metropolis.

Linking to an external wiki community

Linking to a FANDOM community from an off-FANDOM community

If you're on a non-FANDOM wiki, you can usually link back here using one of the following three syntaxes:

[[wikia:wiki-name:pagename]]

[[wikia:c:wiki-name:pagename]]

[[wikiasite:wiki-name:pagename]]

For example, typing [[wikia:muppet:Kermit]] on a community outside FANDOM would link to the Kermit page at the Muppet Wiki.

See also

Further help and feedback

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