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The only required argument is <code>link</code>, whose value should be a double-bracketed [[special:interwiki|interwiki link]] or a single-bracketed external link. <code>site</code> is the name of the site with the linked page, and <code>because</code> is a reason for salting the page, displayed only if the page is in fact protected.
 
The only required argument is <code>link</code>, whose value should be a double-bracketed [[special:interwiki|interwiki link]] or a single-bracketed external link. <code>site</code> is the name of the site with the linked page, and <code>because</code> is a reason for salting the page, displayed only if the page is in fact protected.
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This template places pages in [[:Category:Soft redirects]].
  
 
Examples of use:
 
Examples of use:
 
*<code><nowiki>{{Soft redirect|because=it is a spam magnet|site=Wikipedia|link=[[wikipedia:Sildenafil]]}}</nowiki></code>
 
*<code><nowiki>{{Soft redirect|because=it is a spam magnet|site=Wikipedia|link=[[wikipedia:Sildenafil]]}}</nowiki></code>

Revision as of 14:37, 19 February 2014

Documentation

{{Soft redirect}} (aka {{Protected soft redirect}}) is used to create a soft redirect to an informative page on another web site, as an alternative to protecting the title of a deleted page. The talk page for a salted page should be either unprotected or redirected to another unprotected talk page. If a page is salted because of heavy vandalism, ask an administrator to protect it.

The only required argument is link, whose value should be a double-bracketed interwiki link or a single-bracketed external link. site is the name of the site with the linked page, and because is a reason for salting the page, displayed only if the page is in fact protected.

This template places pages in Category:Soft redirects.

Examples of use:

  • {{Soft redirect|because=it is a spam magnet|site=Wikipedia|link=[[wikipedia:Sildenafil]]}}