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== Documentation ==
 
== Documentation ==
{{tl|Protected soft redirect}} is used to create a [[wikipedia:wikipedia:Soft redirect|soft redirect]] to an informative page on another web site, as an alternative to [[wikipedia:wikipedia:SALT|protecting the title of a deleted page]].
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{{tl|Soft redirect}} is used to create a [[wikipedia:wikipedia:Soft redirect|soft redirect]] to an informative page on another web site, as an alternative to [[wikipedia:wikipedia:SALT|protecting the title of a deleted page]].
Adding this template does not by itself protect the page; only an administrator can do that.
 
 
The talk page for a salted page should be either unprotected or redirected to another unprotected talk page.
 
The talk page for a salted page should be either unprotected or redirected to another unprotected talk page.
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If a page is salted because of heavy vandalism, ask an administrator to protect it.
  
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.
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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.
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This template places pages in [[:Category:Soft redirects]].
  
 
Examples of use:
 
Examples of use:
*<code><nowiki>{{Protected soft redirect|because=it is a spam magnet|site=Wikipedia|link=[[wikipedia:Sildenafil]]}}</nowiki></code>
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*<code><nowiki>{{Soft redirect|because=it is a spam magnet|site=Wikipedia|link=[[wikipedia:Sildenafil]]}}</nowiki></code>

Latest revision as of 18:43, 15 January 2017

Documentation

{{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]]}}