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This is a Wikipedia project reference page (part of the "Wikipedia:" project namespace).

The list of available Wikipedia shortcuts can be found at Wikipedia:Shortcuts.

What is a Wikipedia shortcut?[އުނިއިތުރު ގެންނަވާ]

"Shortcuts" in Wikipedia are a specialized type of Redirection page that can be used to get to a Wikipedia project reference page more quickly.

How to use Wikipedia shortcuts[އުނިއިތުރު ގެންނަވާ]

A Wikipedia shortcut can be entered into the Wikipedia search box to quickly bring you to a reference page.
For example, you can type "WP:R" into the search box and click the "Go" button to get to the Wikipedia "Redirect" reference page, instead of having to type "Wikipedia:Redirect".

Alternatively, you can use the shortcut in the URL (web address). For example, you are currently viewing the Wikipedia:Shortcut page in English. The URL is
You could get from here to the Wikipedia:Redirect project reference page by replacing "Wikipedia:Shortcut" with "WP:R" in the URL (web address) field (followed by "Enter").

Shortcuts are presented in all capital letters ("All-Caps"), but the search box is case-insensitive. For example, in the search box, you can type "wp:r" instead of "WP:R".

However, using the URL method typically requires that you match the capitalization of the shortcut.

Wikipedia shortcut policy[އުނިއިތުރު ގެންނަވާ]

Reserved for Wikipedia project reference pages (WP: namespace) only.

Adding shortcut link boxes[އުނިއިތުރު ގެންނަވާ]


A shortcut link box (the "shortcut template") can be added to a page by placing {{Shortcut|[[WP:<x>]]}} at the top of the text while editing. For example, placing the shortcut template and substituting SHORT for <X> gives the box at right.

Guidelines with shortcuts pointing to them can use the {{guideline|[[WP:<x>]]}} template: