Template:Main/doc

This is the template documentation page for {{Main}}.
It is not intended to be viewed directly. If it uses parameters, some links may appear broken. Do not replace these variables with hardcoded page names or URLs.

Purpose[edit]

Some articles are broken out from larger articles as a means of conserving space, easing readibility and providing clarity. In those cases, it is proper to link back to the original article from which the subject article is introduced. While behaving similarly to the function of categories, the use of the {{main}} template is to recognize the direct relationship with an article of broader scope.

Usage[edit]

To link to a "main article" on a topic, use {{main|The other article}}, replacing 'the other article' with the actual name of the main page.

Example[edit]

{{main|Knights of the Inner Sphere}}

Will display:

Main article: Knights of the Inner Sphere


(The example can be seen here.)