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This template creates a note directing the reader to the disambiguation page related to the page it is included in. The page to which is directed, can be a page whose name is the name of the current page with "(disambiguation)" appended to it. Or you can direct the user to a disambiguation page with a different title, by supplying it as an argument to the template.

Usage

{{Other uses}} results in

{{Other uses|Target (disambiguation)}} results in

When to use this template

This template can be used on pages with an ambiguous title, to direct readers that intended to read a similarly named article, to a disambiguation page. Please link to a page that includes the word "(disambiguation)" in the title (if one exists), as illustrated in the example above and suggested here.

When not to use this template

Do not use this template on an article with an unambiguous title; for example, a reader who searches specifically for "Paris, Virginia" is not likely to have been looking for an article about a city in France (or anywhere else), so it would not be appropriate to add {{other uses|Paris}} to the top of the Paris, Virginia article. Also, do not use this template to link to an article that is not a disambiguation page; instead, one of the other hatnote templates listed below may be more appropriate for that purpose.

Template:Hatnote templates

TemplateData

Template:TemplateData header

This template creates a note directing the reader to the disambiguation page related to the page it is included in.

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Target page1

Use this parameter to direct the user to a disambiguation page with a different title.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Pageoptional

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