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{{About}} is a commonly used hatnote, and so should be placed at the top of an article, linking the reader to articles with similar titles or concepts that they may have been seeking instead.

For reference, see hatnotes documentation below.

Contents

Generic

  • {{Hatnote|CUSTOM TEXT}}
{{Hatnote|For other senses of this term, see [[etc…]]}}
  • {{Rellink|CUSTOM TEXT}}

More pages on the same topic ("Further information ...")

"Main article: …"

{{Main}} is used when used in a summary section for which there is also a separate article on the subject:

"For more details on …, see …"

{{Details}} can supplement {{Main}} in summary sections, or can indicate more details in nonsummary sections:

  • {{Details|PAGE1|TOPIC}}

{{Details3}} allows any text to links:

"See also …"

Note: use only when OTHER TOPIC PAGE is related to current article and contains a self-explanatory parenthetical.

Other uses of the same title

"This page is about … For other uses …"

{{About}} is the main template for noting other uses.

  • {{About|USE1}}
  • {{About|USE1||PAGE2}} (When the disambiguation page has a different name – Note the empty second parameter) →
  • {{About|USE1|USE2|PAGE2}} (When there is only one other use) →
  • {{About|USE1|USE2|PAGE2|and|PAGE3}} (Two pages for USE2) →

Categories

Category-specific templates:

This is a template for linking categories horizontally. Horizontal linkage is often the right solution when vertical linkage (i.e., as sub-category and parent category) is not appropriate. In most cases, this template should be used on both categories to create reciprocal linkage between the two categories.