Help talk:Redirects

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Can you create a redirect template, akin to the stub template? I would have done it, but I wasn't sure if that was a gardener level activity. --zvi 20:03, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

Hrm. To do a redirect, you just put #REDIRECT [[real link]] and nothing else on the page. The person going to that page, then, never sees it, but is automatically redirected, so we don't really want to add anything else to redirect pages. So I'm not sure what you're looking for? -Melina 20:10, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

Since the software considers, say, SVmaria and Svmaria to be different pages, does it matter in which direction the redirect is made? Is there a general rule as to which capitalization should be the primary page? Or is it just that everything redirects to whichever page was created first? --ainsley 16:25, 5 October 2008 (UTC)

Just a tip about something I've noticed: as far as I can tell, the redirect tag must be the first text on the page, or it won't work properly. So if you find a redirect that isn't redirecting, see if there's a blank line above #REDIRECT [[real link]]; if so, deleting it will probably fix the problem.--Penknife 17:05, 29 October 2008 (UTC)