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Template:Category redirect

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This template should only be used on category pages.
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For the Wikipedia policy on redirecting categories, see WP:CATRED.

Instructions

Example: To redirect from Category:Authors to Category:Writers, simply add the following to Category:Authors:

{{Category redirect|Writers}} or
{{Category redirect|Category:Writers}} with optional namespace prefix

This template adds category pages to Category:Wikipedia soft redirected categories.

Exceptions

See also

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools; see the monthly error report for this template.

TemplateData for Category redirect

Marks category as a soft-redirect

Template parameters

This template prefers block formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Destination Category1

Category that this category should redirect to

Example
Writers
Pagerequired
Nocatnocat

no description

Unknownoptional