Wikipedia:Random

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In Wikipedia and other MediaWiki projects, Special:Random can be used to access a random article in the main namespace; this feature is useful as a tool to generate a random article. Depending on your browser, it's also possible to load a random page using a keyboard shortcut (in Firefox, Edge, and Chrome Alt-Shift+X).

To create a link to a random page in a different namespace, use [[Special:Random/Namespace]]. For example, Special:Random/Talk will take you to a random article's talk page.

Display a random page in other namespaces:

Article Talk User Talk Wikipedia Talk File Talk MediaWiki Talk Template Talk Help Talk Category Talk Portal Talk Book Talk Draft Talk Education Program Talk TimedText Talk Module Talk

Display a random redirect in other namespaces:

Main Talk User Talk Wikipedia Talk File Talk MediaWiki Talk Template Talk Help Talk Category Talk Portal Talk Book Talk Draft Talk [[Special:Randomredirect/|]] Talk TimedText Talk Module Talk


If you are wondering if the "random article" feature is really random, read the answer here.

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