Permanently protected template

Template:Category redirect

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This template should only be used on category pages.
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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

TemplateData

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TemplateData for Category redirect

Marks category as a soft-redirect

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Destination category1

Category that this category should redirect to

Example
Writers
Page namerequired
nocatnocat

no description

Unknownoptional

See also