Help:Namespace

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Many namespaces can be linked to within the Super Mario Wiki.

Complete list of namespaces

Namespace Purpose Example
(main) Contains all the articles about Mario Mario
Talk Contains discussion pages about the articles in the main namespace, one for each main-namespace page. Talk:Luigi
User Contains user pages - one page (and possibly subpages) for each user – see MarioWiki:Userspace. User:Porplemontage
User talk Contains pages used to discuss things specifically with other users - add a message to the user talk page of the user you want to contact. User talk:Porplemontage
MarioWiki Contains pages that are specifically about the wiki, rather than Mario - behind-the-scenes administration and similar things. MarioWiki:About
MarioWiki talk Discussions about the MarioWiki pages, one for each MarioWiki page (similar to Talk). MarioWiki talk:Userspace
Image/Media/File When a file is uploaded, it goes into the File namespace. A link labelled [[File:filename]] will include the media in a page, clicking on it will go to an information page. [[:File:filename]] will be a normal text link to that information page and [[Media:filename]] a direct link straight to the file Image:Yidscreen7.jpg
Media:Overworld Theme.oga
File:SMK MC1.ogv
File talk Same as Talk, but for the files. File talk:Yidscreen7.jpg
MediaWiki Contains pages that control some part of how the wiki functions, and all the messages displayed by the wiki (so that users of the MediaWiki software can translate them). Only sysops can edit these pages, but anyone can make suggestions on the MediaWiki talk pages. MediaWiki:Common.css
MediaWiki talk Same as Talk, for MediaWiki pages. Used even less often than Image talk - the MediaWiki pages are relatively static. MediaWiki talk:Sitenotice
Template Contains pages that are intended to be included in another page with {{curly braces}}. If you use the curly braces and don't specify a namespace, the templates will come from here. Template:Goombas
Template talk Same as Talk, for the templates. Template talk:MarioGames
Help Contains pages designed to help people learn how to use the wiki. Help:Contents
Help talk Same as Talk, for Help pages. Help talk:Chat
Category These pages don't have much content, rather they are used to group other pages. Adding [[Category:categoryname]] to any page will put it in that category. Like with Image, you can use [[:Category:categoryname]] to link to a category. Category:Games
Category talk Same as Talk, for the categories. Category talk:Cats
PipeProject The PipeProject namespace was reserved to organize projects to improve the wiki. This feature is no longer supported by the wiki, but the pages remain for historic purposes. PipeProject:New Games
PipeProject talk Same as Talk, for the PipeProjects. PipeProject talk:Mario Kart
Gallery When subjects have large amounts of relevant images, they are outsourced to separate gallery pages to shorten the lengths and loading times of the parent articles. Gallery:Bowser
Gallery talk Same as Talk, for Galleries. Gallery talk:Princess Peach
The 'Shroom Pages used for The 'Shroom. The 'Shroom:Issue 100
The 'Shroom talk Same as Talk, for The 'Shroom. The 'Shroom talk:Main Page
Special This doesn't actually contain editable pages, but rather automated scripts, for various purposes such as the watch list and recent changes. It also has important pages for the maintenance of the wiki. Special:SpecialPages

Interwiki links

Although interwiki prefixes are not namespaces, you can use the namespace style to link to pages on other sites: