Help:Páxinas especiais

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As Páxinas especiais son páxinas creadas polo software baixo demanda. Localízanse no seu propio espazo de nomes (Special) e non se poden editar directamente coma outras páxinas.

Algunhas páxinas especiais dependen das preferencias definidas polo usuario, coma por exemplo o número de títulos que se amosan na lista de vixilancia do usuario.

Special pages also take parameters, e.g., Special:Log/block takes you to the log of block users.

To view a directory of all special pages, use Special:SpecialPages.

The Special: namespace stands for special pages generated by MediaWiki. There is no matching talk space. The special pages are not made up of wikitext and are therefore not editable like other pages might be.

They usually contain system messages from MediaWiki namespace, which are editable by interface administrators.

The ampersand character (&) is not allowed.

Linking, transcluding, or redirecting to a special page

You can link a special page as you would do for any other internal page; e.g. [[Special:Diff|see diff page]]. Some special pages can take a parameter value after a slash character; e.g. [[Special:Diff/6372234]] takes a user to the 6372234 revision ID of this page.

Some special pages are transcludable, and some other ones are not. For example, you may transclude the list of recent changes with {{Special:RecentChanges}}. But, transcluding {{Special:Random}} gives Special:Random.

You cannot create a redirection towards a special page: it will display a link towards the page instead of a direct redirect to it. However, some special pages have built-in aliases which redirect to them.

Links containing URL query strings

Since the ampersand (&) is not allowed, you can't create a standard link with &action=edit or &redirect=no in the URL query string.

Page name alias and localization

Unlike other namespaces, the first heading of pages in the Special: namespace is not consistent with the page name in the URL. The Special: prefix is not displayed, and the heading text may vary a bit from the page name.

Each special page has a default English name, but it may also have aliases, i.e. other special page names which redirect to it. Besides, on non-English wikis (i.e. $wgLanguageCode different from “en”), special page names are localized, and English names are aliases which redirect to the localized page name.

The localized aliases only work in one language per wiki, in addition to English ones; e.g. Italian special page names only work on Italian wikis. Multilingual wikis with Translate extension only support English names.

The Special: namespace prefix itself may be localized depending on the wiki content language.

For example, in each project's language, the word used for "Special" in special page names like Special:Statistics is different. Here is the equivalent term in each language:

  • Spanish: Especial:Estadísticas
  • Dutch: Speciaal:Statistieken
  • French: Spécial:Statistiques
  • German: Spezial:Statistik

Lista de páxinas especiais

Facendo click na ligazón Páxinas especiais accédese á lista de tódalas páxinas especiais da wiki. Esta ligazón atópase normalmente dispoñible na barra de ferramentas no panel esquerdo. Algunhas páxinas especiais poden transcluírse.

This list: view · talk · edit

By role

General information

  • Special:AllMessages: This lists and allows editing of all system messages used on MediaWiki. You can use system messages using Template:Int.
  • Special:SiteMatrix: A table containing a column of several languages and their shortcut codes across multiple Wikimedia projects.
  • Special:SpecialPages: A list of popular tools and functions for managing and navigating the wiki.
  • Special:Statistics: This shows site statistics like the number of content pages, edits, users, etc.
  • Special:Version: This shows the version of the software and details about installed extensions, skins, etc.

Lists of pages

Special Tools

Latest changes made


Global users





The below pages are accessible only to users with a particular privilege level.

Rarely updated

The below pages are rarely updated. The following special pages are updated on a less regular schedule. Some may be analogous on cloud services.

  • Special:AncientPages: This displays a list of old pages, sorted based on the oldest first. It's updated monthly on the 8th and 22th of every month.[2]
  • Special:DeadendPages: This lists pages that do not have any outgoing links to other pages within the wiki. It's updated monthly, on the 9th and 23rd of every month.[3]
  • Special:FewestRevisions: This lists pages with few revisions. It's updated monthly, on the 16th of every month. [4]
  • Special:LonelyPages: This lists pages with no links in them. It's updated monthly, on the 15th of every month. [5]
  • Special:MostCategories: This lists pages with a large number of categories. It's updated monthly, on the 16th of every month. [6]
  • Special:MostLinkedCategories: This lists the categories with the highest number of pages. It's updated monthly on the 17th of every month.[7]
  • Special:MostLinkedPages: This lists pages with the most incoming links from other pages. It's updated monthly on the 10th and 24th of every month. [8]
  • Special:MostRevisions: This lists pages with the highest number of edits. It's updated monthly, on the 11th and 25th of every month. [9]
  • Special:MostTranscludedPages or Special:MostLinkedTemplates: This lists the templates that are transcluded the most pages, excluding transclusions via a redirect. It's updated monthly, on the 18th of every month. [10]
  • Special:UncategorizedCategories: This lists all category pages that do not have a parent category or are not part of a larger category hierarchy. It's updated monthly, on the 19th of every month. [11]
  • Special:WantedPages: This lists non-existent pages that have been linked from other pages, indicating needed content. It's updated monthly, on the 12th and 26th of every month.[12]
  • Special:WantedTemplates: This lists non-existent templates that have been used on other pages, indicating missing templates that need to be created. It's updated monthly, on the 20th of every month. [13]

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  • Special:Version: This displays the version of MediaWiki in use, installed extensions, authors, and other relevant information.



  1. w:Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/Newsroom/Suggestions/Archive 18#Volunteer-initiated extension to be deployed to Wikimedia sites

See also