It is possible to include items from certain special pages on wiki pages, similar to including templates. This can be done on user or project pages to make it easier to keep track of wiki maintenance.

Step by step

  • Navigate to the page where you want to add some special page content, then open it for editing.
  • Switch to the editor's source mode, if needed.
  • Enter your intended special pages code, based on the reference materials below. For example, if you wanted to show the three most recent changes, you could enter this:
  • Hit Publish. In our example above, you'll see something similar to this appear on your page:

July 9, 2020

 N    18:37  Discord Integrator on the Support Requests - Designing Your Wiki Board‎ (diff | hist) . . (+502)‎ . . DerpSmoothie (wall | contribs)
 N    18:37 User:Im A FanWing‎ (diff | hist) . . (+187)‎ . . Im A FanWing (wall | contribs) (Created page with "Hello! Welcome to my profile. What do I post here? Well, lots of things including wings of fire stuff, warriors stuff, and harry potter stuff, there are more but I can't list ...")
      18:37 (User avatar log) . . Sokeefe Rose (wall | contribs) User avatar added or updated ‎

Available special pages for inclusion

Here's a summary of possibilities, with explanations:

New Pages
{{Special:NewPages/5}} Five newest pages
{{Special:NewPages/namespace=Forum,5}} Six newest pages in the Forum namespace
{{Special:NewPages/limit=7,offset=10,shownav}} Seven newest pages not including the last 10 pages, plus some navigation
Wanted Pages
{{Special:WantedPages/5}} Five most wanted pages
Recent Changes
{{Special:RecentChanges/5}} Five latest edits
{{Special:RecentChanges/hideminor,3}} Three latest edits, not including minor edits
{{Special:RecentChanges/hideliu,3}} Three latest edits, not including those from logged in users
{{Special:RecentChanges/hideanons,3}} Three latest edits, not including those from anonymous users
{{Special:RecentChanges/hidebots=1,3}} Three latest edits, not including those from bots
{{Special:RecentChanges/hidemyself,3}} Three latest edits, not including those from the user viewing the page
{{Special:RecentChanges/hidepatrolled,3}} Three latest unpatrolled edits
{{Special:RecentChanges/days=2}} Edits from the last two days
{{Special:PrefixIndex/E}} All pages starting with the letter E
All Pages
{{Special:AllPages/Weather}} All pages, listed alphabetically, starting from the "Weather" article

See also

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