Last modified on July 13, 2013, at 23:46


This template produces links to external websites with reduced styling (eg: no arrow icon); making it useful in spacing-sensitive layouts.





Using equals signs

Because of the nature of templates, using an equals sign in an URL will produce an erroneous link:

Unfiction thread

{{Plainlink||Unfiction thread}}

You can however Encode the equals-sign to pass it appropriately, or use a template to transclude the raw equals-sign. See the following examples in order of reliability:

Unfiction thread ("=" intact by transclusion)

{{Plainlink|{{eq}}36166|Unfiction thread}}

Unfiction thread ("=" intact from ParserFunction)

{{Plainlink|{{#urldecode:%3D}}36166|Unfiction thread}}

Unfiction thread ("=" interpreted by browser by way of HTML)

{{Plainlink||Unfiction thread}}

Unfiction thread ("=" decoded by browser behavior)

{{Plainlink||Unfiction thread}}