Special Characters in Wiki Links

The purpose of this page is to show you exactly which special characters can and cannot be used in Wiki links.

The following special characters CAN be used in Wiki links

  • !
  • @
  • (
  • )
  • (text)
  • _ Underscore
  • - Hyphen
  • "
  • “text”
  • ‘text’
  • ,

The following special characters CANNOT be used in Wiki links

  • &
  • $
  • %
  • ^
  • *
  • +
  • =
  • :
  • ;
  • ?
  • /
  • ~
  • `
  • {
  • }
  • {text}
  • <
  • >
  • <text>
  • .
  • – en dash
  • — em dash

See below for the attempted links as examples
[[Test—Test]]
[[Test–Test]]
Test-Test
[[Test & Test]]
Test!Test
Test@Test
[[Test$Test]]
[[Test%Test]]
[[Test^Test]]
[[Test*Test]]
Test(Test
Test)Test
Test(Test)Test
Test_Test
[[Test+Test]]
[[Test=Test]]
[[Test:Test]]
[[Test;Test]]
[[Test?Test]]
[[Test/Test]]
[[Test~Test]]
[[Test`Test]]
[[Test{Test]]
[[Test}Test]]
[[Test{Test}Test]]
Test"Test"Test
Test’Test’Test
Test’Test
Test"Test
[[Test<test]]><
[[Test>Test]] Right >
[[Test<test>Test]] Both < and >
[[Test.Test]]
Test,Test

[[Does Test = Test | Does Test = Test]]

Côte d’Albatre
[[Côte d’Albatre]] (The difference is in the punctuation of d’Albatre)

Al’Asir Llyet No’vum

Special Characters in Wiki Links

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