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TRiG (Ireland) A dog, so bade in office

Your suggested markup snippet



Preparing a Chicken



will work fine, but the title is ignored. The actual title of the entry is used in the sidebar.

Preparing a Chicken

can therefore be shortened to its self-closing version:



This also works for external links in the references section

A sample website

and



are equivalent.


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Out of the REFERENCES tag, in the BODY of the document, the self-closing LINK tag will always produce the title of the article as its linking text.

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External links should always be provided with titles, or else the linking text goes into the sidebar. And this text often doesn't work out of context.

TRiG.smiley - geeksmiley - biro


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