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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


are equivalent.


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.


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.

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