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{{vandal}} and {{userlinks}}
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Author: cinmocq

When I tried to use the {{vandal}} template with user
Wwwyoutubecomwatchv=DaqenFwxe2I (see his contributions, etc. at,
this text in the edit screen:


became this on the preview screen:

Example User (talk · contribs · logs · block user · block log)

using {{userlinks|Wwwyoutubecomwatchv=DaqenFwxe2I}} produced the same result.
Why does this username mess up the template?

Version: unspecified
Severity: minor
OS: Windows XP
Platform: PC



Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 21 2014, 9:33 PM
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ayg wrote:

This is not a bug with the MediaWiki software as such. It's a feature of the template system that
you can use named parameters, but unfortunately this is causing your difficulty. Use this:


You can read up on the details at [[m:Help:Template]] and linked-to pages.