This documentation is transcluded from Template:User link/doc.
This template provides a way to link to a userpage and display just the username, like
. This may not help much for a short username like "Example", but it can be more useful with long usernames such as
or the shortcut form
The template's second parameter, which is optional, takes the link's label; for example, a link to the long username used above can be shortened while viewing the text like this:
The desired result can also be achieved using the pipe trick feature of the MediaWiki software. For example, the wikitext