How to Create a Link to a Section in a Wikipedia Article

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When you write an article on Wikipedia, you can create links in your article that move the reader to another section of your article or to a specific section of another article on Wikipedia. To do this, you use italics.

Write the link using this format to go to a section on another page: [[Wikipedia:Manual of Style#Italics]]

Use the format [[#Links and URLs]] to link to another section on the current page.

The part that is written after the number sign (#) has to exactly match one of the section headings on the page.


  • check Make sure that the wording of the link matches a header exactly, otherwise the link will take the person to the top of the page.

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