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It's possible to include items from certain special pages on wiki page, similar to including templates

Step by step

  • Navigate the page you want to add some special page content to, and open it for editing.
  • If you're viewing in Visual mode, select the Source mode tab at the top of the editor.
  • Enter your intended special pages code, based on the reference materials below. For example, if you wanted to show the three most recent changes, you could enter this:
{{Special:RecentChanges/3}}
  • Hit Publish. In our example above, you'll see something similar to this appear on your page:

November 29, 2014

+-     02:34 User blog:Jr Mime/How to Change Masthead Tags (Such as Admin)‎‎ (2 changes | hist) . . (+104)‎ . . [Jr Mime‎ (2×)]
 m   02:34 (cur | prev) . . (+39)‎ . . Jr Mime (wall | contribs) (Blog post created or updated.)
 m   02:33 (cur | prev) . . (+65)‎ . . Jr Mime (wall | contribs) (Blog post created or updated.)
 N    02:32 Article comment (Kirkburn/The expanding world of the VisualEditor) (diff | hist) . . (+393)‎ . . Deadcoder (wall | contribs) (Created page with "I admit that the classic editor had several problems that couldn't easily be fixed. However, the new one is worse. It uses decadent amounts of memory, every task from editing ...")

What's available for inclusion?

Here's a summary of possibilities, with examples:

New Pages
{{Special:NewPages/5}} Five newest pages
{{Special:NewPages/namespace=Forum,5}} Five newest pages in the Forum namespace
{{Special:NewPages/limit=7,offset=10,shownav}} Seven newest pages not including the last 10 pages, plus some navigation
Wanted Pages
{{Special:WantedPages/5}} Five most wanted pages
Recent Changes
{{Special:RecentChanges/5}} Five latest edits
{{Special:RecentChanges/hideminor,3}} Three latest edits, not including minor edits
{{Special:RecentChanges/hideliu,3}} Three latest edits, not including those from logged in users
{{Special:RecentChanges/hideanons,3}} Three latest edits, not including those from anonymous users
{{Special:RecentChanges/hidebots=1,3}} Three latest edits, not including those from bots
{{Special:RecentChanges/hidemyself,3}} Three latest edits, not including those from the user viewing the page
{{Special:RecentChanges/hidepatrolled,3}} Three latest unpatrolled edits
{{Special:RecentChanges/days=2}} Edits from the last two days
PrefixIndex
{{Special:PrefixIndex/E}} All pages starting with the letter E
All Pages
{{Special:AllPages/Wikia}} All pages, listed alphabetically, starting from the "Wikia" article

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