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I want to find broken section links on Wikipedia so that I can repair them. How can I find links to non-existent sections on Wikipedia (such as [[Google#fbffgfd]]) and replace them with working links (such as [[Google#History]])? Is there a specific category for broken section links such as these, or are tools available for finding them?

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To clarify, I want to find a list of all the currently broken section links on Wikipedia. –  Anderson Green Jul 2 '12 at 17:46
    
A related question: is it possible to obtain a list of all the links to sections on Wikipedia, so that they can be replaced with links to redirect pages? –  Anderson Green Jul 2 '12 at 17:46
    
I want to do this because links to a section become "broken" when the name of the section is changed. –  Anderson Green Jul 2 '12 at 17:51
    
Here's a page with a slightly outdated list of broken section links: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Database_reports/… –  Anderson Green Jul 2 '12 at 17:53
    
It would also be useful if I could find a "what links here" feature for individual sections. –  Anderson Green Jul 2 '12 at 18:06

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Make a comment here in Wikipedia to ask that the report be updated.

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Which report are you referring to? –  Anderson Green Oct 1 '12 at 17:03
    
It's also possible to fix broken section links by adding an anchor to a section. webapps.stackexchange.com/a/37486/20087 –  Anderson Green Jan 6 '13 at 5:24

You can search for

site:wikipedia.org [keyword] + "dead link"

on Google.

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