Please take a look at this Wikipedia sandbox source-code, there are two English words I'm trying to link to Wikipedia in English, but it freaks out, what am I doing wrong?

Here's the source-code of what I'm trying to achieve:

==After== עריפה הייתה גם השיטה בדרגה הגבוהה ביותר של ענישה. אחת הדרכים הברוטליות ביותר לעריפה הייתה שיטת הסמוראים, כפי שנהגו במקרהו של אישידה מיטסונרי (石田 三成 [[en:Ishida Mitsunari|Ishida Mitsunari]]

  • Please do not use URL shorteners here.
    – ale
    Oct 3, 2015 at 17:12

1 Answer 1


The code you use produce an interwiki link that show up in the sidebar. what you need is to put a colon in front of the language code i.e. [[:en:Ishida Mitsunari|Ishida Mitsunari]].

By the way, usually links to other language versions should not be used in the text like that, check your local policy if that is okay.

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