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Tractor Wiki namespaces
Basic namespaces Talk namespaces
0 Main Talk 1
2 User User talk 3
4 Tractor Wiki Tractor Wiki talk 5
6 File File talk 7
8 MediaWiki MediaWiki talk 9
10 Template Template talk 11
12 Help Help talk 13
14 Category Category talk 15
100 Portal Portal talk 101
110 Forum
See Help:Wiki-style forums
Forum talk 111
 ? PML PML talk  ?
400 Video
See Help:Video Embed Tool
Video talk 401
500 User blog
See Help:Blog article
User blog comments 501
502 Blog Blog talk 503
Virtual namespaces
-1 Special
-2 Media

The main namespace, article namespace or mainspace is the namespace of Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki that contains the encyclopedia proper—that is, where Tractor Wiki articles reside.

The main namespace is the default namespace and does not use a prefix in article page names. This is distinct from other namespaces where page names are always prefixed by an indicator of the particular namespace in which the page resides. For example, all user pages are prefixed by "User:", their talk pages by "User talk:" templates by "Template:" and various types of internal administrative pages by "Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:" (such as this page). Thus, any page created without such a prefix will automatically be placed in the article namespace.

Not all pages in the article namespace are considered to be articles. The most notable exceptions are:

  • the Main Page;
  • for statistical purposes, some extremely short and simple pages (the criteria have varied over time);
  • thousands of disambiguation pages which are used to resolve naming conflicts;
  • a few thousand redirect pages which are used to re-route one page to another page; and
  • many Wiki lists which serve as navigation tools rather than encyclopedic articles per se, although annotated lists—especially those promoted to "featured list" status—are regarded as encyclopedic articles.

Every page in the main namespace can have a companion talk page, and these belong to the "Talk" namespace, i.e., the pagenames start with the prefix "Talk:", followed by the name of the page in the main namespace. For example "Talk:Tractor Wiki" is the talk page for Tractor Wiki's article on Tractor Wiki itself.

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