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This template returns the name of the book associated with the page on which it's used, assuming certain naming conventions. Compare {{SUBJECTNAME}}.


Simply place {{BOOKNAME}} on a page to get the output. When used on category, template, user, or talk pages, returns the associated book name deduced from naming conventions. Otherwise returns the {{NAIVEBOOKNAME}}.

Optionally specify a page as a parameter to see the output for a different page than the current one.

{{BOOKNAME|<full pagename>}}


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Taxi Tongue/Dialogue 4

Taxi Tongue







Wikijunior talk:Bugs/Shield Bug




Category:Book:Wikijunior:Solar System/Templates

Wikijunior:Solar System

Template:Wikijunior:Solar System/coolfacts

Wikijunior:Solar System

User:Pi zero/Conlang/Beginner/Sounds

User:Pi zero/Conlang

User:Pi zero/sandbox/Conlang/Beginner/Sounds

User:Pi zero/sandbox/Conlang

Category:User:Pi zero/sandbox/Conlang/Beginner/Sounds

User:Pi zero/sandbox/Conlang

Template:User:Pi zero/sandbox/Conlang/Beginner/Sounds

User:Pi zero/sandbox/Conlang


This template itself only contains the logic to sort out the namespace and pagename; deducing from those data the associated book name is then delegated to {{BOOKNAME/core}}.

See also[edit]

  • {{BOOKPAGENAME}} — deduces the part of page name after name of associated book.
  • {{BOOKSORTKEY}} — deduces usual sort key for use in book categories.
  • {{BOOKTEMPLATE}} — deduces full root name for templates of book associated with the current page.
  • {{BOOKCATEGORY}} — deduces full root name for categories of book associated with the current page.
  • {{BOOKTALKNAME}} — deduces main talk page name of book associated with the current page.
  • {{CHAPTERNAME}} — deduces first field of page name after the book name.
  • {{NAIVEBOOKNAME}} — page name without subpages and retaining the namespace.
  • {{SUBJECTNAME}} — deduces full root name of subject associated with the current page.
  • {{SUBJECTCATEGORY}} — deduces full root name of subject-category associated with the current page.