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Usage[edit]

{{Str rep|<string0>|<string1>|<string2>}}

Returns string0 with the first occurrence of string1 replaced with string2. If you are lucky.

Limitations[edit]

Caveat emptor.

Works on the assumption that there is a match. For a conditional version see {{str repc}}.

50 char strings. Limited set of characters,perhaps

Expensive.

See also[edit]

Trimming templates:

  • {{Trunc}} – To trim down to a specified number of characters.
  • {{Trim}} — To trim any leading or trailing whitespace.
  • {{Str left}} – To trim down to a specified number of characters, or duplicate the string to a specified number.

Analyzing templates:

  • {{Str endswith}} – To check if a string ends with a given string.
  • {{Str find}} – Returns the numerical location of a given string in a string, up to 50 characters.
  • {{Str len}} – Returns a string's length. Can count up to 500 characters.

String length comparison templates:

  • {{Str ≤ len}} – To check if a string is "shorter or equally long" or "longer" than a given length.

Sandboxes and test cases:

Technical stuff:

Feature requests:

  • bugzilla:6455 - Set $wgPFEnableStringFunctions = true on WMF wikis
  • bugzilla:26092 - Enable or install string parsing wikimarkup functionality on WMF wikis