Wikipedia:Random

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In Wikipedia and other MediaWiki projects, Special:Random can be used to access a random article in the main namespace; this feature is useful as a tool to generate a random article. Depending on your browser, it's also possible to load a random page using a keyboard shortcut (in Firefox, Edge, and Chrome Alt-Shift+X).

To create a link to a random page in a different namespace, use [[Special:Random/Namespace]]. For example, Special:Random/Talk will take you to a random article's talk page.

Display a random page in other namespaces:

Article Talk
User Talk
Wikipedia Talk
File Talk
MediaWiki Talk
Template Talk
Help Talk
Category Talk
Portal Talk
Book Talk
Draft Talk
Education Program Talk
TimedText Talk
Module Talk

Display a random redirect in other namespaces:

Main Talk
User Talk
Wikipedia Talk
File Talk
MediaWiki Talk
Template Talk
Help Talk
Category Talk
Portal Talk
Book Talk
Draft Talk
Education Program Talk
TimedText Talk
Module Talk

If you are wondering if the "random article" feature is really random, read the answer here.

See also

Wikimedia sister projects

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