How do you create a link to a page that does not exist yet so that it encourages users to create that page? I like Wikipedia's feature of a red link, which does just that, and would like to replicate it in Sharepoint.

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It turns out that SharePoint works much the same way as Wikipedia. If you create a link with the double braces like this: [[my new page]], ignore the popup empty page suggestion list. Then when you save the page, the link shows in a slightly different style. When you click on it, it gives you the option to create that page.

  • Does this still work with Sharepoint 2019? I can create a red link (although it is not red), when I click on it, I just get a message that the page is missing. Commented Nov 1, 2021 at 14:53

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