When a [[{{wick}} wikilink]] is made to a page that doesn't exist yet, the link text appears in red, as opposed to the blue used for normal wikilinks. ItLooksLikeThis.

Links to works that don't yet have pages will thus show up as red. However, they'll automatically shift to blue when the page is created, so don't be afraid to link to works this way -- it makes it easier for when someone eventually [[Administrivia/WorksPagesAreAFreeLaunch writes it up]].

A misspelled or otherwise botched link will be red too, even if the page it was intended to go to does exist. These might be Administrivia/FrequentRedlinks, and should be fixed on sight.

Pages destined to forever be redlinks are listed on Administrivia/PermanentRedLinkClub.

Sometimes a link is red when the page does exist. This is usually because a page in a different Administrivia/{{namespace}} with the same title has been {{cut|list}}, making the redlinking thingamajig think that no pages with that title exist. To fix this, just edit the page.

Sometimes a link is blue when the specific page referenced does not exist. This is because the same page title exists in a different Administrivia/{{namespace}}. Clicking on such a link will take you to an automatically generated disambiguation page. Since the link is therefore technically valid, it won't be red.

Sometimes, Tropers will make redlinks without even intending to link! This is because the markup assumes every use of [=CamelCase=] is supposed to be a link. This can be a pain when trying to talk about, say, the SpeedChat function in an online game. In order to fix links like that, put [=[=this=]=] markup around the word, so SpeedChat becomes [=SpeedChat=].

Not to be confused with the red [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Link]] from ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaFourSwords'', ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaFourSwordsAdventures'', and ''SuperSmashBros'', nor when he's wearing [[VideoGame.TheLegendOfZelda a Red Ring]], [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast the Red Mail]], or [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime the Goron Tunic]], [[LongList or when he's using the]] [[VideoGame.ZeldaIITheAdventureOfLink Shield Spell]].