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While editing at Zelda Wiki, you will often see initialisms of the Zelda games' titles. Though Zelda Wiki prohibits using the initialisms in articles, they are used for brevity in many templates – namely the game link shortcuts – as well as in file names. It's a good idea to familiarize yourself with these initialisms when you begin contributing to Zelda Wiki.

Standard Initialisms

These are the standard initialisms used by Zelda Wiki. In filenames, please use the standard initialism and not another variant (for example, use "ALttP" and not "LttP"). For templates, it usually doesn't matter which one you use.

The initialisms constitute the subtitle of the game with lowercase prepositions, except the first letter which is always uppercase. The "T" in "The" is included. The initialism may be shortened from the full subtitle in cases where the latter is particularly long.

Main Games
Game Initialism
The Legend of Zelda TLoZ
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link TAoL
A Link to the Past ALttP
A Link to the Past & Four Swords ALttP&FS
Link's Awakening LA
Link's Awakening DX LADX
Ocarina of Time OoT
Ocarina of Time 3D OoT3D
Ocarina of Time Master Quest OoTMQ
Majora's Mask MM
Majora's Mask 3D MM3D
Oracle of Ages OoA
Oracle of Seasons OoS
Oracle Series OoX
Four Swords FS
Four Swords Anniversary Edition FSAE
The Wind Waker TWW
The Wind Waker HD TWWHD
Four Swords Adventures FSA
The Minish Cap TMC
Twilight Princess TP
Twilight Princess HD TPHD
Phantom Hourglass PH
Spirit Tracks ST
Skyward Sword SS
A Link Between Worlds ALBW
Tri Force Heroes TFH
Other
Game Initialism
Barcode Battler II BBII
BS The Legend of Zelda BSTLoZ
BS The Legend of Zelda: Ancient Stone Tablets AST
Captain Rainbow CR
Collector's Edition CE
Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland FPTRR
Hyrule Warriors HW
Hyrule Warriors Legends HWL
Link: The Faces of Evil TFoE
Link's Crossbow Training LCT
Mario Kart 8 MK8
Nintendo Land NL
Ripened Tingle's Balloon Trip of Love RTBToL
Scribblenauts Unlimited SU
Soulcalibur II SCII
Super Smash Bros. SSB
Super Smash Bros. Melee SSBM
Super Smash Bros. Brawl SSBB
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U SSB4
The Legend of Zelda Game Watch GW
Tingle's Balloon Fight DS TBF
Too Much Tingle Pack TMTP
Zelda (Game & Watch) G&W
Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon TWoG
Zelda's Adventure ZA