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Community Central
Community Central

This page lists the tags that the software may mark an edit with, and their meaning.

Tag nameAppearance on change listsFull description of meaningSourceActive?Tagged changes
visualeditorVisual editEdit made using the visual editorDefined by the softwareYes168,520 changes
apieditapieditNo longer in useNo142,510 changes
sourceeditsourceeditNo longer in useNo127,690 changes
NewNew postNo longer in useNo35,680 changes
visualeditor-wikitextSource editEdit made using the source mode of the visual editorDefined by the softwareYes21,744 changes
rte-sourcerte-sourceNo longer in useNo21,339 changes
NewbieBlogNewbieBlogNo longer in useNo21,064 changes
rte-wysiwygrte-wysiwygNo longer in useNo19,061 changes
NewARNew AdoptionNew Adoption RequestsDefined by the softwareYes17,806 changes
HelpHelpDefined by the softwareYes14,213 changes
blank-userpage-creationblank-userpage-creationDefined by the softwareYes9,379 changes
mobile editMobile editEdit made from mobile (web or app)Defined by the softwareYes9,244 changes
mobile web editMobile web editEdit made from mobile web siteDefined by the softwareYes9,235 changes
WelcomeReplyWelcomeReplyEdit is a reply to an automatic welcome message.No longer in useNo7,203 changes
batch_uploadbatch_uploadDefined by the softwareYes7,039 changes
Spam_UPSpam_UPDefined by the softwareYes5,686 changes
mobileeditmobileeditNo longer in useNo4,133 changes
rollbackrollbackNo longer in useNo2,933 changes
mw-blankBlankingEdits that blank a pageDefined by the softwareYes2,760 changes
mw-new-redirectNew redirectEdits that create a new redirect or change a page to a redirectDefined by the softwareYes2,550 changes
IP edit to user pageIP edit to user pageDefined by the softwareYes2,169 changes
mw-undoUndoEdits that undo previous edits using the undo linkDefined by the softwareYes1,502 changes
categoryselectcategoryselectNo longer in useNo989 changes
mw-replaceReplacedEdits that remove more than 90% of the content of a pageDefined by the softwareYes976 changes
torMade through TorIf this tag is set, an edit was made from a Tor exit node.No longer in useNo609 changes
blake-userpage-creationblake-userpage-creationNo longer in useNo407 changes
gallerygalleryNo longer in useNo311 changes
mw-rollbackRollbackEdits that roll back previous edits using the rollback linkDefined by the softwareYes272 changes
mw-changed-redirect-targetRedirect target changedEdits that change the target of a redirectDefined by the softwareYes251 changes
visualeditor-needcheckVisual edit: CheckEdit made using the visual editor where the system detected the wikitext possibly having unintended changes.Defined by the softwareYes82 changes
mw-removed-redirectRemoved redirectEdits that change an existing redirect to a non-redirectDefined by the softwareYes68 changes
visualeditor-switchedVisual edit: SwitchedUser started to edit using the visual editor, then changed to the wikitext editor.Defined by the softwareYes35 changes
SpamWallThreadSpamWallThreadNo longer in useNo22 changes
completed-adopt-editcompleted-adopt-editNo longer in useNo12 changes
2016-01-12 - re-allow action2016-01-12 - re-allow actionNo longer in useNo3 changes
11/1/16 - Preventing action temporarily due to vandalism11/1/16 - Preventing action temporarily due to vandalismNo longer in useNo3 changes
mw-contentmodelchangecontent model changeEdits that change the content model of a pageDefined by the softwareYes1 change
2021060121170720210601211707No longer in useNo1 change
2021060121175320210601211753No longer in useNo1 change
2021060121413320210601214133No longer in useNo1 change
2021060123291820210601232918No longer in useNo1 change
2021062221015020210622210150No longer in useNo1 change
2021062221030920210622210309No longer in useNo1 change
file-overwritefile-overwriteDefined by the softwareNo0 changes
common-name-reuploadcommon-name-reuploadDefined by the softwareNo0 changes
abusefilter-condition-limitcondition limit reachedEdits or other events that couldn't be checked by all active abuse filters (help).Defined by the softwareYes0 changes
advanced mobile editAdvanced mobile editEdit made by user with Advanced Mobile Contributions modeDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
maps-visual-editVisual map editEdit made with the visual editor provided by the Maps extensionDefined by the softwareYes0 changes