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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
sourceeditsourceeditEdit made using the SourceEditorNo longer in useNo39,421 changes
visualeditorVisual editEdit made using the visual editorDefined by the softwareYes24,191 changes
rte-sourceRich Text Editor: source modeNo longer in useNo23,588 changes
apieditapieditEdit made using the MediaWiki APINo longer in useNo23,465 changes
visualeditor-wikitextSource editEdit made using the source mode of the visual editorDefined by the softwareYes9,228 changes
rte-wysiwygRich Text Editor: WYSIWYG modeNo longer in useNo8,814 changes
categoryselectcategoryselectEdit made using the Add category buttonNo longer in useNo3,179 changes
rollbackrollbackEdit made using the rollback buttonNo longer in useNo1,953 changes
mobileeditMobileEdit made using mobile skinNo longer in useNo1,204 changes
mw-rollbackRollbackEdits that roll back previous edits using the rollback linkDefined by the softwareYes815 changes
mw-undoUndoEdits that undo previous edits using the undo linkDefined by the softwareYes623 changes
Page tagged for deletionPage tagged for deletion

This edit tagged a page for deletion, either by adding {{Delete}}, {{Fanon-delete}}, or any of the deletion categories they add.

Tagged by filter 38.

Defined by the softwareYes596 changes
Page tagged for speedy deletionPage tagged for speedy deletion

This edit tagged a page for speedy deletion, either by adding {{Speedydelete}}, or by directly adding Category:Candidates for speedy deletion to the page.

Tagged by filter 37.

Defined by the softwareYes561 changes
mobile editMobile editEdit made from mobile (web or app)Defined by the softwareYes454 changes
mobile web editMobile web editEdit made from mobile web siteDefined by the softwareYes452 changes
gallerygalleryEdit made using the Add an image to this gallery buttonNo longer in useNo444 changes
nowiki addednowiki added

This edit inserted <nowiki></nowiki> tags into the article. May indicate a glitch within VisualEditor.

Tagged by filter 33.

Defined by the softwareYes432 changes
mw-new-redirectNew redirectEdits that create a new redirect or change a page to a redirectDefined by the softwareYes238 changes
Categories and/or interwikis removedCategories and/or interwikis removed

This edit removed the categories and/or the interwiki links of an article. May be accidental, or caused by a glitch with VisualEditor.

Tagged by filter 39 which has since been disabled.

No longer in useNo174 changes
mobile-editMobile editEdit made from mobile (web or app)No longer in useNo153 changes
IP adding categories to category pageIP adding categories to category page

This edit was made by an unregistered user who attempted to add categories to a category page. Intended to stop a long-term continuous trend of said users disruptively inserting inappropriate or redundant categories.

Tagged by filter 9.

Defined by the softwareYes110 changes
Section blankingSection blanking

This edit blanked an entire section.

Tagged by filter 2.

Defined by the softwareYes108 changes
mw-replaceReplacedEdits that remove more than 90% of the content of a pageDefined by the softwareYes86 changes
anon editing userpage (possible vandalism, AGF)anon editing userpage

This edit was made by an unregistered user to another user's userpage. This tag is no longer in use.

Formerly tagged by filter 10.

No longer in useNo64 changes
repeating charactersrepeating characters

This edit contains a repetition of a word, character, or set of character, such as "hahahahahahahahaha" or "lolololololololololololol".

Tagged by filter 35.

Defined by the softwareYes62 changes
mw-changed-redirect-targetRedirect target changedEdits that change the target of a redirectDefined by the softwareYes56 changes
mw-blankBlankingEdits that blank a pageDefined by the softwareYes44 changes

This edit may contain text in ALL CAPS (AKA "Shouting").

Tagged by filter 36.

Defined by the softwareYes16 changes
Editing a userpage belonging to another userEditing a userpage belonging to another user

This is an edit made by a non-autoconfirmed user that modified another user's userpage. This tag is no longer in use.

Formerly tagged by filter 25.

No longer in useNo14 changes
torMade via a Tor exit nodeThis edit was made from an IP address that has been identified as an exit node for the Tor network.No longer in useNo12 changes
nonsense charactersnonsense characters

This edit may contain a long string of characters with no spaces in between them, most likely something that is not a recognizable word, such as "AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA" or "++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++".

Tagged by filter 34.

Defined by the softwareYes12 changes
mw-removed-redirectRemoved redirectEdits that change an existing redirect to a non-redirectDefined by the softwareYes12 changes
visualeditor-switchedVisual edit: SwitchedUser started to edit using the visual editor, then changed to the wikitext editor.Defined by the softwareYes8 changes
Possible RTE errorPossible RTE error

This edit may contain an error with the Rich Text Editor. Remember to assume good faith as the errors were not made deliberately by the user.

Tagged by filter 8.

Defined by the softwareYes4 changes
visualeditor-needcheckVisual edit: CheckEdit made using the visual editor where the system detected the wikitext possibly having unintended changes.Defined by the softwareYes3 changes
Possible external link spamPossible external link spam

This edit contains external spam links. This tag is no longer in use.

Formerly tagged by filter 4.

Defined by the softwareNo1 change
IP nominating fanon for deletionIP nominating fanon for deletion

This edit was made by an unregistered user trying to nominate a fanon for deletion. This tag is no longer in use.

Formerly tagged by filter 22.

Defined by the softwareNo0 changes
mw-contentmodelchangecontent model changeEdits that change the content model of a pageDefined by the softwareYes0 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