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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
mw-new-redirectNew redirectEdits that create a new redirect or change a page to a redirectDefined by the softwareYes351 changes
visualeditorVisual editEdit made using the visual editorDefined by the softwareYes244 changes
mw-undoUndoEdits that undo previous edits using the undo linkDefined by the softwareYes114 changes
mw-blankBlankingEdits that blank a pageDefined by the softwareYes51 changes
visualeditor-switchedVisual edit: SwitchedUser started to edit using the visual editor, then changed to the wikitext editor.Defined by the softwareYes39 changes
mw-replaceReplacedEdits that remove more than 90% of the content of a pageDefined by the softwareYes32 changes
mw-rollbackRollbackEdits that roll back previous edits using the rollback linkDefined by the softwareYes32 changes
visualeditor-wikitext2017 source editEdit made using the 2017 wikitext editorDefined by the softwareYes23 changes
mw-revertedRevertedEdits that were later reverted by a different editDefined by the softwareYes16 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 38.

Defined by the softwareYes16 changes
mobile editMobile editEdit made from mobile (web or app)Defined by the softwareYes10 changes
mobile web editMobile web editEdit made from mobile web siteDefined by the softwareYes10 changes
mw-contentmodelchangecontent model changeEdits that change the content model of a pageDefined by the softwareYes8 changes
mw-removed-redirectRemoved redirectEdits that change an existing redirect to a non-redirectDefined by the softwareYes7 changes
nowiki addednowiki added

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

Tagged by filter 3.

Defined by the softwareYes6 changes
mw-changed-redirect-targetRedirect target changedEdits that change the target of a redirectDefined by the softwareYes4 changes
Section blankingSection blanking

This edit blanked an entire section.

Tagged by filter 5.

Defined by the softwareYes3 changes
mw-manual-revertManual revertEdits that manually restore the page to an exact previous stateDefined by the softwareYes2 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 39.

Defined by the softwareYes2 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 35.

Defined by the softwareYes1 change
massmessage-deliveryMassMessage deliveryMessage delivery using Extension:MassMessageDefined by the softwareYes1 change
ProfanityProfanity

This edit added a profane or inappropriate word to the wiki.

Tagged by filter 8.

Defined by the softwareYes1 change
centralnoticeCentral NoticeEdit created via the CentralNotice Admin UIDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
centralnotice translationCentral Notice TranslationEdit of CentralNotice content created via the Translate extensionDefined by the softwareYes0 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.Defined by the softwareYes0 changes
visualeditor-needcheckVisual edit: CheckEdit made using the visual editor where the system detected the wikitext possibly having unintended changes.Defined by the softwareYes0 changes
advanced mobile editAdvanced mobile editEdit made by user with Advanced modeDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
shoutingshouting

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

Tagged by filter 37.

Defined by the softwareYes0 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 36.

Defined by the softwareYes0 changes
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
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 11.

Defined by the softwareNo0 changes
Possible RTE errorPossible RTE error

This tag was used on Wikia to tag edits that contained a glitch with the Rich Text Editor. It is not used on Miraheze.

Formerly tagged by filter 10.

Defined by the softwareNo0 changes
Possible external link spamPossible external link spam

This edit followed a recent wave of external link additions and may be spam. This tag is no longer in use.

Formerly tagged by filter 7.

Defined by the softwareNo0 changes
LTALTADefined by the softwareYes0 changes
Creation of subaccounts by a newly registered userCreation of subaccounts by a newly registered userDefined 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