Scratchpad

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 softwareYes395,241 changes
apieditapieditNo longer in useNo191,127 changes
rte-wysiwygrte-wysiwygNo longer in useNo115,850 changes
Possible HTMLPossible HTMLDefined by the softwareYes59,647 changes
sourceeditsourceeditNo longer in useNo58,222 changes
rte-sourcerte-sourceNo longer in useNo46,447 changes
categoryselectcategoryselectNo longer in useNo43,303 changes
visualeditor-wikitextSource editEdit made using the source mode of the visual editorDefined by the softwareYes31,632 changes
Large removalLarge removalDefined by the softwareYes9,036 changes
mobile editMobile editEdit made from mobile (web or app)Defined by the softwareYes6,968 changes
mobile web editMobile web editEdit made from mobile web siteDefined by the softwareYes6,958 changes
mobileeditmobileeditNo longer in useNo5,000 changes
Possible category articlePossible category articleDefined by the softwareYes3,960 changes
mobile-editMobile editEdit made from mobile (web or app)No longer in useNo3,776 changes
Possible inappropriate languagePossible inappropriate languageNo longer in useNo3,240 changes
visualeditor-needcheckVisual edit: CheckEdit made using the visual editor where the system detected the wikitext possibly having unintended changes.Defined by the softwareYes2,905 changes
rollbackrollbackNo longer in useNo2,887 changes
LanguageAF3Made by AbuseFilter #3If this tag is set, an edit triggered AbuseFilter #3 (LanguageAF3)No longer in useNo1,211 changes
mw-new-redirectNew redirectEdits that create a new redirect or change a page to a redirectDefined by the softwareYes1,067 changes
mw-replaceReplacedEdits that remove more than 90% of the content of a pageDefined by the softwareYes923 changes
mw-undoUndoEdits that undo previous edits using the undo linkDefined by the softwareYes727 changes
mw-changed-redirect-targetRedirect target changedEdits that change the target of a redirectDefined by the softwareYes726 changes
mw-rollbackRollbackEdits that roll back previous edits using the rollback linkDefined by the softwareYes559 changes
gallerygalleryNo longer in useNo518 changes
ShoutingShoutingDefined by the softwareYes378 changes
mw-blankBlankingEdits that blank a pageDefined by the softwareYes331 changes
LanguageAF2Made by AbuseFilter #2If this tag is set, an edit triggered AbuseFilter #2 (LanguageAF2)No longer in useNo210 changes
mw-removed-redirectRemoved redirectEdits that change an existing redirect to a non-redirectDefined by the softwareYes50 changes
visualeditor-switchedVisual edit: SwitchedUser started to edit using the visual editor, then changed to the wikitext editor.Defined by the softwareYes19 changes
torMade through Tor anonymity networkIf this tag is set, the edit was made from a Tor exit node.No longer in useNo2 changes
Editing user namespaceEditing user namespaceDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
Prevent tampering of chat logsPrevent tampering of chat logsDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
External links (spam)External links (spam)Defined by the softwareYes0 changes
Use of blocked categoryUse of blocked categoryDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
Inappropriate languageInappropriate languageDefined 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