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

Tag nameAppearance on change listsFull description of meaningActive?Tagged changes
HHVMHHVMRevisions made with the HipHop Virtual Machine enabled instead of the Zend PHP interpreter (expected to improve performance, tagged for debugging/analysis)Yes11,155 changes
possible link spamexternal link addedThe user repeatedly and quickly added external links to pages.Yes2,881 changes
repeating charactersrepeating charactersThis edit contains a highly repetitive character sequence, like "!!!!!!!" or "hahahahahahaha".Yes2,062 changes
IP edit to a userpageIP userpage editAn anonymous user has edited a user pageYes1,490 changes
mobile editMobile editEdit made from mobile (web or app)Yes1,229 changes
mobile web editMobile web editEdit made from mobile web siteYes785 changes
adding email addresspossible email addressA less experienced editor may have added an email to a content page.Yes251 changes
blankingblankingThis edit blanked a substantial portion of the page.Yes147 changes
rmallcatremoved all categoriesAll the categories were removed from the page.Yes106 changes
shoutingshoutingContribution consists only of all-caps, numbers, and punctuation.Yes74 changes
bad externalIncorrectly formatted external link or imageAn attempt was made to load an outside image, or use HTML for a link.Yes68 changes
possible vandalismpossible vandalismThis edit may be vandalism.Yes26 changes
visualeditorVisualEditorEdit made using the VisualEditorYes22 changes
unusual redirectunusual redirectA redirect to a nonexistent or bad page or otherwise out of place.Yes9 changes
Ntsamr spambotNtsamr spambotYes3 changes
visualeditor-switchedVisualEditor: SwitchedUser started to edit using VisualEditor then changed to the wikitext editor.Yes3 changes
meta spam idmeta spam idNo2 changes
just a testjust a testNo1 change
meta spamid 201401108meta spamid 201401108No1 change
possible spam?possible spam?Yes0 changes
self-renaming and bad user talk movesself-renaming or bad user talk moveA user moved their root user page to a different name or moved their root talk page into the book talk namespace.Yes0 changes
visualeditor-needcheckVisualEditor: CheckEdit made using the VisualEditor where the system detected the wikitext possibly having unintended changes.Yes0 changes
mobile app editMobile app editEdits made from mobile appsYes0 changes