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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 meaningSourceActive?Tagged changes
HHVMHHVMRevisions made with the HipHop Virtual Machine enabled instead of the Zend PHP interpreter (expected to improve performance, tagged for debugging/analysis)Defined by the softwareNo11,155 changes
mobile editMobile editEdit made from mobile (web or app)Defined by the softwareYes10,059 changes
mobile web editMobile web editEdit made from mobile web siteDefined by the softwareYes9,589 changes
visualeditorVisual editEdit made using the visual editorDefined by the softwareYes8,122 changes
repeating charactersrepeating charactersThis edit contains a highly repetitive character sequence, like "!!!!!!!" or "hahahahahahaha".Defined by the softwareYes3,688 changes
possible link spamexternal link addedThe user repeatedly and quickly added external links to pages.Defined by the softwareYes3,668 changes
IP edit to a userpageIP userpage editAn anonymous user has edited a user pageApplied manually by users and botsYes1,674 changes
visualeditor-switchedVisual edit: SwitchedUser started to edit using the visual editor, then changed to the wikitext editor.Defined by the softwareYes431 changes
OAuth CID: 429PAWS [1.2]PAWS (Pywikibot: A Web Shell) allows users to run Pywikibot (and other python code) online via a Jupyterhub instance, at https://tools.wmflabs.org/paws. OAuth integration allows people to edit / run automated processes without having to expose their passwords. This will make the consumer_secret and consumer_id public, until https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T120469 is fixed. I have talked to Chris Steipp about this and it is ok for the short term.Defined by the softwareYes416 changes
adding email addresspossible email addressA less experienced editor may have added an email to a content page.Defined by the softwareYes348 changes
massmessage-deliveryMassMessage deliveryMessage delivery using Extension:MassMessageDefined by the softwareYes286 changes
newbie external link/emailnewbie external link/emailDefined by the softwareYes248 changes
blankingblankingThis edit blanked a substantial portion of the page.Defined by the softwareYes238 changes
emojiEmojiUsed by global abuse filter 110.Defined by the softwareYes148 changes
rmallcatremoved all categoriesAll the categories were removed from the page.Defined by the softwareYes137 changes
bad externalIncorrectly formatted external link or imageAn attempt was made to load an outside image, or use HTML for a link.Defined by the softwareYes87 changes
shoutingshoutingContribution consists only of all-caps, numbers, and punctuation.Defined by the softwareYes76 changes
possible vandalismpossible vandalismThis edit may be vandalism.Defined by the softwareYes42 changes
meta spam idmeta spam idDefined by the softwareYes30 changes
mobile app editMobile app editEdits made from mobile appsDefined by the softwareYes26 changes
visualeditor-wikitext2017 source editEdit made using the 2017 wikitext editorDefined by the softwareYes23 changes
unusual redirectunusual redirectA redirect to a nonexistent or bad page or otherwise out of place.Defined by the softwareYes17 changes
Ntsamr spambotNtsamr spambotDefined by the softwareYes3 changes
ntsamr (global)ntsamr (global)Defined by the softwareYes2 changes
just a testjust a testNo longer in useNo1 change
meta spamid 201401108meta spamid 201401108No longer in useNo1 change
repeated xwiki abuserepeated xwiki abuseDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
OTRS permission added by non-OTRS memberOTRS permission added by non-OTRS memberDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
possible spambot (testing)possible spambot (testing)Defined by the softwareNo0 changes
repeated xwiki CoI abuserepeated xwiki CoI abuseDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
foreign alphabetforeign alphabetDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
possible spampossible spamDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
possible spam?possible spam?Defined by the softwareYes0 changes
possible spam botpossible spam botThis edit matches known patterns of automated spam.Defined by the softwareNo0 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.Defined by the softwareYes0 changes
mw-contentmodelchangecontent model changeEdits that change the content model of a pageDefined 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