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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 softwareYes7,517 changes
mobile web editMobile web editEdit made from mobile web siteDefined by the softwareYes7,061 changes
visualeditorVisual editEdit made using the visual editorDefined by the softwareYes6,008 changes
possible link spamexternal link addedThe user repeatedly and quickly added external links to pages.Defined by the softwareYes3,514 changes
repeating charactersrepeating charactersThis edit contains a highly repetitive character sequence, like "!!!!!!!" or "hahahahahahaha".Defined by the softwareYes3,332 changes
IP edit to a userpageIP userpage editAn anonymous user has edited a user pageApplied manually by users and botsYes1,668 changes
adding email addresspossible email addressA less experienced editor may have added an email to a content page.Defined by the softwareYes337 changes
visualeditor-switchedVisual edit: SwitchedUser started to edit using the visual editor, then changed to the wikitext editor.Defined by the softwareYes298 changes
newbie external link/emailnewbie external link/emailDefined by the softwareYes213 changes
blankingblankingThis edit blanked a substantial portion of the page.Defined by the softwareYes205 changes
rmallcatremoved all categoriesAll the categories were removed from the page.Defined by the softwareYes137 changes
emojiEmojiUsed by global abuse filter 110.Defined by the softwareYes93 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 softwareYes79 changes
shoutingshoutingContribution consists only of all-caps, numbers, and punctuation.Defined by the softwareYes74 changes
possible vandalismpossible vandalismThis edit may be vandalism.Defined by the softwareYes42 changes
meta spam idmeta spam idDefined by the softwareYes25 changes
massmessage-deliveryMassMessage deliveryMessage delivery using Extension:MassMessageDefined by the softwareYes19 changes
mobile app editMobile app editEdits made from mobile appsDefined by the softwareYes12 changes
unusual redirectunusual redirectA redirect to a nonexistent or bad page or otherwise out of place.Defined by the softwareYes9 changes
Ntsamr spambotNtsamr spambotDefined by the softwareYes3 changes
just a testjust a testNo longer in useNo1 change
meta spamid 201401108meta spamid 201401108No longer in useNo1 change
ntsamr (global)ntsamr (global)Defined by the softwareYes1 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
visualeditor-wikitext2017 source editEdit made using the 2017 wikitext editorDefined by the softwareYes0 changes