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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 an extensionNo11,155 changes
mobile editMobile editEdit made from mobile (web or app)Defined by an extensionYes3,979 changes
mobile web editMobile web editEdit made from mobile web siteDefined by an extensionYes3,535 changes
possible link spamexternal link addedThe user repeatedly and quickly added external links to pages.Defined by an extensionYes3,192 changes
repeating charactersrepeating charactersThis edit contains a highly repetitive character sequence, like "!!!!!!!" or "hahahahahahaha".Defined by an extensionYes2,674 changes
IP edit to a userpageIP userpage editAn anonymous user has edited a user pageApplied manually by users and botsYes1,654 changes
visualeditorVisual editEdit made using the visual editorDefined by an extensionYes546 changes
adding email addresspossible email addressA less experienced editor may have added an email to a content page.Defined by an extensionYes306 changes
blankingblankingThis edit blanked a substantial portion of the page.Defined by an extensionYes174 changes
rmallcatremoved all categoriesAll the categories were removed from the page.Defined by an extensionYes137 changes
shoutingshoutingContribution consists only of all-caps, numbers, and punctuation.Defined by an extensionYes74 changes
bad externalIncorrectly formatted external link or imageAn attempt was made to load an outside image, or use HTML for a link.Defined by an extensionYes72 changes
newbie external link/emailnewbie external link/emailDefined by an extensionYes50 changes
visualeditor-switchedVisual edit: SwitchedUser started to edit using the visual editor, then changed to the wikitext editor.Defined by an extensionYes35 changes
possible vandalismpossible vandalismThis edit may be vandalism.Defined by an extensionYes33 changes
emojiemojiDefined by an extensionYes29 changes
meta spam idmeta spam idDefined by an extensionYes10 changes
unusual redirectunusual redirectA redirect to a nonexistent or bad page or otherwise out of place.Defined by an extensionYes9 changes
Ntsamr spambotNtsamr spambotDefined by an extensionYes3 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 an extensionYes0 changes
OTRS permission added by non-OTRS memberOTRS permission added by non-OTRS memberDefined by an extensionYes0 changes
CoI concernsCoI concernsDefined by an extensionYes0 changes
possible spambot (testing)possible spambot (testing)Defined by an extensionNo0 changes
ntsamr (global)ntsamr (global)Defined by an extensionYes0 changes
repeated xwiki CoI abuserepeated xwiki CoI abuseDefined by an extensionYes0 changes
possible spampossible spamDefined by an extensionYes0 changes
possible spam?possible spam?Defined by an extensionYes0 changes
possible spam botpossible spam botThis edit matches known patterns of automated spam.Defined by an extensionNo0 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 an extensionYes0 changes
mobile app editMobile app editEdits made from mobile appsDefined by an extensionYes0 changes
visualeditor-needcheckVisual edit: CheckEdit made using the visual editor where the system detected the wikitext possibly having unintended changes.Defined by an extensionYes0 changes