Wiki: How to Revert an Article Change

Wiki: How to Revert an Article Change

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The easiest way to deal with an unwanted change in an article, such as spam, is to use the Revert option in the History tab.

Note: Before you revert, read this article about the feature and when to use it.

To Revert a Change:

  1. Click the History tab.
  2. If you are not sure which version to revert to, click Compare Versions.   
  3. Review the changes, shown in red.
  4. When you are sure of the version you want click Revert.
  5. Fill out the Comment field explaining why you made the change.

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  • thank you for the added pics in your tutorials...that really does help me so much and makes it more of a "hands-on" thang. thanks! maryannsubmareli

  • Zoltán Horváth edited Revision 23. Comment: adding hu-HU version link (done with translation)

  • Thanks for sharing..

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