How to Get Emailed Whenever a wikiHow Page is Edited

Do you want to keep an eye on a particular page on wikiHow? Would you like to watch your new page grow as it is edited and added to by other members of the community? Well, by the power of email, there is a simple way of doing this that doesn't require you to check the page history every single day. Read on to find out to do this...

Steps

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    Log in and go to your preferences: http://www.wikihow.com/Special:Preferences
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    Add and authenticate your e-mail address.
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    Check "E-mail me when a page I'm watching is changed". If you want talk and discussion page comments as well, check "E-mail me also for minor edits of pages" too.
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    Go to your watchlist: http://www.wikihow.com/Special:Watchlist/raw
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    Add the title of the article you want to get notified for. Make sure to use correct capitalization, and leave out the "How to". Click the "Update Watchlist" button when you're done.

Tips

  • You won't get an e-mail if you're the one that has edited the page.

Warnings

  • Don't use this to "guard" a page against edits. Always try to figure out a way to keep the edit in a way that adds value to the article.

Article Info

Categories: Your wikiHow Account