How to Revert an Edit on a Wikia Wiki

Although many edits to Wikia wikis are constructive, nonconstructive contributions such as test edits and vandalism are not uncommon. It's easy to revert these edits.

Steps

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    Click on an article which has been affected by a destructive edit.
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    On the right of the article's title, you will see the edit box. Click on the arrow on the right of the edit box and click 'history' in the drop-down menu.
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    You will now have accessed the article's history, which is a list of all of the article's edits. Click the word 'undo' next to the bad edit. This will undo the edit.
    • If a destructive edit consists of a string of edits, click on the date of the last good revision. Click on the edit box to load the edit mode, and click 'publish'. The article will be changed back to its last good revision.
    • If you have rollback or administrator rights on a wiki or if you have any wikis that are yours and have been vandalized, simply click "rollback" and it'll revert the edit without any need to enter the editor for it.

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Categories: Wikis