How to See Who Edited Your wikiHow Article

So, you just wrote an article and you think you did a good job on it. But wait! Someone else edited it too! What did they do to it? Was it something you did wrong? Read this article to learn how to find out.

Steps

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    Be sure you are logged in. You can't check this if you aren't.
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    Look under 'My Pages'. These are a variety of pages that relate to you.
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    Click on 'My Watchlist'
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    Check out the article. If you have one that you haven't looked at very recently, it will show up bold. If you are curious about what was done to it, click on 'Diff'. This will show you the difference between what was done before and what is done now.
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    Decide if you want to revert, or change, it. Most of the time, you won't. That is what wikiHow is all about. Working together to improve our articles and share our knowledge. Maybe there was nothing that needed changing.

Tips

  • By checking your watchlist, you can improve your own editing by seeing what you could have done better.

Article Info

Categories: Writing and Editing