How to Use Your List of Contributions Page on wikiHow

Two Parts:PreparationUsage

Sometimes, it becomes necessary to re-review a list of your past contributions. If you want to see these, check out your List of Contributions. The steps to use this page are listed in this article.

Part 1
Preparation

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    Visit the wikiHow site and log in to your account.
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    Open your list of contributions. The link containing the page that contains your list of contributions can be found listed under the "My Profile" button at the top right corner of the website's green bar.
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    Click the "My Contributions" link.
    • You can also visit the Special:Contributions page, type your name into the username box and click the Search button below that.
      • This is another good way to go, if you want to see what another user's contributions have been like.

Part 2
Usage

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    Look at the page. Focus on the major parts of the page. One section indicates a place to filter your contributions, another one indicates a shortcut to major places to read other user locations (Talk, block log, log) while the other features every single contribution you've ever made to the site.
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    Look at each line of the contribution history on this log-type page.
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    Look at the time and date the contribution had been made. These will be on the very-left hand side of the contribution listing.
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    Click the "hist" link to view the historical revisions list of the page you edited.
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    Click the "diff" to more-closely examine the edit the user had made and help give you a place to manually patrol the edit.
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    Click the article's title to see a larger view of the complete article after the most-recent edit had been made.
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    Look at the edit summary, which is provided in parenthesis right next to the article name that's been edited.
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    Look for a "(top)" link, which mentions if the edit that was made is the most-current edit to the article.
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    Look for a rollback link that will quickly rollback the edit if it hasn't been edited by others yet.

Tips

  • Although a bit more-gaudy, the wikiHow Log is the best place to find all of your contributions, along with the contributions of all other editors on the site.

Article Info

Categories: Your wikiHow Account