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This page lists the tags that the software may mark an edit with, and their meaning.

Tag nameAppearance on change listsFull description of meaningSourceActive?Tagged changes
HHVMHHVMRevisions made with the HipHop Virtual Machine enabled instead of the Zend PHP interpreter (expected to improve performance, tagged for debugging/analysis)Defined by the softwareNo340,008 changes
mobile editMobile editEdit made from mobile (web or app)Defined by the softwareYes125,253 changes
mobile web editMobile web editEdit made from mobile web siteDefined by the softwareYes122,610 changes
no-documentationno-documentationThis template page doesn't have a {{documentation}} transclusion.Defined by the softwareYes65,970 changes
new-L2new-L2This edit adds a new language header to the page, such as "==French==".Defined by the softwareYes44,892 changes
no-L2-L3no-L2-L3No header for language, or none for part of speech. See WT:EL.Defined by the softwareYes22,682 changes
visualeditor-wikitext2017 source editEdit made using the 2017 wikitext editorDefined by the softwareYes22,281 changes
added linkadded linkAdded link to an external website, ie, one other than a sister project like Wikipedia, Wikicommons, or a Wiktionary in a language other than English.Defined by the softwareYes11,108 changes
no head tempno head tempDefined by the software
Applied manually by users and bots
Yes9,584 changes
visualeditorVisual editEdit made using the visual editorDefined by the softwareYes9,492 changes
no-L3Tag: No L3No header for part of speech (or Etymology, Pronunciation, or others [See WT:ELE]) (eg, "===Adverb===", "===Alternative spellings===")No longer in useNo6,939 changes
fewer-L2sfewer-L2sThis edit removes one or more language section headers, such as "==French==".Defined by the softwareYes6,068 changes
bad-ledebad-ledeThis edit to an existing page caused the beginning of it to be formatted incorrectly. See WT:EL.Defined by the softwareYes5,609 changes
mw-rollbackRollbackEdits that roll back previous edits using the rollback linkDefined by the softwareYes5,427 changes
new-user-pagenew-user-pageA new user editing his or her own user page.Defined by the softwareYes4,621 changes
etyletylDefined by the software
Applied manually by users and bots
Yes2,892 changes
bad-iwbad-iwThis edit adds an interwiki link to a page with a different title. This is usually a mistake: interwiki links should point to the identical word on another wiki, and not to its translation into another language.Defined by the softwareYes2,423 changes
ref-no-referencesref-no-referencesThis page now has a <ref> tag but no <references/> tag.Defined by the softwareYes2,267 changes
removal-of-deletion-or-rfv-templateremoval-of-deletion-or-rfv-templateRemoval of a template supposed to be removed only after completion of voting process. See WT:RFV, WT:RFD.Defined by the softwareYes2,077 changes
redirectredirectThis edit makes the page into a redirection page.Defined by the softwareYes1,542 changes
OAuth CID: 429PAWS [1.2]PAWS (Pywikibot: A Web Shell) allows users to run Pywikibot (and other python code) online via a Jupyterhub instance, at https://tools.wmflabs.org/paws. OAuth integration allows people to edit / run automated processes without having to expose their passwords. This will make the consumer_secret and consumer_id public, until https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T120469 is fixed. I have talked to Chris Steipp about this and it is ok for the short term.Defined by the softwareYes1,433 changes
mw-undoUndoEdits that undo previous edits using the undo linkDefined by the softwareYes1,322 changes
wpwpNo longer in useNo1,306 changes
new-IWnew-IWThis edit adds a new interwiki link to the page, a task that is now usually relegated to a bot.Defined by the software
Applied manually by users and bots
Yes1,240 changes
bad-wordbad-wordThis edit adds profanity to the page and is therefore likely to be vandalism.Defined by the softwareYes720 changes
pagetitle-is-usernamepagetitle-is-usernameThe title of the page is the same as the username of the user making the edit. It might therefore be self-promotion.Defined by the softwareYes610 changes
visualeditor-switchedVisual edit: SwitchedUser started to edit using the visual editor, then changed to the wikitext editor.Defined by the softwareYes595 changes
massmessage-deliveryMassMessage deliveryMessage delivery using Extension:MassMessageDefined by the softwareYes474 changes
triple-bracestriple-bracesThis edit left the page with a run of three consecutive curly braces, i.e. {{{ or }}}Defined by the softwareYes456 changes
mw-new-redirectNew redirectEdits that create a new redirect or change a page to a redirectDefined by the softwareYes431 changes
mw-removed-redirectRemoved redirectEdits that change an existing redirect to a non-redirectDefined by the softwareYes394 changes
mw-replaceReplacedEdits that remove more than 90% of the content of a pageDefined by the softwareYes317 changes
mobile app editMobile app editEdits made from mobile appsDefined by the softwareYes285 changes
abbr-headersabbr-headersThis edit adds Abbreviation or similar headers to the page; these should ideally be replaced with the appropriate part of speech, such as Noun.Defined by the softwareYes241 changes
-th-thDefined by the softwareYes141 changes
mw-blankBlankingEdits that blank a pageDefined by the softwareYes120 changes
-sh-shThis edit removed a reference to the Serbo-Croatian language from the page.Defined by the softwareYes107 changes
mw-changed-redirect-targetRedirect target changedEdits that change the target of a redirectDefined by the softwareYes105 changes
PaMPaMThis edit shows patterns of editing characteristic of the blocked user User:Pass a Method.Defined by the softwareNo96 changes
phobiaphobiaThis edit may represent the addition of an unattestable word ending in -phobia or -philia.Defined by the softwareYes90 changes
LadinLadinThis edit changes a language reference from Ladin to Latin.Defined by the softwareYes53 changes
NewNumNewNumDefined by the softwareYes53 changes
Unbalanced template tagging filter.Unbalanced template tagging filter.This edit leaves the page with a <noinclude> or <includeonly> tag that is not properly closed with a corresponding </noinclude> or </includeonly> tag.Defined by the softwareYes47 changes
rfdefrfdefDefined by the software
Applied manually by users and bots
Yes47 changes
new user moving pagesnew user moving pagesThe page is being moved by a user who has not yet made many edits to the wiki.Defined by the softwareYes44 changes
JSkyJSkyNo longer in useNo14 changes
pagetitle-is-contentpagetitle-is-contentThe page's contents are identical to its title.Defined by the softwareYes12 changes
remove-LDLremove-LDLRemoval of {{LDL}} usagesDefined by the softwareYes10 changes
x3x3Defined by the softwareYes9 changes
Added linkAdded linkThis edit adds a hyperlink pointing to a non-wiki location, which might represent spam.No longer in useNo7 changes
w2kw2kNo longer in useNo4 changes
bad-wgpingbad-wgpingUnsubstituted usage of {{wgping}}Defined by the softwareYes4 changes
undeletionundeletionNo longer in useNo3 changes
OAuth CID: 76LCA Tools [1.5]Tool to allow LCA (Especially CA) team to process certain time heavy tasks (such as takedowns) from a central location.Defined by the softwareYes1 change
strange-charactersstrange-charactersThe edit contains a certain sequence of unusual text characters that generally indicate spam.Defined by the softwareYes1 change
Langrev deletionLangrev deletionApplied manually by users and botsYes0 changes
Too many repeated lettersToo many repeated lettersApplied manually by users and botsYes0 changes
UndoUndoApplied manually by users and botsYes0 changes
BadASLBadASLDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
noxxnoxxDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
bogus redirbogus redirDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
trreq-langtrreq-langDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
ANV?ANV?Defined by the softwareYes0 changes
NmCatNoEnNmCatNoEnDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
wotdwotdDefined by the softwareNo0 changes
mw-contentmodelchangecontent model changeEdits that change the content model of a pageDefined by the softwareYes0 changes
visualeditor-needcheckVisual edit: CheckEdit made using the visual editor where the system detected the wikitext possibly having unintended changes.Defined by the softwareYes0 changes