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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 an extensionNo340,008 changes
no-documentationno-documentationThis template page doesn't have a {{documentation}} transclusion.Defined by an extensionYes59,317 changes
mobile editMobile editEdit made from mobile (web or app)Defined by an extensionYes38,599 changes
mobile web editMobile web editEdit made from mobile web siteDefined by an extensionYes36,237 changes
new-L2new-L2This edit adds a new language header to the page, such as "==French==".Defined by an extensionYes29,527 changes
no-L2-L3no-L2-L3No header for language, or none for part of speech. See WT:EL.Defined by an extensionYes12,598 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
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 an extensionYes6,475 changes
fewer-L2sfewer-L2sThis edit removes one or more language section headers, such as "==French==".Defined by an extensionYes3,889 changes
bad-ledebad-ledeThis edit to an existing page caused the beginning of it to be formatted incorrectly. See WT:EL.Defined by an extensionYes3,574 changes
new-user-pagenew-user-pageA new user editing his or her own user page.Defined by an extensionYes3,485 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 an extensionYes2,051 changes
ref-no-referencesref-no-referencesThis page now has a <ref> tag but no <references/> tag.Defined by an extensionYes1,491 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 an extensionYes1,320 changes
wpwpNo longer in useNo1,306 changes
visualeditorVisual editEdit made using the visual editorDefined by an extensionYes1,194 changes
redirectredirectThis edit makes the page into a redirection page.Defined by an extensionYes1,059 changes
bad-wordbad-wordThis edit adds profanity to the page and is therefore likely to be vandalism.Defined by an extensionYes720 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 an extensionYes515 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 an extensionYes145 changes
visualeditor-switchedVisual edit: SwitchedUser started to edit using the visual editor, then changed to the wikitext editor.Defined by an extensionYes95 changes
PaMPaMThis edit shows patterns of editing characteristic of the blocked user User:Pass a Method.Defined by an extensionYes95 changes
-sh-shThis edit removed a reference to the Serbo-Croatian language from the page.Defined by an extensionYes66 changes
LadinLadinThis edit changes a language reference from Ladin to Latin.Defined by an extensionYes43 changes
phobiaphobiaThis edit may represent the addition of an unattestable word ending in -phobia or -philia.Defined by an extensionYes34 changes
pagetitle-is-contentpagetitle-is-contentThe page's contents are identical to its title.Defined by an extensionYes12 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 an extensionYes8 changes
remove-LDLremove-LDLRemoval of {{LDL}} usagesDefined by an extensionYes8 changes
Added linkAdded linkThis edit adds a hyperlink pointing to a non-wiki location, which might represent spam.No longer in useNo7 changes
w2kw2kDefined by an extensionYes4 changes
mobile app editMobile app editEdits made from mobile appsDefined by an extensionYes4 changes
undeletionundeletionNo longer in useNo3 changes
bad-wgpingbad-wgpingUnsubstituted usage of {{wgping}}Defined by an extensionYes3 changes
massmessage-deliveryMassMessage deliveryMessage delivery using Extension:MassMessageDefined by an extensionYes2 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 an extensionYes1 change
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 an extensionYes1 change
strange-charactersstrange-charactersThe edit contains a certain sequence of unusual text characters that generally indicate spam.Defined by an extensionYes1 change
ANV?ANV?Defined by an extensionYes0 changes
Empty en With Name CatEmpty en With Name CatDefined by an extensionYes0 changes
wotdwotdDefined by an extensionNo0 changes
visualeditor-needcheckVisual edit: CheckEdit made using the visual editor where the system detected the wikitext possibly having unintended changes.Defined by an extensionYes0 changes