Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of WikiDeletePage


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2013-05-22T09:31:17+02:00 (18 months ago)
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    55'''Note:''' Deleting a wiki page is an irreversible operation. 
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    7 In general, it is recommended to create redirection pages instead of completely deleting an old page, as to not frustrate the visitor with broken links when coming to the site from a search engine. A redirection page is a short page that  contains a link such as  “See !SomeOtherPage”. However, deleting specific versions or even complete pages can make sense to remove spam or other abusive submissions. 
     7If you want to delete a page because you actually re-created a new page with the same content but a different name, it is recommended to keep the page and use it as a redirection page instead of completely deleting it, as to not frustrate the visitor with broken links when coming to the site from a search engine.  
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     9In this situation, chances are that you actually wanted to [[WikiNewPage#renaming|rename]] the page instead of doing a copy + delete.  
     10The ''Rename'' operation also offers you the possibility to create a redirection page. 
     11A redirection page is a short page that  contains a link such as  “See !SomeOtherPage”.  
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     13However, deleting specific versions or even complete pages can make sense to remove spam or other abusive submissions. 
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