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Changes between Version 9 and Version 10 of WikiDeletePage


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Oct 15, 2019, 6:36:27 AM (12 months ago)
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    88Deleting specific versions or even complete pages can make sense to remove spam or other abusive submissions.
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    10 However, if you want to delete a page because you 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. This will avoid frustrating the visitor with broken links, particularly when coming to the site from a search engine. 
     10However, if you want to delete a page because you 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. This will avoid frustrating the visitor with broken links, particularly when coming to the site from a search engine.
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    12 In this situation, chances are that you actually wanted to [[WikiNewPage#renaming|rename]] the page instead of doing a copy and delete. 
     12In this situation, chances are that you actually wanted to [[WikiNewPage#renaming|rename]] the page instead of doing a copy and delete.
    1313The //Rename// operation offers you the possibility to create a redirection page.
    14 A redirection page is a short page that  contains a link such as  “See !SomeOtherPage”. 
     14A redirection page is a short page that  contains a link such as  “See !SomeOtherPage”.
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