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Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of WikiDeletePage


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Apr 10, 2010, 7:26:23 PM (10 years ago)
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Christian Boos
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copied from 0.12/WikiDeletePage@3

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     1** Note: this page documents the 0.12 version of Trac, see [[0.11/WikiDeletePage]] if you need the previous version **
    12= Deleting a Wiki Page =
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    56'''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.
     8If 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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     10In this situation, chances are that you actually wanted to [[WikiNewPage#renaming|rename]] the page instead of doing a copy + delete.
     11The ''Rename'' operation also offers you the possibility to create a redirection page.
     12A redirection page is a short page that  contains a link such as  “See !SomeOtherPage”.
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     14However, deleting specific versions or even complete pages can make sense to remove spam or other abusive submissions.
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