Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of WikiDeletePage


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06/26/20 20:13:16 (5 months ago)
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    77Deleting specific versions or even complete pages can make sense to remove spam or other abusive submissions.
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    9 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. 
     9However, 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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    11 In this situation, chances are that you actually wanted to [[WikiNewPage#renaming|rename]] the page instead of doing a copy and delete. 
     11In this situation, chances are that you actually wanted to [[WikiNewPage#renaming|rename]] the page instead of doing a copy and delete.
    1212The //Rename// operation offers you the possibility to create a redirection page.
    13 A redirection page is a short page that  contains a link such as  “See !SomeOtherPage”. 
     13A redirection page is a short page that  contains a link such as  “See !SomeOtherPage”.
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