Ask Your Question
0

How do I change the title of a page?

asked 2016-11-17 13:01:39 -0500

I want to retitle my article to a better name.

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

1 answer

Sort by ยป oldest newest most voted
0

answered 2016-11-17 13:11:02 -0500

Wikipedia article's are renamed by Moving the article. The Move function is available from a dropdown at the top right of a page, next to the search box.

(The Move function becomes available to accounts that have about 10 edits and are at least 3 days old, so you may not be able to move a page when you first get started on Wikipedia.)

image description

To move the page, enter the new title and an explanation for the move.

Also pay attention to the namespace dropdown; if you are simply retitling an existing page, you should make sure the namespace is the same one the article is currently in (unless you intend to move it from a sandbox to a live article, for example).

image description

edit flag offensive delete link more

Your Answer

Please start posting anonymously - your entry will be published after you log in or create a new account.

Add Answer

[hide preview]

Question Tools

1 follower

Stats

Asked: 2016-11-17 13:01:39 -0500

Seen: 13 times

Last updated: Nov 17 '16