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How do I undo something I accidentally posted to Wikipedia?

asked 2017-08-21 10:56:05 -0600

updated 2017-10-25 13:12:47 -0600

I accidentally posted something live that I didn't mean to! How can I get this sent back to my draftspace or get it deleted?

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answered 2017-08-21 10:56:16 -0600

updated 2017-10-25 13:13:12 -0600

Here's how you can revert your additions to a page:

  • Go to that page's edit history by clicking on the View history button at the upper right.
  • You will see a list of previous edits. Select the edit prior to yours, which will bring up that previous version of the page.

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  • Save this version. Your edits have been reverted!

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Be careful, however - if your edit contained copyright violations or plagiarism, you should make sure to notify an administrator or your Content Expert so that edit can be deleted.

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