Help:Patrolling recent changes

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Revision as of 01:23, 11 September 2011

About Patrolling Patrolling new pages Patrolling recent changes Patrolling Discussion pages

Patrolling Recent Changes

Currently, the patrolling of recent changes is done only on Discussion/Talk pages. If you would like to help us be able to patrol all changes to the wiki, volunteer to help on the Discussion page.

Patrolling Discussion/Talk Pages

  1. Go to the Recent Changes report

    1. Log in with your username and password. (This requires Moderator rights.)
    2. Click here to get a list of recent changes to patrol.
    3. Select to view 500 results (keep Namespace selected "all")
    4. Click on Hide patrolled edits to only show those pages that need patrolling.
  2. Find Talk pages to patrol

    1. Click Ctrl+F.
    2. Type "Talk:" and then click Next - that will take you to each of the talk pages.
    3. Click (diff) at the beginning of the line
  3. Patrol the changes

    1. If the policies and guidelines are being followed, click [Mark as patrolled]. It is located at the top under the right side revision information, above the changes.

    2. We are also looking for:

      • Questions that patrons ask
      • Problems, concerns, or other issues that may need to be resolved
      • Trends that may indicate larger concerns or issues to resolve
         
    3. If the comment is regarding one of the above, see the Help:Patrolling Discussion pages page for more information.