How do I track wiki and wiki page changes? 

Follow wikis and wiki pages to get updates in your home page and by email. Subscribe to Atom feeds of pages, comments, versions, attachments, members, and most lists to get updates in your browser or feed reader.


About this task

You are always notified when your wiki access changes. When you follow a wiki you are notified when a page in the wiki is created, updated, or deleted, or when a tag, recommendation, or comment is added to a page. When you follow a wiki page you are notified when the page is updated or deleted, or when a tag, recommendation, or comment is added. When you follow a wiki or wiki page, notifications are sent to your home page. You can also choose to receive updates by email in your email settings. See Setting email notification preferences.

In addition to being able to follow content, pages, comments, versions, attachments, members, and most lists in Wikis (such as the list of wikis you own, or public wikis) provide feed links. With a standalone feed reader or newer web browsers you can subscribe to those feed links. Your feed reader shows changes when they occur.

Feeds reflect lists as they display when you click the feed link, filters and sort options included. For example, if you filter a list with a "birds" tag and sort by name in ascending order, clicking the feed link creates a feed of wikis tagged with "birds" and sorted by name in ascending order. See Subscribing to a feed.

Perform any of the following tasks to track changes:

Task Description
To follow a page Open the page and click Follow -> Follow this Page. Click Stop Following this Page to stop receiving notifications.
To follow a wiki Open the wiki and click Follow this Wiki. Click Stop Following this Wiki to stop receiving notifications.
To subscribe to a wiki page feed Open the page and at the bottom click Subscribe to this page.

Your feed reader is sent updates on edits or new comments, versions, or attachments.

To subscribe to a wiki list feed Open the list and at the bottom click Subscribe to [list]. For example, click the Public Wikis tab and then click Subscribe to public wikis.

Your feed reader is sent updates on list additions and removals.

To subscribe to a wiki page data feed Open a wiki page and at the bottom click the Comments and then click Subscribe to these comments, click the Versions tab and then click Subscribe to these page versions, or click the Attachments tab and then click Subscribe to these attachments.

Your feed reader is sent updates on changes or new content.

To subscribe to a wiki members feed Open a wiki and click Members. At the bottom of the page click Subscribe to these members.

Your feed reader is sent updates on changes to the access of any member.


Parent topic

Wikis overviews, how-tos, and FAQs


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