Managing Versions of Wiki Articles

The wiki includes a change history for each article. You can view each past version of the article, roll back to a selected earlier version of the article, or merge the current version of the article with a selected earlier version.

View a List of Previous Versions of a Wiki Article

  1. In your course, select Wiki.
  2. Navigate to the wiki article for which you want to see the change history.
  3. Select Changes. Previously saved versions of the current article are listed, with the most recent at the top.

View a Previous Versions of a Wiki Article

  1. On the Changes page for your wiki, select the revision of the article that you want to view.
  2. Select Preview this revision to see the article as it appeared after the revision was made.

See Line by Line Changes in a Previous Version

  1. On the Changes page for your wiki, select the revision of the article that you want to view.
  2. Select the linked date, time, and author information to see the line-by-line changes made in that revision. Text that is highlighted in red has been replaced by the text that is highlighted in green below it.

Replace a Current Version with a Previous Version 

  1. On the Changes page for your wiki, select the revision of the article that you want to roll back to.
  2. Select Switch to selected version to replace the current version with the selected one.

Replace a Current Version with a Previous Version 

  1. On the Changes page for your wiki, select the revision of the article that you want to merge with the current version.
  2. Select Merge selected with current to combine the current and the selected versions.

Combine a Current Versions with a Previous Version

  1. On the Changes page for your wiki, select the revision of the article that you want to merge with the current version.
  2. Select Merge selected with current to combine the current and the selected versions.

The wiki for each course is a “child” wiki of the edX-wide wiki. From within any course wiki, selecting the top level Wiki link in the breadcrumb trail in the upper-left corner of the page takes you to the edX-wide wiki. To get back to your course wiki, select the Wiki tab at the top of the page.

 

 

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