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MediaWiki Administrators' Tutorial Guide by Mizanur Rahman

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Moving a Page

So far we have learned about creating new pages, editing them, and linking with other pages. What we have not discussed so far is how to move a page, rename it, or even delete it. When we are working with large amounts of content, it is inevitable that we might need to change the names of a few pages, move them to a new location, or delete unnecessary pages. The process is known as moving a page. There can be a lot of reasons why we need to move a page:

  • For some reason (say by mistake) we may have entered the wrong title for a page. After creation of the page, we decide to change it, and so, we need to move the page rather than create a new page for the correct title.
  • The scope of an article may have been reduced or extended, or a ...

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