View or restore previous versions of a wiki

A wiki tracks versions of its pages by default, so that you can view a version history and restore a previous version if you make a mistake.

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View a previous version of a wiki page

View a history of all previous versions

Restore a previous version of a wiki page

View a previous version of a wiki page

You can view previous version of a wiki page with details about its last modification, including date, time, and the person who last modified it. Changes are highlighted, with the exception of changes to HTML formatting and images.

  1. On the current version of the wiki page, click History.

  2. Under Versions, click the number of the version you want to view.

    The most recent version is listed first.

    Tip: To return to the page you were viewing, click its name in the breadcrumb links at the top of the wiki.

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View a history of all previous versions

A version history gives you a quick overview of how the text of pages has evolved. This is helpful if you need to pinpoint the version you want to view or restore.

  1. On the current version of the wiki page, click History.

  2. Click Version History.

    To open one of the versions, click the date and time next to the version you want to view.

Tip: To return to the page you were viewing, click its name in the breadcrumb links at the top of the wiki.

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Restore a previous version of a wiki page

  1. On the current version of the wiki page, click History.

  2. Under Versions, click the number of the version you want to view.

    Tip: If you can't tell which version you want, click Version History to scan an overview of all versions, and then click the date next to the version you want.

  3. Click Restore this version.

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