Null edit

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The action purge tab "&action=purge" in the menu called "Refresh"

Some requirements were outlined1 as to when a null edit (or page purge) is expected to be successful when using Semantic MediaWiki especially when updating #ask queries.

See also[edit]

  • MediaWiki's manual page on null edits
  • MediaWiki 1.282 came with a disrespectful change presumably trying to fix the user which was in turn mitigated by fixing the software (preferred approach) with Semantic MediaWiki 2.5.3Released on 8 July 2017 and compatible with MW 1.23.0 - 1.29.x.3


  1. ^  Semantic MediaWiki: GitHub issue comment gh:smw:1617:222497689
  2. ^  Semantic MediaWiki: GitHub issue gh:smw:1585
  3. ^  Semantic MediaWiki: GitHub pull request gh:smw:2502