Wikipedia:Tip of the day/April 23

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How to move/rename a page

Sometimes a page will have an incorrect title, or you may wish to change the title. Either it does not follow Wikipedia's naming conventions, it has been misspelled, etc. You can usually move a page to a new title by clicking on the move tab at the top of the page. This preserves the edit history by transferring the edit history along with the page move. This is much preferred to "cutting and pasting" the text to its new location, because cutting and pasting leaves the page history behind. The talk page, will be moved as well, if you check the box requesting that. When a page is moved, a redirect is automatically created at the old location. Please fix any double redirects that result. Use the "what links here" link in the left hand column of any page to find the double redirects so you can edit them and point them to the new page name.

Moving a page in this way is not possible in some cases, such as when a page other than a fresh redirect exists at the destination, but you can ask for help at Wikipedia:Requested moves.

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