|Recent changes, new pages, watchlist and history: $wgWatchlistPurgeRate|
|The per-edit rate at which expired watchlist items will be purged from the database.
|Introduced in version:||1.35.0 (Gerrit change 572147; )|
|Removed in version:||still in use|
|Allowed values:||0.0–1.0 (float)|
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Chance of expired watchlist items being purged on any page edit.
Only has effect if $wgWatchlistExpiry is true.
If this is zero, expired watchlist items will not be removed and the purgeExpiredWatchlistItems.php maintenance script should be run periodically.