Manual:deleteTag.php

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Details[edit]

deleteTag.php is a maintenance script that removes a revision tag from edits and log entries where it was applied.

Arguments[edit]

Argument Description Required
tagname Name of the tag to delete Required

Usage[edit]

php maintenance/deleteTag.php tagname
Terminal
$ php maintenance/deleteTag.php "mobile edit"

Deleting tag 'mobile edit'...
1
The tag has been removed from 1 revisions, deleting the tag itself...
Done.
You can find all valid tags at Special:Tags
Terminal
$ php maintenance/deleteTag.php "visualeditor-switched"

Tags defined by an extension cannot be deleted unless the extension specifically allows it.
Some MediaWiki extensions may not allow tags to be deleted.

Common error[edit]

Tag '$tag' not found

This error occurs when an invalid tag name is given. See Special:Tags for valid tag names.

See also[edit]