[hackerspaces] Changing a hackerspaces name

Peter Kuhm peter at null.priv.at
Sat May 15 13:23:21 CEST 2010

On Fri, 14 May 2010 18:32:29 -0400 Ron Bean wrote:

> On the same topic:
> This one:
> http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Cold_Fizzin%27
> changed its name to this one:
> http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Milwaukee_Maker_Space
> It looks like whoever created it couldn't find a way to change the name,
> so they just created a new one. Since this has happened more than once,
> it might be a good thing to have in a FAQ somewhere.

1) because in this case there's already a new page with actual info
I replaced the old content with

#REDIRECT [[Milwaukee Maker Space]]

so http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Cold_Fizzin%27 is still a valid URL
but redirects to http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Milwaukee_Maker_Space


2) In case you haven't created the new page and want to rename the
page in question you can use the [Move] from top bar 

[Page] [Discussion]  [Edit with form] [Edit] [History] [Move] [Watch]

but to get this bar you have to create an account and/or have to log in.
Editing without logging in has restricted capabilities.

Editing logged in has also the advantage when someone wants to know
"whoever created it"  that there is an account displayed in the page
history, not only an IP. (Hopefully with some contact info on the
user page)

cf. http://hackerspaces.org/w/index.php?title=Cold_Fizzin%27&action=history


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