SWViewer (direct link) is a user-friendly webapp that is used to detect and revert vandalism, spam, and other types of unconstructive edits made at various Wikimedia projects. With a simple and intuitive UI, you can monitor changes in real-time. In doing so, it provides a lot of features, such as the ability to rollback edits, tag pages with speedy deletion, and edit source on the page. To use the application, the rollback permission is required.


To open the application in your browser (tested in Chrome, Firefox, Safari), click the following button:

Open in browser

Install PWAEdit

If you use Google Chrome or a Chromium-based browser, you can install SWViewer as a WebApp on desktop as well as mobile, instructions for which are as follows:


  • If you experience any issues or have suggestions for how something could be better, let us know at the talk page.
  • You can also join our IRC channel #swviewer connect or Discord server.
  • Code repository.


SWViewer users can add any of these userboxes to their page. You will also be listed in Wikipedians who use SWViewer.

Code Result
{{Template:User SWViewer}}
 This user uses SWViewer to revert vandalism.

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