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{{Policy}}
Anything that is added, removed, or changed in the Wiki that is an attempt to compromise the integrity of FamilySearch Research Wiki is vandalism.
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| Blanking
| Removing all or significant parts of a page's content without any reason, or replacing entire pages with nonsense. Sometimes referenced information or important [[FamilySearch Wiki:Verifiable|verifiable ]] references are deleted with no valid reason(s) given in the summary. However, significant content removals are usually ''not'' considered to be vandalism where the reason for the removal of the content is readily apparent by examination of the content itself, or where a non-frivolous explanation for the removal of apparently legitimate content is provided, linked to, or referenced in an [[FamilySearch Wiki:Editing|edit summary]].
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|Page creation
|Creating new pages with the sole intent of malicious behavior. Includes blatant advertising pages, personal [[FamilySearch Wiki:Attack pages|attack pages ]] (articles written to disparage the subject), blatant [[FamilySearch Wiki:NPOV|POV (point of view) pushes]], hoaxes and other intentionally inaccurate pages. New users may sometimes create test pages containing nonsense or even autobiographies, and doing so is not vandalism, though such pages are normally speedily [[FamilySearch Wiki:Deletion Process|deleted]].
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|Page lengthening
| Adding very large (measured by the number of bytes) amounts of bad-faith content to a page so as to make the page's load time abnormally long or even make the page impossible to load on some computers without the browser or machine crashing. Adding [[FamilySearch Wiki:Article or page size|large amounts of good-faith content ]] is not vandalism, though prior to doing so, one should consider if splitting a long page may be appropriate (see [[How to Split Articles]]).
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| Userspace vandalism
| Adding insults, profanity, etc. to [[FamilySearch Wiki:User page|user pages ]] or user talk pages.
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