Have you ever edited in the Sitecore web db by mistake?

For version 8, see v8.1 post

I think you’ll agree its rather easy to do!

From the content editor you can select which database you are using to view content:
database selector

If you select ‘core’ the tree contains quite a different set of items however the difference between master and web can be very subtle. I know I’ve run into the problem where I’ve edited web by mistake!

In order to build a bit more feedback to the user the sample script below shows how to give a bit more feedback to users:

web db

You need to edit ‘\sitecore\shell\Applications\Content Manager\default.aspx’ and add the following javascript (added after <a id=”SystemMenu” .. />):

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