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Administrators' noticeboard
This page is for matters that need administrators' attention on Meta Wiki only (anything global should be discussed at the Community noticeboard!) Please visit Community noticeboard for matters regarding other wikis, Phabricator for technical requests and Stewards' noticeboard for something that requires a steward.

Here you can:

  • Ask an admin to block a user who is disruptive, vandalizing, or spamming
  • Request user rights that can be assigned by administrators (autopatrolled, confirmed, rollbacker, translationadmin)
  • Bring up other things that need administrators' attention. (on meta)

Notes:

  • To request permissions that can't be assigned by an administrator, please see Meta:Requests for permissions
  • To bring up matters that don't apply to this wiki or to request something for another wiki (or can't be handled by administrators), please use Stewards' noticeboard.
  • To ask a question or start a discussion with the Miraheze community please use Community noticeboard
To add your request, type in a title and click the "Add Topic" button below.


Archives:

User:Pinky Malinky and User:Mar9122 have blocked me on a wiki I OWN.[edit source]

Please block User:Mar9122 and User:Pinky Malinky have taken over my wiki by blocking me. Can you give them a punishment please? They took over Horrid Reception Wikis Wiki.

horridreceptionwikis.miraheze.org is the wiki they took over.

I've removed the block and will continue to monitor the situation. -- Void Whispers 21:15, 26 March 2019 (UTC)

full backup[edit source]

could I please request a full backup copy of all files of my wiki https://ayrshire.miraheze.org

How can I become a Translator?[edit source]

I would like to help with translation. When I tried to translate the page "Help Center", it says to me to go on https://meta.miraheze.org/wiki/Meta:Translator for asking to become a translator, but this page was deleted. --Daniele Pugliesi (talk) 09:42, 4 April 2019 (UTC)

I've added the rights to your account, and will take a look at fixing those pages soon. -- Void Whispers 21:18, 4 April 2019 (UTC)

Interwiki oddity[edit source]

The interwiki prefix Meta:, when used on Meta, does not redirect to Meta. It might seem absurd to allow editors to use an interwiki that does nothing but redirect to the same wiki, but I was trying to devise standard code for my signature on all wikis to point to Meta, and the one on Meta didn't work. The fix was obvious but you might consider whether this interwiki would be useful. Spıke (talk)23:29 4-Apr-2019

I think this conflict is caused by the Meta: namespace. We do also have m: that works on all wikis (including meta). Example: m:User:Void. I tend to use it for global renames, as I can link to the original request on all wikis without needing to paste in the entire URL. -- Void Whispers 23:50, 4 April 2019 (UTC)
Of course it would! Thanks for the lesson; I'll use m: instead. Spıke (talk)23:58 4-Apr-2019

But evidently, the part of my signature that is a template cannot transclude via an interwiki, so I cannot have other wikis look to Meta for the master signature but must maintain copies. Is this so? Spıke (talk)02:58 5-Apr-2019

Delete account[edit source]

Please delete my account according to the GDPR.--Micru (talk) 07:25, 12 April 2019 (UTC)

Can you give me the permission to edit meta wiki? I want translate pages into Chinese[edit source]

Can you give me the permission to edit meta wiki? I want translate pages into Chinese — Preceding unsigned comment added by Fukahire (talkcontribs)

@Fukahire: What specific pages do you want to translate? Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:21, 16 April 2019 (UTC)

https://meta.miraheze.org/wiki/ManageWiki This page

I've added translate to your user rights. You should now be able to translate! -- Void Whispers 22:30, 16 April 2019 (UTC)

Thank you!

User:Amanda[edit source]

Hi admins, I would make to make this edit on User:Amanda.

From:

{{Locked}}
{{sockpuppet|user=Lawrence Prairies}}
[[Category:Sockpuppets of Lawrence-Prairies]]

to

{{Locked}}
{{sockpuppet|user=Lawrence-Prairies}}

Specifically, the edits that need to be made are to remove the category on the bottom of this page, and also change {{sockpuppet|user:Lawrence Prairies}} to {{Sockpuppet|user=Lawrence-Prairies}} in order to fix the category error. Also, I made a change on Template:Sockpuppet, that's why I want to make that edit request. Thank you. LegoMaster (talk - contribs - logs - uploads - global contribs) 12:28, 19 April 2019 (UTC)