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This noticeboard is for anything that requires administrator intervention on Meta only (anything related to global policies, global groups, or in some way involves other Miraheze wikis should be discussed at the Community portal)

On the Meta Administrators' noticeboard, you can request:

  • A Meta administrator to warn or sanction a blatantly disruptive or spam-only account (on Meta). For blatant cross-wiki disruption, vandalism only, or spam only accounts, please see Steward requests/Global.
  • User group permissions that administrators' may grant at their discretion (inclusive of patroller, translator, or interface administrator) to help with certain tasks (also on Meta only). Keep in mind these are discretionary appointments, but you should have a clear need for the rights and not merely be collecting hats.

If you would like to request:

To add your request, type in a title and click the "Add topic" button below.

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Deletion of CAT:Pagine utente

I would like to request the deletion of Category:Pagine utente. The utility of the categories listing user pages is low (these can be referenced from special pages), and it is unlikely that this category in Italian has much chance of being used. --1108-Kiju/Talk 18:19, 28 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Done Zppix (Meta | talk to me) 00:29, 29 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Oh Been re-created, Deletion please. --1108-Kiju/Talk 10:58, 11 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
 Done sorry for the delay. Zppix (Meta | talk to me) 11:50, 12 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I can't make a wiki with "wikis" as its subdomain?

I am creating a wiki called the Wiki Wiki, which is all about wikis, and I chose "wikis" for the subdomain. For some reason it isn't working? Can you help please? Thanks! QUEST146 (talk) 15:44, 9 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

It might be because the subdomain "wiki" is too vague. I don't know if this will work, but you could try the subdomain "wiki of wikis". I can't remember if you can have spaces in a subdomain. Commetian Empire (talk) 16:22, 9 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It worked! Thanks @Commetian Empire now I've submitted it. QUEST146 (talk) 17:49, 9 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
No problem! Happy editing! Commetian Empire (talk) 19:29, 9 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 2400:AC40:60E:531A:591E:CC74:465F:F67B 04:43, 12 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Reviewer openly defending a pedophile

Note this request: Special:RequestWikiQueue/38221 InactionIsSupport (talk) 10:06, 12 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi, we do not host wikis like that, it goes against our content policy. Have a wonderful day. Zppix (Meta | talk to me) 11:49, 12 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I think this user should be globally locked for show intence disrespect towards multiple WCs. Also in the Wiki request comments this user wished death (which can be considered as a death threat) and calling @Jph2 a Nazi. Commetian Empire (Talk°•◇•°CentralAuth) 21:45, 12 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

IP address that keeps vandalizing User talk pages

As SuperStreetKombat said on my Usertalk page, there has been a IP address that has been obsessing over Qualipedia. This IP has apparently been doing this for a while. Please block it. IP address: Commetian Empire (Talk°•◇•°CentralAuth) 21:51, 12 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

This user also has other IP accounts that've been doing the exact same thing that the person behind has been doing. Special:Contributions/ Special:Contributions/ Special:Contributions/ Special:Contributions/ Special:Contributions/ SuperStreetKombat (talk) 22:48, 12 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Didn't realize this was  Done a while ago. Commetian Empire (talk°•◇•°CentralAuth) 19:19, 13 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]
This person doesn't make an account on purpose since it would be easier to combat, every time one IP gets blocked he jumps to another on the same IP range, and that range doesn't belong to VPN/proxy services which Miraheze usually blocks. Legroom (talk) 19:48, 13 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Blocking request

Spam account.Already blocked on Chizunetby Buehl106·Talk·e-mail 11:22, 13 December 2023 (UTC) fixed. by Buehl106·Talk·e-mail 11:48, 13 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Reinstatement of permissions after revocation of permissions due to Inactivity

I was active as a wiki author and translation manager about 2-3 years ago, but have since been inactive and had my permissions revoked. Now that I have enough leisure time to come back here, I would like to ask for my permissions to be reinstated, but is it necessary to take the new appointment procedure by RfP in these two permissions? Waki285(talk|contrib|log|CA|Target) 01:41, 22 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Waki285: Welcome back, The wiki creator permission is must be requested on the RfP. Translation administrators are granted at the discretion of the Meta administrator. 1108-Kiju/Talk 09:26, 24 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Deletion of an RfC

Hello, I would like my draft RfC (Requests for Comment/Change to CentralAuth) to be deleted. As BrandonWM and NotAracham explained, Miraheze cannot change the appearance of CentralAuth. Since we can't follow through with what the RfC says, there is no point in having it. Commetian Empire (Talk°•◇•°CentralAuth) 16:56, 27 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

+1. Concur with deletion per your stated reason. Dmehus (talk) 23:06, 31 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Oops, I forgot to mark this as  Done Commetian Empire (Talk°•◇•°CentralAuth) 15:26, 3 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Request for reinstatement

I'd like to request reinstatement of my permissions pre-resignation, which is patroller. I'd also like to request rollbacker in order to help with vandalism and other activity. The use cases are the same: to patrol Miraheze Meta for vandalism and to clear spam from the platform. BrandonWM (talkcontributionsglobalrights) 14:51, 2 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

As a bit of further evidence for use case, see this diff, this diff, and this diff. BrandonWM (talkcontributionsglobalrights) 17:03, 2 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]
 Done. Rollbacker not done per the recent RfC which merged it into Patroller. Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:55, 23 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Jph2 for Autopatrolled

I would prefer not to patrol the edits made by Jph2. He has demonstrated a level of proficiency that suggests less oversight is required. I kindly request that he be granted the autopatrolled bit. Thank you. --  Joseph  TB  CT  CA  09:36, 3 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Done Zppix (Meta | talk to me) 10:50, 7 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Update Sidebar

Since the Stewards' noticeboard has been moved to Steward requests, The link in the side bar shall be updated too. JerryHan3 (T·C·P) 12:50, 7 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Agent Isai: Could you edit MediaWiki:Sidebar? Pinging you as you were the one who did the move. GTrang (talk) 15:53, 10 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]
 Done by Zppix in Special:Diff/362955. GTrang (talk) 05:46, 14 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Deletion of Miraheze/gd

Per request on the community noticeboard. User made an error and it has no valuable information. Commetian Empire (talk°•◇•°CentralAuth) 22:58, 17 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

This has been  Done --NotAracham (talkcontribsglobal) 22:11, 18 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Translating the Coil-Head entry from the Lethal Company wiki into Greek (Ελληνικά)

Hey there, I'm looking to make the Lethal Company wiki accessible to a wider audience by translating some wiki pages into Greek (Ελληνικά). Can we make it happen? Eaauxice (talk) 17:03, 21 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Eaauxice: Hi. Please contact local administrators, this is the noticeboard for Meta Miraheze only. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:38, 23 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Legroom - request for Translator role

My main contribution on Meta are translation of pages to Russian, and I've been doing that since 2022. Russian is my native language, and I consider my level of English good enough to work with such role. I have read usage documentation of Translate extension. Legroom (talk) 17:25, 23 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  1.  Done. I know Legroom well from Discord and it's clear to me that he's competent in both languages. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:41, 23 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

MacFan4000 - Request for translator

While I don't ever translate pages into other languages, I did make fair use of the pagetranslation right. Therefore, I'm requesting translator rights. Also to note, translationadmin contained a few other translate extension rights that I think should be added to translator. (pagelang, translate-import, translate-manage) MacFan4000 (Talk Contribs) 17:28, 23 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  1. Thanks for telling me about the other rights, I'll assign them via ManageWiki. I'm not sure whether there would be a need to use those permissions without actually translating anymore given that only very few high traffic pages will be translated in the future. Either way, I'm not sure how I'd be able to grant since the policy requires Babel 3 in another target language. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:41, 23 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

1108-Kiju - request for translator

I have been working on the translation since March 2022, would like to continue this work. I am a native speaker of Japanese, can read and write English well enough. best regards.

P.S. Steward's global permissions include translate, but of course I don't think this is within the scope of stewardship, so I am requesting it. --1108-Kiju/Talk 00:23, 24 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Done. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:11, 24 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

HanTheGene - request for translator

I've been translating pages into Dutch and would like to keep doing so. I have read the documentation for the translation extension. Dutch is my native language, and my proficiency in English is equivalent to Babel level 3/4. I intend to finish my translations of the FAQ and Help Center, maintain the current translations, and then work on the other high-traffic pages listed on Meta:Translators. HanTheGene (talk) 14:49, 24 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:11, 24 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Waki285 - request for translator

I have been translating with Meta since 2021. I just noticed that translations are now rights, so I would like to request a translator here. Waki285(talk|contrib|log|CA|Target) 00:10, 26 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Done. Please note that only these pages should be translated. If you feel like another page should be in that category, let me know. Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:04, 26 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Deletion of User:Commetian Empire/global.css

I would like my user sub-page User:Commetian Empire/global.css deleted becuase I don't know CSS (very well) and I haven't been using it at all. Thanks! Commetian Empire (talk°•◇•°CentralAuth) 22:42, 24 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:00, 28 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

铁桶 - request for translator

I am a native speaker of Chinese, and my proficiency in English is equivalent to Babel level 3. I have been translating pages into Chinese on Miraheze Meta since 2020, and I have also been translating Miraheze's projects into Chinese on As a volunteer, I have been translating technical documents, help pages, staff blogs and global policies into Chinese on Fandom for many years. I have read MediaWiki's documentation for using the Translate extension and understand how to prepare a page for translation. The Chinese translation documents on Miraheze Meta need to be cleaned up, and I hope I can clean them up after I get the right.--铁桶 (Talk) 06:30, 30 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Done. Please note that under current policy, only pages listed here may be translated and if you think another page deserves to be on that list you need to ask an administrator to add it there before translating. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:19, 2 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Caimántriste - request for translator

I would like to request the translator user right to translate pages into Spanish, and update them in that language. As with other users, I have read MediaWiki's documentation on translating pages, and I have a native understanding of Spanish as my first language (my English knowledge is around the Babel four level). Thank you. Caimántriste (talk) 19:51, 1 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Done. Please note that under current policy, only pages listed here may be translated and if you think another page deserves to be on that list you need to ask an administrator to add it there before translating. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:19, 2 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Kind request to be appointed as a translator

This is a kind request to be appointed as a translator. To the best of my knowledge and understanding, I meet all the criteria that have been set so far in order to translate pages from English to Greek (e.g., en-N, target language: el-N). Feel free to check the user contributions that I had on Meta so far. Happy to provide more information, if need be. Kourouklides (talk) 06:42, 2 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Done. Please note that under current policy, only pages listed here may be translated and if you think another page deserves to be on that list you need to ask an administrator to add it there before translating. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:19, 2 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Change github's interwiki entry

Currently it points to, which just redirects to Might be better to just point directly at to save a redirect. OrangeStar (talk) 18:51, 2 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Request translator permissions

Hi! I'd like to be assigned translator permissions.

I am native in Hebrew and fully fluent in English (and speak a few other languages as well, but none to the level where I can translate just yet).

I'll mostly be translating banners (as I'm more likely to see those in Wikis I contribute to) but open to translate essentially anything that's marked for translation. //Talya - Let's talk// 16:59, 3 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Before being able to approve this, I would invite you to confirm that you have read Meta:Translators, and more specifically this section since you saw you would like to translate anything marked as translation but in fact that isn't allowed by the current policy. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:17, 6 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I have and I have. As mentioned I am most likely to translate the donate and fundraiser banners, as those pop up cross-wiki, but you can be sure I will also tackle other pages. //Talya - Let's talk// 10:17, 6 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Pisces - requesting Translator permission

I think it's best to have someone to proofreading these stuffs. I of course will translate those pages to Vietnamese, as an native and I do consider my level of English is good enough to work with such. Documentations has also been reads, and I acknowledged that I have responsibility for each works I have done. as Pisces (talk) 12:00, 5 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Done. Please note that under current policy, only pages listed here may be translated and if you think another page deserves to be on that list you need to ask an administrator to add it there before translating. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:18, 6 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Request for Translator Right

Hi Admins,

I am Khattab Hasan. I frequently translate banners and other pages into Bengali on Miraheze Meta. While working on the latest banner, I noticed it requires Translator User Right. I'm confident in my ability to handle this translation effectively, given my experience and understanding of the platform.

If possible, I would like to request Translator User Right to contribute to this and future translation projects.

Thank you for your time and consideration. খাত্তাব হাসান (talk) 19:35, 7 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi there - before anything can be finalized, can you confirm you've read and will adhere to Meta:Translators? Could you also clarify which languages you are fluent in, and which pages you plan to regularly translate? Thank you. BrandonWM (talkcontributionsglobalrights) 00:49, 8 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I would also note that banners aren't part of the approved list at the time being. Reception123 (talk) (C) 08:13, 8 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]