User:Gerdami/Glossary

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Anchor
a bookmark within a page
AoA
Articles of Association French:Statuts
API
Application Programming Interface.
API sandbox
page to experiment with the MediaWiki web service API.
Autoconfirmed users
User accounts that are more than four days old and have made at least 10 edits.
Autopatrolled users
Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled.

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Backup
French: Copies de sauvegarde
Board Secretary
French Secrétaire du Conseil
Board of Directors
the governing body of Miraheze Limited.
Book sources
the search page for a book's ISBN reference. Example Special:BookSources/1118050665. Hint: put a Book sources page into your Project: namespace to further customize the Book Source landing page.
Bots
short for "robot", a script that makes repetitious automated edits according to a preset algorithm. French:robot
Bug
software error. French: un bogue
Bureaucrat
a MediaWiki Administrator who has been entrusted with promoting users to Administrator status

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Cascading Style Sheet (CSS)
to personalize the look and feel of your wiki
CheckUser
see roles at Miraheze
Cloak
Term used by Freenode.net
CoC
Code of Conduct: (fr) Code de conduite
CoCC
Code of Conduct Commission: (fr) Commission du Code de conduite
Commons
A shared media repository located at Commons:Main Page with thousands of freely usable files for all Miraheze wikis.
Community noticeboard
noticeboard for community discussions
Consideration
French: contrepartie pour un travail
Content Policy
see Policies below.
Contributing
Copyright
see Creative Commons below.
Creative Commons
refers to either the Creative Commons free licenses; or to the organization that develops the licenses. See also Licenses below
Custom domain
allows the use of www.mycustomdomain.com instead of mysubdomain.miraheze.org
Customization
see Cascading Style Sheet, Custom domain above, Favicon or Logo]] below.

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Data Request Process
changes to personal data that the user cannot modify through the preferences page. See also Privacy Policy.
Director
see roles at Miraheze
Discord
an American VoIP, instant messaging and digital distribution platform designed for creating communities.
DMCA
w:Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Donate
donations are the primary way Miraheze is funded.
Dormancy Policy
see Policies below.
Dump
French:archive complète

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email address
we guess you have one ;-)
Special:Export
creates an XML file of one or many pages of a wiki.
Extensions
additional pieces of software that help you enhance the functionalities of your wiki.

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Farmer log
FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
Favicon
website's icon that appears in the browser's address bar
Feature request
see Phabricator

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Gazetteer of wikis
unofficial list of wikis hosted at Miraheze. French:Répertoire des wikis
GDPR
the EU General Data Protection Regulation
Git
a distributed version-control system for tracking changes in source code during software development.
GitHub
American multinational corporation that provides hosting for software development and version control using Git.
Global Sysops
users who assist Stewards in supporting the community and working with communities to address issues facing them locally as well as cleaning up vandalism, preventing it when possible and enforcing Miraheze's global policies. See also Sysops below.

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Special:Import
command to import pages from an existing wiki via an XML dump file created with the Export command
Interface administrators
users that have the ability to edit in the MediaWiki: namespace on this wiki and to edit the look and feel through Javascript and CSS.
Incorporation
French:Constitution de société
Interwiki
A link to a sister project; this can be an interlanguage link to a corresponding article in a different language, or a link to a project such as Wikibooks, Meta, etc. The abbreviations iw or i/w are often used in edit summaries when an interwiki link has been added or changed.
Interwiki administrators
users who can edit the Interwiki table upon request.
Interwiki data
table of available Interwikis links with forward and transclude flags.
IP Address
IP addresses are used for non logged users. Special:GlobalBlockList lists globally blocked IP addresses.
IRC
see Wikipedia, [[w:Internet Relay Chat|Internet Relay Chat].

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Javascript
scripting language that allows further customization of your wiki page

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Legal Notice
French:Mention légale
Licenses
By default, your wiki comes with the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 license. Learn how you can change your wiki license.
Logo
custom image at top left of webpage

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MediaWiki
the free and open-source wiki engine of which is based Wikipedia.
Meta Administrators
Miraheze
compound word made of the names of stars Mira & Heze.
Miraheze policies
see Policies below.
mw
Short for MediaWiki

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Namespace
special sections a wiki followed by a colon ":" such as Mediawiki:, Meta:, Help:, Special:etc. unlike actual content pages that are not prefixed by a namespace. See also MediaWiki's Help:Namespaces. French:espace de noms.
Nickname
screen name or handle of a user. French:pseudo
NDA
non-disclosure agreement French:accord de non divulgation

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OAuth applications
mainly Bots applications.
Oversight
see roles at Miraheze
Oversighters
people with the power of Oversight.

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Patrollers
users who have the ability to mark other users' edits as patrolled.
Phabricator
Website to track bug reports and feature requests for Miraheze
Policies

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Redirect
a page that send the use to another page. Instead of a text, the page contains the following code: #REDIRECT [[actual page name]].
Request features
French: Demander une fonctionnalité
Roles at Miraheze

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Secretary of the Board
French:Secrétaire du Conseil d'administration
Security Review
French,Examen de sécurité
SEO
Search Engine Optimization French:optimisation pour les moteurs de recherche, appelé également référencement naturel ou organique
Spam
unwanted email French:courriel indésirable ou pourriel
Shell Access
:see roles at Miraheze
SSL
Secure Sockets Layer
Steward
:see roles at Miraheze
Stewards
Stewards' noticeboard
noticeboard for requests that require Stewards', or, in a limited number of circumstances, Global Sysops', intervention
SUL
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Sysadmins
short for System administrators. French:Administrateurs système
System administrators
Sysops
short for System Operators

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Tab
at top of page: Page, Discussion, Read, Edit, View History, ...
Talk
tab at top of page to discuss the content of a page. French:Discussion ?
Technical Team
French équipe technique
Template
a way of automatically including the contents of one page within another page. Parameters can be passed through.
Terms
French:Conditions
Terms of Use
the Terms of Use are common to all wikis hosted at Miraheze, see link at bottom of any page. French:Conditions d'utilisation
Transclude or transclusion
include the contents of a page into another page. Mostly template pages

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Miraheze Vacancies
(fr) Postes vacants chez Miraheze

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Wiki
a collaborative website that is editable by its viewers:French, Site Web collaboratif où chaque internaute visiteur peut participer à la rédaction du contenu.
Meta:Wiki creators
French: Créateurs de wikis
Meta:Guide du créateur de wikis
Guide du créateur de wikis
WikiDiscover
a tool that allows to discover wikis by language and category
Wiki farm
a collection of wikis hosted at Miraheze

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XML dump file
file created by the Export command in a view of importing pages to another wiki. French: archive complète en format XML

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See also[edit source]

  • MediaWiki.org, Manual:Glossary
  • Wikimedia.org, Glossary, multilingual glossary on meta-wiki for all Wikimedia projects

Both were source of inspiration for this page.

Not to mention