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Can you help me please[edit source]

You have made the wiki: for me. Can you make the admin links for me. Thank you European (talk) 16:26, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 16:28, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

Background for wiki?[edit source]

Hi another thing. How do I change the background for my wiki. Can I also change it in an other color (Example: Brown ore with a background from yu-gi-oh the game) Here you have an example: European (talk) 16:31, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

Please search "Skins" on as I'm not sure what skin you need. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 16:43, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

I want the same skin as And later I wants to edit it for the colors. I don't know if you can make it for me ore? European (talk) 16:54, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

@European: For that you need to copy paste to your wiki with the file name also being "MediaWiki:Common.css". Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 16:58, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

I have done that but it don't work. Maybe I did something wrong? 17:07, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

@European: Sorry, I forgot about , I have added this to you. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 17:23, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

Do I have something to do ore, ctrl and F5 and then you can see the result? European (talk) 17:29, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

Yes, you should. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 17:45, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

I have done that but don't work. Maybe I have to wait a minute. Õhw and do you know what happened with miraheze 5 minutes ago? The page don't work. European (talk) 17:47, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

Yes, I made a change to something and there was an error, so this got the site down, I am very sorry for any inconveniences that this caused. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 17:48, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

Am sorry but the wiki don't work with the CSS. European (talk) 17:51, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

CSS skin[edit source]

Can you maybe look one more time for me. I want the same skin as but that you already know. European (talk) 18:15, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

Yes, I will keep looking but I'm not sure I can tell how to change it. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 03:49, 19 August 2016 (UTC)
It worked now! :) Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 03:55, 19 August 2016 (UTC)

Thank you!! But what was the problem? European (talk) 08:59, 19 August 2016 (UTC)

I forgot to add some .css pages. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 16:40, 19 August 2016 (UTC)

How Long?[edit source]

Hello, How long I can host my wiki here at miraheze. And what if my wiki will be deleted? OH and can I make an Back-up because I think my wiki will be big if my friend will be work on it :) This are things that I realy wants to know before I go start with my very own new wiki. European (talk) 18:49, 19 August 2016 (UTC)

@European: I can make a backup of your wiki, but please make a Phabricator ticket for that (more info at Request features. Your wiki will only be deleted if you don't edit on it for about 7 months, if you need it more please tell me and I will add it to the exemptions list (read this). Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 11:38, 20 August 2016 (UTC)

Description submitted[edit source]

Hi. Thanks for creating my wiki: With the request I submitted a description. I'm wondering if you have copy of that and how I can get it ... put it on my talk page if you can. Thank you very much. Drhiggins (talk) 18:23, 19 August 2016 (UTC)

@Drhiggins: You can click here for all details you provided when requesting, including the description. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 08:26, 20 August 2016 (UTC)

Don't can delete a page[edit source] Why I don't can delete this page? European (talk) 17:52, 24 August 2016 (UTC)

You can't delete it because it has a large history. Would you like me to delete it for you? Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 17:54, 24 August 2016 (UTC)

Yes thanks! European (talk) 17:56, 24 August 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 17:56, 24 August 2016 (UTC) cannot connect[edit source]

The page isn’t working redirected you too many times.

ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS Gochiusa (talk) 16:51, 29 August 2016 (UTC)

@Gochiusa: is not configured yet. Please read Custom domains for how to get it configured. You can use in the meantime. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 16:53, 29 August 2016 (UTC)
@Reception123: I tried send mail, but it failed.

This is the mail system at host

I'm sorry to have to inform you that your message could not
be delivered to one or more recipients. It's attached below.

For further assistance, please send mail to postmaster.

If you do so, please include this problem report. You can
delete your own text from the attached returned message.

                   The mail system

<>: Command died with status 255:
    "/srv/phab/phabricator/scripts/mail/mail_handler.php". Command output:
    [2016-08-30 00:24:34] EXCEPTION: (CommandException) Command failed with
    error #1! COMMAND mkdir -p '/srv/phab/images/7a/66'  STDOUT (empty)  STDERR
    mkdir: cannot create directory '/srv/phab/images/7a/66': Permission denied
    at [<phutil>/src/future/exec/ExecFuture.php:361] arcanist(head=stable,
    ref.stable=c9337c2ade7c), phabricator(head=test, ref.master=eef217216116,
    ref.test=f3d8e3832c96, custom=4), phutil(head=stable,
    ref.stable=b6f4e866fdb2)   #0 <#2> ExecFuture::resolvex() called at
    [<phutil>/src/future/exec/execx.php:17]   #1 <#2> execx(string, string)
    called at
    #2 <#2> PhabricatorLocalDiskFileStorageEngine::writeFile(string, array)
    called at
    [<phabricator>/src/applications/files/storage/PhabricatorFile.php:519]   #3
    <#2> PhabricatorFile::writeToEngine(PhabricatorLocalDiskFileStorageEngine,
    string, array) called at
    [<phabricator>/src/applications/files/storage/PhabricatorFile.php:365]   #4
    phlog(CommandException) called at
    [<phabricator>/src/applications/files/storage/PhabricatorFile.php:375]   #5
    PhabricatorFile::buildFromFileData(string, array) called at
    [<phabricator>/src/applications/files/storage/PhabricatorFile.php:422]   #6
    PhabricatorFile::newFromFileData(string, array) called at
    [<phabricator>/scripts/mail/mail_handler.php:81] [2016-08-30 00:24:34]
    EXCEPTION: (PhutilAggregateException) All storage engines failed to write
    file:     - PhabricatorLocalDiskFileStorageEngine: CommandException:
    Command failed with error #1!       COMMAND       mkdir -p
    '/srv/phab/images/7a/66'              STDOUT       (empty)
    STDERR       mkdir: cannot create directory '/srv/phab/images/7a/66':
    Permission denied        at
    arcanist(head=stable, ref.stable=c9337c2ade7c), phabricator(head=test,
    ref.master=eef217216116, ref.test=f3d8e3832c96, custom=4),
    phutil(head=stable, ref.stable=b6f4e866fdb2)   #0 <#2>
    ExecFuture::resolvex() called at [<phutil>/src/future/exec/execx.php:17]
    #1 <#2> execx(string, string) called at
    #2 <#2> PhabricatorLocalDiskFileStorageEngine::writeFile(string, array)
    called at
    [<phabricator>/src/applications/files/storage/PhabricatorFile.php:519]   #3
    <#2> PhabricatorFile::writeToEngine(PhabricatorLocalDiskFileStorageEngine,
    string, array) called at
    [<phabricator>/src/applications/files/storage/PhabricatorFile.php:365]   #4
    PhabricatorFile::buildFromFileData(string, array) called at
    [<phabricator>/src/applications/files/storage/PhabricatorFile.php:422]   #5
    PhabricatorFile::newFromFileData(string, array) called at
@Gochiusa: This is a technical error, please send it to staff at instead. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 04:30, 30 August 2016 (UTC)

Can you delete my wiki?[edit source]

link is here -> [1] --Recentcontributors (talk) 03:10, 30 August 2016 (UTC)

@Recentcontributors: Please confirm that you want to delete your wiki as this action is irreversible and all your content will be lost. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 04:28, 30 August 2016 (UTC)

Special:RequestWikiQueue/1706[edit source]


First, thank you for creating the wiki.

Well, I have a favor to ask of you about Special:RequestWikiQueue/1706. Can you change the Sitename of this wiki? (ram → Rampdia)


p.s. If setting "Private" of wiki is yes, anyone don't read it? --Garam (talk) 14:24, 31 August 2016 (UTC)

@Garam: I will change the sitenotice now, and yes, if it's "private" no one but you, and members you select can read it. If you want this to change please ask me, and I will change it. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 14:25, 31 August 2016 (UTC)
Thank you! But I don't need setting "private" as "yes". :) Thanks. --Garam (talk) 14:30, 31 August 2016 (UTC)
@Garam: So you want me to set it to "public"? Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 14:33, 31 August 2016 (UTC)
Yes. :) --Garam (talk) 09:47, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

I have one more question. Why do i not use the mediawiki:Wikimedia-copyright (like Wikipedia) in my wiki? Thanks. --Garam (talk) 09:47, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

You need to choose which license you want. Please tell me which one so I can change it. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 15:08, 1 September 2016 (UTC)
@Garam: MediaWiki:Wikimedia-copyright is specific to wikimedia sites (apparently). See this link for a list of the 4 copyright notices in affect on your wiki. The license footer can be changed on request, or you can edit those interface messages. -- Cheers, NDKilla ( TalkContribs ) 15:23, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

@NDKilla I do understand it. Thanks! :) --Garam (talk) 07:09, 2 September 2016 (UTC)

Thanks![edit source]

Thanks for creating that wiki. --Sean (talk) 09:32, 3 September 2016 (UTC)

I need to create a private wiki.[edit source]

See User:Guy vandegrift for why. I am a physics professor at Wright State University Lake Campus, on the editorial board of the Wikijournal of Medicine and a Custodian on Wikiversity.--Guy vandegrift (talk) 15:22, 4 September 2016 (UTC)

Your wiki is private. You are the only one that can currently see it. To make more people be able to see it you can add them to the "member" group. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 15:23, 4 September 2016 (UTC)
Also, to request other features (usergroups), etc. please make a request at Phabricator Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 15:25, 4 September 2016 (UTC)
Thanks for your rapid reply :-). I am confused. If you look at the history page of <code></code> you will see that I logged off and not only saw the page, but made an IP edit. I did it from a different computer using the same wifi in our home. --Guy vandegrift (talk) 15:39, 4 September 2016 (UTC)
This is because it is the Main page, which is view-able by all users and IP's (except if you redirect it to another page). Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 15:42, 4 September 2016 (UTC)
Problem solved. Thanks. --Guy vandegrift (talk) 21:07, 7 September 2016 (UTC)

Request VisualEditor extension activation for[edit source]

It's all in the title : )

Is it possible ?

In what delay ?

Thanks for your answers ; )

PS : I also made the request on this page :

but I don't know where is the best place.

--Dieudo (talk) 18:00, 11 September 2016 (UTC)

This request has been done by User:ImBoPhil. And yes, Phabricator was the correct way to request, you just need to be a bit patient. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 18:52, 11 September 2016 (UTC)
Great !!! Thanks : )
Impressed by your efficiency ; ) --Dieudo (talk) 19:15, 11 September 2016 (UTC)

What group to be allowed to use Renameuser extension[edit source]

Hello Reception123,

Thanks for your help for the Logo and favicon : )

I made a mistake when creating an account for someone : I created two for her. Jennifer and Jennifer L on .

Is it possible for me to use the Renameuser extension ?

What group should I be in for that ?

And if it's not possible, could you rename Jennifer L to Jennifer ?

Thanks !

--Dieudo (talk) 03:45, 13 September 2016 (UTC)

Only Stewards can rename people, as it is globally done on all Miraheze wikis (@John: @Southparkfan: @NDKilla: ) Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 05:43, 13 September 2016 (UTC)
@Dieudo: Jenifer L can't be renamed to Jennifer because the latter account already exists. If you created both, just give them access to the first account. -- Cheers, NDKilla ( TalkContribs ) 14:39, 13 September 2016 (UTC)
Sorry, I was confusing usage with . But you're right, it's no big deal ; ) --Dieudo (talk) 18:59, 13 September 2016 (UTC)

Would like to add 7 students to this wiki[edit source]

I am an instructor with 67 students, but would like to start small this year and add only the 7 in my smallest class. I will include them in Wikiversityprivate. Is that OK? A related question you don't need to answer right now is how fast can or should Miraheze grow"?--Guy vandegrift (talk) 14:29, 14 September 2016 (UTC)

To clarify on the question that does not yet need to be answered, can over 100 students register new private wikis each year so that they can do their lab reports? If not, how can I help Miraheze grow to the point where such action becomes routine?--Guy vandegrift (talk) 15:39, 14 September 2016 (UTC)
@Guy vandegrift: Anyone can request wikis, and how many they need, we don't have limits currently. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 15:57, 14 September 2016 (UTC)
@Reception123:I have 2 questions:
  1. I have decided that I want to volunteer, specifically in the area of helping newbies set up their accounts if they are using this for educational purposes. I am not much of an expert in wiki software, but I am a custodian on Wikiversity and also very active there (see either this or this). I teach at Wright State University and all my courses use Wikiversity exclusively (see this or this). I believe Mirahenze can play a major role in how university education is structured. I can imagine a day when virtually every college student on earth has a private wiki where they do the bulk of their assigments, with the best work being published as pages in Wikipedia, Wikiversity, or perhaps in a refereed journal such as the WikiJournal of Medicine.
  2. I am having difficulties registering people on my private wiki (Wikiversityprivate). The problem is logged at
Yours truly --Guy vandegrift (talk) 15:04, 16 September 2016 (UTC) (AKA wikiversity:User:Guy vandegrift)
@Guy vandegrift: Hello. I am sorry that you're having trouble registering users. To create an account you need to go to Special:CreateAccount and to request a wiki to Special:RequestWiki. For adding members to your wiki (or other wikis) you go to Special:UserRights and add them to the member group. If you still don't understand something please feel free to ask. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 17:16, 16 September 2016 (UTC)
Austin Smith is registered on But when I try to register User:KTangeman26, ng18 , CRind , Emily_R, and Brack_Attack25 onto wikiversity.miraheze, my Special:UserRights page replies: "There is no user by the name "CRind". Check your spelling." I even tried to go into Special:CreateAccount and create the account for CRind, but was told "Username entered already in use. Please choose a different name." The students created these usernames in class, using words like "Test" and "wiki" to create the pages.--Guy vandegrift (talk) 18:46, 16 September 2016 (UTC)
This is because they first need to login to the wiki ( Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 18:53, 16 September 2016 (UTC)
Thanks. I will have them log in when I meet them on Monday.--Guy vandegrift (talk) 19:01, 16 September 2016 (UTC)

Equations not always parsing[edit source]

I want to emphasize that fixing this problem is less important than ensuring the health of this wikifarm, because such technical problems eventually get fixed, while this Miraheze farm has yet to become as established as it needs to be. Someday, I hope this farm (or one like it) becomes larger than Wikipedia! I am a strong supporter of open-source college educaton and can imagine a day when virtually all classroom assignments are done by students in wikitext, and privacy is essential for that to happen. That would involve hosting as many as 20 million wikis!!!

With that long-winded introduction, the equatons at

were not parsed as I am writing this, and they were written over 12 hours ago.

I noticed from the beginning that miraheze is slow to parse equations, and have a simple workaround for this current project. The workaround is kind of complicated, but involves a mirror site at Wikiversity. If you can fix this problem soon, great! But I will assume you have more important things to do if you don't. As I was attempting to research Miraheze, I discovered that a person with your username attempted to publish an article at wikipedia:Draft:Miraheze. I imported the Wikipedia draft into Wikiversity and checked the new history page, and that is how I discovered how Wikiversity's Reception123 ran into a couple of head-strong Wikiversarians a while back. If you are the same Reception123, you should know I am much easier to get along with, and look forward to a long and beautiful relationship with Miraheze.--Guy vandegrift (talk) 18:34, 24 September 2016 (UTC)

Hello again. I agree that this Math parsing problem is important to fix and therefore will make a Phabricator ticket about it, so someone can look into it. Thank you for supporting Miraheze! Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 08:42, 25 September 2016 (UTC)
It is unlikely that students will rely much on the Math extension anytime soon, but a few colleagues and I are attempting to collaborate scientifically; one lives hundreds of miles away. If we get the paper published, I will request an acknowldegment to Miraheze for sponsoring this collaboration. --Guy vandegrift (talk) 10:14, 25 September 2016 (UTC)

Email[edit source]

Sadly I never got the actual mail you wanted to send me, and I may check it from time to time, but I don't think I will come back, I feel unwanted in the organization.
Kind regards, ~ SleepyMode (talk) 15:24, 26 September 2016 (UTC)

Wiki language[edit source]

Hi Reception123! thanks for create the wiki I made a mistake in the request form, i selected English as the language of the wiki. You can change the language to Spanish? My intention is to enter code in Spanish (example: assign category - category:whatever = categoría:whatever) sorry if my English is bad, and thank you for your time! --Ramiroserraj

Yes check.svg Done Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 19:06, 11 October 2016 (UTC)

Please change the subdomain[edit source] >> --Almor (talk) 00:42, 18 October 2016 (UTC)

This has to be done by an Operations member. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 15:12, 20 October 2016 (UTC)
Southparkfan (??) --Almor (talk) 19:14, 20 October 2016 (UTC)
@Almor: Hello, we are very sorry for the delay. It has now been done so you can now access your wiki at . Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 17:48, 5 November 2016 (UTC)
thanks --Almor (talk) 20:00, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

Wiki created template[edit source]

You do not need "wiki=" anymore when specifying the URL. MacFan4000 (talk) 11:45, 27 November 2016 (UTC)

Hi Reception123[edit source]

We invite you for discussion about 2016 Community survey/Steward. Please leave your comments.

Cheers TriX (talk) 13:34, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

Questions about wiki[edit source]

Hi, I just began to use Miraheze's wiki that was created for me, but I couldn't the button „refresh page“ or sth that removes the cache (is useful in modules to recompile them). Or do I need an extension for this?--Zygimantus (talk) 20:09, 21 December 2016 (UTC)

I'm not sure what you mean. Did you try F5 or Ctrl + F5 for this? Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 08:54, 24 December 2016 (UTC)
Yes, it worked, but it took some tries.--Zygimantus (talk) 11:07, 24 December 2016 (UTC)

Question[edit source]

What is the effect of my confirmation? What can I instantly became steward? If not, I will not waste time and show all to them that I worked in miraheze. — Preceding unsigned comment added by MT7 (talkcontribs)

If you did not state that you were a steward and had elevated rights there would be no need for a confirmation, but as you did we need to know if these statements are correct or not. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 13:13, 27 December 2016 (UTC)
I can send myname at wmf via email.

Tidying up unused categories on user pages[edit source]

I was just wondering what Miraheze's stance is on multiple unused categories on user pages. The following two users User:Materials and User:Heaven2eleven have several unused categories that do not seem to enhance Miraheze in any way. It is not directly evident that these are categories with an intended purpose on Meta or if they are for personal/testing purposes. Can these these be removed to reduce the number of Wanted Categories? Thanks. Borderman  talk | contribs | email 21:46, 31 December 2016 (UTC)

I agree. I will proceed in removing these categories. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 21:46, 31 December 2016 (UTC)
I have also removed the userpages as one of them was only made up of these categories and one was used for advertising purposes solely. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 21:49, 31 December 2016 (UTC)
Thanks. They did look suspiciously like advertising but thought it best to ask first. The wanted categories are slowly coming down. If I see any more I'll let you know. Borderman  talk | contribs | email 21:54, 31 December 2016 (UTC)

Bureaucrat Rights[edit source]

So I ordered a new wiki for my Conworlding community at However there was apparently a error with the creation of the wiki and I wasn't given Founder rights. Please could you grant me Burueaucrat rights ASAP. CnocBride (talk) 16:50, 21 February 2017 (UTC)

@CnocBride: Sorry for the inconvenience. Yes check.svg Done Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 19:03, 21 February 2017 (UTC)

Re: Your wiki request[edit source]

Sorry, I should have checked that. I've made a new request. Thank you for telling me. Rafał (talk) 00:20, 25 March 2017 (UTC)

Ban[edit source]

I am bureaucrat and founder in, but other bureaucrat removed my admin rights and banned me. Can you remove this ban? Sir Polskacafe (talk) 09:15, 25 March 2017 (UTC)

@Sir Polskacafe: This is a matter that needs Stewards attention so it needs to be posted at Stewards' Noticeboard. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 09:38, 25 March 2017 (UTC)

Typo in Wiki Request[edit source]


I'm the bureaucrat and founder of I just noticed that I made a typo in the link. It was supposed to be either -or- rialiannexus.miraheze.or. Is there a way to edit this to fix it, or should I submit a new request for wiki, migrate any changes to the new link, and then request the old one be deleted? Thanks Kin Ele Tic (talk) 21:04, 25 March 2017 (UTC)

@Kin Ele Tic: Hi. Would it be fine to request create a new wiki with the same name? Changing the database entry is also possible, but it would take a bit longer. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 10:32, 26 March 2017 (UTC)
Reception123: I'll request a new one with the correct name. Just wanted to make sure that was OK and I wasn't breaking any rules by doing so. Thanks! Kin Ele Tic (talk) 14:04, 27 March 2017 (UTC)

VisualEditor[edit source]

In my wiki request I did not specify that I needed the VisualEditor. When you approve my request please add VisualEditor if possible. If not please tell me how to get it. --Thanks CopernicusAD (talk) 03:26, 9 April 2017 (UTC)

Just wondering...[edit source]

When do you think my Phabricator request can be looked at? It's been almost a whole day, which is pretty unusual since ya'll are pretty active. --Streetfog (talk) 22:52, 9 April 2017 (UTC)

It has now been dealt with. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 05:52, 10 April 2017 (UTC)

Accidental submission of #2945[edit source]

Oops! I just accidentally submitted #2945. The comment was an accidental auto correct paste. Something fell on my keyboard and pasted random text and submitted it! Please do ignore the request as I will make a new one. Thanks CopernicusAD (talk) 00:20, 10 April 2017 (UTC)

Closed as declined. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 05:53, 10 April 2017 (UTC)

#2946[edit source]

EasterIslandWiki has not yet been accepted. I don't see why it shouldn't be. Please accept it soon. If it can't be, email me. CopernicusAD (talk) 17:46, 10 April 2017 (UTC)

Sorry. Will accept and create it now. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 17:50, 10 April 2017 (UTC)

Phabricator[edit source]

If we can't create personal Phabricator calendar events, how else do we change our "Availability" field on our profile to indicate when we are not available? Amanda (talk) 10:56, 18 April 2017 (UTC)

I don't see why the "availability" is so important but unfortunately I don't think there is another way. The reason personal calendar events shouldn't be created is that other people on Phabricator aren't interested in personal events, and the Calendar is used for public Miraheze events. If everyone created their personal events, it would be full of events and would be messy. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 10:58, 18 April 2017 (UTC)

How can I change my wiki logo and favicon[edit source]

Hi, my wiki logo and "browser tab" favicon are Miraheze's default. How can I change my wiki's logo and favicon? DoerNoc (talk) 16:34, 21 April 2017 (UTC)

(talk page stalker) @DoerNoc: Make a request on Phabricator. Amanda (talk) 16:36, 21 April 2017 (UTC)

Can you contact me?[edit source]

Robert Sterbal 412-977-3526 call/text,

You already have my email from our previous conversations, so you can write to me there, though if it is the same repetitive messages I will not be inclined to answer. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 05:18, 28 April 2017 (UTC)
(talk page stalker) As noted on John's talk page, can you please just stop this discussion? You were banned from chat for being disruptive and you have continued the same type of behavior on-wiki. If this doesn't end I wouldn't blame an admin if they blocked you. I know that I personally would block you. -- Amanda (talk) 11:18, 28 April 2017 (UTC)
@Amanda: You are not a Meta sysop nor any other staff member so all the things you are saying here are not your call to make really. The "I would block you personally" is also not okay to say, as it is provocative. Please refrain from commenting on talkpages if you have nothing to add from a user's point of view. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 15:18, 28 April 2017 (UTC)

I was able to find your email address and I sent you an email. Thanks. Rsterbal (talk) 21:04, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

@NDKilla: test. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 16:37, 30 April 2017 (UTC)

New wiki[edit source]

Yes, it was my fault for lack of time. But now I'm focusing mainly on just these wikis: nanatsunotaizai, tokyoghoul, thehushhushsaga; And the new one that would be shingekinokyojin

Wiki Request[edit source]

Hey there,

I mistakenly requested a new wiki at a custom domain (request 3034).

Could I request that the domain be, rather, a subdomain styled as:

Thanks for your time.

All the best, -Veldias

DNS Configuration for New Wiki[edit source]

Hello! You created a new wiki for me earlier today (#3035, I can visit it at, and I've configured the domain to use and as its nameservers at my registrar, but it seems like there are no DNS records.

Also, please configure SSL via Let's Encrypt.

Thank you!

Please note that the installation could take a while, and could take as long as a week sometimes. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 17:27, 1 May 2017 (UTC)
Or on some cases a few minutes :D Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 17:39, 1 May 2017 (UTC)

Custom Domain[edit source]

Hello! Is there any other option to start your own domain for free? And is it possible to make a wiki for free with the Mediawiki software? European (talk) 17:55, 2 May 2017 (UTC)

What do you mean "for free"? If you already have a domain please see Custom domains to set it up with Miraheze. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 04:57, 3 May 2017 (UTC)

Wiki Re-Open request[edit source]

Hello, I added a request a few days ago to re-open makeiteasyautos. Please let me know if there is anything else I need to do to this request.

Thanks for your time,


I'm sorry I missed it. Just yesterday we have introduced ManageWiki, which allows you to reopen yourself by unchecking the "closed" box on Special:ManageWiki. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 04:56, 3 May 2017 (UTC)

Request for adding extension to my wiki[edit source]

MediaWiki has an extension called "YouTube" the extension page, how can I enable the "YouTube" extension for my wiki? DoerNoc (talk) 16:10, 4 May 2017 (UTC)

We are currently working on an extension for this. You would need to make a pull request here (under wmgUseYoutube). If you do not want to, do not have time, or whatever reason please tell me your wiki name and I will do it for you. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 16:18, 4 May 2017 (UTC)
Doing a pull request will register my username and my photo profile, in order to keep anonymous, I won't do that. Here is my wiki name "Wikiletras". Thanks. DoerNoc (talk) 17:09, 4 May 2017 (UTC)
Your identity would still remain anonymous (same as on-wiki) as you do not need to have a profile photo of yourself, it could just be an avatar (all the staff have avatars as well). Anyway, I have enabled YouTube on your wiki. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 05:23, 5 May 2017 (UTC)
Thanks, could you enable the extension DynamicPageList? that extension allows to show all pages listed in a category in the main or other pages. Check the link of the MediaWiki extension. DoerNoc (talk) 17:09, 6 May 2017 (UTC)
Enabled. Next time please request here, as more people can take care of your request rather than just on my talkpage. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 17:36, 6 May 2017 (UTC)
Thanks for the link. DoerNoc (talk) 13:38, 8 May 2017 (UTC)

Infoboxes[edit source]

Can you may add infoboxes to this wiki, It keeps showing this error:, Thanks in advance. European (talk) 17:21, 4 May 2017 (UTC)

@Void: can help you, as I'm not too good with infoboxes. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 05:21, 5 May 2017 (UTC)
@European: You need to import Module:Infobox, Module:Navbar, and Module:Arguments from wikipedia. Basically, anywhere you see "Script error: No such module "Something"", this means that you need to import Module:Something from an external source. I also strongly recommend importing MediaWiki:Common.css, or at least everything from /* Default style for navigation boxes */ up to, but not including /* 'show'/'hide' buttons created dynamically by the CollapsibleTables javascript */. If you need any help, be sure to let me know. Cheers -- Void Whispers 19:17, 5 May 2017 (UTC)

I still don't understand, Can you may help me to add all this stuff to the wiki? It would be a lot easier for me. Frestovenia (talk) 12:07, 6 May 2017 (UTC)

All of the modules you need should have been imported. All you need now is for a local administrator (sysop) on the wiki to import MediaWiki:Common.css. This will make it so that Infoboxes will display properly. I've made it so that Template:Documentation does not require modules to function, but that's all I can do. Cheers -- Void Whispers 16:24, 6 May 2017 (UTC)

Private wiki[edit source]

Hello there! Is a custom domain free if you want a private wiki? Frestovenia (talk) 17:08, 5 May 2017 (UTC)

If you already have purchased the domain, yes, setting up the domain is free. Please see Custom domains. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 18:49, 5 May 2017 (UTC)

{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} showing wrong number[edit source]

I want to add the number of pages "without namespaces" to my main page to tell the world how many pages does my wiki have. When I add {{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}, it shows "1", I don't have 1 page, I have 12 pages excluding namespaces and main page. DoerNoc (talk) 15:45, 6 May 2017 (UTC)

A number of conditions need to be true for a page to be considered an "article". You can see Mediawikiwiki:Manual:$wgContentNamespaces for more details. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 15:47, 6 May 2017 (UTC)

SN#Reception123[edit source]


you will need to fill out the page. See the section header for rationale. — revi 01:00, 17 May 2017 (UTC)

Copy[edit source]

Hi, Can you copy all the pages and templates of to, Thanks in advance European (talk) 17:58, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

So you would like everything moved from eurovisionwiki to uefagameplaywiki? Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 18:25, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

Yes if that is possible? European (talk) 12:01, 25 May 2017 (UTC)

Yes, I will do it ASAP. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 04:30, 26 May 2017 (UTC)

Utilities page?[edit source]

Rather than an Extensions page, which I would also find useful, I think a Utilities page would be helpful.

I would recommend WikiUp and excel2wiki as 2 helpful entries. Is that enough for a meta page?

Rsterbal (talk) 02:06, 25 May 2017 (UTC)

If there isn't a page and you find it really necessary, I guess. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 04:34, 25 May 2017 (UTC)

Private wiki request for MexAS[edit source]

Hi, I would like to request the creation of the following private wiki:

  • Subdomain:
  • Wiki name: Mexikanische Aachener Studierende (MexAS)
  • Description: MexAS is a mexican student association located in Aachen, Germany, which represents exchange- and full-time students from the local universities (RWTH, FH Aachen) and forges the connection with people interested in the mexican culture through diverse activities. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ricardohmon (talkcontribs)
I have also replied on IRC, but unfortunately we don't currently accept requests that include hyphens ("-") Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 08:39, 3 June 2017 (UTC)

Twitter account[edit source]

Hi, the twitter account on your user page is 404. Jayvdb (talk) 05:54, 8 June 2017 (UTC)

Sorry, there was a typo in the link. It has now been fixed. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 15:53, 8 June 2017 (UTC)

personal wikidata[edit source]

Is there a way to create personal wikidata on miraheze? -- 10:41, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

What exactly do you mean by "a personal wikidata"? Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 16:00, 20 June 2017 (UTC)
Wikibase on Miraheze? -- 16:14, 20 June 2017 (UTC)
We do have Wikibase, so yes it is possible. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 16:28, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

Un lock on my wiki[edit source]

Can you unlock me on my wiki or make the user chicken nugget the sysop and bureaucrat

Pregunta[edit source]

Hola, tengo una pregunta pero no sé si sepas. ¿Hay alguna forma para eliminar el resumen de borrado —que dice el contenido era [...]— (no me refiero a la razón de borrado) que queda cuando se borra una página? Para que sea vea limpio el registro de borrado. Algo así veo que está en Wikipedia en español desde hace un tiempo pero no encuentro la forma de hacerlo en mi wiki privada. Disculpa las molestias. --Wiki1776 (talk) 04:56, 3 July 2017 (UTC)

No soy seguro si esto es lo que quieres, pero esta podría ayudar. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 06:06, 3 July 2017 (UTC)
Hola, esa función me la sé pero no me gusta del todo. Te aviso que ya encontré la función que quiero y ya la probé. Gracias de todos modos. Saludos. :) --Wiki1776 (talk) 15:40, 3 July 2017 (UTC)

One question[edit source]

I was looking at the create wiki special page and its pretty easy to understand, however, want do I put into the "database" name field. CnocBride (talk) 21:50, 6 July 2017 (UTC)

@CnocBride: In the wiki requests that you attend, clicking on "Create wiki" in any request, that is filled automatically (unless the user requests a custom domain). The name of the database is the URL of the wiki + the wiki suffix (for example: metawiki =, thiswikiwiki = In the case of custom domains, this field must be filled manually following the above (for example: = examplewiki, = thiswikiwiki). Regards. —Alvaro Molina ( - ) 22:16, 6 July 2017 (UTC)

Please delete[edit source]

Hey Reception! Could you please delete these following wikis:

I have abandoned all said projects and I am currently the only bureaucrats on those wikis.

CnocBride (talk) 16:12, 9 July 2017 (UTC)

@CnocBride: First and third deleted. The second wiki does not exist and I see no log that says it was deleted. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 16:16, 9 July 2017 (UTC)
Incorrect link, here is the correct one Knowledge Hub CnocBride (talk) 20:14, 9 July 2017 (UTC)

Mediawiki:Edittool[edit source]

All you need to do is copy/paste this onto your wiki. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 07:28, 12 July 2017 (UTC)
Oh yes, sorry, I forgot CharInsert had to be enabled. It should be working now. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 07:37, 12 July 2017 (UTC)
What do you mean by video? (we currently have TimedMediaHandler if you want). Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 08:06, 12 July 2017 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 08:09, 12 July 2017 (UTC)
  • Thank you.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 08:10, 12 July 2017 (UTC)
  • Hi,you can change my this wikiURL you.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 00:17, 13 July 2017 (UTC)
  • will change (talk) 00:18, 13 July 2017 (UTC)
  • you can help me?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 05:54, 13 July 2017 (UTC)
The domain "" is not purchased yet. Please note that you need to buy the domain first, before Miraheze can set it up. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 05:56, 13 July 2017 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done. In the future please make a task here so that if I'm not available other users can take care of your requests as well. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 06:37, 13 July 2017 (UTC)

staff[edit source]

  • Hi,you can to be Wiki creators staff by me?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 07:43, 13 July 2017 (UTC)
First of all, wiki creators are not considered staff. Second, I'm a little concerned with your knowledge of English and your abilities to be able to understand the different wiki request descriptions/etc. so I am not sure if you could be wiki creator currently. I'll ping @NDKilla: and see what he thinks about it. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 07:46, 13 July 2017 (UTC)

RE: Email you sent me[edit source]

In relation to the message you left on my talk page on my personal wiki, I have received the email. Yes it was in spam and I wouldn't mind helping out with Phabricator. Some training may be needed.

CnocBride (talk) 18:12, 13 July 2017 (UTC)

@CnocBride: That sounds great, your help would be really appreciated. First of all you should probably read Contributing and Tech:Change a wiki's logo, then, as most of us did, you just learn from seeing someone else do it, and from experience. Please tell me if you have any questions or if there's something you don't understand, and I'll be happy to help. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 18:23, 13 July 2017 (UTC)
I do have some experience with Mediawiki (very little experience, like the only experience I have is being able to modify the LocalSettings, nothing to complicated) and I have been looking at the configuration on Github it seems pretty easy to understand. I understand the basics of enabling a certain extension on a wiki. I'm sure I'll get it eventually. CnocBride (talk) 21:56, 13 July 2017 (UTC)
Ok. If you want to help all you need to do is keep an eye on open Phabricator requests (or make a Herald rule that subscribes you and sends you an email) that have the "Configuration" project. You can start by trying to do your own task :) Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 06:35, 14 July 2017 (UTC)
Reception, I have made changes to the LocalSettings.php for my request on phabricator (no. T1995). I forked the LocalSettings and I have checked it to ensure its correct. It seems like it will work I just need to get approval from you's to merge it into your LocalSettings.php. I'm just having a bit of difficulty with this. Could you explain how I submit my changes? Cheers Miraheze Logo.svg CnocBride | Talk | Contribs 12:17, 14 July 2017 (UTC)
@CnocBride: It is easier (especially when you are learning) to use the editor. You will just need to go here and click the pencil icon, the rest should be automatically done since you already have a fork. After you're finished adding your changes, you scroll down and give a title to your pull request, then submit it. After that, me or any other sysadmins will check your pull request, and if there are no issues with it, will merge it so that it can be used.

P.S.: Your signature was missing a </span> tag at the end, making my message unreadable. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 12:33, 14 July 2017 (UTC)

Cheers :D (P.S.) Apologies about the signature. Experimentation Miraheze Logo.svg CnocBride | Talk | Contribs 15:15, 14 July 2017 (UTC)

As you can see, your PR was good and has been merged. Please note that changes get pulled every 10 minutes (unless they are manually pulled) so it should go into effect in 5 minutes from now. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 15:25, 14 July 2017 (UTC)

Delete request[edit source]

Although it was really short, I decided to abandon the wiki I made just a few days ago:

( Mareth ).

Is it possible to delete it right away? Thanks in advance.

--TriMinakami (talk) 21:53, 14 July 2017 (UTC)

Herald[edit source]

Could you just give me a guide on how to get Herald to automatically subscribe me to feature requests? Miraheze Logo.svg CnocBride | Talk | Contribs 15:17, 16 July 2017 (UTC)

You go here you select "Maniphest Tasks", "Personal" and then you should figure it out, you need to select the "Configuration" project. Please tell me if you need any other help with setting it up. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 16:14, 16 July 2017 (UTC)

Custom skins?[edit source]

Are custom skins allowed here? I made a number of modifications to Vector. Initially I only tinkered with the LESS files but then I started to hack the PHP as well to alter the layout, create a custom navigation, custom breadcrumbs and custom category pages. It's still kinda Vector. Kinda. Except not really. Zewas (talk) 15:16, 20 July 2017 (UTC)

Yes and no. First of all, you would have to add all these changes to a new GitHub repository and give "Vector" a different name. Second, it will have to pass security review. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 18:05, 20 July 2017 (UTC)
Great! Thank you! I'll get back to you when the alpha version of the wiki's content is ready! That may take a few months though... Zewas (talk) 19:17, 20 July 2017 (UTC)
Please note that the extension review process also can take a while (and also that if the code is not secure, it could be declined). If you want better chances of the review being done by then, you might want to request it ASAP. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 19:19, 20 July 2017 (UTC)
Don't worry! I won't try to rush you. If the review takes a week or two or three or four, that'll be fine. I'm only in the first third of my project though, so there's no release date yet. This was just some basic research. Zewas (talk) 19:28, 20 July 2017 (UTC)

New wiki request[edit source]

Hi. I requested a new wiki from this wiki network, and my first request gave me a red notice (upon submission) saying "non-alphanumeric characters" are not allowed in the wiki (name?/url?). So I changed the url to lack a hyphen, but then got a red notice that told me I already submitted a request. 2 things:

  1. It may be less confusing if you prevent that "non-alphanumeric" red notice from appearing whenever you submit a new wiki request. Maybe instead put the warning in the submission form itself.
  2. How will I know when the new wiki is set-up? Will I get a message on my Talk Page, or do I have to constantly check the url I initially submitted? (I'd prefer a message on my Talk Page though). This is another thing that could be told in (or after submitting) the wiki request form. --UltimateKuriboh (talk) 19:13, 21 July 2017 (UTC)
  • No comment on your first question, but for your second one, wiki creations are always followed by a talkpage notification. Also, if you have an email attached to your account, you will also recieve an email notification. I personally have been trying to automate the (talk page) notification process, with some success. From what you've stated, it looks like we may need to tweak the submission throttle to only apply to valid submissions. However, you should be able to make your request again (if not, please supply us with any details). Cheers -- Void Whispers 22:06, 21 July 2017 (UTC)

Miraheze-2-year[edit source]

I duno why this page is protected from auto-confirmed and new/IP editors despite no vandalism. 10:29, 22 July 2017 (UTC)

To prevent such things from happening. If you think something should be changed please say so on the discussion page. --Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 10:34, 22 July 2017 (UTC)

About Custom Domain[edit source]

Hi! I request a wiki with custom domain. and sent a email to, but it's not sent perfectly. what's the problem? Ahmsaqib (talk) 04:26, 30 July 2017 (UTC)

Would you like a CSR so you can generate your SSL by yourself or would you like LetsEncrypt (everything else is done by us)? If you already have a Phabricator account, that's why the CSR email didn't work. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 07:36, 30 July 2017 (UTC)

Help needed[edit source]

Now I can't edit any of the pages! (account) (talk) 15:42, 1 August 2017 (UTC)

My new/test account - Username[edit source]

Is my username acceptable? Яесертіоп123 (talk) 15:57, 1 August 2017 (UTC)

No, it is not. I take this account as an impersonation, and since they are better fit to do such action than me in my CVT quality I've asked a steward to lock this account on those grounds. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 16:05, 1 August 2017 (UTC)

Autoblock[edit source]

I hard-blocked my own account and got caught by an autoblock! Test user (talk) 16:03, 1 August 2017 (UTC)

You can't block accounts on Meta and there is no evidence of an autoblock. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 16:05, 1 August 2017 (UTC)
I meant on the Public Test Wiki. I'm autoblocked again! Test user (talk) 16:06, 1 August 2017 (UTC)
I've removed the testwiki autoblock, but I won't help in future situations that you could have avoided. -- Void Whispers 16:56, 1 August 2017 (UTC)

AGAIN![edit source]

I don't know why admins can't block users if they're themselves (auto)blocked. Test user (talk) 18:59, 1 August 2017 (UTC)

Blocked[edit source]

Why have I been blocked from editing a wiki which everyone should be able to test on? Test user (talk) 19:29, 1 August 2017 (UTC)

User Humut needs to be globally banned[edit source]

They are a sock of Amanda. I have also received your message on WikiIndex and taken remedial action against their terrorism there, and I recommend oversighting all their attempt to leak information or dox users. GethN7 (talk) 13:06, 9 August 2017 (UTC)

Thanks, should've caught that earlier. I'm not a steward, but I will ask one about the oversight issue. Reception123 (talk) (contribs) 13:09, 9 August 2017 (UTC)