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Dormancy Policy on my wiki

Hola, Quiero pedirte que mi wiki tenga una excepción para evitar su borrado. Será un almacén donde guardaré, recopilaré, desarrollaré y organizaré información relacionada a los proyectos donde estoy participando. --Wiki1776 (talk) 23:46, 26 January 2018 (UTC)[reply]

@Wiki1776: So should it be exempted because it is meant to be read, and you will not regularly add information to it? Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:06, 3 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Había olvidado esto. Al principio sí pero al final decidí que no sería leído por cualquiera. Retiro la solicitud. --Wiki1776 (talk) 18:09, 3 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Reception. Hablando de esto, estoy queriendo reorganizar mi wiki UnionNorteamericana (con el mismo tema) para que el nombre de la página fuera más corta. Pero a la vez quiero hacerlo en "limpio" para también reorganizar el contenido. Por tanto crearía otra wiki, haría un Phab con las extensiones y configuraciones que quiero y borraría esta que uso actualmente. Pero tengo una pregunta. ¿Que pasaría con Política de Excepción que tiene mi wiki? se podría "trasladar" al nuevo url? o ¿Preferirías eliminarlo? Espero tu respuesta. Gracias de antemano. --Wiki1776 (talk) 21:16, 5 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
@Wiki1776: Si, si su wiki "nueva" tiene el mismo proposito, la excepcion puede ser "trasladar". --Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:20, 6 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]


Dear Reception123,

I have requested a feature on Phabricator. Please view it. --Vlad26t (talk) 15:34, 14 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]

I will look into it soon, if no one does. Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:35, 14 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
What means "Assigned To" ? --Vlad26t (talk) 08:34, 15 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
I would like to give my two cents here. It is in my view that asking configurator's to look at your request is quite disruptive and can be an annoyance. We have countless feature requests to process and we process all of them as soon as we can. Asking them to be looked at will not get them looked at any sooner, well by me anyway. Miraheze Logo.svg CnocBride | Talk | Contribs 17:56, 15 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Maybe, I know there are a lot of tasks, but we should still aim at completing them as soon as we can, as to allow users to continue their projects with the required extensions, logo's, settings that they need. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:05, 15 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
When will you do the task? --Vlad26t (talk) 09:29, 16 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
You still haven't done this task. --Vlad26t (talk) 09:49, 18 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
@Vlad26t: Please note that hurrying this will not make it go faster. Unfortunately, your task requires more work than others, since we don't have it set up yet. I am not the only volunteer, and I did not yet find time to take care of your task. It will be done soon. Reception123 (talk) (C) 11:22, 18 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Yes check.svg Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:36, 18 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Oops, there is an error: Fatal exception of type MWException. --Vlad26t (talk) 13:43, 19 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
If I want to log in, there will be error: Fatal exception of type MWException. --Vlad26t (talk) 15:59, 20 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
You still haven't fixed "internal error". [1]: Fatal exception of type MWException. --Vlad26t (talk) 09:28, 26 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]
@Vlad26t: I will look, but it's better to open a Phabricator task for tracking purposes. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:07, 28 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]

open wiki

If you need a new wiki please go to Special:RequestWiki. --Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:37, 28 February 2018 (UTC)[reply]


I will reply. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:28, 13 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]

A barnstar

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For all your helpful sysadmin work. MacFan4000 (Talk Contribs) 16:17, 19 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
@MacFan4000: Thank you for the barnstar :) Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:22, 19 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]

User:Reception123/Sysadmin inactivity policy draft

I've read your draft. The one-month period for deciding Admin inactivity seems unobjectionable; likewise the discussion-and-voting to decide whether the Admin is inactive and whether promises to resume activity are credible. But it's not clear what the month is:

  • A lookback period during which the Admin must have been absent to be declared inactive?
  • A clock that begins to run following a claim of inactivity?

Related: Was there a complaint? Does one charge an Admin with inactivity? or declare that the Admin has been inactive for the past month?

Separately, you list four criteria (it is the plural of criterion, so you have grammar errors) to judge inactivity. A criterion is like an algorithm. There could be "criteria" for deciding inactivity, but your list of "criteria" is instead a list of forums, such as IRC. (The plural of this is "fora" but nobody knows it.) A given Admin might be active on some of the forums but neglect others. Do you intend to require that every Admin be active at all possible points of contact? (Has Discord become a fifth?)

I am not an Admin and have no disagreements with any Admin; I just wanted to give you more ideas to think about. Spıke (talk)00:34 26-Apr-2018

@Spike the Dog: Thank you for taking the time to read and comment on the draft. The "month" is a period when an Ops member thinks it would be appropriate to review activity, I don't think it's necessary to impose specific dates, it can be something that's done every 3 months or so. It's not really about "complaints", as I explained above, inactivity can be a security risk, and either way what is the point of having server access if you do not use it? And yes, based on this a user can be deemed "inactive".
As for the "criteria", what you mention about someone being active on some but not on others is why there are multiple ones. Server access and GitHub commits are important, as that is what you gain with access mainly. Phabricator and IRC are also important, though, because (at least I think so) it is very difficult to work on things without communicating with people and staff, and even if you don't necessarily do stuff, advising other people on IRC and Phabricator can still be very helpful. As for Discord, no decision has been made yet whether it is official or not, but either way, it will probably still be the same criterion "Discord and/or IRC". Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:51, 26 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Very good; perhaps clarify that, for instance, absence from IRC is not proof of anything if the Admin is continuing to participate. The criterion should be absence from everything. I don't think "it's necessary to impose specific dates" either, just be clearer about how absence becomes an issue in the first place. Cheers! Spıke (talk)13:59 27-Apr-2018

Custom Domain

I wanted a custom domain for my wiki. Since, I can't change the nameservers. I followed the section "If you can't change the DNS name servers:" in this link. Now my custom domain which is is pointing correctly to "". But MacFan4000 suggests (on Phabricator request T3040) to do something more, are you able to help in this regard? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Gkatom (talkcontribs)

Funny I saw your message after I actually commented. Anyway, resolved on the task, MacFan4000 will take care of it later. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:22, 30 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]


  • excuse me timezone can also in management wiki change?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 23:15, 27 May 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Re to your e-mail

Hi, thanks for your e-mail, and I'd like to make a response to it here.

  1. "Miraheze Commons" is a shared image repository that can be used for all Miraheze wikis. I have posted a proposal on the Community Noticeboard, so please see it for more details.
  2. I now understand why you're afraid of giving interwiki edit rights to all bureaucrats. Thus, I agree with the idea of creating a "trusted-interwiki" group, and will make an RfC as soon as I can (so is that the proper place for discussions? I thought the community noticeboard was the place for such).
  3. As for custom namespaces, I'll wait for your updates. Thanks.
  4. As for requesting vandalismwiki for an exemption, the problem is that I don't have any local rights there (which I must, according to the Dormancy_Policy#Exemptions_from_the_Dormancy_Policy). I'm just an ordinary contributor with no privileged rights, and I think the request won't be treated as legitimate.

Here's an additional comment for the servey. I recently found that the server sometimes goes down, displaying Error 503, and would like to request for improvement on this issue. Thanks.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 11:33, 15 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]

P.S. And now I found you already have posted the issue of interwiki links on Community Noticeboard. Thanks for that :)--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 11:36, 15 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Third anniversary

Congratulations to all for the achievement. But there is a typo in the banner, an "a" is missing from anniversary. --Bertie (talk) 21:43, 22 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Should be fixed now. -- Void Whispers 21:51, 22 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]

reserved wiki

  • Hi,my wiki if exceed 1 year the above not write, can reserved wiki?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 10:36, 26 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]
  • Is if my wiki already write 800 article, but not people write my wiki, can resered my wiki?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 10:36, 26 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]
  • thanks.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 10:36, 26 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]
You mean a Dormancy Policy exemption? Reception123 (talk) (C) 11:44, 26 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]

On Special:RequestWikiQueue/5471

Hi. I saw the request linked above, and found you saying it was done on the comment, but I can't find any logs showing that, with the status still being declined. Could you tell me what's going on? Thanks.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 11:11, 27 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]

@開拓者: The first comment was accidental, therefore the second comment stands. Sorry for the confusion. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:19, 27 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]

A barnstar for you!

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For protecting my userpage AND making good edits Psl631 (Let's Chat!) 12:36, 27 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you :) Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:44, 27 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]

The survey

Hello! Regrettably, I was off-line for the entire duration of Miraheze's recent poll. I am grateful for Miraheze letting me open wikis and contribute content. The proprietors vary from cordial to very friendly and it's easy to tailor the websites as desired: The instructions are clear and, when they aren't, you guys have enthusiastically accepted my edits. The only thing coming close to a complaint is that it is hard to get the right people to make a decision for or against something. I saw this with my request for a change of username, a change to the interwiki links, and in the handling of a chronically disruptive user. I agree that the service has intermittent unavailability. This is not really a problem except that sometimes a page under edit times out and changes are lost; this doesn't happen on other wikis and Miraheze might re-code things so that browsers can save the contents of an edit window across an outage.

Am not excited about advertising my two Miraheze sites. The technical reference wiki is occasionally read by users of the product, and when they point out errors, I go in and correct it; the humor wiki seems certain to be read by no one. Consequently, I have been spending less time on it (no time on the humor wiki) and more time on a blog from a newspaper columnist with a small following.

Would I recommend Miraheze? I have done so, to a current Admin at Uncyclopedia as a way to save the English-language Mother Ship of that franchise from Wikia's rampant demands that it stop resembling Wikipedia, which is its goal, and start resembling other sites in the corporation's Teen Shopping Club. However, it was painful when the project split in two in 2013 and my friend is reluctant to consider splitting it into three!

Feel free to move these comments to any better location or ask for additional feedback. Spıke (talk)13:30 27-Jul-2018

@Spike the Dog: Hello, first of all, thank you very much for the response either way. I will address your concerns now. For the username change, the issue is the fact that, even though the account is inactive it is not very easy to "give away" someones user account. I think that now, since more time has passed, you could request it again on Stewards' noticeboard. As for interwiki links, it is being handled in the RfC. We are working on downtime, and there should definitely be less edit time outs. We are also working on statistics so you can see if there are users on your wiki, and for the record I have went on the humour wiki a couple of times :). Thank you for recommending Miraheze, and note that I'm always here to answer any more questions you may have. Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:39, 27 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]

My request

Hey there! A little while ago I put a request on the Community notice board about changing the URL to my wiki. You replied to it but never enacted the changes I requested. Here's the link to my request in case you forgot. Assuming everything is in the clear now, I was hoping you could do the changes whenever you can. Thanks and have a great day!--Jordan D (talk) 19:35, 9 August 2018 (UTC)[reply]

He asked you to do something, which you haven’t done yet. MacFan4000 (Talk Contribs) 19:45, 9 August 2018 (UTC)[reply]
@Jordan D: Yes, it is easier for us to track if you put in the request on Phabricator, so please do so. Reception123 (talk) (C) 08:52, 10 August 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Site name change

Hi, I asked for my wiki site name to be changed to Wikipedia. Thanks! My site is at: Louise3 (talk) 10:55, 1 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]

@Louise3: Please remember to create a new topic, and also, there's no need to tell me twice :) Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:57, 1 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]

@User talk:Reception123 So can you change it to Wikipedia? Louise3 (talk) 11:01, 1 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]

@Louise3: Technically, yes. However, as I pointed out on the other page, I am awaiting the opinion of other staff members. Please be patient. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:03, 1 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
I think this is deliberately deceptive, like naming a wiki the "US Department of Defense Website". There is basically one Wikipedia and everyone knows what/where it is. The forks of foreign-language Uncyclopedias are more of a gray area; there are now forks everywhere, as Wikia/Fandom tries to force the originals to adopt the format of their Teen Shopping Club. Spıke (talk)13:20 1-Sep-2018
(talk page stalker) Naming a site “Wikipedia” is confusing at the least, if not deliberately misleading and possibly copyright infringement. -1. Amanda Catherine (talk) 13:27, 1 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Yes, those are good points. It would be like calling a wiki "Meta Wiki", it would just be to confuse users. Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:28, 1 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
I think it's not allowed, because the name Wikipedia is copyrighted by WMF, according to this note.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 16:20, 1 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Due to the considerations presented above by the community, and also possibly copyright/trademark infringements, this request is currently X mark.svg declined. Please reconsider your name. Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:07, 1 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]


@Msnhinet8: I'm not sure, I don't think it's an extension. Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:33, 9 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Great. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:45, 9 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Connecting imported user accounts

See Where do we ask for this? Psephomancy (talk) 01:28, 19 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]

@Psephomancy: Sorry for not replying earlier, I was unfortunately busy. I will reply on the page. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:52, 25 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Ok, it's at Psephomancy (talk) 20:46, 25 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Problem with login

Hi Reception123, I'm Wiki Database, Unfortunatly i cannot log in anymore. I wrote down my login with password but it doesn't work. I don't understand... Is it possible to give me the same right to this account like for Wiki Database so i can be admin on the wiki database ( Thanks you so much in advance..--Databaseadmin (talk) 19:04, 29 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]

@Databaseadmin: Hello, are you getting an error for login? If yes, which one? Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:18, 30 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Hallo @Reception123: it tells me that the login is wrong but I cannot figure out what's wrong... Especially that i wrote down the password so i don't get how it could be wrong... Anyway the wiki is pretty empty. I mean it just bother me to ask again to create a new wiki... Kind of make no sens after all...--Databaseadmin (talk) 16:30, 30 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
@Databaseadmin: Hello, the issue is that if you did not specify an email address on your previous account, there is no way for us to confirm that you are the same person. Therefore, you must understand that without any proof, any other user could claim this. So, for security reasons, I cannot grant access to the wiki. Since you say that the wiki is new, it is probably best to request a new wiki with your new account. Sorry for the inconvenience. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:45, 30 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
ok no problem. I just tought since the wiki is empty it doesn't matter but that's fine. Thank you so much for your help and I'm going to create aa new wiki ^^. Databaseadmin (talk) 05:58, 1 October 2018 (UTC)[reply]
@Databaseadmin: Sorry I couldn't help :( Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:11, 1 October 2018 (UTC)[reply]
No worries. It's still an answer after all :))) --Databaseadmin (talk) 18:42, 1 October 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Hi @Reception123: I created a brand new account and requested a new wiki : Intrabase. It's still "in review". Regards.--Infoman (talk) 19:37, 2 October 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Custom domain

Hello I am the owner of Gyaanipedia wiki now I purchased a domain from goDaddy and want to shift my site to the custom domain please help me and also please allow https on my custom domain. Thanking you Shaunak Chakraborty (talk)

@Shaunak Chakraborty: Great, please follow instructions on Custom domains and afterwards make a request on Phabricator. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:38, 6 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: I had done all the steps for custom domain but after 3 days also it is not working, please help me. Thank you so much.

Shaunak Chakraborty (talk)

@Shaunak Chakraborty: Sorry, I will take care of your request now. Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:22, 10 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Please read my comment here. Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:26, 10 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: I had done it correctly pointed properly and changed my domain to my subdomain. Now please enable custom domain.Thank you. Shaunak Chakraborty (talk)
Yes check.svg Done --Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:10, 10 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Please process my next request for custom domain of Hindi Gyaanipedia I will created Gyaanipedia in other languages also in future. Thanking you Shaunak Chakraborty (talk) 11:35, 10 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]

A barnstar for you!

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Recept for Senior at Conduct Penarc1 (talk) 16:24, 7 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you! Reception123 (talk) (C) 20:03, 7 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]


I want to tell you that I am facing some difficulties in my wiki

Firstly I want to know that how I can add page sub heading like 'Indian author' or 'Poet' please tell me.

How I can connect my page to other languages page and active the mobile language button ?

I am facing a lot of difficulties in importing template infobox person from Wikipedia, please import it for me properly, which can be ready for use.

Thank you so much with due respect. Shaunak Chakraborty (talk) 16:49, 14 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]

@Shaunak Chakraborty: Hi, for subpages you need to use two equal signs == Title == . I'm not sure what you mean by connect but there is the the translate extension which you can enable from ManageWikiExtensions if that is what you need. Please read User:Void/Infoboxes, and if something is still not working feel free to contact him with anything regarding infoboxes. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:54, 16 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]

I am not talking about sub pages I am talking about sub heading which is located at the 'pages issues' place I hope that you have seen the page issues place in Wikipedia. At that section the sub heading of a page is there, like for the page Narendra Modi it is 'Prime Minister of India' so I am asking that how I can add the sub heading or sub header of a page. Shaunak Chakraborty (talk) 13:18, 16 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Help for custom domain

Hello. I have request for help. I need to set domain of my wiki from to I see custom domain page. Please help me step by step to change domain. (Domain is custom but I like set to subdomain). Thank you. Alireza Ivaz (talk) 06:25, 24 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]

@Alireza Ivaz: Hello. What do you need help with? If you mean how to point the domain to Miraheze, I would need to know your provider in order to be able to help you. Reception123 (talk) (C) 08:02, 24 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]

merge of domain to

By today I would like the and all of its subdomains redirected to . Thank you very much! Joey717 (talk) 17:47, 27 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]

@Joey717: Yes check.svg Done. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:55, 27 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: Thanks. Joey717 (talk) 02:45, 28 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Need contributors for my wiki!

Hi, I started a new wiki called Sustainapedia. I was wondering if you could help me with my wiki and help contribute to it. I need volunteers who will willing enough to edit all the time (almost active every ten seconds, just like Wikipedia), and to also make a difference. If you could ask other users to start contributing and continuously, that would be great. Plus, I need other administrators too who can patrol and protect articles from vandalism and spam. Are you willing to help me? If so, start creating your user page and start contributing and patrolling for vandalism. I will give you admin rights once you come to the site. Cheers! Here is the link: DoveWindsor (talk) 11:30, 10 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Request reasserted and immediately stalled

It has been a year since I put forward my name-change request, as the username I wish to poach has continued to be inactive in that year. It is at Stewards' noticeboard#Request to poach another user's name, bis. @開拓者: brought up an issue, independent of my request, though related to both him and me, and poof! my request is again in limbo, Management evidently seeing a reason it could defer a decision. Would you please goose this request so that it is accepted or rejected with a valid rationale? Spıke (talk)03:12 2-Mar-2019

@Spike the Dog: As I am not a steward, I cannot do anything about that, but I will ask the stewards to take a look and decide on what to do. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:48, 2 March 2019 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks! Spıke (talk)00:36 3-Mar-2019

Patrolling oddity

Another question, please! When I turn on the Big Machine and visit Miraheze, I usually try to help by patrolling a few edits on Meta. For most pages, this used to involve a cute little circular animation on the change summary and it was done. Now, I get a separate confirmation page. This makes the process more complicated, as the link to Previous/Next Edit is cleared away.

Did I change one of my Preferences to lose the ability to patrol edits quickly? Did I lose some user rights? Spıke (talk)22:46 3-Mar-2019

@Spike the Dog: Would you mind taking a screenshot of what it shows you? For me it works as it always has. Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:49, 4 March 2019 (UTC)[reply]
It is a page whose contents (below the usual title and #p-cactions) are "Mark revision 68970 of User talk:Promisekun as patrolled?" and presents a button labeled OK. Its URL is
The point is, formerly, I was not directed to a different page at all but remained on the new page or on the change summary I was patrolling, except on important pages like the Stewards' Noticeboard. Spıke (talk)23:28 4-Mar-2019
Hmm, working as expected off my phone. Failing on Firefox 52. (Firefox 10 can't get on at all.) Never mind, sorry! Spıke (talk)23:07 10-Mar-2019
@Spike the Dog: Sorry I couldn't help. It might indeed be a version thing, as you have figured out by yourself :) Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:34, 12 March 2019 (UTC)[reply]
I do have NoScript rejecting Javascript from Google; do you think this could be causing it? Spıke (talk)11:27 17-Mar-2019

ready to request rights

can I request rights via the Meta:Requests for permissions page? i don't think that I have enough experience. you can look at this page for reference to show that how new is my account actually. LegoMaster (talk - contribs - logs - uploads - global contribs) 11:50, 8 March 2019 (UTC)[reply]

@LegoMaster: If you mean wikicreator, sure, more is always great. Reception123 (talk) (C) 08:21, 9 March 2019 (UTC)[reply]
I'm still waiting for my wiki to be created: Plus, can I become a wiki creator?LadyParanormal (talk) 09:15, 9 March 2019 (UTC)[reply]
i already made a request for wikicreator rights LegoMaster (talk - contribs - logs - uploads - global contribs) 01:18, 10 March 2019 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123:please see meta:Requests for permissions LegoMaster (talk - contribs - logs - uploads - global contribs) 10:23, 14 March 2019 (UTC)[reply]


Mesincuciuddin is inactive in ,so can you nominate me as an admin there? You can also tell this to Spike --Pradiptamf (talk) 09:31, 17 March 2019 (UTC)[reply]

I see it, thanks! If the wiki operator is inactive, perhaps this is essentially a request to adopt the wiki? Spıke (talk)11:27 17-Mar-2019
If the wiki is closed, it can be adopted. If not, a request must be made locally and you must be voted, after which the request is made at Stewards' noticeboard. Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:58, 17 March 2019 (UTC)[reply]
So, Pradip, the question becomes: Is anyone there at all? If so, I agree that they decide whether you should be an Admin. Spıke (talk)14:13 17-Mar-2019

Twitter card

El Komodos Drago suggests on Community noticeboard that there is a MediaWiki extension that modifies wiki pages to include a "Twitter card" instructing Twitter to format a graphic summary of the page when linked to from Twitter. But he seems to visit no more than twice a month. Do you know which extension would do this? Spıke (talk)23:30 22-Mar-2019

@Spike the Dog: I am not currently sure, but I will try to find out. Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:15, 23 March 2019 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you and good luck! Spıke (talk)13:53 23-Mar-2019


I think that you need to protect the meta:Requests for permissions page as “allow only logged in users”, as anonymous users may spam the page, and also letting any registered users to vote. Also, the action that you did “not let unregistered users view pages” prevented my sister from trying to blank my userpage
LegoMaster (talk - contribs - logs - uploads - global contribs) 02:19, 13 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]

@LegoMaster: You are right, when I removed the autoconfirmed protection, I forgot to change it to logged in users. I am not sure what you mean by not letting unregistered users "view" pages. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:35, 13 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception 123: I mean by that, when I was not logged in, when I accessed the Community noticeboard, it said "Please log in to view other pages."LegoMaster (talk - contribs - logs - uploads - global contribs) 03:21, 14 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]
@LegoMaster: On Meta? That is not possible, I also just checked to make sure. If you try now, does it still happen? Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:06, 14 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: I can finally view it. Thanks. Cheers, LegoMaster (talk - contribs - logs - uploads - global contribs) 11:07, 15 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]

FAQ and number of servers

I still don't have (nor need) authorization to edit FAQ, but there is an error in FAQ#How many servers do you have, and where are your servers located?. It seems a third US server was added but the text still says "two of them". Less importantly, I suggest that, in place of "here and here", the section help the reader by explaining what he will find on clicking on each link. Cheers! Spıke (talk)22:10 15-Apr-2019

@Spike: Thanks for the suggestions, they have been addressed! Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:22, 16 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Custom domain

Hi Reception123. I registred an domain and like use it on my wiki. I setted NS of domain to miraheze. My domain is and my wiki is Please help me to set that. Thanks. Alireza Ivaz (talk) 10:45, 19 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]

@Alireza Ivaz: Hello, for tracking reasons please request on Phabricator instead. Reception123 (talk) (C) 08:06, 22 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Planning for the survey

@Reception123: There are about 3 months till miraheze's 4th anniversary. Planning for the annual survey has not been started yet. Please list all the questions of the survey in a new section below, or as a user subpage. Thank you.


LegoMaster (talk - contribs - logs - uploads - global contribs) 10:51, 19 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]

@LegoMaster: I think it is too early to already plan a survey 3 months ahead of time. The questions will be similar to last years normally, with some changes. Reception123 (talk) (C) 08:04, 22 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Can't login at Miraheze Phabricator for requesting a CSR

Whatever I try I cant login, please assist. --Peter Littmann (talk) 04:33, 1 May 2019 (UTC)[reply]

change domain

Translate Miraheze Extensions to Persian

Hi. I translated CreateWiki and ManageWiki extensions to Persian, but not changed on github and Miraheze wikis. how resolve that translates? Alireza Ivaz (talk) 16:30, 5 May 2019 (UTC)[reply]

@Alireza Ivaz: For it to take effect, they must be manually updated by a sysadmin. I will take care of that. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:09, 5 May 2019 (UTC)[reply]

On your vote of RfC

It looks like you have casted a support vote on proposal 7 (readditon) for bureaucrats, though you don't cast the same vote on the admin section. Are you sure you want to vote for it, or is it simply some kind of mistake?--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 16:47, 17 June 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Thanks for pointing it out, I forgot to support the admin one. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:51, 17 June 2019 (UTC)[reply]
My pleasure ;)--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 16:55, 17 June 2019 (UTC)[reply]


Hi, on the current RfC about changes to admin and crat policies can you make the notice a global notice? That way consensus is easier to be reached. Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 19:39, 20 June 2019 (UTC)[reply]

@Fungster: No, because the RfC only concerns Meta and does not affect other wikis. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:44, 22 June 2019 (UTC)[reply]
Since you do not want to make it a global notice, please make the notice more efficient and noticeable, such as using a Fmbox template. Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 19:35, 22 June 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Je pois le foi

Je m’appelle System Operator. Je pois le foi. Une poir une foi. System Operator (talk) 19:49, 14 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]

You have a name I don’t like.


BAD BOY, RECEPTION23! BAD, BAD BOY! Why do you have a youtube channel! System Operator (talk) 18:25, 26 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]

@System Operator: I have removed the big HTML tags that you have added as they are unnecessary for a talkpage post. The purpose of that YouTube channel was to promote Miraheze in case people were searching on YouTube. I would also appreciate if you did not use the denomination that you have used when addressing me in the future. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:27, 26 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: I don’t love the words you have used. Also, you have a name I don’t like. And you’re biggly protected. System Operator (talk) 11:30 AM, Friday July 26th, 2019.
I am sorry, but I do not understand what you are saying and the point of what you are saying. You liking or disliking my username is also not a concern for me. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:31, 26 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]

What did you just do to Template:Greater color contrast ratio? System Operator (talk) 22:26, 26 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]

so? everybody can have a youtube channel.--MCpillager (talk) 17:10, 27 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]


  • I use ,I want to change
  • I don't know do, can you help me?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 00:11, 9 August 2019 (UTC)[reply]
@Msnhinet8: I am not sure what you mean. Maybe you could speak with The Pioneer, since he can speak your language? Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:26, 9 August 2019 (UTC)[reply]

thanks for your help

mugshots and griyalibrary - the second which you declined, thinking i wanted to resurrect from earlier version, I have not problem if I start from scratch again, if that would make the update - re-accessing any easier. Again thanks for your help. overand (talk) 09:41, 16 August 2019 (UTC)[reply]

@JarrahTree: If the wiki was public, I do regular backups of public wikis which are posted online. Do you know when you last edited the wiki? That would help. Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:42, 16 August 2019 (UTC)[reply]
It was private as it was in incubator stage, and I was the only one to access to it - it is very embarrassing but i think it might have been march. Dont know if that makes things more awkward or notoverand (talk) 09:45, 16 August 2019 (UTC)[reply]
The issue is less recovery of the old material, more just starting a new one with either the same name or if necessary something close to the name overand (talk) 09:47, 16 August 2019 (UTC)[reply]
@JarrahTree: Unfortunately, in that case since it was private I currently don't do backups for private wikis (due to space issues since it can't be posted publicly), so I will not be able to recover it. Next time, if you need an exemption to the Dormancy Policy please request it on Community noticeboard. To start a new wiki you can request here. Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:48, 16 August 2019 (UTC)[reply]
I really appreciate your help, thank you - it is great to be back to try to get my act in gear after extended absence. gracias. overand (talk) 10:01, 16 August 2019 (UTC)[reply]


The name of this page doesn't follow the convention for RfCs on Miraheze, and therefore, for instance, the header of Special:RecentChanges doesn't show it in the count of active Miraheze RfCs. (If it was directed only at Discord users, maybe this isn't a problem.) Spıke (talk)21:02 22-Aug-2019

@Spike: Indeed, this is an RfC directed at Discord users and also a more informal RfC, so that's why we decided not to follow the usual format. --Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:33, 23 August 2019 (UTC)[reply]
@Spike: Seen as I started it, i'll clarify what Reception123 has said, We chose not to use the proper RfC standard for this and do it in the discord subpage as it doesn't really affect anything global or on meta and reduces the formal nature of it but discord users and is about informing operators how the server could be improved as the team that run the server want to carry out improvements so as part of the plan we put together the Feedback and voting stages to help them understand what users want. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights - on) 08:38, 23 August 2019 (UTC)[reply]

A barnstar for you!

Vitruvian Barnstar Hires.png The Technical Barnstar
For all your mentoring work! [2] ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights - on) 05:51, 10 September 2019 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks :) and an official congratulations. --Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:05, 10 September 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Custom Wiki Request

Requested a custom domain and SSL via Let's Encrypt (Maniphest T4729) on Sept 19. Any progress? Markhild-mym

Yes check.svg Done ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 22:38, 24 September 2019 (UTC)[reply]

THANKS!!!!!! Markhild-mym

Please ban me globally.

Sir, you have to ban me globally, I've been a bad influence to this site. --ChroniclesXII (talk) 22:32, 3 October 2019 (UTC)[reply]

become miraheze staff

  • Hi, i want to become chinese area miraheze staff, can you help me?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 05:44, 8 October 2019 (UTC)[reply]


There's a user named VenoMz that's vandalizing Terrible TV Shows Wiki and is harassing a user known as MJ2009. Can someone block him please?

Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 14:36, 29 October 2019 (UTC)[reply]

I will look into it. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:19, 29 October 2019 (UTC)[reply]
And globally lock him too, as he's done the same to other wikis. And delete this image too. Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 15:23, 29 October 2019 (UTC)[reply]
Yes check.svg Done. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:34, 29 October 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Another vandal...

There's yet another vandal on Loathsome Characters Wiki called PJHitler0. He's making more spam pages and is putting nonsense on my talk page. Please block him. Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 08:42, 5 November 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Request assistance with setting up custom domain for "Mashedpotaytoes" wiki

Hi. Could you please help me set up my custom domain? The domain is from GoDaddy, and the URL is Thank you! - Jake Yeager (talk) 19:12 ET 5 November 2019

Please see Custom domains for more information on how to request. Reception123 (talk) (C) 08:47, 6 November 2019 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks. I have been following those instructions. Two days ago I changed the CNAME in GoDaddy and submitted an SSL certificate request via Phabricator; however, the wiki does not show up at the custom domain. Not sure where I am in the process. Please advise. Jake Yeager (talk) 19:49 ET 6 November 2019
Left you a note on the task page for the SSL certificate. Would I be able to use Let's Encrypt instead? Sorry if you have to duplicate work! This is my first go-around with something like this. ~Jake Yeager (talk) 19:35 ET 9 November 2019
@Jake Yeager: Yes! Using Let's Encrypt is no problem. I will respond further directly on the task. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:29, 10 November 2019 (UTC)[reply]

My Stargazer Wiki

Hi, it would be great if I had some active editors for my wiki: --8ight (talk) 11:12, 1 January 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@8ight: Hi, I wish you good luck with your wiki! Maybe you can try adding it to the Gazetteer of wikis :) Reception123 (talk) (C) 14:11, 1 January 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Avoid using deprecated tags in signature

Hello, it would be good to avoid using font tag which is obsolete in HTML5, so I suggest a new signature for you:

[[User:Reception123|Reception123]] [[User talk:Reception123|(talk)]] (<span style="color: #dc143c;font-weight: bold;">[[Special:Contributions/Reception123|C]]</span>)

and it would be better to also replace old signatures which are already exists on pages to avoid lint errors, if you can. Thank you. - P1av0rSe01Complaint? 14:12, 2 January 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Thank you for the suggestion. Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:50, 4 January 2020 (UTC)[reply]

How Do i Request Adminship

Locally, can you please tell me how do i request locally for an adminship. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Dreadblocks (talkcontribs)

@Dreadblocks: You would have to ask on the wiki on a community page or a talkpage of a current administrator or bureaucrat. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:36, 31 December 2019 (UTC)[reply]
But they don't have requests fro adoption. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Dreadblocks (talkcontribs) 10:09, 11 January 2020‎
@Dreadblocks: Adoption? I thought you wanted adminship... Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:38, 11 January 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Yes i want adminship but they don't have request for adminship.


Greetings Reception123!

I wanted to ask for help. I need to add protection levels (bureaucrat, consul) for my wiki. How can I do that? Will you help?

Q-bit (talk) 13:21, 6 February 2020 (UTC)[reply]


Hi I'm Sourav Halder Please my wiki name change [[3]] Change name is [[4]] And no solution can be done by logging in to my wiki and what is its solutionSkh sourav harder (talk) 15:40, 22 February 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Skh sourav harder: Hi, for a rename change please request on Phabricator for tracking purposes. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:32, 23 February 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: You notice I am the administrator of two wikis but I have given a link below to show you what an ip user and user looks like when I edit on my wiki, and I have a screenshot there. Tell me how to solve this problem[5]Skh sourav harder (talk) 09:46, 24 February 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Skh souray harder: It's because the wiki is marked as private. You can make it public from ManageWiki.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 10:14, 24 February 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Moving my wiki "freevandalism" to an independent provider.

So can you restore those articles you deleted and create an XML dump? Also, can you create an archive of all the pics on the wiki.--Just Amelia (talk) 09:16, 11 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Just Amelia You can do this yourself with Special:DataDump on your wiki. Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:23, 11 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]




There is a problem with my NetWork server so now I am requesting this post Global IP block exempt.~'Sourav Halder' 16:09, 13 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Reception123: Now I look forward to your reply~'Sourav Halder'
@Sourav Halder: Please ask a Steward for GIBE, I cannot grant this. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:51, 14 April 2020 (UTC)[reply] domain name

Hi Reception123,

I'm trying to change the domain name for to , which I have already registered. It will be great if you can help out. Thanks! Cushitic (talk) 09:18, 15 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Cushitic: Hi! To change your domain please read Custom domains and then make a request on Phabricator and we will set everything up for you. Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:41, 15 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Follow-up to enquiry

I did, but them it was found I had Wikimedia cookies running, which I've now removed. But even then, I still can't get in.

Wikimedia cookies should not be related. Have you tried to login via ? Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:17, 18 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]

MediaLover follow-up

Yes, I tried logging in via that link, and to make a new account, but it was still no good.

Please make sure to delete all Miraheze related coookies, go to Special:UserLogout and then login. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:11, 18 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]

About Kid Dancers Wiki

This wiki is about children who have danced in competitions and/or conventions. They have also danced in plays, concerts, movies and TV shows. It also features dancers who have appeared on the TV show Dance Moms and/or also competed in TV dance competitions. You'll also notice that there are pages about adults, because they have danced (in competitions) when they were kids themselves. Today, several of them work as choreographers.--Kidgameshowlover800 (talk) 21:16, 18 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]

As you've seen on the Phabricator task I've created the wiki and began the import :) Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:19, 19 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks again for importing. But now I'm wondering how are you going to import all the images?--Kidgameshowlover800 (talk) 05:28, 20 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Answered on Phabricator. Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:39, 20 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]


I am requesting to close my global request. My faith is seeking time to prove its worth.I would like to re-apply again on the 5th Day of the next month(Any rights).And before the rights application I will tell if I have qualified for the trust.I will appeal if you get your opinion.Hope you support me then. I hope to be able to gain faith in it.~'Sourav Halder' 20:37, 8 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Yes check.svg Done Request closed. EK📝🌎 20:50, 8 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Reception123:Hi One month has passed Almost and now I have been able to earn faith.Can I now become a public administrator and bureaucrat?And can I apply for interwiki Administrator rights? @Examknow: I want your opinion -- Sourav Talk... 20:30, 22 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]

You will not pass for at least 6 months. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 20:30, 22 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]
I said that in the case of the Meta Administrator -- Sourav Talk... 20:32, 22 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Now I am asking to become an interwiki AdministratorGiving me a right now would encourage me to work. -- Sourav Talk... 20:34, 22 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]
That is not how it works around here, rights aren't meant to "encourage" or "reward" people they are meant to help people who already work do their work more easily and better. To earn trust, you can help without having any rights. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:39, 23 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]

My account

  • Hi,my account msnhinet8 in computer can use ,but in notebook computer and my smart phone not use my msnhinet8 account is not use ,can you help me?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 20:49, 27 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Do you mean you are having login issues? Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:50, 28 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]
yes.--<redacted> 08:36, 28 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Please follow the same steps as detailed on Community noticeboard (deleting all Miraheze related cookies). Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:08, 28 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]
ok, thanks.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 12:44, 28 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]


It's User:Shaunak Chakraborty, actually I cannot able to log in to meta a light red box with session coming again and again, please fix it first

Now actually I want a bot in my Gyaanipedia Same like this: with same function. Can you please create a bot like this in my Gyaanipedia.

Please reply me on the talk page of my wiki

Thanking you with due respect

To be able to login, please delete all your cookies that are Miraheze-related. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:49, 1 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Creating a bot

Actually I want a bot in my Gyaanipedia Same like this: with same function. Can you please please create a bot like this in my Gyaanipedia.

Thanking you with due respect Shaunak Chakraborty (talk) 07:29, 2 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

I would not be able to create a bot as I am not a developer. If you would like that bot you could try to contact the original author. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:14, 3 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

dot tk custom domain

Hello Reception123, excuse me I would like to know if you accept dot tk domains to be able to request a new wiki with a custom domain, thank you very much, best regards. --Geryescalier (talk) 01:12, 3 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Yes, we accept .tk domains. Please read Custom domains for more information. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:13, 3 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you very much for your prompt response, I am not sure of correctly performing the steps, in my case.
I have not yet requested to create a new wiki on miraheze using the request form.
I have done the following:
1. I have added the dns "" and "" to my domain name
2. I have request for new ssl certificate in phabricator.
I'm not sure what happened I should follow next, thank you very much.
--Geryescalier (talk) 15:59, 3 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]
It seems that the nameservers have not been updated yet, we will wait and after that we will configure your domain if it is pointed correctly. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:55, 3 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you very much Reception123 awaiting updates. To advance, I have sent the form to request a wiki, kind regards. --Geryescalier (talk) 23:14, 3 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

¡Una barnstar para ti!

Vitruvian Barnstar Hires.png La Barnstar técnica
Thank you very much for all your help, the wiki is already active Geryescalier (talk) 20:53, 4 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

RE: Recent Email

Acknowledging the email you sent. To be frank, the comments in question came across as trolling to me (both in case of my comment on CN and Sourav Hadler on AN)... the comment on CN was/is a random off-topic tangent that has nothing to do with the issue at hand, and Sourav's comment in Bengali (assuming machine translation is reading such characters accurately) is just more of his typical troll-like comments that we've seen in the past. However, I will refrain from reverting comments except for vandalism. Amanda Catherine (talk) 22:32, 4 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

I gave thought to undoing the same edits. An off-topic post, if it gets disruptive, is better dealt with in ways other than erasing the evidence. The objection to the term "Far East" is a real objection, though not a good one: There is a valid reason that England-centric people call it that, and the objection might have been offered solely to joust. Trolling is a content-free post aimed to inflame; a public criticism, even if unfounded, is better rebutted than wiped away. Spıke (talk)23:20 4-May-2020
Following comments are my personal opinion. I think the post posted on CN was fine. He didn't know what the Far East meant, so asked what it meant. You should have explained it rather than revert it to have a discussion with Japanese-speaking users. Usually, when you can't understand what the other person is saying, you can't comment correctly. You just had to explain what England-centric people call the Far East. At the least, that comment was made in bona fides, and you had to give reasons for the revert. --そらたこ (talk) 02:43, 5 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

The Mirror

I mentioned to you that I thought the request by "M Gepid" to adopt my old was not in good faith. He created an article on the topic of internet porn (incidentally, a common thread of last week's vandalism of and he or a troll posted to me there that I was "about to lose my wiki." I did ban "M Gepid" from The Mirror; the post was "neither funny nor news" and, in my opinion, his strategy was to make nominal edits to win your confidence, de-opp me, and then probably disappear, as he is surely not interested in writing satire news articles. Spıke (talk)23:20 4-May-2020

@Spike: Understood, thanks for bringing this to my attention. I see you have blocked him locally on the wiki, so in that case you may choose to either close the wiki again or use it, but I will close the adoption request as not done for the reasons mentioned. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:48, 5 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

And I see you have beaten me to re-close the wiki, which is good for now, as my efforts at Fake News are directed at for the time being. Cheers! Spıke (talk)20:02 6-May-2020


How can i do?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 05:53, 5 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Msnhinet8: You needed to add the Javascript file, I've added it for you and now it should work. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:09, 5 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]
ok,thanks.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 22:48, 5 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

CVT Confirmation

Hi, per the recent reform RfC, this is notification that you are required to re-confirm your position from CVT to Global Sysop. Please submit a request on Requests for global rights before 11:00 UTC on Tuesday, May 26th. If you do not open a confirmation request before then, it will deemed that you have resigned your role. Thank you, John (talk) 10:44, 19 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Custom logo help

Hey! I have added a custom logo as a favicon and all other options too, but the place where the logo should be is EMPTY. Can you help me? Here is the link to my wiki and logo: Page/en and or 78 / BasToTheMax.jpg / 600px-BasToTheMax.jpg

@BasToTheMax: That could be a cache issue, please wait a few minutes and then reload the page. Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:17, 23 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Please tell me that how can I apply this type of text logo or icon like Wikipedia in my wiki: file Shaunak Chakraborty (talk) 20:52, 27 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Shaunak Chakraborty: I've taken the liberty of modifying your message to make the file not display here as it was very large and made the page lag. As for the issue, I will have to look into that and get back to you. Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:11, 28 May 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Shaunak Chakraborty: To cite a photograph rather than display it on a talk page, begin the filespec with a colon: [:File:name.png.... Likewise to cite a category rather than including the page in that category. Spıke (talk) 12:04 11-Jun-2020

Moving a wiki to a Custom Domain

I was looking into moving into a custom domain that I have added an SSL certificate to, I was trying to understand the process in, but each link there leads to a form for SSL *creation*, and I'm unsure how to proceed to have the wiki moved to my desired domain. Is there perhaps a newer help page or form that I am missing? Catman504

@Catman504: I haven't looked at that form specifically, but don't worry too much about the specifics of whether you're requesting a new SSL certificate or requesting to use an SSL certificate you've created, but in looking at that page, it looks like that's the correct form. Is it a Let's Encrypt certificate you've created? Whether it is or isn't, just put as much detail into that Phab ticket you are creating (i.e., that you've already created the SSL certificate and from which certificate authority you used), and a staff volunteer will follow up with you with any additional details they need to activate it onto your custom domain. (talk page stalker) Dmehus (talk) 15:05, 12 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]

CoCC reform

I edited your evolving RfC with a suggested rewording of one proposition. Separately, to abolish term limits, I wouldn't replace the text with anything. My state's constitution contains a platitude setting out the preferred attitude of "future legislators." It's meaningless and has led to a lot of drama. Spıke (talk) 12:01 11-Jun-2020

@Spike: Thanks for the reword, your wording is more clear and makes more sense! Will just make one small change to make it clear that local actors also include IRC operators (which cannot be considered "sysops" really). Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:11, 11 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Am eager to vote for this RfC. We don't need a committee to investigate every act of misbehavior. We need a rulebook, plus the CoCC committee to hear appeals, apply the rulebook, and ensure we are using principles and consistency. However, I'll vote against your first proposition because, again, it is a platitude, not a rule. We don't need to vote to agree on a state of mind, and it's not clear what changes if we do agree. Spıke (talk) 19:11 13-Jun-2020

@Reception123 and Spike: I'm not opposed to the idea of a Code of Conduct Commission, but given the member volunteers are all either system administrators, co-founders, or stewards, it's kind of more or less redundant and, thus, not needed. If we're having trouble electing volunteers to serve on the Code of Conduct Commission (as an aside, I would volunteer), then that suggests it's not really wanted and, perhaps, any final ban or block appeals could just be referred to CN for the community to discuss, with closure by an uninvolved steward? In such a case, the steward should appropriately discount the "oppose" !votes that are either without merit or merely because they believe (falsely) indefinite blocks are permanent blocks and somehow "need to be respected." Likewise, the steward would also appropriately strike confirmed or probable sockpuppet (including meatpuppet) "support" votes. Dmehus (talk) 20:12, 13 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Dmehus: Valid topics for debate, but neither one within the scope of this RfC. Reception was not reconsidering the existence of the CoCC but merely proposing to change the point at which it would get involved; and he didn't propose to change its decision criteria. Yes, in general, votes that aren't authentic independent voices should be discounted. Votes that are based on irrelevant prejudices should too, but who's to say? Spıke (talk) 02:33 14-Jun-2020

Reception123, it strikes me that elastic clauses have snuck back into your Proposal 1.2.

  • The Proposal (generally re-styling the CoCC as an appeals board) here gives it the power to make an initial request, of "global or local sysops, as well as any other groups mentioned in the Code of Conduct." I presume the Code of Conduct already specifies who can initiate action and your Proposal doesn't propose to change this. If so, much of the text can be gotten rid of.
  • Similarly, the Proposal sets out a list of punishments, ending with, "or other sanctions." The listed sanctions may be good examples, but they are included in the last item. (Bottom line, "Any punishment might happen.") Again, I don't think your Proposal aims to change this at all. The Code governs Conduct, including cost of misconduct. If you just state your Proposal and don't try to set out the complete resulting state of affairs, things will be simpler.

What's left? The Commission does not have the right to initiate discipline, but may by majority vote ask any group authorised by the Code of Conduct to do so. Spıke (talk) 20:46 14-Jun-2020

@Spike: Yes, I saw that, but I was thinking that if we're going to have a Code of Conduct Commission, that it may also want to be empowered to also be a neutral, or supposedly neutral, arbitrating body to initiate discipline (there are several use cases for this, but the obvious one would be when two stewards or global sysops disagreed on whether to or for how long to locally or globally block one someone; another use case could be arbitration enforcement-type sanctions at English Wikipedia. Also, this is part of my rationale for my proposal 1.6(c). Dmehus (talk) 21:16, 14 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]


Hey, thanks for the list of wiki creators. I dont forgot, there was 503 backend error and I went to sleep. I wanted to create this page now, but it's already created. Thanks--MrJaroslavik (talk) 06:23, 25 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]

I'll update it in few hours.--MrJaroslavik (talk) 07:00, 25 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@MrJaroslavik: Sorry for the 503, and it's no problem :) Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:31, 25 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]


Hello. Could you block this Wikilouco account? I tried to contact the local Sysop, but the same is quite absent. Thank you very much in advanc --O Investigador (talk) 02:57, 26 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@O Investigador: Since the local administrators don't seem very active I've gone ahead and blocked the account locally for vandalism. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:23, 26 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]

requesting wiki issues

Hello, I have a big issue about requesting wikis and them already being taken. My friend and I have been requesting a wiki for a contest with the initials DSC, but it says it has already been taken. After looking at the wiki that already exists, it has been inactive since October with not a SINGLE edit. Since it was 2 months inactive, we tried to adopt the wiki, but again the mods reply with the wiki being private. The message says the wiki and subdomain will be deleted after 6 months of inactivity. It has been NINE months now and nothing has happened. We would like to know if you guys could do us a favor and let us take the subdomain for the wiki, so we can start working on the wiki. We have been trying so hard for months now to try to get this issue resolved, but each time we are denied and it seems like no one is listening to our messages. Hopefully you will allow us to take the wiki subdomain.

Thanks, CamdaNer

Looks like it could possibly be eligible for deletion now according to the logs on the wiki (would want someone else to verify, this is an unusual request). However, out of curiosity, how important is it to use when you could have picked another subdomain? -- Void Whispers 23:51, 29 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]

help needed with custom domain

I want to use the custom domain for with a certificate from Let's Encrypt, so I only have to point the domain to your server. I added a CNAME on Next I need to fill in this form on Phabricator to request a CSR (or directly a certificate). I tried to login with the username/password that I also use on but it says that my "Username or password are incorrect". What can I do to proceed? Thanks in advance! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Fransre (talkcontribs)

@Fransre: Hi, make sure you select the MediaWiki option below the login instead of trying to log in directly. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:52, 7 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

New here

Hi, I'm new to Miraheze. I'm mostly into independently-hosted gaming wikis, so I am not looking to make a first wiki. However, I did want to bring up something, which has likely been done before: FANDOM used to be Wikicities but has since been ruined completely. One thing I hope for is that some of the oldest wikis can have new life here. For example, Seattle Wiki. It has been abandoned for years, and I feel wikis like this have untapped potential, as do several other long-since abandoned wikis that were created in the 2000s. It looked like a pretty good vision for a platform of real Wikipedia. Anyway, just wondering if you think it would be a good idea to revitalize some of those old, long-since abandoned wikis on Miraheze. With the CC-BY-SA license, it is allowed, as long as you attribute the original site. There are no communities either. I don't really plan on editing and mostly plan on reading them. There's a lot of subjects that I feel are waiting to have wikis -- something that was there with Wikia long ago but has since been completely ruined. Just wondered what your thoughts are, as you seem to be one of the admins here. Thank you, RMV2003 (talk) 17:20, 8 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

RMV2003 Hi, welcome to Miraheze! If you think these wikis could benefit people I don't see any issues with bringing them over here, it's always great to get new wikis. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:50, 9 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

I want to change subdomain

Hi :-) I want to change my subdomain I want to change '' to free subdomains (from, ''

Please help me I registered the subdomain '' on

I don't know next steps!! can you please help me???? RakeshKrushnaJoshiMan (talk) 17:42, 9 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@RakeshKrushnaJoshiMan: Please see Custom domains, follow the instructions, and then follow the think to the Phabricator form to request a custom subdomain on be associated for your wiki address. (talk page stalker) Dmehus (talk) 18:39, 9 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Now at Requests for Comment/Require that RfCs undergo a public comment period

Promised for months! What do you think? Spıke (talk) 12:54 15-Jun-2020

@Spike: Looks like an interesting proposal, though I wouldn't necessarily agree with the 6th point you make which does change a lot. Though we can discuss all of them. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:13, 16 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]

I'll copy your feedback to the proposal page and announce the proposal. Spıke (talk) 14:44 16-Jun-2020

User:Spike/Recommend that RfCs undergo a public comment period

The vote on the original RfC is nearly evenly divided, but you as well as one voter objected to the mandatory aspects. I've redrafted it as a recommendation, though I'm skeptical of adding a big new procedure that doesn't have to be followed. What do you think? (Not just whether the edits resolve your complaints, but do we need it?) Spıke (talk) 10:44 10-Jul-2020

@Spike: Since it's optional, I'm not sure we even need to have a full RfC to adopt specific wording of the document. We could probably just refer to the current, as yet unclosed, RfC where was some support for rephrasing instructions for beginning an RfC by including a reference that RfCs be drafted and discussed somewhere prior to being launched formally. We're not writing policy here; this is well within editorial discretion of any user to add such phrasing to the information page. I think we should just make the changes, tag it as a "draft," and then discuss on the corresponding talk page, providing a notification link at CN to encourage more discussion on the talk page. These instructions seem too rigid for what's only a strongly encouraged recommendation. Hope that helps? (talk page stalker) Dmehus (talk) 13:27, 10 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Points 5-7 are what I would object to, chiefly, if this were to go to another RfC. I don't think we need to dictate how a draft discussion should be closed. A week seems like a reasonable minimum comment period, but could also be shorter if there were, say, at least five participants and no opposition. It's really just a guide. Similar, to close the draft discussion, any of the participants could simply begin, in a new sub-section, a proposal to close the draft phase and move it to an RfC, pinging the existing participants. Dmehus (talk) 13:33, 10 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Spike: Perhaps instead of it being an procedure, it should be a guideline or a recommendation that we could have somewhere, so that users know what is preferable to do. I don't think we need an obligation, we can trust users to follow the steps in my opinion. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:19, 11 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks; then I won't advance it further. The existing RfC can probably be closed too; it isn't getting new input and wasn't passed, if you count the negative opinions. Spıke (talk) 17:45 11-Jul-2020
@Spike: I do propose that perhaps, similar to how the English Wikipedia does "essays" (not sure if you're familiar with it), we do add these recommendations somewhere visible. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:48, 11 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]
I'd Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong support having something similar to Wikipedia guidance essays, tagged appropriately with a suitable template. These could be created by any experienced users and edited by other users. Similarly, we could link to them on official policy or informational pages, since they would containable suitable caveats that they don't represent official policy. Dmehus (talk) 18:34, 11 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

New wiki

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 — Preceding unsigned comment added by DrewBiebs (talkcontribs) 17:30, 30 April 2017 (UTC)[reply]

Wiki Request

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 21:40, 30 April 2017 (UTC)

Un lock on my wiki

Can you unlock me on my wiki or make the user chicken nugget the sysop and bureaucrat — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2600:1000:b101:a5ef:80b5:c110:d27a:fd89 (talkcontribs) 14:57, 21 June 2017 (UTC)[reply]


thnx for sticking up for our wiki, against Rushwrj13... — Preceding unsigned comment added by Anti Sinistram AZ (talkcontribs) 00:56, 29 August 2019 (UTC)[reply]


please ignore rush. our group, in fact, has not vandalized his wiki since August. he just wants our site to get shut down. he claims we are hacking his site. the only thing we did was misuse a speedy deletion template, which a VSTF informed him of and even after that, he still didn't accept that, and is stalking us everywhere we go, trying to get us taken off of every platform. we do not plan our attacks or any fowl activities to any platforms, on Miraheze. All members of the wiki have not taken part in a raid since August as well. We do not vandalize here, nor have we intentionally violated any Miraheze or MediaWiki ToU. Thank you for reading, and have a good day. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Anti Sinistram AZ (talkcontribs) 22:57, 18 October 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Unable to contribute

I requested for the adoption of which was abandoned and I was asked to contribute over the week to claim ownership of it. However, the wiki is set with permissions so that only approved users prior can contribute, and since I was not one I cannot add or remove content from it. I hope the permissions issue can be resolved. — Preceding unsigned comment added by NeuroticKnight (talkcontribs) 17:13, 19 November 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Part 2

Hello again, DSC is a very important subdomain since any other subdomain would not make sense for the contest. The owner has really wanted this subdomain for months and he doesn't want to have to rename the initials of the contest after running it for 1 year now. There are 3 of us editors who are trying to work together to get this subdomain so we can create the wiki, hopefully we can get it soon.

Thanks for your understanding, CamdaNer - 01:04, 15 July 2020 (UTC)

Hi can you please mass delete all of this pages with "@comment"

Hi can you please mass delete all of this pages with "@comment" i can't do all at once even with "Special:Nuke" in Real Life Villains Wiki Andrewbdfe (talk) 20:20, 29 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Andrewbdfe: We need to first back out your establishment of the separate namespace, as the original Thread: pages weren't actually deleted, and it's causing configuration problems on your wiki. Can you please, by way of a reply to this message or to the message on Stewards' noticeboard, confirm that a system administrator can undo your ManageWiki/namespaces settings change and mass delete all pages prefixed by Thread: and @comment:? Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 20:23, 29 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]
See also this discussion on the Stewards' noticeboard, this discussion on the @Andrewbdfe:'s user talk page on Real Life Villains wiki, and this discussion on my user talk page. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 20:32, 29 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Custom domains

On the Custom domains page, you edited out one mention of WoSign, but in the "SSL Certificate Authority" section, it still says "As mentioned above, we do not accept WoSign certs anymore". Colby Russell (talk) 18:53, 30 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Colby Russell: I edited it out from the beginning as I felt there was no need for the mention there anymore. I will remove the phrase saying "as mentioned above" and make it just say "We do not accept WoSign certs anymore". Thanks for noticing. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:57, 30 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]
I Symbol support vote.svg Support all the changes by both of you. Thanks everyone. (talk page stalker) Dmehus (talk) 19:36, 30 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Custom domains

Typo at "Submit a Phabricator request using this form to get for a CSR (and attach your certificate)" ("to get for") and no edit access. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Bodmin Chamber of Commerce & Industry (talkcontribs) 18:01, 12 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Yes check.svg Done. Thank you for this edit request. Once you have more ten edits and your account is more than four days old on Meta, you will be able to edit semi-protected pages. Please remember to sign your posts with four tildes (~~~~), as a bot relies on the timestamps for archiving purposes. Further to our discussion on community noticeboard, Meta has a number of configuration issues that need to be resolved with VisualEditor, which I'm currently working on a community proposal for discussion, per my Discord discussions with Reception123 actually. So, in the meantime, if using VisualEditor, please make sure your four tildes are not wrapped in <nowiki></nowiki> tags. Also, I've amended your section header to link to this page using a wikilink instead of an external link; see this page's history and the diff for how to code a wikilink. Dmehus (talk) 18:26, 12 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Would you think patrol guidelines necessary?

I posted it on the talk page because I thought it would be an off topic if I asked a question at the RfC that is open now.I'd like to create an new RfC if necessary.thinks.--松•Matsu (talk) 13:29, 15 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@: It's a great idea, and you've hit on something on my 'to-do list'. I don't think it needs an additional RfC; a lot of what happens on Meta is based on local customs and conventions that have normalized over time. I was thinking of creating Help:Patrolling, with a section patrolling on Meta, that outline guidelines for how to patrol revisions, what to correct, what actually needs reverting or tagging, and so forth. After we've developed that help page, we can discuss it on the talk page and provide a brief notification to the community of the discussion on community noticeboard to help develop the guidelines. (talk page stalker) Dmehus (talk) 13:32, 15 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Dmehus: Production started on my subpage.Could you help?--松•Matsu (talk) 14:08, 15 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@: Sure, sounds good. Dmehus (talk) 14:13, 15 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Dmehus: Thank you.--松•Matsu (talk) 15:04, 15 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]


Who was the other user you banned that had my IP address?

FreezingTNT (talk) 20:12, 17 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@FreezingTNT: I'm not sure what you're referring to, could you please be more specific? And how would you know which users had which IPs? Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:19, 18 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]


This is Μπέλα2006’s Alf account so could you make me auto patrolled.--BellasTestAccount (talk) 19:30, 29 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Could you please confirm with your original account? Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:45, 29 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
This is my main account, and The one you just chatted with is my real alternate account.--Μπέλα2006🌎 (talk) 20:00, 29 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Okay, though why would you need two accounts, and both having autopatrolled? Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:48, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Because my alt account is for testing purposes.--Μπέλα2006🌎 (talk) 12:52, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
If you are using it for testing purposes, please check out our TestWiki rather than Meta. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:56, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]

I Am only using it to test out new features and that is ok.--Μπέλα2006🌎 (talk) 13:01, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Well yes, but I don't feel like there's a need for you to have autopatrolled on Meta, which is not to be used for testing purposes. Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:04, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Ok, but would help me expanding the rules to paragraphs in my aoc2 wiki help? --Μπέλα2006🌎 (talk) 13:06, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
What does that have to do with Meta? Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:12, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Nothing.--Μπέλα2006🌎 (talk) 13:13, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Oh, you'd like me to help you with your wiki? Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:15, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Yes, I do Want you to help.--Μπέλα2006🌎 (talk) 13:16, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]


May you please expand my rules page on my aoc2 wiki. To paragraphs? --Μπέλα2006🌎 (talk) 13:15, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Unfortunately I don't have much time to help people with their individual wikis, and I also wouldn't know how to expand them. Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:20, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
But Circley is out and he didn’t Edit the day of yesterday, and your my only one to help, could you just protect potential troll feeding pages?--Μπέλα2006🌎 (talk) 13:21, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
I can monitor the wiki and make sure there is no vandalism, sure. Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:40, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Some baklava for you!

Baklava - Turkish special, 80-ply.JPEG Congratulations on becoming the Meta bureaucrat!-- 松•Matsu (talk) 16:06, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you! :) Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:07, 30 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Some questions about my new wiki


I have a wiki, called Ásványok, kőzetek. This is Hungarian wiki. There are some bugs in the wiki. For example, templates do not appear. And the Mineral Infobox(Ásvány infobox) is also faulty. Why? And it says on the wiki that there is no Authority control module. Can you help to me? What should be done to prevent these errors? Thanks. --Lois (talk) 04:25, 31 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Lois: Please note that infoboxes are quite complicated. If you are trying to import them, it is best to use Special:Import rather than copy/paste them. You can also have a look here. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:25, 31 August 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Nomination of User:Reception123 for Stewardship question

Is it ok for me to nominate you for stewardship? I already did, but I forgot to ask. If you don't, you can decline the request if you want --Tom191 (talk) 19:49, 2 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Thank you for the nomination, however at this time I have decided to decline it for the reasons listed on the page. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:38, 3 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]

A barnstar for you!

Administrator Barnstar Hires.png The Admin's Barnstar
For Blocking Trolls and Helping the Wiki Overall. Μπέλα2006🌎 (talk) 15:29, 5 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you for the barnstar! Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:30, 5 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you for the Complement.--Μπέλα2006🌎 (talk) 15:31, 5 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Wiki Request

What was the issue with the request? Special:RequestWikiQueue/14248 ( — Preceding unsigned comment added by Alpha (talkcontribs) 19:29, 16 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Alpha: Your wiki doesn't have a clear purpose or topic. What's your wiki about? How will it write its content? Please go back into Special:RequestWikiEdit/14248 and add to, but do not replace, your existing description with this information. Hope this helps.
(Please sign your posts on talk pages by using four tildes like this: ~~~~.) Dmehus (talk) 19:43, 16 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]

We are having some sort of issue with a troll on Horrible Vyonders Wiki pretending to be someone else.

If you actually look at the page about Elias D, the user pretending to be him is going around sending death threats and harassing them. Please do something to stop them: DarkMatterMan4500 {talk} 23:26, 16 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Small change to the RequestWiki UI


Just letting you know that there's been a small change to the RequestWiki UI this morning and you can check the new steps to take here.

Mainly wanted to note that you can leave the reason field blank if you are approving a request, as it will automatically link to the request.

Also would like to note that declining is now also done via the "Handle request" section rather than a separate one.

-- MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 10:04, 22 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Wiki create

About Special:RequestWikiQueue/14400, Isn't it approved because it's Korean? Thanks, --Gomdoli4696 (talk) 12:57, 24 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Gomdoli4696: Could you please provide further details about your wiki? Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:46, 24 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]
I am planning to make a dictionary of words, and I'll make it among Korean speakers. Thanks, --Gomdoli4696 (talk) 13:50, 24 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Welcome to Miraheze

Hello, Reception123, and welcome to Miraheze! Miraheze is a free, non-for-profit wiki hosting service. If you would like to start a wiki please fill in this form or, if you'd like to contribute to an existing wiki, please see a few wikis here or the full list of wikis here. Note that (private) wikis aren't accessible unless you are given access, and closed wikis cannot be edited.

For more information, please see our FAQ. If you have any additional questions, concerns, or comments, please feel free to contact us.

You are encouraged to create your user page, whether here on Meta (visible only when on Meta), or your global user page that visible on any Miraheze wiki where a user does not have a local user page and provided that the wiki has the GlobalUserPage extension enabled and, additionally, where the wiki is not using the SocialProfile extension. Should you decide to create your global user page on Loginwiki and wish for it to replace your Meta user page, simply add the {{delete}} template to the top of your Meta user page by copying and pasting this code ({{Delete|1=Author requests deletion, or author blanked.}}), and an administrator should delete it promptly (usually within 24 hours).

If you have any questions, after first reviewing FAQ and the help center, please don't hesitate to ask at the community noticeboard, but please be sure to end all new topics or replies you make on talk pages, user talk pages (like this one), and noticeboards with four tildes (~~~~) to include both (a) a username and (b) a properly formatted timestamp for our talk page archiving bot.

Dmehus (talk) 17:28, 30 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Dmehus: As one of the first users to register on Meta in August 2015 and with more than 8000 global edits, I thank you very much for this slightly late welcome note :P Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:32, 30 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: (edit conflict) This was obviously just a test, but I thought it would be easier to test my revamped {{welcome}} template on your user talk page, in order to get any feedback you might have, or to obtain your "thumbs up/LGTM" stamp of approval (as opposed to testing it in Meta:Sandbox). I revamped it in a major way, to include a section header, add much-needed substitution of magic words, add information on global user pages, add an automatic signature, and add documentation to the template. What do you think? Dmehus (talk) 17:33, 30 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Dmehus: I agree, it's better than the previous one. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:38, 30 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: Okay, great, thanks! :) Dmehus (talk) 18:36, 30 September 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Unanswered requests

Sorry to bother you but it's been a few days since I posted these requests and I still have no answer.--Wedhro (talk) 15:04, 15 October 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Wedhro: While user merges can be done, they generally have to be done locally and manually by a steward as global user merges aren't scalable. So, what would be the reason for needing to merge? If the user wishes to transfer his or her credentials, they can simply either ask local bureaucrats to remove the rights on the old accounts and add rights on the new account. Where the local bureaucrats are inactive after a considerable period of time, a steward can be dispatched to the local wiki to assess the local permissions change request in the absent bureaucrats' stead. (talk page stalker) Dmehus (talk) 15:55, 15 October 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Dmehus: This is not news, I've already asked and obtained user merges at lest 20 times after we moved our wiki from Fandom and stewards told me it was the only way for users to get back their old accounts. (I'm the local bureaucrat anyway) This is my first of many requests. --Wedhro (talk) 04:52, 16 October 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Request for Real Life Villains Miraheze

Hi. I am a bureaucrat for Real Life Villains Wikia, and I was wondering if the Category Gallery extension could be added to our wikia. I don't know a single thing about computer programming so I can't do it myself; when I tried I got confused really quickly. - Rangerkid51 01:51, 22 October 2020 (UTC)[reply]

No, its got to go through security review first, see T6334 Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 02:13, 22 October 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Rangerkid51: Welcome to Meta, and to Miraheze. If you have any further questions, we invite you to our Discord server or to the community noticeboard. (Please sign your posts on talk pages by using four tildes like this: ~~~~.). Dmehus (talk) 02:17, 22 October 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Self-Request System Lock

I am requesting a system lock on User:BlackWidowMovie0000, effective immediately.
—[ BlackWidowMovie0000Editor ][ Talk | Contributions | Guestbook | Status:      online
17:46, 12 November 2020 (UTC)
BlackWidowMovie0 and Reception123 Confirmed. BlackWidowMovie0000 (talk) 17:48, 12 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Yes check.svg Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:52, 12 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]