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Importing the Harry Potter Wiki

Hello, I am a disgruntled user from the site. I am requesting if you, as system admin, could import the entire site fromt here to here. All pages and images there. In addition, I'm talking to the Reddit mods if they can support it as well. Thank you.

Losira (talk) 18:00, 14 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Losira:, thank you for your question, and thank you for creating an account. Please keep in mind we are all volunteers, and that posting in multiple locations does not expedite your request. Instead, please file a Phabricator task, after clicking "MediaWiki login" and linking your account to your wiki account. Assign it to the MediaWiki project, then you can move it on the workboard to "Maintenance script run," and it'll be completed, usually, within 24-36 hours. Hope this helps. Dmehus (talk) 18:13, 14 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
hi @Dmehus:, I have created this but I dunno how to assign to Maintenance script run. Losira (talk) 21:17, 14 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Losira: Thanks for your reply. In the "Add action" box, you just need to select "Change project tags," typing "MediaWiki," and then select "Move on workboard" and select "Maintenance script run." I have done this for you this time, though, so not a problem. What the system administrators will need is for you to export an XML dump from Fandom. To do this, you need to be a bureaucrat on the wiki, which I assume you are, then go to Special:Statistics, and "request dump." This will generate an XML file for you to upload to the Phabricator ticket. You then need to manually download every image on your wiki, zip them up, and upload the zip file to the Phabricator ticket. Once that's in place, a system administrator will process it for you. Dmehus (talk) 00:13, 15 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Changing a custom domain

Dear Admin

We are planning to change the domain of Gyaanipedia from to so is it possible to request this change and if it is then is there anyway to redirect pages from previous domain to this, I mean should redirect to kindly help me in this matter Shaunak Chakraborty (talk) 05:18, 12 December 2020 (UTC)[reply]

@Shaunak Chakraborty: I'll be honest, this does sound like a great deal of work with very little benefit, given the number of wikis involved. While I can see you updating the "" subdomains to "," and this can certainly be done in a Phabricator task, adding a whole bunch of redirects for "," "," and "," each requiring its own certificate, is an extraordinarily amount of unnecessary work. To be honest, what you should do is host your DNS for the latter three domains with a free DNS provider that provides 301 web redirects/web forwarding addresses. That way, all the configuration can be done on your end, not Miraheze's. Hope that helps. Dmehus (talk) 05:28, 12 December 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you so much for your help I just want to know that what are the DNS records or settings to redirect all the 108k pages of to if you know it, kindly help me. Shaunak Chakraborty (talk) 05:50, 12 December 2020 (UTC)[reply]
@Shaunak Chakraborty: Well, that is a consideration when changing your domain name. Changing to should either redirect all your pages on the old domain to their location on the new domain in either or one of the methods or, at the very least, redirect all pages on the old domain to the main page/homepage on the new domain in either or one of the methods. Please bear in mind this is a consideration you'll have to bear in mind, though, and you should fully consider all ramifications, as we are all volunteers and not equipped for months of back-and-forth trying to correct search engine search results from a switched domain. Dmehus (talk) 06:29, 12 December 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Can't Get SSL License With CSR

Dear Admin,

I wanted to combine my domain name with my wiki, but my domain server needn't me to apply a SSL license with CSR (because they had simplify it). Do I have to apply for an SSL certificate through CSR?

Thanks — Preceding unsigned comment added by Fdawn (talkcontribs) 15:17, 5 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]

@Fdawn: Hi. I'm not exactly sure if I understand what you mean but there are two options: 1) You would like to use your SSL provider and that means that we need to give you a CSR that you then have to give your provider 2) you use our own certificate provider (Lets Encrypt) in which case there is no CSR involved and you just point the domain to us. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:35, 5 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Changing custom domain

Hi Reception123, could it be possible to change domain of PetraWiki, which is currently, to

I would like to make this wiki multilingual by creating separate MediaWiki instance for each language so I would like URL of each instance to be subdomain of ( for English PetraWiki, for Croatian, etc). Is this possible?

My domain registrar name servers are currently pointing to "" and "". Do I need to change this? --Luka Ibrišimović (talk) 17:43, 9 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]

@Luka Ibrišimović: To answer your questions in reverse order, since Miraheze is hosting your DNS, the zone file change will need to be done by them, though you could also probably do it with a pull request in the applicable Miraheze repository, too. In terms of the custom domain change, ordinarily this would be requested on Phabricator; however, since it's just a change of an existing custom domain, I'm sure @Reception123: can process the request here, linking to the diff in the log summary. Did you want to be set up as a redirect as well? And, if so, which wiki should it redirect to? Dmehus (talk) 17:46, 9 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Dmehus: Well, since you ask, can be set up to redirect to As for the first part of your answer, does this mean I don't need to change anything with my domain registrar? --Luka Ibrišimović (talk) 18:12, 9 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Luka Ibrišimović: Yep, that's correct, unless you're using backup nameservers at your domain registrar, of course. But, yeah, that is an advantage to fully outsourcing your DNS to Miraheze. Reception123 can make the changes to your domain's zone file, hosted with Miraheze, then process the request for a custom domain as requested above. Once your wikis are set up, please {{ping}} me on my user talk page if you require interwiki and interlanguage prefixes to be set up on each of your wikis' interwiki tables. Dmehus (talk) 18:22, 9 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I'd still recommend filing a task because then it makes it easier for other sysadmins to work out which wiki the custom domain was set for and on who's request in the event that it broke for whatever reason. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 18:45, 9 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Well, that does seem like a bit of unnecessary bureaucracy. If it's broken, then a task can be created at that time. Dmehus (talk) 18:48, 9 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]
When it breaks, it's a lot harder to find the initial information if there's no task for it. It's too late to make a task about it being created if we've forgotten why. It's not bureaucracy, it's accountability and documentation. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 21:01, 9 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I've created this task in order to track this request. @Luka Ibrišimović: Are the only domains that you want -> and -> Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:57, 10 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: He would also like to be set up as a custom domain redirect to He also has a shared media repository wiki, too, though he hasn't said if he wants that to be on a custom domain yet or not. Hope that helps. Dmehus (talk) 06:59, 10 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: I will stop writing here since you created task for this and will write there instead. Thank you all for your help! --Luka Ibrišimović (talk) 13:14, 10 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Luka Ibrišimović: No problem. Dmehus (talk) 16:03, 10 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]


Suggested donations?

Hi there! Does Miraheze have such a thing as a 'suggested donation' for services rendered like setting up custom DNS, SSL etc for Wikis and the like? Are you able to generate invoices for donations thereby 'accepted'? I realise I must sound like some kind of minimalist money launderer or something, but I'm simply trying to encourage Wiki use by small charities and community organisations. By and large they'd much rather pay a small charge for an underwritten outcome. Ftwm (talk) 09:21, 25 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]

@Ftwm: Hi! Unfortunately, I can't really give an exact number of a suggested donation. For the services you mention, like Custom domain set ups, they're done by volunteers who are not payed, as all donations go into infrastructure and other costs such as our domain, etc. I can however refer you to read this section on the fundraising page which may help you with your question. What I can say is that every donation (no matter how small) helps us and is appreciated! :) Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:42, 25 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Having had a look on GoFundMe, £20 seems reasonable for a bit of guidance setting up FITCC’s subdomain and I’m very happy to oblige. -Mark Drayton CllrEMD (talk) 13:42, 29 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Mark, £20 would be a very generous donation. If you do decide to make a donation, the easiest way is through PayPal, but there are also other donation methods listed at Donate, if you prefer. Dmehus (talk) 13:46, 29 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Just a quick note, regardless of whether you decide to donate or not (though of course if you do we would really appreciate it!) we are very happy to help you with your wiki :) Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:48, 29 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Redirect issue

Hi Reception123,

I'm having an issue with redirect from to It was working perfectly before, but now I get 'Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead' page.

Could you please take a look and see what's causing this issue?

Thanks, --Gil Borlin (talk) 13:23, 20 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Gil Borlin Yeah, I get the same issue. I wonder if maybe the SSL certificate needs to be regenerated as a wildcard certificate, or maybe this can be resolved by making small changes to the certs.yaml and/or redirects.yaml files? Anyway, I'll {{ping}} Reception123 to this thread to take a look at it for you. Dmehus (talk) 15:32, 20 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Dmehus Reception123 Redirect from to is working now. Thank you both! Could you also add redirect from to I'm sorry I forgot to mention that in my request. Gil Borlin (talk) 15:09, 21 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Gil Borlin Yeah, Paladox noticed what was wrong with the certs.yaml file referenced above. Sure, I think it's a wildcard certificate, so I'll try doing the PR for you. Dmehus (talk) 15:18, 21 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]

User rights

Hello Reception123, can I have the autopatrolled right. Thank you! Olipino (talk) 16:25, 5 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Thank you for your request. While autopatrolled can be requested, it is commonly granted by administrators to reduce the workflow of administrators and patrollers when a user's edits no longer need patrolling. Each administrator has different criteria for granting, but notably, two of the main ones are that the user should always sign their posts with four tildes (~~~~) and be active in some way on Meta. Hope that helps. Dmehus (talk) 17:02, 5 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I do indeed agree that at this time it would be too early to grant you autopatrolled as you currently have less than 10 edits on Meta. If it is determined later on that your edits no longer require someone to patrol them, it will be granted. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:09, 5 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Okay, thanks. Olipino (talk) 17:37, 6 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]


Hi,how can I set up my wiki domain change

this wikiwant to change domain, thanks.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 05:51, 29 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Can you help me?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 09:57, 29 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Hi. Please read Custom domains and the open a task on Phabricator. Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:27, 29 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]
ok, thanks.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 10:55, 29 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]
hi, you have look my task T7218?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 11:40, 29 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]
my internetpedia, the future i can create new the other languages 300 like to wikipedia in miraheze?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 11:42, 29 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Msnhinet8: Well, a single user owning and managing 300 wikis seems to me to not be possible in any imaginable way. Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:19, 29 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Msnhinet8 Echoing what Reception123 said, while you can certainly have wikis in other languages, as you're the only person maintaining those wikis, I would think it'd be exceedingly difficult to maintain, properly, more than a dozen wikis, so I would focus on that, as importing content from all the Wikipedias would be unmanageable. There'd be copyediting to do, fixing templates and modules, and they'd be targets for spam and vandalism. Dmehus (talk) 20:03, 29 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I know, but I want to and miraheze cooperation, do another wikipedia have 300 languages.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 12:56, 1 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Msnhinet8 Bear in mind, though, that if your plan is to import large numbers of pages from each of those non-English Wikipedias, Miraheze is a small not-for-profit corporation, funded entirely by donations that provide for its meagre budget. We simply wouldn't be able to accommodate hosting that many non-English Wikipedia mirrors, which would receive little if any editing. If your plan is just to create a series of empty shell non-English Wikipedias until you can get around to editing them, well, that's a lot of subdomains, and perhaps someone else would like to run a non-English Wikipedia in a certain language. I would rather see you focus on a few language Wikipedia forks initially, then do what Gyannipedia does by arranging to have a specialist in a certain language serve as the primary bureaucrat and sysop on an Internetpedia language wiki in a particular language. Dmehus (talk) 13:36, 1 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
ok, thanks I know.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 22:48, 1 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

I know this isn't the place to ask but...

Since you are a Romanian, I heard that Hungarians and Romanians argue with each other a lot and are rivals, but why? I am very confused. InspecterAbdel (NLW) 18:42, 6 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Regarding this edit you made

I can understand why you reverted it, as this was on a locked user's user talk page, but like I said in this edit summary, I did state that anybody could revert it at any time if unnecessary, so maybe my edit there was kind of pointless, and won't be re-added there again. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 20:16, 19 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

@DarkMatterMan4500: I understand, yes. Though I do think you could be more helpful in other areas rather than revisiting such old pages and making minor changes to them. As you might imagine, doing so isn't very useful. Reception123 (talk) (C) 20:21, 19 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]


Deleted most of the gibberish on DarkMatterMan4500's talk page.--Iron Sword 23 (talk) 22:11, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Face-smile.svg Thank you. That's great. Dmehus (talk) 22:14, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Really don't understand why it was added. Iron Sword 23 (talk) 22:15, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Yeah, so the user is a long-term abuse case from nonciclopediawiki. They've created more sockpuppet accounts than I can count and now mostly just cause problems on that wiki and Meta Wiki as an IP hopping vandal. Dmehus (talk) 22:18, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Can you protect my user page? Iron Sword 23 (talk) 22:22, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
User page, or user talk page? Dmehus (talk) 22:25, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Talk page. So no one else vandalizes it. Iron Sword 23 (talk) 22:26, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Yes check.svg Done for two weeks. Dmehus (talk) 22:29, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks. I'm the only one who should be using my talk page. Iron Sword 23 (talk) 22:30, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Well, no. I mean, other users can message you. You're the only one that should be editing your user page, though. Dmehus (talk) 22:31, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
That's what I meant. Iron Sword 23 (talk) 22:31, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Oh, are you saying you want your user page protected also? Dmehus (talk) 22:32, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
No, my user page is fine unprotected. Iron Sword 23 (talk) 22:33, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Okay, sounds good then. :) Dmehus (talk) 22:34, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
If anything, I'll just remove any vandalism. Iron Sword 23 (talk) 22:35, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Wonderful day to you Reception123

Please in regards to the request I made on Dmehus's talk page, it has not been done please and its quite urgent Ugochimobi (talk) 12:42, 16 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Please remember that we're all volunteers here, and Miraheze services are provided 100% free. No feature request is notionally urgent. What is urgent are things that cause one or more wikis to be inaccessible or where the entire wiki farm is down. In any case, whether you request something my user talk page or Reception123's user talk page, the key thing to keep in mind is to try and keep the discussion/request together, to avoid fragmenting the discussion. Now, to your request, can you try clarify what it is you're trying to do? Your wiki is certainly not the first wiki to use the Wikibase extension, and I've not seen a request for those php variables to be configured on specific wikis, so I'm wondering why it's needed and what you're trying to do? Dmehus (talk) 13:08, 16 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Dmehus: Thanks for replying, It's just an update to the LocalSettings.php of FAMEData, It's supporting the Repository in bringing Knowledge Panel both on google and bing and any other search engine. As time goes on more updates might come. Ugochimobi (talk) 13:24, 16 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Okay, thank you for that. That's helpful. I'm just surprised no one else has wanted that. Reception123 or I should be able to do this for you soon. Dmehus (talk) 14:02, 16 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Dmehus: Yeah all I want is the progress of every single Miraheze hosted wiki.... I want us all to be better just as every WM hosted wiki is. I await your response please and don't forget to help run a maintenance update script at once. like this
Run 1st Step : php extensions/Wikibase/lib/maintenance/populateSitesTable.php, Run 2nd Step : php maintenance/update.php. Ugochimobi (talk) 14:37, 16 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Yeah, anyone can do a pull request to LocalSettings.php. If you have a GitHub account and are quite familiar with GitHub/Git, you, too, can do this. System administrators would be the ones to merge the commit(s) on the pull request and then run that maintenance script. Dmehus (talk) 14:41, 16 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Dmehus: I have a github account tho, but I trust you to help me do the maintenance update ;-) Ugochimobi (talk) 14:49, 16 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Plus, I totally understand the fact that we all here are volunteers, ;-) Ugochimobi (talk) 16:42, 16 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Dmehus: Please hope I haven't been forgotten .... Ugochimobi (talk) 10:37, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Dmehus: Nothing yet... Ugochimobi (talk) 13:40, 19 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I'm still here waiting ;-) @Dmehus and Reception123: Ugochimobi (talk) 08:52, 21 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Nom de domaine

Mon nom de domaine est chez

J'ai pas tout compris comment faire

sur Hostinger j'ai une ligne

Type nom Priorité Contenu TTL
CNAME www O 14400

Est-ce que c'est là que je dois amener la direction vers miraheze ? quand je clique sur modifier je peux modifier le www

Ou alors est ce dans Gérer les enregistrements DNS avec le choix CNAME, sur cette ligne j'ai

Type (menu déroulant) Nom Cible TTL
CNAME @ Cible 14400

Le SSL est activé.

C'est pour mon site ""

--Zazoult (talk) 09:11, 21 May 2021 (UTC)Zazoult[reply]

@Zazoult: Bonjour, il existe deux methodes: vous avez le choix d'utiliser des CNAMEs (qui sont 'pointées' vers ou de changer les 'nameservers' vers Miraheze. Vous pouvez lire la version française des instructions ici pour plus d'informations. Je ne comprends pas vraiment si vous voulez avoir '' ou '' ou les deux (un qui se réoriente vers l'autre). Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:32, 21 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

use visualeditor

Hi, you can help me install visualeditor in my internetpedia extensions?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 00:56, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Can you help me?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 01:05, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

So, you can enable this yourself in Special:ManageWiki/extensions on your wiki. If it's greyed out, you need to enable the "requires" extensions first. They will be listed. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 01:07, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
It can use, thanks.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 01:09, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Yep, just go to Special:ManageWiki/extensions, locate VisualEditor under the "Editors" tab, then first enable any extensions it says it requires, then enable VisualEditor. Dmehus (talk) 01:11, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Ok, no problem!--Msnhinet8 (talk) 01:12, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Yes check.svg Great! Glad you got it worked out. Dmehus (talk) 01:14, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── You can will my internetpedia set up is Exempt from Inactivity? --Msnhinet8 (talk) 01:15, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

I very need.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 01:19, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I'll take a look at this tomorrow, in order to review your request for an exemption to Dormancy Policy and will {{ping}} you with the result when it's been assessed and action. Dmehus (talk) 01:22, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Ok, thanks.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 01:36, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Can you help me will fandom data change miraheze in internetpedia?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 01:40, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I want to in fandom internetpedia move miraheze.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 01:41, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Do you mean import a dump of a Fandom wiki? Dmehus (talk) 12:15, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Yes.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 13:34, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
My internetpedia this wiki can set up Exempt from Inactivity?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 13:36, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
At online staff? Msnhinet8 (talk) 14:14, 17 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
can you help me?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 01:00, 18 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Sorry please change Exempt from Inactivity have difficult ?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 01:15, 18 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Msnhinet8, I am waiting until the request for importation is done, so your wiki has sufficient content pages to exempt it from inactivity. Regarding your import request, if you go to this special page, locate the XML dump and verify the date on the dump, will that dump be recent enough for you, or will you require a more recent dump? If you need a more recent one, you'll need to contact Fandom by the contact page link and request a newer XML dump. Hope that helps. Dmehus (talk) 13:36, 18 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Ok.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 14:17, 18 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Sorry, my internetpedia can not use exempt it from inactivity?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 00:08, 19 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Because it not blank.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 00:10, 19 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
this.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 00:19, 19 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Can you help me?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 01:29, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Why not reply me?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 01:30, 20 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Msnhinet8 Can you please see my question above where I ask:
I am waiting until the request for importation is done, so your wiki has sufficient content pages to exempt it from inactivity. Regarding your import request, if you go to this special page, locate the XML dump and verify the date on the dump, will that dump be recent enough for you, or will you require a more recent dump? If you need a more recent one, you'll need to contact Fandom by the contact page link and request a newer XML dump.
Thank you. -- Dmehus (talk) 15:30, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Ok, thanks.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 15:31, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Your reply suggests that you're not understanding, can you confirm that the XML dump here reflects the version of Fandom Internetpedia that you want to import? Dmehus (talk) 15:33, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Import miraheze internetpedia not success?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 15:36, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Sorry my country Taiwan time is 11:38 PM, I Go to sleep.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 15:38, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Msnhinet8, it's not done yet because I need you to confirm that the Fandom XML dump from approximately 2018 is the correct version of Internetpedia you want imported. If you want pages newer than 2018, you need to request Fandom provide a newer dump for you, but if the wiki hasn't been edited since approximately 2018, then the existing dump should be fine. Hope that helps. Dmehus (talk) 15:53, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

you have a email?i give you my xml file.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 15:59, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
At online User:Dmehus now?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 16:04, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I have 2012-now data.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 16:05, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Oh, if you have the XML dump you want to import. It'd be better if you upload it to WeTransfer and I'll create a Phabricator task for you. Dmehus (talk) 16:08, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
sorry, if is csv?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 16:10, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Oh, do you mean you just have a list of pages in CSV format? If so, that won't work. You'd need to request a newer XML dump from Fandom, or go with the older version currently available above. Dmehus (talk) 16:13, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
so, how can i send my CSV format give you?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 16:16, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
email can use?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 16:17, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
What Dmehus was saying is that it's not possible to import CSV files, only XML. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:22, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
ok, thanks.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 16:31, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I already this talk by Reception123.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 16:35, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
You're not understanding, though. Do you want us to import the Fandom XML dump from 2018, or are you going to ask Fandom for a newer XML dump? Either way, I can't do the exemption to Dormancy Policy until we do your import. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 17:01, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I already send you my fandom account and pass, you can look my email? Msnhinet8 (talk) 17:16, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
or I give you my fandom internetpedia account and pass, you again help me think?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 17:11, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Msnhinet8, oh no, please do not do that again. I have deleted and trashed your e-mail message. Please just tell us if you want us to import this XML dump from 23 February 2018 or if you will request Fandom provide you a newer dump. If you're a bureaucrat on that wiki, there should be a "send request" link to generate a new dump. If you're not, you will need to use this help page to contact Fandom and request a newer XML dump. Thank you. Dmehus (talk) 17:58, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Yes,is true.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 18:09, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Looking at this page, it looks like you are a bureaucrat, so there should be a "send request" link at Special:Statistics. Dmehus (talk) 18:00, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I have in my this upload xml.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 18:23, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
You have look?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 18:24, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Msnhinet8, no we don't need a Miraheze wiki XML dump; we need you to generate an XML dump from Fandom here. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 18:33, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Feel very trouble, sorry I can say stop.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 18:35, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
It's not too much trouble. Can you please just go here and click send request to generate a newer XML dump? Thank you. Dmehus (talk) 18:37, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Ok I try again.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 18:38, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

I already send request. Msnhinet8 (talk) 18:40, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
What to do Next? Msnhinet8 (talk) 18:43, 25 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Next how can I do? Msnhinet8 (talk) 01:11, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
at online staff Dmehus? Msnhinet8 (talk) 02:00, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Msnhinet8, looking here, nothing actually. You've Yes check.svg done everything, so I'll update the Phabricator task, and turn it over to Reception123 to run the script. Thank you. Dmehus (talk) 02:12, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
ok thanks. Msnhinet8 (talk) 02:14, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
So today can solve this quesation? Msnhinet8 (talk) 02:24, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Yeah, I've reached out to Reception123, so he should be able to do the import within the next twelve hours (or so) from now. Once it's done, I'll grant your wiki the exemption to Dormancy Policy you requested. Dmehus (talk) 02:26, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Ok, thanks. Msnhinet8 (talk) 02:28, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
So you know Reception123 is where country? Msnhinet8 (talk) 03:07, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
My freedomain .tk July 7 maturity, can you quickly? sorry I little impatient.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 05:26, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Msnhinet8, it will be done within the next twelve hours, not to worry. Reception123 is in the Central European Time Zone (UTC+1). Please be patient, and there's no need to reply to this thread; rather, just 'thank' me. Dmehus (talk) 05:35, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks. Msnhinet8 (talk) 06:17, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Hi, my internetpedia no progress now. Msnhinet8 (talk) 11:43, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
please Reception123 is where? Msnhinet8 (talk) 11:45, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]
or Dmehus how can I do? Msnhinet8 (talk) 11:46, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Msnhinet8, the import is still currently in progress. It can take quite awhile, as there's something like 30,000 pages being imported. Dmehus (talk) 16:21, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]

ok,thanks. Msnhinet8 (talk) 23:09, 26 May 2021 (UTC)[reply]


Hi Reception123,

Just tried to go to but getting a 'Server Not Found' error. Does something still need to be done by us, or is this something that's being taken care of in the background?

One more question, will the "/wiki" part get appended at the end of the URL when users simply type into the browser address bar?

Thanks, --Haritosh (talk) 01:08, 4 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]

I just checked it out with no issue. Iron Sword 23 (talk) 01:13, 4 June 2021 (UTC)[reply] Haritosh (talk) 02:03, 4 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Haritosh: It works for me. I'd advise you to try clearing yoiur cache. And yes, the /wiki part will automatically be added just like it was for the subdomain. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:33, 4 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Preloader configuration

As mentioned at the Community noticeboard, I turned on the Preloader extension on my just-relaunched creative-venture wiki at least a day ago (as it worked successfully during its ByetHost trial run last October). But on Miraheze, Preloader requires shell access to LocalSettings.php; has no customisation options at ManageWiki; is used on the Main namespace by default (as far as I can deduce); and has been mentioned by name only once before on Meta. More or less long forgotten about, has it?

In my case, the Preloader is dedicated to setting up the skeleton for templates through {{Template starter}}, which considerably speeds up the creation process. Absent any noticeboard replies so far, I'd like to hear your comments on the matter before configuration. --Routhwick (talk) 18:01, 28 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Wiki request #19374

See here أحمد (talk) 12:13, 17 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]

My wiki

Hi Reception123,

Do you want to contribute with me on Ahmencyclopedia? Do whatever edits have to be done.

أحمد (talk) 12:06, 18 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]

ManageWiki problem

Hello, there is a problem at Some rights that only administrators have are all users. Bureaucrats can edit ManageWiki but bureaucrats in this wiki are inactive. Can you see it? Thanks! Fffv7787 (talk) 11:22, 21 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]


Hi R, so I have a small userbase booting (for security, ironically) from live CDs with SeaMonkey 2.35 (=Firefox 38, roughly) and these are not now CAPTCHA capable. I have noted mh:meta Stewards'_noticeboard/Archive_5#Remove_Captcha_System but also mh:meta Meta:Autoconfirmed_users which seems to suggest I can work around this problem by having my users create their accounts and emailing my bureaucrat to add them to the 'confirmed' group. Two questions:

  • Will this work reliably?
  • If so, which page of the documentation elaborates on 'most', as in "Autoconfirmed users are no longer required to enter a CAPTCHA for most events."

The really ghastly no-no is the 'new external links' trigger. I'm currently advising people they'll have to stick a space in the URL before the :// to 'hobble' it, but it's going down like a lead sodding balloon, believe me. Best wishes, -Mark D CllrEMD (talk) 20:32, 1 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]

I don't think this problem is quite that severe, but it would be useful to know if CAPTCHA challenges can be disabled entirely on a given Wiki (ie for logged-in users)? -S Ftwm (talk) 18:25, 7 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Ftwm: Yes, it's possible to disable CAPTHCA all logged-in users, you just need to add 'skipcaptcha' in Special:ManageWiki/permissions for that group. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:37, 7 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]


You able to make an Ahmencyclopedia article about case sensitivity? The subject is about what defines whether uppercase and lowercase letters are treated as distinct. 2604:3D08:6286:7500:4068:146C:8B68:E029 03:00, 18 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Sorry for the late response, I'm not entirely sure what you mean. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:16, 23 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]


Apologies, i should have known they were making up stories. Sperosdurell (talk) 13:48, 29 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]

That's fine, no problem. Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:50, 29 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]

A barnstar for you!

Barnstar of Reversion Hires.png The Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
Thanks for cleaning, helpful administrator! Vicckz (talk) 16:11, 3 September 2021 (UTC)[reply]


Hi, how are you steward?

I asked for five wikis (I think this is the right number), in different languages, but with the same purpose and category. The goal is to make the wiki I manage multilingual. I ask that some admin put me as an Interwiki Admin on each of these wikis. I already have over 500 edits (22,000 globally, with 20,000 on this wiki and another 1,000 globally) and I intend to be an interwiki administrator for all of these wikis. Do you help? thanks

And about the my time... today is Saturday. Feel free to ask any kind of question at any time. Today I have nothing to do.--YellowFrogger (talk) 03:14, 18 September 2021 (UTC)[reply]

@YellowFrogger: Please more that Reception is not a Steward and therefore won't be able to assist you in this endeavor. Try asking on the Stewards' noticeboard. Agent Isai Talk to me! 03:16, 18 September 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Inryes/Inreys wiki

Hello! It’s me, Mór, following up from Discord. Mor (talk) 15:04, 3 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]

A goat for you!

Boer Goat (8742860752).jpg

Please accept my Christmas present :p

Ugochimobi (talk) 15:28, 3 December 2021 (UTC)

A goat is an interesting Christmas present, thanks :P Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:55, 4 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Hello, quick question about wiki dumps

Hey there. I am an admin on a different wiki. Recently we used the Miraheze Fabricator to import a dump from FANDOM to a Miraheze wiki, and in fact I belive you were the one to import it. Which leads me to this question. The dump that you were given was actually an incomplete one with several pages missing. We recently got a complete dump, so my question is, if we imported our updated dump to the wiki, what would happen? Would it override any existing pages from the first dump? Would it cause any problems? Please feel free to answer at your own pace. ComputerError4041 (talk) 00:37, 3 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]

I don't think much happens, even replace the page again and change it (if made changes). The new pages will definitely arrive. YellowFrogger (Talk Edits) 01:38, 3 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]
"even replace the page again and change it (if made changes)"
So by this, do you mean any edits we made to the prexisiting pages will be kept? Because we made quite a few edits to the pages that already got imported. If those changes won't be lost, we're all set. ComputerError4041 (talk) 01:58, 3 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]
The edits no will be kept. I'm the one who says one thing and the translator does another. If you made an edit to an already imported page, and imported everything by replacing that imported and edited page, it will revert to the way you replaced it. I think that basically happens this. YellowFrogger (Talk Edits) 02:25, 3 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]
It might overwrite the existing pages. You can:
  1. Use Special:Export to export all existing pages to another wiki (maybe testwiki)
  2. Import the dump
  3. Use Special:Import to import the pages you exported to testwiki
Maybe that will work? I have no idea Anpang Talk Stuff 02:29, 3 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Alright I talked it over with the other admins and we decided we're trying your idea. Is there any easy way to export every page on a Miraheze wiki at once? I'm about to export the pages but all I see so far is an option to either add pages one by one or add pages from specific categories, but not anything to do a full export. ComputerError4041 (talk) 23:13, 4 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Are my DNS settings all right

Hi, you contacted me because of bad DNS settings at Gandi, I updated the CNAME record. Is everything all right now ? Gerdami (talk) 07:06, 7 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]

@Gerdami: Hi. The issue seems to have been fixed. Thank you very much! Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:08, 7 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]

request Wiki

Meta:Protection policy

I'm not the creator of the page, but I didn't agree with its deletion. It could remain as a rehearsal page (like Raidar) put a notice on it. MediaWiki pages not needed in Meta are system related only. This page could have its own policy here on Meta for the reason for its protection.

But also: this page really spoke only of forms of protection. YellowFrogger (Talk Edits)

@YellowFrogger: Hi. The first issue I had is the fact that the page kept the word 'policy' in it which is bound to cause confusion at some point, so if the page was called "Meta:Protecting pages" or something similar that would have been better. Second, my issue was that it wasn't necessarily accurate in some regards (for example it said that the only administrator protected pages are the Main Page and 'logos'). Thirdly, there is already a page about protection on Meta as well which I have just discovered (see here). So I would recommend editing and improving that page rather than creating a new duplicate page. Though other than mentioning which pages are usually protected in which manner I don't see much that can be said. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:35, 9 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I agree with this choice. I placed the essay notice as an immediate means to downplay the impression that it was an official policy, which it had when the page was created. It was a bandaid, not a solution. With the page Reception mentions, there is no need for another. --Raidarr (talk) 11:49, 9 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]


who approves wiki requests IP editor 03:14, 29 December 2021 (UTC)

Hi IP, wiki requests are approved by Wiki creators. But anonymous users can't request wikis. To do so, you'll need to create an account first. --Magogre (talk) 03:34, 29 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]


I’m making a test wiki that has extremely unstable bots but it got rejected please help I have to do this because the bots are extremely unstable they can destroy a lot of stuff most of it is irreversibleThe zone (talk) 06:38, 31 December 2021 (UTC)[reply]


I removed the bureaucrat group from my Wiki pls helpOctahedron foundation (talk) 06:48, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

@Octahedron foundation: Hi, do you need your ManageWiki permissions reset? Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:49, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
I want to be a bureaucrat again if it does that then sure :) Octahedron foundation (talk) 06:50, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Octahedron foundation: Oh sorry, you mean you removed the bureaucrat group from yourself? If so you will need to request at Steward's noticeboard. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:52, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

But aren't you one? Octahedron foundation (talk) 06:53, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

I'm a system administrator but not a steward. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:55, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
what happens if you
Reset permissions? Octahedron foundation (talk) 06:57, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]


So what does resetting permissions do Octahedron foundation (talk) 07:04, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

It would just reset everything you've done to Special:ManageWiki/permissions but it won't give you bureaucrat back. Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:11, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

OhOctahedron foundation (talk) 07:14, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]


Can you at least change my permissions I'm only an administrator now here's a link to the wiki Octahedron foundation (talk) 07:21, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

link fix spoon  Anpang📨  08:12, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

ThanksOctahedron foundation (talk) 08:14, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

The wiki

For some reason it won't let me add a link to an external website so just search up http:/ /Spoon. Octahedron foundation (talk) 07:34, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

No, you need to use only one bracket in external links [1]  Anpang📨  08:13, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]


if ur a global sysop can't you change my permissions on that wiki? Octahedron foundation (talk) 07:56, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Please note that this is not an issue that global sysops can resolve, nor system administrators. It's exclusively the scope of Stewards, and so a single message to the Stewards' noticeboard is required to address the issue. --Raidarr (talk) 09:53, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
I don't know why you keep answering this user. --YellowFrogger (talk) () 13:11, 21 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]


I have a typo in my email address in Phabricator but no password was shipped for it, I also can’t find channels to chang email and only displayed email confirm page. Then I globally set an email, please change to it. 小美粉粉 (talk) 10:28, 23 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

@小美粉粉: Sorry for the delay, so you would like me to change your Phabricator email to the one you currently have set for Miraheze wikis? Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:25, 27 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: Yes. I want to change. My Miraheze Phabricator account is macbookproo. Please process this problem as soon as possible. 小美粉粉 (talk) 11:31, 27 January 2022 (UTC) [ NOTE: This isn’t a problem about that can’t receive an mail confirmation for electronic mail. 小美粉粉 (talk) 12:57, 30 January 2022 (UTC) ][reply]

Mail Problem

Hello @Reception123

i tried to login to phabricator to create a task for "custom domain change". But i do not receive the verification mail that i can login to phabricator. The same problem i get, if i change my mailadresse for my account. I do not receive the verification mail for the new mailadress. Both i tried several times and had a look into SPAM Folder. At the moment i am not able to create a ticket for my request.

best regards rsc21 Rsc21 (talk) 08:43, 25 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

@Rsc21: Are you sure you used the right email address? Perhaps there is a typo. If you'd like you can send an email to sre(at) and I can check if it's correct. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:26, 27 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Hello @Reception123
thank you for your answer. i tried it with two separate accounts (rsc21, romsch) with separate eMailadresse (from different email provider). If I want to register to phabricator i don't get a validation Mail. Same problem if i change the eMailadress in the account, i do not get a validation Mail.
i will write my steps in a mail (with pictures), that it should be easer to find my error/the mistake of the program. 07:17, 27 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
yesterday at 10:00 AM i sent an eMail to your account... hope you get the mail Rsc21 (talk) 05:57, 28 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
today i tried it with a new account rosc and different eMail Adress. Same Problem, i do not get the verification mail to login to phabricator, when i click „login/register mediawiki“ button . Could i send my request for custom domain in an other way? 16:34, 29 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
SRE can manually send you an email with confirmation details if you verify to them which one it should be. You can ask by email to sre(at), linking to this page as context. If you respond to this thread, please ensure you are logged in just for verification purposes. Unfortunately time can move a bit slowly on Meta, so some patience is necessary for responses and the process to complete. --Raidarr (talk) 13:31, 30 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Helle @Raidarr
thank you for your help. the accound i need to verifiy is rsc21, that i logged in now (rsc21[at]***.ch). If possible, could you answer to this post, when the confirmation mail should be sent manually? Then i could check, if the mail was not blocked by provider (or something like that).
I sent the mail to sre@mir****.org at 30.01.2022 19:18 pm (UTC+1).
best regards
rsc21 Rsc21 (talk) 18:18, 30 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Rsc21, I am informed that you should get confirmation within 24 hours, perhaps within the hour. --Raidarr (talk) 19:13, 30 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Raidarr and @Reception123
thank you a lot. Today i get all open mail requests on both miraheze accounts i createt. Now i sm able to login to phabricator
best regards
Roman Rsc21 (talk) 11:29, 31 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Great! I am glad this was resolved for you! Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:21, 1 February 2022 (UTC)[reply]