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'''''See also [[Portal:Get started with this site|Getting Started]], [[Portal:Contribute|Contributors]], [[Portal:Moderation|Moderators]]'''''
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'''''See also [[Portal:Get started with this site|Getting Started]], [[Portal:Contribute|Contributors]], [[Portal:Moderation|Moderators]]''''' {{Sysopub}}  
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==Policies of FamilySearch Wiki==
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== Policies of FamilySearch Wiki ==
*The [[Policy:Guiding_Principles|Guiding Principles]] for this site.
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*Overall [[Policy:FamilySearch_Wiki_Policies|FamilySearch Wiki Policies]]
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*The [[Policy:Guiding Principles|Guiding Principles]] for this site.  
*[[Policy:Copyright, Copyleft, and Intellectual Property|Copyright, Copyleft, and Intellectual Property]]
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*Overall [[Policy:FamilySearch Wiki Policies|FamilySearch Wiki Policies]]  
*[[Policy:Privacy Policy|Privacy Policy]]
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*[[Policy:Copyright, Copyleft, and Intellectual Property|Copyright, Copyleft, and Intellectual Property]]  
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*[[Policy:Privacy Policy|Privacy Policy]]  
 
*[[Policy:Image Approval Policies|Image Approval Policies]]
 
*[[Policy:Image Approval Policies|Image Approval Policies]]
  
==Reasons to Contact an Administrator==
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== Reasons to Contact an Administrator ==
* Report a page that needs immediate deletion
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* Submit a page that might need protecting or unprotecting
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==How to Contact Administrators==
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*Report a page that needs immediate deletion
* Add a post to the [http://forums.familysearchsupport.org/forumdisplay.php?f=23 Moderator Forum]
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*Submit a page that might need protecting or unprotecting
* Add a [[Maintenance Templates|Flag]] related to the problem with content in the Wiki
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* Participate in the [[FamilySearch wiki user group meeting|FamilySearch Wiki user group]]
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* To e-mail us about a technical problem or bug on this site, '''[mailto:support@familysearch.org?subject=FamilySearch%20Wiki%20Support click here]'''''.''
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*Or, see instructions for sending [[FamilySearch_Wiki:Feedback|Feedback about the Wiki]]
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==Sysops are system Administrators==
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== How to Contact Administrators ==
The Administrators help manage the development and content in the Wiki. Some tasks the Administrators (Sysops) keep busy with include:
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* Determining the [[:Help:Namespaces|namespaces]] used in the Wiki and the purpose for each [[:Help:Namespaces|namespace]].
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*Add a post to the [http://forums.familysearchsupport.org/forumdisplay.php?f=23 Moderator Forum]
* [[How to write a Did You Know? article for the Main Page|Write the ''Did You Know?'' article]] for the Main Page
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*Add a [[Maintenance Templates|Flag]] related to the problem with content in the Wiki
* Moderate the [http://forums.familysearchsupport.org/ Forums]
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*Participate in the [[FamilySearch wiki user group meeting|FamilySearch Wiki user group]]
* Monitor deletion requests See [[:Category:Deletion Requests|Deletion Requests]] for instructions on monitoring.
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*To e-mail us about a technical problem or bug on this site, '''[mailto:support@familysearch.org?subject=FamilySearch%20Wiki%20Support click here]'''''.''
* Follow-up on [[Delete or archive a page|deleting pages and images]] as needed.
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*Or, see instructions for sending [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|Feedback about the Wiki]]
* View deleted revisions of pages
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* Undelete pages or images
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== Sysops are system Administrators ==
* [[Policy:Banning and blocking]], individual and ranges of IP addresses
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* Protect and unprotect pages
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The Administrators help manage the development and content in the Wiki. Some tasks the Administrators (Sysops) keep busy with include:  
* Edit the interface
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*Determining the [[:Help:Namespaces|namespaces]] used in the Wiki and the purpose for each [[:Help:Namespaces|namespace]].  
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*[[How to write a Did You Know? article for the Main Page|Write the ''Did You Know?'' article]] for the Main Page  
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*Moderate the [http://forums.familysearchsupport.org/ Forums]  
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*Monitor deletion requests See [[:Category:Deletion Requests|Deletion Requests]] for instructions on monitoring.  
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*Follow-up on [[Delete or archive a page|deleting pages and images]] as needed.  
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*View deleted revisions of pages  
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*Undelete pages or images  
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*[[Policy:Banning and blocking]], individual and ranges of IP addresses  
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*Protect and unprotect pages  
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*Edit the interface  
 
*[[Dispute Resolution|Dispute resolution]]. The "[[:Category:Neutrality disputes|Neutrality Disputes]]" flag addresses the dispute resolution needs.
 
*[[Dispute Resolution|Dispute resolution]]. The "[[:Category:Neutrality disputes|Neutrality Disputes]]" flag addresses the dispute resolution needs.
  
==Maintenance Flag Monitoring==
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== Maintenance Flag Monitoring ==
Examples of all current: [[Maintenance Templates]]. Monitor each flag by clicking on the links below:
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Examples of all current: [[Maintenance Templates]]. Monitor each flag by clicking on the links below:  
  
*[[:Category:Deletion Requests]] - immediate action is needed
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*[[:Category:Deletion Requests]] - immediate action is needed  
*[[:Category:Outdated articles]] - flag remains until fixed
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*[[:Category:Outdated articles]] - flag remains until fixed  
*[[:Category:Neutrality disputes]] - two week requirement
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*[[:Category:Neutrality disputes]] - two week requirement  
*[[:Category:Not English]] - move pages to language wiki if available
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*[[:Category:Not English]] - move pages to language wiki if available  
*[[:Category:Copyright problems]] - one week requirement
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*[[:Category:Copyright problems]] - one week requirement  
*[[:Category:Ambiguous page title]] - flag remains until fixed
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*[[:Category:Ambiguous page title]] - flag remains until fixed  
*[[:Category:Merge articles]] - flag remains until fixed
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*[[:Category:Merge articles]] - flag remains until fixed  
 
*[[:Category:Articles needing citations]] - discussion needed before implementation
 
*[[:Category:Articles needing citations]] - discussion needed before implementation
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*[[Category:FamilySearch Research Wiki move-protected project pages| ]]

Revision as of 22:08, 12 March 2009

See also Getting Started, Contributors, Moderators
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Contents

Policies of FamilySearch Wiki

Reasons to Contact an Administrator

  • Report a page that needs immediate deletion
  • Submit a page that might need protecting or unprotecting

How to Contact Administrators

Sysops are system Administrators

The Administrators help manage the development and content in the Wiki. Some tasks the Administrators (Sysops) keep busy with include:

Maintenance Flag Monitoring

Examples of all current: Maintenance Templates. Monitor each flag by clicking on the links below: