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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 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|Moderators]]'''''  
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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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*[[Policy:Copyright, Copyleft, and Intellectual Property|Copyright, Copyleft, and Intellectual Property]]
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*[[Policy:Privacy Policy|Privacy Policy]]
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*[[Policy:Image Approval Policies|Image Approval Policies]]
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==Reasons to Contact an Administrator==
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*The [[FamilySearch Wiki:Guiding Principles|Guiding Principles]] for this site.
* Report a page that needs immediate deletion
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*Overall [[FamilySearch Wiki:Policies|FamilySearch Wiki Policies]]
* Submit a page that might need protecting or unprotecting
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*[[FamilySearch_Wiki:Copyrights|Copyright]]
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*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Privacy Policy|Privacy Policy]]
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*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Image use|Image use]]
  
==How to Contact Administrators==
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== Reasons to Contact an Administrator  ==
* Add a post to the [http://forums.familysearchsupport.org/forumdisplay.php?f=23 Moderator Forum]
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* 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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*Report a page that needs immediate deletion  
The Administrators help manage the development and content in the Wiki. Some tasks the Administrators (Sysops) keep busy with include:
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*Submit a page that might need protecting or unprotecting
* 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
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*[[Dispute Resolution|Dispute resolution]]. The "[[:Category:Neutrality disputes|Neutrality Disputes]]" flag addresses the dispute resolution needs.
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==Maintenance Flag Monitoring==
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== How to Contact Administrators  ==
Examples of all current: [[Maintenance Templates]]. Monitor each flag by clicking on the links below:
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*[[:Category:Deletion Requests]] - immediate action is needed
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*Add a [[Maintenance Templates|Flag]] related to the problem with content in the Wiki
*[[:Category:Outdated articles]] - flag remains until fixed
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*Participate in the [[Live User Group Meetings|FamilySearch Wiki live user group meetings]]
*[[:Category:Neutrality disputes]] - two week requirement
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*For general feedback or technical issues please see the instruction on the: [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contact us|Contact us]] page.
*[[:Category:Not English]] - move pages to language wiki if available
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*[[:Category:Copyright problems]] - one week requirement
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== Sysops are system Administrators  ==
*[[:Category:Ambiguous page title]] - flag remains until fixed
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*[[:Category:Merge articles]] - flag remains until fixed
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The Administrators help manage the development and content in the Wiki. Some tasks the Administrators 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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*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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*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Blocking and Banning]], individual and ranges of IP addresses
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*Protect and unprotect pages
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*Edit the interface
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*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Dispute Resolution|Dispute resolution]]. The "[[:Category:Neutrality disputes|Neutrality Disputes]]" flag addresses the dispute resolution needs.
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== Maintenance Flag Monitoring  ==
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Examples of all current: [[FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance Templates|Maintenance Templates]]. Monitor each flag by clicking on the links below:
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*[[:Category:Deletion Requests]] - immediate action is needed  
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*[[:Category:Outdated articles]] - flag remains until fixed  
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*[[:Category:Neutrality disputes]] - two week requirement  
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*[[:Category:Non-English articles]] - move pages to language wiki if available  
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*[[:Category:Copyright problems]] - one week requirement  
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*[[:Category:Ambiguous page title]] - 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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=== Weekly Maintenance Report ===
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*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Weekly Report/How to]]
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Revision as of 01:18, 10 June 2014

See also Moderators

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 keep busy with include:

Maintenance Flag Monitoring

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

Weekly Maintenance Report