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Different users have access to different functions of the site. While anyone can do most things on the site, including reading and editing, administrators can access a few additional functions.

Current Administrators

Administrator name Promotion date Status
BlueeCookie (wallcontributionseditcount) June 21, 2014 Active
CaikCat (wallcontributionseditcount) September 28, 2013 Inactive
Dragonfree97 (wallcontributionseditcount) July 18, 2009 Active
Fang³ (wallcontributionseditcount) November 11, 2013 Semi-Active
HOAFanguying (wallcontributionseditcount) April 15, 2015 Active
ShadeTempest (wallcontributionseditcount) May 15, 2016 Active
Taliseth (wallcontributionseditcount) October 13, 2011 Semi-Active

Administrator Abilities

These additional functions:

  • Deleting and undeleting pages, page histories, and uploaded files.
  • Locking (protecting) a page so it cannot be edited or renamed by users without admin rights.
  • Blocking IP addresses or user names from editing; and very quick "rollback" of undesirable edits.
  • Editing the interface by changing system messages and skins.
Full List of Rights (Advanced)
  • Block a user from sending e-mail (blockemail)
  • Block other users from editing (block)
  • Bypass IP blocks, auto-blocks and range blocks (ipblock-exempt)
  • Bypass automatic blocks of proxies (proxyunbannable)
  • Change protection levels and edit protected pages (protect)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Delete pages with large histories (bigdelete)
  • Edit other users' CSS and JS files (editusercssjs)
  • Edit semi-protected pages (autoconfirmed)
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Import pages from a file upload (importupload)
  • Import pages from other wikis (import)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Move pages with their subpages (move-subpages)
  • Move root user pages (move-rootuserpages)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Not create a redirect from the old name when moving a page (suppressredirect)
  • Override files on the shared media repository locally (reupload-shared)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Perform captcha triggering actions without having to go through the captcha (skipcaptcha)
  • Permission for deleting comments on Blog Articles (blog-comments-delete)
  • Permission for editing Blog Articles (blog-articles-edit)
  • Permission for toggling comments on Blog Articles (blog-comments-toggle)
  • Quickly rollback the edits of the last user who edited a particular page (rollback)
  • Remove messages from the ShoutBox widget (shoutboxremove)
  • Search deleted pages (browsearchive)
  • Set the default skin (setadminskin)
  • Submit a trackback (trackback)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Upload files from a URL (upload_by_url)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (apihighlimits)
  • View a list of unwatched pages (unwatchedpages)
  • View deleted history entries, without their associated text (deletedhistory)
  • View report of used special tags (tagsreport)

Instructions for Administrators

How do I use administrator powers?

See the administrators' how-to guide for a guide on using admin functions.

How do admins grant rollback or admin rights?

See User rights management.

Becoming an administrator

If you would like to become an administrator, please do so here.

What can administrators not do?

Administrators should not use their administrator powers to settle editing disputes; for example, to lock a page on a version they prefer in an editing dispute that is not vandalism. Administrator powers should be used to help keep the wiki clear of vandalism, spam, and users who make malicious edits, but not for simple disagreements between users acting in good faith. Ideally an administrator should not be considered "in charge." The ideal admin is simply someone who is trusted to have a few extra buttons and to use them for the benefit of the wiki. Remember, being an administrator is no big deal.

No administrator available

In case, there is no administrator active during a vandal attack or any kind of problem. Make sure to contact Wikia Staff , VSTF, or a Helper.

Wikia Staff

Some Wikia staff members have full access to all of Wikia. They will be shown in Special:Listusers/staff on any wiki. Please see the Central Wikia contact page for details on how to contact Wikia staff member. Wikia staff are not counted as administrators on this wiki, and are just staff members of our hosting service. contact page for details on how to contact Wikia staff.

Helper

Helpers have limited administrator access to all Wikia for cleanup purposes. These users will be shown on Special:Listusers/helper on any Wikia. Please see the Central Wikia contact page for details on how to contact Wikia staff or even a helper.

VSTF

The Volunteer Spam Task Force (VSTF) is a group of Wikia users who have volunteered to help keep Wikia clear and free of spam and vandalism. The group is made up of users who act in the interest of keeping Wikia clean of vandalism and spam, and they are given additional user rights that allow them to detect, delete, and block these spam edits and users. You can report spam on the VSTF Wiki.


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