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.
Additional functions available to administrators include:
- 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 or autoconfirmed status.
- Blocking IP addresses or user names from editing; and very quick "rollback" of undesirable edits.
- Editing the interface by changing system messages and skins.
A bureaucrat can make other users into bureaucrats or administrators on their own wiki.
Bureaucrats can also give users the ability to "rollback" edits not made in good faith.
The founder of a wiki, the person who first requested it, is given administrator access automatically. Founders are also given bureaucrat access so they can make any other user on their wiki an administrator or bureaucrat.
Who are this wiki's administrators?
- ElpisGalaxy - Founder
- abdotorg - Administrator
- Loa Maria - Administrator
- SeifukuGirls - Administrator
- Alexmingtung - Administrator
- D4rkWzd - Administrator
For a complete list of users with administrator access, see Special:Listusers/sysop.
Becoming an administrator
For you to become an administrator, someone with bureaucrat access must make you one. You may simply ask on Discussions or ask a bureaucrat directly on their message wall.
If there are no active bureaucrats, consider requesting a wiki adoption.
How do I use administrator powers?
See Help:Administrators' how-to guide for a guide on using admin functions.
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 he or she prefers in an editing dispute that isn't 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 admin shouldn't be considered "in charge". The ideal admin is just someone who is trusted to have a few extra buttons and to use them for the benefit of the Wikia community.