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Hello everybody. My first post in here. So how do I delete the forum namespace ? I'd prefer to use some simple talk pages to do the job and I'd not want it in my newly created wiki. As well, can anybody tell me a simple JS script to add a new namespace please ? Thanks in advance. --Bahjy1 13:23, January 17, 2012 (UTC)

Try contacting staff with Special:Contact. --Dser (wall | email) 13:31, 1/17/2012
Can't Forum be removed with some Javascript ? --Bahjy1 14:10, January 17, 2012 (UTC)
JS is not omnipotent; every forum is an independent HTML page, so the most that could be made is either blank pages or forwarding you to other pages, which might be against the ToU. TK999 16:10, January 17, 2012 (UTC)
Why, specifically, do you need to delete the namespace? You can effectively hide it by deleting every page in the namespace, and then deleting any pages which are subsequently created. It wouldn't be that hard, given the fact that you can monitor logs by namespace.
That said, the forum namespace almost certainly can be removed by Staff. I can't imagine they'd want to, though. Remember, there's no guarantee that you will always be in control of "your" wiki, and any local admin who replace you may see a benefit to forums that you currently do not. czechout@fandom    fly tardis  <span style="">16:35: Tue 17 Jan 2012 
The best thing to do for both is to use the link Dser provided. :) Custom namespaces cannot be created with any special JS, Staff must do that as well. Remember, you can only created up to three custom namespaces, and if you don't specify, the namespace will not be a content namespace, meaning articles with that title will not figure in to the Community article count. Annawantimes (Talk) 21:55, January 18, 2012 (UTC)

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