Hello everyone! This is my first blog on Community Central (took me long enough!), and I decided to talk about a well-covered, but important topic - the road to adminship.
For some, traveling the road to becoming an admin is easy; for some it's hard; for some it's confusing; for some it's difficult. I hope to provide the best possible route to receiving administrator rights on a wiki in the clearest possible steps.
First, one must ask themselves, "Why do I want to be an administrator?" This is the first and most important step on the journey. A user should not solely seek this position for the title, influence, or power that it holds. A person desiring to have SysOp rights should want them in order to further help the wiki, whether that is t…Read more >
Hey, Auburn is here for another review. I'm a 19 year old female full-time blogger. I decided to look at my first Wiki that requested to be reviewed. I have compiled a specific set of criteria and they are as follows: Information Accuracy + Comprehensive Subject (20), Organization (20), Presentation + Format (20), Friendliness + Collaboration Effort (20), Rules & Standards (20), and finally, an overall community rating out of 100.
TheLastOfUs Wikia will be the topic for this blog. I'm sure many of you have heard of this critically acclaimed game that sparked the gaming community and online multiplayer as a whole. This Wikia represent anything and everything about the game and its lore. The community labels itself as an encyclopedia for all …
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Creating a beautiful yet functional landing page for your wiki can be one of the toughest challenges one can face while building a wiki.
The landing page for your wiki is often times the first thing a visitor to your site will come into contact with so it is crucial that you make a page that really speaks for your wiki. It needs to look good so that the reader can easily navigate around it without coming down with a case of the 90s web cringe but it also needs to be functional in such a way that your reader can easily find things that interest them.
There are several ways that you can balance these two different criteria so that your landing page comes out as both appealing to the eye and easy to navigate.
The first method that I am going to co…
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Crossposted on Community, American Horror Story Wiki (my "home" wikia), Wikia Live, Evil Dead Wiki, Harry Potter Wiki, True Blood Wiki and... wherever else it ends up! If your picture links won't expand, please go to the original post.
Howdy! FishTank here, reporting from Wizard World's Austin Comic Con! (This post is a little delayed, it having been a busy week.) On Halloween weekend, I journeyed with Riordan Wiki's SayuriDarling and Sonic News Network's Bullet Francisco (and one guest each) to the Austin Convention Center, braving torrential rains and flooding to the security of thousands of costumed fans.
First of all, let me tell you more about how I ended up on this trip: Wikia Superfan Crew. While we three Wikians are all Wikia Stars, t…
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Hello my lovely fellow Wikians! It's Auburn and for those that still don't know me, I'm a 19 year old female full-time blogger. I decided to look at the third Wikia in question that requested to be reviewed. I have compiled a specific set of criteria and they are as follows: Information Accuracy + Comprehensive Subject (20), Organization (20), Presentation + Format (20), Friendliness + Collaboration Effort (20), Rules & Standards (20), and finally, an overall community rating out of 100.
Today we will be looking at the Mario Wikia! A Wikia all about the famous video game plumber we all know and love? Yep, and it doesn't stop there! This particular place is most recognized for its content and quite literally known for being labelled as "The …
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Hey! This is Thisismyrofl, a former admin here on Community Central. I wanted to see if I could explain how to make an infobox in the "portable" new style of Template:Infobox.
I'm referring here to the default styles, that is, those that were on the Starter Pages Wiki's Template:Infobox page. For more information on the different default styles of Template:Infobox, see my other blog.
Making an infobox can seem intimidating at first but it's not too hard! Let's do it. First, let's decide where we want the infobox to be. Once we have a bare-bones infobox at that location, we can customize it to our needs.
The whole point of the new infobox system is that you don't directly use Template:Infobox, but rather, you copy it to a new location and adapt it. L…Read more >