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  • CoolGamer23

    Did you upload something to a fanon wiki, but ended up getting it removed due to copyright issues? If you believe a claim of copyright infringement is false or incorrect, you can dispute it through something called a counter-notification. This blog post shows you on how to create a basic counter-notification.

    Before you continue, make sure you understand what Fair Use is. Fair use of copyrighted material is allowed for purposes of teaching, criticism, and news broadcasting. Each region has their own standards for fair use, so read them carefully before continuing.

    If a Wikia user had your content removed, you should do it on their message wall. File the counter-notice with something like this:

    Hi (copyright holder's name),
    This notice is a for…

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  • GensokyoAngel

    I believe i'm being a target of a witch hunt as seen here:

    I already reported it to wikia staff.

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  • Hosasolar

    The reflector of a solar parabolic cooker (SPC) is axially symmetrical and shaped so its cross-section is a parabola; for that reason it has the property of bringing parallel rays of sunlight to a focus. What we have in parabolics is actually a focus spot with small but finite dimensions rather than an infinitly small focus point. If the axis of symmetry is aimed at the sun, a metal object that is located at the focus spot receives highly concentrated sunlight, absorbs it and therefore becomes very hot. This is the basis for the use of this kind of reflector for solar cooking.

    Relevant to the functioning of SPC is only direct solar radiation(DSR), being measured in W/m2. That's radiation reaching SPC as a beam of parallel rays directly from…

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  • CoolGamer23

    How to dispute a ban

    November 2, 2016 by CoolGamer23

    Every once in a while on a wiki, a user will face a ban due to inappropriate conduct. If you were banned and you believe it is invalid, you can dispute it. However, I don't guarantee that following this guide will remove your ban - it's up to the admin's decision. As such, admins and bureaucrats very rarely have the decision to remove a ban from an account.

    Make sure you've read that wiki's rules before you choose to dispute. Wikia staff can't remove your ban - you should seek advice from staff before continuing with your dispute. Bans can't be taken seriously and should be disputed if you believe your ban is wrong. Please note that being abusive to the wiki's staff will not reflect well against your dispute and not all users will be grante…

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  • Ozank Cx

    As websites are becoming more mobile-friendly, people are using mobile devices more and more often. Near the end of 2013, we were shown how much percentage of users use Fandom on mobile devices.

    As you can see above, the MLP Wiki background was shrunk from 275kb to 150kb with negligible quality loss. In terms of percentage reduction, this is huge. It is loaded on every page and as such will affect every (desktop) user.

    Lots of free software exist for helping with file compression - my favorites are below:

    • PNGGauntlet - this tool is great for PNG file compression, although it can sometimes take a while to process larger images.
    • JPEGmini - this tool is brilliant for JPEG file compression, often I see file sizes reduced to 70% of the original si…

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  • MoonlitShadowsoftheHumanSoul

    The problem was resolved. Thank you.

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  • Noreplyz

    Displaying Data in Articles

    September 27, 2016 by Noreplyz

    Data is at the base of many gaming and entertainment wikis, and showing data in a useful and effective way is important for both visitors and editors. In gaming, users want the details on a particular class or skill, the health points of a particular minion or the effects of a potion or item. In TV shows and movies, actors have different details like age, awards and occupation, and other information like revenue or popularity are of interest to visitors. Providing a valuable experience for people discovering data is powerful – here are a few tips and ways to display your precious data.

    Infoboxes An infobox is a panel on the top right of an article that lists valuable summary data regarding the article’s subject. They should complement the a…

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  • KurwaAntics

    Notification cards

    July 31, 2016 by KurwaAntics

    Should Wikia give the option to let users replace email notifications with notification cards? For example:

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  • CoolGamer23

    If a user on your wiki was banned and they want their ban appealed, here is a simple ban appeal page for admins.

    All content is from the Dream Logos Wiki.

    Every once in awhile, a user will face a ban. Bans are mainly caused by violating the wiki's rules.

    Moderators and administrators are trained professionals and do not ban accounts for no reason. staff can check the reason why you have been banned and we will know exactly what has happened. As such, we very rarely have any reason to remove a ban from an account.

    You can contact the banning admin on Community Central to appeal a ban that is more than one month in length, and we will review the situation. However this does not guarantee that your ban will be lifted.

    When appealing, you must pre…

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  • Alaric Saltzman


    July 14, 2016 by Alaric Saltzman

    Hi! I'm a bureaucrat from The Vampire Diaries Wiki. Last week I made a poll for our visitors so that they can vote for their favourite characters, pairings, episode etc. Some users had voted multiple times and it's not fair. The poll was made via kwiksurveys. Can you recommend another site which blocks multiple voting or suggest me what should I do? Subtract those "fake" votes and announce the results or cancel the previous poll and make a new one? Maybe on Google Docs? Thanks.

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