I took a look at loads of home pages in the pursuit of making a blog post about the best ones. Because your wiki’s Main Page is a central place for your community to look around and do research, you should take in mind some of these tips I’ve collated from various top wikis around!
Get your users excited about your wiki by making a clean, beautiful welcome. Get your wiki's visitors happy that they've landed in the correct place! In my home wiki, we’re in the process of designing a seasonal welcome message.
The Alternative History Wiki takes a more formal approach, by kindly welcoming visitors:
If you don’t have the time or design, skills, placing a logo and a welcome text can still suffice, like in the Serbian Anime Characters Fight Wiki:
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I think it would be cool and useful, if there was a way to add the same category to multiple articles, all at once. Say there are 50 articles that are all female characters, instead of going onto each page to add the "Females" category, there would be some kind of "quick select option" that just allows you to add the Females category to all the categories.
I am an admin on the Suikoden wiki, and for those who don't know, Suikoden is a series of 8 games and each game has around 108 characters, and it took a while just to put all of the characters in the same category for each game. So I had thought, wouldn't it be cool if there was a way to add all of the characters into the same category with one edit?!Read more >
- Knowing more about Journalism
- Grammar Skills
- More Creativity
- Better Communication
- Advancement of Experience
- Advancement in English
- Knowledge of Publishing, and Communicating Tools
All pro editors always start as an amateur editor from the very beginning when they joined here. So don't worry, and don't rush. Take time, and continue on by editing, because as you edit, you are already gaining experience. As you gain experience, in the future, you can be an experienced editor, and maybe even a pro.
Based by my experience, all words are important building blocks, not junk & trash. You are the words' tool. So be careful when either fixing them or using them.
It is really important to keep long sentences, shorter, but more muscular ones. Don't make the se…
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Ey! I'm SuperlyAttachedGlitch77 a.k.a TheGlitch555. Just call me Gich instead. I've joined this wiki last year, the month of June.
This is my... of course, first blog post.
Anyway, as it is said in the title... It is almost Christmas! The total of days we should wait is 35 days left! Time sure is fast. So, Halloween is now pushed out of the way, Thanksgiving is currently in, let's now pull in Christmas in the way after Thanksgiving. So now this incoming time of the year is when we make Wish lists, planning out Christmas themes for the wiki, and planning out for the food, Christmas parties, choo choo choo... Planning ahead of time.
I'm already hearing Christmas songs, a little bit of Christmas themes somewhere, and talking about Christmas vaca…Read more >
How do we get mobile apps for our wikias? I have seen on the app store many wikias some Old,New, and or rarely active so how do I get an apps for my wikia?Read more >
These are something's to know about corrupt admins,I'll explain certain types of the corrupt admins,if you know of any,tell me in the comments
These guys appear very rarely (only saw one in my lifetime). These guys will
- Make certain groups of users/the entire wiki turn on a single or group of users
- Get people to be extremely loyal to them
If they are just an admin,and the bureaucrats don't seem to be doing this,tell a bureaucrat
If they are a bureaucrat and/or a group,I recommend contacting staff with proof that they are doing bad things
These guys lie about bans left and right,these guys will
- Ban people for no reason,typically lying about something they said in PM
If they are an admin,report them to a non-corrupt bureaucrat
If they are a bureaucra…
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If you received a block on a wiki, that means your rights to edit have been revoked because you probably replaced a page with "fjdksla" or whatever. If you don't follow the rules on a wiki, you might face a ban. Keep in mind you can be blocked for a variety of reasons.
If you get blocked on one wiki, you'll lose access to some features, depending on the severity of the broken rule. You'll lose access to such as editing, using message walls, emailing other editors, or adopting a wiki.
If you get hit with a global block, you will not be able to edit at all. Attempting to log out and edit anonymously or creating new accounts are also prohibited by Wikia, hence they will just ban them instantly.
Simple, comes up as a notification when you edit a …
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(I know countless other users have already done blogs like this, but I'm going to do my own version anyway.)
Staying safe online is getting increasingly difficult these days, especially for young and/or inexperienced users. Wikia may seem like a safe haven at first, but all websites have risks. I cannot guarantee that nothing bad will happen if you follow these bits of advice, but doing so can and probably will greatly reduce your chances of being cyberbullied, stalked, etc.
Everything on Wikia is logged or cached, whether you know/like it or not. That message you posted in the main part of CCC? One of sactage's bots is logging it. That edit you made to a wiki page? It will stay in the revision history until the end of Wikia's run. That mess…
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Hello. I want to tell something about my wiki,.
This wiki has 50 users, 4 admins, and 3 bureaucrats. The founder is PhilippL, and has over 4,500 edits. This wiki was created October 20, 2014 and is now 1 year old. You can also earn badges on this wiki!
I hope someone will like my wiki! If yes, have fun! :)
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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 >