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This page is where you can request administrator and/or bureaucrat rights on communities without an active admin and/or bureaucrat team. Communities can only be adopted by an active community member, though, so before you post your request please be sure you meet the Adoption guidelines.

Existing admins will be removed only if they have been inactive for more than one year.

Please note that official wikis (e.g. Community Central, VSTF Wiki, etc...) are never eligible for adoption.

Please allow a minimum of one week for a response to your adoption request. Official responses will come from Wendy, who will look at requests in the order they were received. We look forward to having you adopt one of our communities!

Adoption guidelines
  • Is the wiki inactive?
  • No sustained editing by other users. If there are other users please start a blog post or other public discussion of new leadership before making your request and allow users at least a week to respond.
  • Admins have been inactive for 60 days or more
  • Are you eligible to adopt?
  • You have not adopted another community in the last month
  • You are not currently blocked on another Wikia project
  • Are you contributing to the wikia's content?
  • You have edited content pages on the wiki for at least a week (the more the better)
  • You have created at least one new page (the more the better)
  • You are currently editing
  • Are you building the community?
  • You make an effort to talk to other users -- you've left friendly and encouraging messages on user talk pages and responded to questions on article talk pages, forums, or blogs.
  • You keep the wiki looking well-tended and up to date -- update news sections, add new pictures and videos related to the topic, etc.
International adoption request links
Español: Para las solicitudes de adopción en español, visite esta página.
Deutsch: Adoptionsanfragen für Wikis in deutscher Sprache siehe hier.
Français: Pour les demandes d'adoptions en français, consultez cette page.
Русский: Запросы по русскоязычным викиям подавать здесь.
Italiano: Per le richieste di adozione in italiano, visitare questa pagina.
Polski: Aby zobaczyć polskie centrum adopcji wiki, zajrzyj tutaj.
Nederlands: Voor adoptie-aanvragen in het Nederlands, raadpleeg deze pagina.
Português: Para pedidos de adoção em português, visite esta página.
日本語: 日本語にて日本語版の休眠中のウィキアのアドミン (管理者) 権限を取得するには、アダプション:リクエストを閲覧するか、Special:Contact/generalから申請してください。
한국어: 한국어 위키아의 관리자 권한을 요청하실 때에는 이곳을 이용해 주십시오.
Tiếng Việt: Dành cho yêu cầu nhận wikia với ngôn ngữ tiếng Việt, đến trang Yêu cầu nhận wikia tại Cộng đồng Wikia tiếng Việt
中文: For chinese adoptions: 领养维基申請頁面
Suomi: Suomenkielisten wikioiden adoptointipyynnöt jätetään tällä sivulla.

To place a new adoption request, please click "Add new request." Fill in the form that appears and click "Submit" to leave your request.

If there is already a request for a wiki you wish to adopt, please add a number -- eg. "Kingdom Hearts Wiki (2)".

If the "Add new request" button does not work for you, please use the "Add a page" option in the Contribute dropdown menu on the upper right to create a request. The page title should have the format "Adoption:Wiki name". Copy/paste the questions from this page onto your page and then add your answers. Make sure you add Category:Adoption requests to the page in the "Categories" editor module. If you do not add this category we may not see your request at all.

Good luck!

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Pending and completed requests

Don't see your request on this page? Be sure to check for it in the on hold and completed requests sections. If all else fails, check your contributions on this wiki, and be sure to click "Follow" in your toolbar on your request.

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