Different users have access to different functions of the site. While anyone can do most things on the site, including reading and editing, administrators can access a few additional functions.
Administrator abilities Edit
These additional functions include:
- Deleting and undeleting pages, page histories, and uploaded files.
- Locking (protecting) a page so it cannot be edited or renamed by users without admin rights or autoconfirmed status.
- Blocking IP addresses or user names from editing; and very quick "rollback" of undesirable edits.
- Editing the interface by changing system messages and skins.
Admins are also responsible to solve issues on their own if they deem fit and may ask for Bureaucrat for serious issues if necessary.
Bureaucrat abilities Edit
A bureaucrat can make other users into bureaucrats or administrators on their own wiki.
Bureaucrats can also give users the ability to "rollback" edits not made in good faith.
Bureaucrats have the final word on issues and discussions. Always follow a chain-of-command. If an Administrator wrongfully punished you, wrongfully reverted your edits, unable to provide an answer to satisfy your question and so on, you can talk with a Bureaucrat.
A Bureaucrat should be contacted only for major concerns/issues regarding in wikia and or regarding the Administrators.
Who are this wiki's administrators? Edit
Thekillergreece - Bureaucrat and Administrator - SEMI-ACTIVE - GREECE
Velonews - Administrator - ACTIVE - USA
Aescopalus - Administrator - SEMI-ACTIVE - USA
Not in Wikia anymore:
Raylan13 - Founder and Staff - INACTIVE - USA
The "founder" of a wiki, the person who first requested it, is given administrator access automatically. Founders are also given bureaucrat access so they can make any other user on their wiki an administrator or bureaucrat. For a complete list of users with administrator access, see Special:Listusers/sysop.
Memorial list of bureaucrats and administrators. Edit
Hlymzik - Bureaucrat and Administrator - 2014 to 2018
LegendFPS - Bureaucrat and Administrator - 2015 to 2018
Becoming an administrator Edit
For you to become an administrator, someone with bureaucrat access must make you one. You may file an application to Bureaucrat if the applications are open.
If there are no active bureaucrats, use the "Requests for adminship" page to nominate users to become admins or bureaucrats. Once a community decision has been reached (or if there is no active community to debate the decision), please leave a message at the wiki adoption requests page and Wikia Staff can provide the rights.
What can administrators not do? Edit
Administrators should not use their administrator powers to settle editing disputes; for example, to lock a page on a version he or she prefers in an editing dispute that isn't vandalism. Administrator powers should be used to help keep the wiki clear of vandalism, spam, and users who make malicious edits, but not for simple disagreements between users acting in good faith. Ideally an admin shouldn't be considered "in charge". The ideal admin is just someone who is trusted to have a few extra buttons and to use them for the benefit of the Wikia community.