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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.

  • Deleting and undeleting pages, page histories, and uploaded files.
  • Locking (protecting) a page so it can not be edited or renamed by users without admin rights.
  • Blocking IP addresses or user names from editing; and very quick "rollback" of undesirable edits.
  • Editing the interface by changing system messages and skins.

A bureaucrat can make other users into bureaucrats or administrators on their own wiki. They are not currently able to remove admin access from any user. Please contact one of the community staff if you need this done.

Some Wikia staff members have full access to all Wikia. They will be shown in Special:Listusers/staff on any wiki. Please see the Central Wikia contact page for details on how to contact Wikia staff.

Who are TaRapedia's administrators? Edit

The following users are administrators of TaRapedia. If you are having trouble that needs administrative attention, please contact any of these users.

It is also possible to sometimes spot general wikia personell, like Kirkburn, Angela and Sannse, but these are not specifically involved with TaRapedia.

Active Edit

These users are active on the wiki.

Passive Edit

These guys are still around, but with reduced activity. Some might just be busy, while others are on temporary leave for whatever reasons.

Imaginationac (talk
Low activity level
Sleepy Kitty (talk
Low activity level
TonyV (talk
Wiki co-founder, busy with real life

Inactive Edit

The users listed here are for record-keeping only. They have either stopped playing (and editing), or for other reasons do not participate in wiki activities.

CuppaJo 
NCSoft community coordinator
Tetris L 
Wiki co-founder, retired from the game
TonyV bot 
Bot account of TonyV
Twadmin 
Initial sysop account

How do I use administrator powers? Edit

See the administrators' how-to guide for a guide on using admin functions.

Becoming an administrator Edit

TaRapedia is not actively recruiting administrators. However, dedicated editors who show interest and competence in the tedious tasks that come with adminship — recent changes patrolling, redirect handling, template fixing, etc — are good candidates for nomination when the time comes.


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 use 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. Idealy 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.


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