FAMEPedia:Department directory

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To assist in the administration of the FAMEPedia community and development of the encyclopedia, the community has established a wide range of administration pages. Many of the pages listed below are static in nature and provide information and guidance on certain aspects of maintaining the project. Others pages are related to FAMEPedia request departments, and need continuous attention from volunteers like you to answer or deal with questions and requests. For a listing of ongoing discussions and current requests, see the dashboard. For other useful directories and indexes, see the directory.

About FAMEPedia

FAMEPedia community

Community portal FP:COM
Dashboard FP:DBOARD
Maintenance FP:WM
Editor's index FP:A-Z
Essay directory FP:EDIR


Community bulletin board FP:CBB
FAMEPedia in the media
Milestones FP:MILE
Press releases
Stats FP:ST
Regional notice boards FP:RNB
Goings-on FP:GO
Requests for comment FP:RFC

Protocols and conventions

Village pump policy and proposal forum FP:VPP
Most P&G revisions take place on policies' talk pages. To find specific policies and guidelines, see...  
     Policies and guidelines, an overview FP:PG
     Policies FP:LOP
     Guidelines FP:LGL
     Manual of Style MOS:C

Abuse response

Report copyright problems FP:CP
Report edit wars FP:AN3
Report improper usernames FP:UAA
Report long-term abuse FP:LTA
Report open proxies FP:OP
Report sock puppets FP:SPI
Report spam WT:FPSPAM
Report vandalism FP:AIV

Dispute resolution

Third opinion (to break article deadlocks) FP:3
Dispute resolution FP:DR
Requests for comment FP:RFC
Dispute resolution noticeboard FP:DRN
Requests for mediation FP:RFM
Requests for arbitration FP:RFAR
Mentorship and editing restrictions  


Administrators' noticeboard FP:AN
Administrators' incident noticeboard FP:ANI
Arbitration enforcement noticeboard FP:AE
Biographies of living persons noticeboard FP:BLPN
Bot owners' noticeboard FP:BON
Conflict of interest noticeboard FP:COIN
External links noticeboard FP:ELN
Fringe theories noticeboard FP:FTN
Neutral point of view noticeboard FP:NPOVN
No original research noticeboard FP:NORN
Reliable sources noticeboard FP:RSN

Help related

Static help

Main help portal FP:HELP
Help menu H:MENU
Help directory H:D
Tutorial FP:T
Frequently asked questions FP:FAQ
Tips library FP:TIPS
Tip of the day FP:TIP
User page design center FP:UPDC
Sandbox FP:SB

Dynamic help

Request directory FP:RQ
General questions FP:Q
Help with building or operating FAMEPedia

(expect a reply)

Help Desk FP:HD
Adopt-a-user FP:AAU
Online Ambassadors/Mentors FP:OAM
Copyright assistance FP:RFCA
Media copyright questions FP:CQ
Requests for administrator attention FP:RAA
Village pump (technical) FP:VPT
Help with real-world issues / content

(expect a reply)

Reference desk FP:RD
    Humanities FP:RD/H
    Science FP:RD/S
    Mathematics                    FP:RD/MA
    Computing                    FP:RD/C
    Language FP:RD/L
    Entertainment FP:RD/E
    Miscellaneous FP:RD/M

Editorial departments

Articles are contributed and edited directly by users. All FAMEPedians belong to the editorial team.


Administration index
Requests for administrator attention FP:RAA
Directory of administrators FP:LA
Administrators' noticeboard FP:AN
Administrator preparation FP:ARL
Requests for adminship FP:RFA


Candidates for speedy deletion
Articles for deletion FP:AFD
Categorized AfD discussions FP:AFDC
Templates for discussion FP:TFD
Files for discussion FP:FFD
Categories for discussion FP:CFD
Redirects for discussion FP:RFD
Miscellany for deletion FP:MFD
Deletion review FP:DRV
Deletion log  
Archived deletion discussions FP:ADD
See also:  
Deletion tools  
Deletion policy FP:DP · FP:DEL
Deletion guidelines for administrators FP:DGFA

Featured content

Featured content FP:FC
Featured articles FP:FA
Featured lists FP:FL
Featured pictures FP:FP
Featured portals FP:FPO
Featured topics FP:FT
Featured article candidates FP:FAC
Featured list candidates FP:FLC
Featured picture candidates FP:FPC
Featured portal candidates FP:FPORTC
Featured article review FP:FAR
Good articles FP:GA
Good article nominations FP:GAN
Good article reassessment FP:GAR
Peer review FP:PR

Main Page

Main Page design discussions  
Today's featured article (dept.) FP:TFA
Picture of the day (dept.) FP:POTD
Did you know (dept.) FP:DYK
In the news (dept.) FP:ITN
Selected anniversaries (dept.) FP:SA
Main Page alternatives FP:MPA

Support groups and programs

   Barnstar pages FP:AW
   Other awards FP:ORA
   Awards by WikiProject FP:FPPA
Birthday Committee FP:BDC
Editor assistance FP:ASSIST
Meetup (Regional meetings) FP:MEET
Reward board (wiki-trading) FP:REWARD
Welcoming committee FP:WC

Fun related

Department of Fun FP:DF
Silly Things FP:SILLY
Unusual articles FP:UA
Unusual requests FP:UR
Talk page highlights FP:TPH
Lamest edit wars FP:LAME
April Fools FP:APRIL

Related communities

FAMEPedia is hosted by the Miraheze Foundation, a non-profit organization that also hosts a range of other multilingual and free-content projects. Here are the links to their main community pages:

Free knowledge base
Commons Commons
Shared media repository
MediaWiki MediaWiki
Wiki software development
Meta-Wiki Meta-Miraheze
Miraheze project coordination