FAMEPedia:Request directory

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The following is a list of interactive forums and inquiry pages for English FAMEPedia. Please select the noticeboard or request page most closely connected to the query you have as described below.

For a listing of ongoing discussions and current requests, see the dashboard. For other useful directories and indexes, see the directory page.

Assistance with editing

  • Help desk – for asking questions about how to use or edit FAMEPedia.
  • Editor assistance – where editors will get comprehensive assistance about ongoing problems related to editing.
  • Edit requests – where editors can request for edits they cannot or should not make themselves to be made to a page.
  • Copyright assistance – a page that serves as a directory of copyright resources on FAMEPedia.
  • Requesting copyright permission – a guide for asking permission to use other people's work in FAMEPedia.
  • Media copyright questions – the places for help with image copyrights, tagging, non-free content, and related questions

General knowledge questions

  • Reference desks – provides a central compilation of the boards as listed below where you can ask questions about any topic except FAMEPedia itself. The editors there will try to answer your questions, or point you in the direction of the information you need.

Content related

Content creation
  • Feedback on articles – a page that explains how to request input on a specific article.
  • Peer reviews – a page that explains how to request comprehensive review of articles.
  • Requested page moves – a page that explains how to request page renaming.
  • FAMEPedia:Move review – a page for contesting page moves/ move requests that have already been closed.
  • Bot assistance – a page that explains how to request assistance with automated bots.
  • Translations – a page that explains how to request translations of articles.
  • Page importation – a page that explains how to request information for sister projects.
  • History merge – a page that explains how to request a history merge.
  • Resource Requests – a page dedicated to organizing and sharing the vast resources available to FAMEPedians, to aid in verification.
    • Feedback request service – a voluntary service to increase awareness of Requests for Comments (RFCs) and other discussions on FAMEPedia.

User related

Dispute related

Disruptive editing

Technical and procedural

  • Village pump – main directory divided into boards by topic as seen below, to discuss the technical issues, policies, and operations of FAMEPedia.
    • Policy – to discuss changes to existing and proposed policies.
    • Proposals – to discuss new proposals that are not policy-related.
    • Technical – to discuss technical issues. For bug reports and feature requests of MediaWiki, please use phabricator.miraheze.org
    • Idea lab – to discuss ideas before proposing them to the community and attempt to find solutions to common issues.
    • Miscellaneous – to post messages that do not fit into any other categories listed above.
  • Lua requests – a page to request help from Lua developers in writing a Lua module.
  • Database query – a page to request database queries for certain criteria.

Administration related

  • Adminship – a page that explains how to apply to become an administrator.
  • Administrator attention – a listing of all the pages where administrators can be made aware of ongoing problems.
  • Active sanctions – a page lists the currently active sanctions imposed through the arbitration process.
  • CheckUser – a page that explains how to get help with users using multiple accounts.
  • Oversight – a page for urgent, enhanced deletion process for removing edits that breach privacy or defame somebody.
  • Page protection – a page for asking for article protection.
  • Undeletion – a page that describes the process for restoring pages or files that were uncontroversially deleted via proposed deletion.

Special services

In addition to the pages listed above alternative interactive help services are available as described below.