Don't Starve Wiki:Administrators

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This is a policy page for Don't Starve Wiki.
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It contains widely accepted standards that editors should normally follow. Any significant changes must require community consensus.
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Administrators (also known as "admins" or "sysops") are trusted users, who are generally chosen by the community. They have strong tools to fight against vandalism with rollback, and alter pages and files which is similar to custodians. In addition, they can block users who seriously violate rules and make some site-wide changes (e.g. site background and site logo).

What are the rights of admins?[edit | edit source]

Gears.png Reminders to admins:
For guiding, see Dont Starve Wiki:Administrators guide for a guide on using admin functions.
Also, see Rollback Remarks for the usage of rollback.

  • Deleting and undeleting pages, page histories, and uploaded files.
  • Move pages and 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.
  • Grant and revoke both the custodian and rollback rights.
  • Edit the wiki's skin and format.
  • Edit whitelisted MediaWiki pages.
  • Protecting pages by setting limiting users to edit pages.

What are the expectations of admins?[edit | edit source]

Even a King is bound to the board.

Maxwell

Administrators should behave well and lead by example. Remember, with great power comes great responsibility.

  1. Being an admin is not a trophy. You only get the tools that deal with issues easier.
  2. Current members of custodians.
  3. Require extreme care and judgement when using bureaucrat/admin/bot tools
  4. Be fair and patient when treating matters.
  5. Be friendly and answer any inquiries.
  6. Be respectful and civil when making comments on articles, posts and blogs.
  7. Have a superior understanding on every aspect of the wiki.
  8. Have a huge contribution to the wiki.
  9. Never involve in major vandalism or bans.

Prototype.png Please make a request on request for user rights if you would like to be an administrator.

How to revoke an administrator?[edit | edit source]

Administrator status can only be removed by Wiki Staff, Bureaucrats, or by the admin themselves.

There are 3 situations to remove an admin:

  1. Inactivity - administrators that have no edits or log actions for at least 6 months may be subject to procedural removal.
    1. Inactive admins can make a request to regain adminship if they have been actively participating for 2 weeks.
  2. Self-resignation
  3. Misbehaviour - this includes the abuse of power, serious failure to meet expectation, or community consensus reached to remove such administrator.

Who are this wiki's administrators?[edit | edit source]

Some administrators will tag themselves with {{admin}} on their userpage and message wall greetings.

Red Gem.png This user is an Administrator on the Don't Starve Wiki. (verify)

For a list of current administrators generated by the system, see Special:ListUsers/sysop.

The following list is ordered in edit counts and activity, this does not suggest any superiority among admins.

Username Activity Remarks
Deiaa2002 Active
Mueck93 Active
Stl1234 Wikibreak Due to work
Anemicne Inactive
Mentalistpro Inactive
TeoSS69 Inactive
IndieNerd Retired Due to inactivity, founding admin
Shoggoth1890 Retired Self-resigned, former bureaucrat
Dirtytabs Retired Due to inactivity
Leaven Retired Due to inactivity, former bureaucrat
TimothyofSilver Retired Due to inactivity and exams
Josephyr Retired Retired from Wiki
Slider2k Retired Due to inactivity
Maestro2006 Retired Due to inactivity
Eliass79 Retired Due to inactivity
Krayziepop Retired Due to inactivity
Dgfv Retired Due to inactivity, founding admin
D4NF3RR15 Retired Due to inactivity
Naowut Retired Due to inactivity, founding admin
Cyde042 Retired Due to inactivity, founding admin
Sixfive! Retired Due to inactivity, founder