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 cannot 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. He or she is not currently able to remove admin access from any user; please contact one of the community staff if you need that done.
An official has both Administrator and Bureaucrat status, which means, they can do anything a Administrator and a Bureaucrat can do.
Some Wikia staff members have full access to all Wikia. They will be shown in Special:Listusers/staff on any wiki. Wikia janitors have limited administrator access to all Wikia for cleanup purposes. These users will be shown on Special:Listusers/janitor on any Wikia. Please see the Central Wikia contact page for details on how to contact Wikia staff.
How do I use administrator powers? Edit
See the administrators' how-to guide for a guide on using admin functions.
Becoming an administrator Edit
For you to become an administrator, someone with bureaucrat access must make you one. To request adminship, make a request at "RuneScape Fan Fiction:Requests for adminship".
If there are no active bureaucrats and you wish to become an administrator, please contact the community staff on the Central Wikia.
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. Ideally an administrator 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.
List of administrators Edit
If this list isn't up-to-date, see Special:Listusers/sysop. The original admins are separated by the "Old Generation". "New Generation" is the current admins.
- Chiafriend12*, Founder of this wiki. Retired.
- Emosworld, Co-founder. Retired.
- The evil dude*, Another founder. Retired.
- ToaBionicle, Semi-retired.
- Fegaxeyl, Retired.
Coroxn* - Inactive. Superscientist- Hiatus until July. Hyper86- Inactive. El Chris2- Inactive.
An asterisk denotes a user with "bureaucrat" status. Strike out means they must come back to the site indorder to be counted as active again.