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How to participate if Discussions are being moved 3 Times[edit]

I know that it is important to Keep order about where what is discussed, but if a discussion is moved, couldn't a link to the new discussion as well as to the old one be mandatory? In this way if a discussion is moved twice it would be possible to provide a link to the current discussion as well as to the original. Also if the discussion is finally resolved you could find all the old ones and mark them as resolved too. Why this is here? Because my original suggestion was moved 3 times. ~~+~

Click Through Picture[edit]

Hi, I dont know a lot about Wiki-Style, but I know how to upload a picture. But I need to link a website to the picture, but I have no idea how to do so. So when I Click a picture, I want to direct it to another website. My 2nd question is how to link a picture to another Wiki-Page, is that possible?

Thanks in advance. Charrel

can't find create page link in my wiki[edit]

I was having problem creating new page in my wiki and I installed reinstalled three times to get same error back. According to this tutorail here "http://os.cqu.edu.au/courses/guides/gsmw/" a link to ' create page' should come up when we search a non existent topic, but in my case only 'help' shows up. not only that when i click on some of the links, it takes me no where. I am not sure where I went wrong. This is another way of creating new page "http://www.example.net/index.php/ARTICLE" where article is topic of my new page but

I do this.... it shows blank. SO I am assuming I ve gone wrong in config but  I couldn't locate this.

ANy help or suggesstions will be appreciated

Thanks Tash

Fatal error[edit]

I am installing wiki1.16 on my freehostia webpage. I got everything ok, until the installation guide showed: Fatal error: Class 'StubContLang' not found in /home/www/fdsafdsa.freehostia.com/wiki/includes/Setup.php on line 306"

What should I do?

Odd numeric function problem[edit]

I'm writing or rewriting a article in Spanish, but I want to make automatic calculation in FUSION temperature for a periodic table elements, in other words only enter Kelvin temperature, and automatically calculate Celsius temperature. And I can if I was writing English Article, but Spanish use "," (comma) as decimal separator and not "."(period) like English spokers use to.
Thats work if P_fusion=500.5 (English form of numeration)
{{{P_fusión}}} [[kelvin|K]] ({{#expr:{{{P_fusión}}}-273.15}} [[Grado Celsius|ºC]])
But does not work if I use P_fusion=500,5 and the other number is 273,15
{{{P_fusión}}} [[kelvin|K]] ({{#expr:{{{P_fusión}}}-273,15}} [[Grado Celsius|ºC]])

Te problem is that I trying to rewrite a Template, and every article that use the spanish notation for decimal numbers will have problems. And it's common that every number write almost in spanish use "," as decimal separator. And I think that not english languages use "," as decimal separator, because we use SI as Metric System Logo. Ali

Unrenderable characters in Wiktionary page[edit]

A series of characters in the page https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%F0%90%AC%AF%F0%90%AC%80%F0%90%AC%99%F0%90%AC%86%F0%90%AC%A8#Avestan

can't be rendered in any font that I've tried, and I can't figure out what's wrong. They represent roughly the word "satem". How does one determine what font is needed, and install it?

(If I'm asking this in the wrong place, sorry, and would appreciate a pointer to the right one.)

I think this font would work. Or any of these. PiRSquared17 (talk) 04:50, 18 November 2015 (UTC)

Vandalizm in Azwiki[edit]

Have vandalizm here. Please protect that page. We do not have arbitration and appellate courts. To whom should I complain? With whom I will discuss? Can you answer my question? If local sysops vandals. Steward writes:the stewards are not going to be able to assist with this.?! --Idin Mammadof 10:19, 10 August 2015 (UTC)

I'm not sure what you mean, but I think SRM or SN would be more appropriate places to request action. If this is about admin abuse, maybe an RFC would be better, although they usually take a long time to produce any result at all. PiRSquared17 (talk) 04:53, 18 November 2015 (UTC)

Skins[edit]

Hi, not sure this is the right spot, but here goes: I recently noticed that on most wikis, the skin defined in my preferences had been changed from MonoBook to Vector. Anybody any idea why this happened and how I can revert that change on as many wikis as possible? Thanks. --Randykitty (talk) 14:48, 1 October 2015 (UTC)

I noticed the same thing. Does anyone know if it's possible set your skin to monobook globally? PiRSquared17 (talk) 04:56, 18 November 2015 (UTC)

Automatic archiving help[edit]

Can someone please help me to set up automatic archiving on my user talk page? It's getting huge because of botspam I subscribe to. I already tried setting up MiszaBot, but it didn't work. PiRSquared17 (talk) 04:46, 18 November 2015 (UTC)

Feminism page is down[edit]

Internet troll put the page down please fix

Quoting/citing my contributions to Wikipedia[edit]

Hello, I have the unusual problem of citing myself for my contributions to Wikipedia. Let me explain:

In 2008, I made major contributions on Wikipedia to the French version of the “Chinese Cuisine” page and I added a new page concerning “Techniques/Ingredients/Cooking methods/etc”.

In 2011, I self-published the first edition of my cookbook (in French) in which I used some of my own text from the Wikipedia pages but without acknowledgement.

I would like to correct this mistake in my second edition. Does someone know how I should refer to my text on the Wikipedia pages?

Thanks and have a good day. Georges

You could follow guidelines at en:Wikipedia:Reusing_Wikipedia_content, but I doubt that you has any obligation to attribute your own text. Ruslik (talk) 11:39, 30 December 2015 (UTC)
  • Yes, you do have such an obligation. I assume the book will be copyrighted. However, the text published on WP is published under a Creative Commons Attribution license and this has to be noted in your book, to make it clear that the parts copied from WP do not fall under the copyright of the book itself. Instructions are given in the link that Ruslik0 provided. --Randykitty (talk) 10:10, 31 December 2015 (UTC)

Request for revising of admin rights and getting unblocked[edit]

Respected Authorities,


I hereby want to ask for a way I can get unblocked on .bs Wikipedia project. [I did send this to arbcom and was redirected here as they work only within English Wikipedia.]

I was blocked indefinitely there by an administrator who has user name C3r4 on December 23, 2015 with reason: "Incorrect information" (Bosnian: "Netačne informacije").

However, I consider this a big misuse of administrator privileges and an abuse of admin rights to personally disable an user that C3r4 doesn’t share same opinion with.

Block happened after I changed page "Konvertibilna marka" (https://bs.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Konvertibilna_marka&type=revision&diff=2675350&oldid=2600140), inputting some references and expanding an article a bit.

NOTE: Same changes I made to English Wikipedia article "Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark" and I my edit was not reverted and I was not obviously blocked (indefinite block for such edit would be ridiculous).


So, I consider this edit cannot be reason for indefinite block by any means.

Hope you can help me because I cannot edit my talk page, my user page, e-mail messaging is blocked etc.

I guess you can talk to administrator C3r4 or check his contributions around time he blocked me (and other as well), and my contributions too.


  • Previously, when I started editing .bs Wikipedia and Wikipedia generally, I’ve translated English Wikipedia article "Bosniaks" to Bosnian language, and after insisting on keeping that translation in article "Bošnjaci" – C3r4 blocked me. That is telling you there’s something wrong on .bs Wikipedia because it’s impossible that English article couldn’t have been accepted...


PS I am NOT a vandal (I edit .sr and .en project sometimes, and .hr as well, but due to nationalist users on .hr [problem around .hr is well known and has reached even to the J. Wales several years ago] I’ve been blocked there too last year, and right now I’m blocked on .sr because of sending allegedly copyrighted images, even if many admins there have been completely opposed to giving me a 4 day block because I’m every-day-active user; please, DO NOT MAKE THESE AFFECT YOU while trying to help me with C3r4’s misuse of adminship on .bs).


I hope you can help. Please consider my case only and only related to .bs Wikipedia and C3r4 and my contributions only on .bs Wikipedia. Thank you in advance! --Obsuser (talk) 23:59, 31 January 2016 (UTC)

Anybody? --Obsuser (talk) 09:17, 5 February 2016 (UTC)