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This page hosts requests for administrator access on the Meta-Wiki; for requesting administrator access on any other wiki, please see the index of request and proposal pages, where a steward can do the job if required. Bureaucrat, checkuser, oversight and bot requests are also made here. Before making a request here, please see the administrator policy.

Most requests should be listed here for at least seven days; bureaucrats should only close after the minimum time foreseen in the relevant policy. Discussions are not closed early. Adminship will be granted by a support ratio of at least 75%. If a request hasn't been addressed by a bureaucrat after a lengthy period of time, please leave a note at Requests for help from a sysop or bureaucrat. Requests may be extended, or put on hold by bureaucrats, pending decision or finding of consensus.

Requests for temporary adminship and bot requests may be less formal and often go for a shorter duration if consensus becomes clear after only a few days of discussion.

All editors with an account on Meta, at least one active account on any Wikimedia project, and a link between the two, may participate in any request and give their opinion of the candidate. However, more active Meta editors' opinions may be given additional weight in controversial cases.

See below for information on prerequisites on submitting a request, and how to add a nomination.
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Note that this page is for access on Meta only. See the permission request to stewards page for adminship/deadminship requests on other projects.

Regular adminship

  1. Before requesting admin access, please check the policy for requesting adminship.
  2. Use the box below, insert your username:

  1. Place a request on this page, by transcluding the subpage, for example {{Meta:Requests for adminship/Username}}. Please put the newest request on the top. Bear in mind that even if you do meet the criteria above this does not mean that the community will automatically approve a request.
  2. Please note, past administrators who have given up their rights must meet all criteria at the time of the new request. There is no separate process for reinstating past administrators.

Please note: Ill-considered nominations for adminship can be draining and deflating to both the community and the candidate. Any successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate sufficient experience within the Wikimedia community, in addition to a familiarity with Meta-Wiki. If a candidate is not already a local administrator or holder of advanced permissions on a Wikimedia content project, he or she is less likely to pass a request for adminship here at Meta-Wiki.


Add your request below under the bureaucratship section. Please note:

  • Only active administrators can become bureaucrats, and only after at least 6 months of regular adminship.
  • User is endorsed by two current bureaucrats after he/she nominates themselves here.

If you fail any of these requirements, you will not be assigned the bureaucrat flag. For more information see Meta bureaucrat page.

Other access

For these types of access, create a subpage just as you would for regular adminship and add it to the appropriate section of this page.

  • Limited adminship: If you need sysop access for a particular reason (such as ability to edit protected pages), you may request limited adminship on Meta. If granted, the user understands that they will only be allowed to use the tools for the tasks they were approved, and not doing so will be grounds for immediate removal. Temporary sysop access will normally be valid for one month unless requested and granted otherwise.

  • CheckUser: please read the CheckUser policy and add your request below under the checkuser section, in the same way as an admin request.

  • Oversight: please read the Oversight policy and add your request below under the oversight section, in the same way as an admin request.

For these types of access, just ask on Meta request for help from a sysop or bureaucrat page:

WMF Office Staff and Contractors

  • If you are an WMF Official or Contractor and need rights on Meta-Wiki to perform your duties the process is different. Please have a look at the WMF staff userrights policy on Office wiki[restricted access] and follow the procedure described there. If in doubt, please contact Trust and Safety; or send an email to ca(at)wikimedia(dot)org.(source)

Requests for regular adminship


Not ending before 27 October 2021 16:57 (UTC)


I have done some admin actions here on Meta, as allowed by Meta:Meta–steward relationship#Administrative actions on Meta. However, some situations are in a borderline point about be or not be "obvious" situations as required by that policy, so sometimes I don't feel much comfortable to do some delete or block, even being sure about it need, so I'm here to request regular adminship for this. I have sysop experience in other projects and I'm active in cross-wiki countervadalism and, in consequence, here too. Be able to do sysop regular stuff (delete, blocks and protects if need) here on Meta will be great and useful. I'm open for questions and thanks for your considerations. Regards, --stanglavine msg 16:57, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]

  • Support Support, sure. -- CptViraj (talk) 17:29, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support thank you for volunteering. — xaosflux Talk 17:35, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support, no-brainer. Helpful and trustworthy, already steward, active on Meta as well. Thank you for volunteering. Sgd. —Hasley 17:37, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support. --Mykola7 (talk) 17:44, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support --Rschen7754 18:03, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support --Alaa :)..! 18:51, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support Stang 19:02, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support --Defender (talk) 19:04, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support --MdsShakil (talk) 19:06, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support --Sotiale (talk) 23:42, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support --Minorax«¦talk¦» 23:46, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support --Zabe (talk) 23:58, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support Jianhui67 talkcontribs 00:36, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support -FASTILY 06:23, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support Active steward. Thanks to the steward-candidates who occasionally make admin actions here. --Uncitoyentalk 07:03, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support But ironically, the edit to Template:Votings is one borderline action as is a fully protected template here. Anyway, I am waiting for this to occur and of course I trust their ability and competence to admin meta well. Thanks for stepping up. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 09:35, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support --Ameisenigel (talk) 13:25, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support of course. JavaHurricane 13:27, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support -J. Ansari Talk 13:43, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support ‐‐1997kB (talk) 15:32, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support SupportYahya (talkcontribs.) 15:33, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • I only see two deletion requests in deleted contributions and no local requests at RFH over the last 6 months, and local "sysop" actions over the last month have been (apart from one deletion) xwiki-related blocks and xwiki rights changes according to XTools and logs. However, the user is obviously trustworthy and it looks like the permission might be beneficial, so I will GA candidate.svg weakly support. ~~~~
    User:1234qwer1234qwer4 (talk)
    18:26, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support no issues. —Atcovi (Talk - Contribs) 03:59, 22 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support no issues, rather obvious case where it would be of benefit to the project. --TheSandDoctor Talk 05:55, 22 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong support--Mtarch11 (talk) 05:58, 22 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support. —— Eric LiuTalk 15:54, 22 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong support SHB2000 (talk | contibs) 08:07, 23 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Support Support LGTM --DannyS712 (talk) 07:56, 24 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Requests for limited adminship


Not ending before 28 October 2021 20:58 (UTC)

I request this permission, limited to the scope of technical actions surrounding templates, templatestyles and modules and what is needed to deploy changes related to that (which likely includes mainspace edits to adapt some HTML here and there). Ive been wanting to do some more extensive cleanup of the templates and move some more CSS into templatestyles for a while now, with the intent of improving accessiblity and mobile compatibility. I'm a longtime wikipedia, a MediaWiki developer with review and merge permisssions, I made the frontpage of meta responsive a while ago, am an admin on and used to be an admin en.wp and commons. --—TheDJ (talkcontribs) 20:58, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]

  • Comment Comment Hello @TheDJ: As I understand if you want to edit pages such as HTML, CSS pages on Meta; interface adminship may be better for you. --Uncitoyentalk 11:12, 22 October 2021 (UTC)[]
    More questions: Can you give an example of an action you wish to undertake as well as LA is 1 month, and your use case seems to be long term, will something like indef but with yearly signing of interest to retain access work? Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:31, 22 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Requests for interface adminship

Please see Meta:Interface administrators before applying. Regular administrators may apply directly at Meta:Requests for help from a sysop or bureaucrat.

None currently

Requests for bureaucratship

None currently

Requests for CheckUser access

"Meta:Requests for checkuser" redirects here. To request checkuser information, see Meta:Requests for CheckUser information.

None currently

Requests for Oversight access

"Meta:Requests for oversight" redirects here. To request oversighting, see Meta:Oversighters#Requests.

None currently

Requests for translation adminship


Not ending before 18 October 2021 21:04 (UTC)

Hello, I would like to apply to become a Meta translation admin. I've been a part of the German-language Wikipedia community since 2005 and I consider myself part of the Meta community as well, although I'm definitely not among the most active users on this wiki.

I just wanted to ask a translation admin for help but then thought, "Hey, I could just do this myself." I'll probably not be doing vast amounts of translation work, but I've done a few translations here and there over the years, such as translating project pages and newsletters, and would continue to do so in the future. I commit to following the existing rules and will try not to break too much :-)

Thank you for your support. Let me know if you have any questions or if there is anything I can clarify. --Gnom (talk) 21:04, 11 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Hello, could you please show an example of some translation markup you have added to a page to make sure you are familiar with the syntax? ~~~~
User:1234qwer1234qwer4 (talk)
09:46, 12 October 2021 (UTC)[]
Hi, I thought that this would be my job after I have been granted translation admin rights. I have been editing pages using translation markup for years and I read the documentation, so I don't think that this should be a problem. --Gnom (talk) 10:39, 12 October 2021 (UTC)[]
Translation administrator gives you the permission to mark a page for translation – the required translation markup can be inserted by anyone. Isn't that what you'd do before asking a translation administrator to mark it? ~~~~
User:1234qwer1234qwer4 (talk)
10:45, 12 October 2021 (UTC)[]
From my perspective, I would like to be able to do both, and I don't think that should be a problem. --Gnom (talk) 11:09, 12 October 2021 (UTC)[]
Actually, Gnom, translation markup is really complex, because technical requirements are far away from our “ideal” syntax. That’s why we usually ask to translation adminship requesters to prepare a page for translation (translate tag addition) in order we check the markup and give advices to the future translation admin. Most of Meta’s pages have issues and we would like to avoid their expansion. -- Pols12 (talk) 18:36, 12 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Requests for CentralNotice adminship

None currently

Requests for bot flags

None currently

See also