Soft security

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(English) This is an essay. It expresses the opinions and ideas of some Wikimedians but may not have wide support. This is not policy on Meta, but it may be a policy or guideline on other Wikimedia projects. Feel free to update this page as needed, or use the discussion page to propose major changes.

Soft security as implemented by various wikimedia projects. See Meatball:SoftSecurity.

Rubber room[edit]

The sandbox provides a place for newbies to expirement. This prevents them from experimenting on important pages.

Security through obscurity and Prickly Hedge[edit]

The use of templates on the english wikipedia home page to allow nonsysops to edit the various components of the page.

Front lawn[edit]

The userpages on the various wikimedia projects.

Audit trails and reversible changes[edit]

Page history and ability to revert.