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Latest comment: 7 months ago by BreneyxDigital in topic WhatsApp number

j ajouterais peut etre une introduction plus fournie pour indiquer des le début que la grande partie de l activité va etre

  • de supprimer le spam
  • de libérer les 'bons' messages
  • d aider un utilisateur qui a perdu son mot de passe et qui veut changer un truc

et moins fréquemment

  • d'aider un utilisateur a s inscrire
  • d aider un utilisateur a se desinscrire
  • de bloquer un utilisateur

Anthere 00:38, 26 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Hidding listadmin personal emails from the listinfo page[edit]

I find it privacy-less and annoying that the personal emails of the listadmins are publicy listed in the listinfo page such as in https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l - Is there a way to get them removed and just show the <listname>-owner@lists.wikimedia.org? Thanks. -- MarcoAurelio (talk) 08:43, 9 September 2012 (UTC)Reply

Technically speaking, yes this is possible but it does mean that if you wish to find out who the list admins for a particular list are and contact them, this isn't that easy - are you having a particular problem with spam emails, or is this just as a general principle? Thehelpfulone 21:38, 2 October 2012 (UTC)Reply
I've found that changing some lines of HTML did it. Yes, I was having since the first day problems with spam emails. However it is also important the respect for our privacy. We shouldn't be forced to show our email addresses publicy if we don't want to. If somebody wants to contact the listops, an email to -owner will do it as we all we receive it. Regards, -- MarcoAurelio (talk) 13:45, 3 October 2012 (UTC)Reply

How does one go about setting up a new list?[edit]

We are going to need one of these lists for Wikimedia Medicine. How do I go about requesting one? Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 19:28, 28 September 2012 (UTC)Reply

You'll need to request it at bugzilla: in Product: Wikimedia - Component: Mailing lists. Regards. -- MarcoAurelio (talk) 09:24, 29 September 2012 (UTC)Reply
Okay and how would one do that? Is there a email address I can send the request to? Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 13:10, 29 September 2012 (UTC)Reply
No: register. Try Bugzilla. --Nemo 13:41, 29 September 2012 (UTC)Reply
Or tell me the list you want & details and I can submit the ticket for you. -- MarcoAurelio (talk) 09:02, 30 September 2012 (UTC)Reply
Wonderful. The list name will be Wikimedia Medicine. The description will be a thematic group to promote the development of medical related content. Wikimedia Medicine Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 02:01, 2 October 2012 (UTC)Reply
Would you like the list to be public or private (i recommend public) and would you like it to archive? Who should be the moderator? Philippe (WMF) (talk) 20:51, 2 October 2012 (UTC)Reply
Marco filed a bug earlier, bugzilla:40726 - I agree with the list being public and archived. I imagine James can be a moderator if he's willing to be one, so we just need an alternative one. Thehelpfulone 20:53, 2 October 2012 (UTC)Reply
Yes public, archived, and I will moderate. Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 21:30, 2 October 2012 (UTC)Reply
Thanks, we like to setup lists with a secondary list admin/moderator as a backup in case the first one goes inactive for a while or gets busy IRL as an example, is there anyone you know that could be a secondary moderator? Note: this isn't an absolute requirement, just something that's "nice to have". Thehelpfulone 21:32, 2 October 2012 (UTC)Reply
User:Peter.C Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 00:24, 3 October 2012 (UTC)Reply

Making a list annoucement only[edit]

Hi everyone,

At the Program Evaluation & Design Workshop in Budapest, participants met consensus agreeing to have an announcement only mailing list and all discussion taking place on meta. We have a mailing list set up. However, I have been unable to find guidance on meta, nor any hint of how to make a mailing list announcement only on the administrative page for the mailing list. Any help would be deeply appreciated. Thanks :) SarahStierch (talk) 17:30, 10 July 2013 (UTC)Reply

Does http://wiki.list.org/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=4030685 answer the question? Regards, Ariconte (talk) 21:36, 10 July 2013 (UTC)Reply
Yes! It did. Thank you so much Ariconte! SarahStierch (talk) 22:26, 10 July 2013 (UTC)Reply


What is it good for?

More specifically ... :) Does anyone have tips/techniques for preventing it? -- phoebe | talk 18:05, 4 March 2015 (UTC)Reply

phab:T58525 has some related information. Regards, Tbayer (WMF) (talk) 07:28, 6 March 2015 (UTC)Reply
Thanks! Trying out the spam score regex. -- phoebe | talk 09:35, 6 March 2015 (UTC)Reply
@Phoebe: Did you have any success with that? If so, could you share what you used? After reading the thread, I don't understand exactly what regex I/we should paste, into the top box at https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/admin/LISTNAMEHERE/privacy/spam
If there's solid info, perhaps someone could update Mailing_lists/Administration#Privacy_options. Thanks! Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 17:45, 29 August 2015 (UTC)Reply
  1. Make the list members-only.
  2. Refuse any post from non-members ( -98% of spam)
Regards, Ariconte (talk) 10:05, 30 August 2015 (UTC)Reply

Bulk processing[edit]

I think the section at Mailing_lists/Administration#Bulk_processing is out of date? To bulk moderate, I select the address here: http://i.imgur.com/bMKbRRZ.png and then select the checkbox here: http://i.imgur.com/zJVqa4O.png and that will bulk discard all the spam as well as adding the addresses to the auto-discard list. Is that the best technique? Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 17:45, 29 August 2015 (UTC)Reply

Specific regex spam filters[edit]

One of the lists I admin, was getting a deluge of these messages today (20 so far), and my spam-folder is full of messages that got through on other lists. screenshot

Plus, I have always wanted to know exactly how to setup a regex discard rule for certain subject lines. I've looked through old phabricator tasks, and they all just point onwiki, or discuss the spam-assassin rules (which I don't want to use for "discard" rules, only for "hold").

Could someone help, by providing examples for how we would write 2 regex rules, so that mailman will automatically discard anything with:

  • from: orderdesk@*.net


  • subject includes: AMERICAN MADE PCB

Those 2 examples should be adaptable enough, and thus cover all major circumstances, but please add any other examples or variations that you think might be helpful.

Thank you! Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 22:37, 7 March 2017 (UTC)Reply

[This was mostly solved within Mailing_lists/Administration#Auto-discarding_spam.] Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 22:14, 3 October 2022 (UTC)Reply

This page shows up badly on a smart phone[edit]

The layout of this page on mobile is hard to read. The info box on the right takes up most of the space, leaving just a narrow column for the words on the left. And the page is made up of so many templates, macros and other automated insertion, that I don't know how to fix it, or even where some of the text comes from. So fixing it for this page could fix it for a lot of pages that use such templates. ★NealMcB★ (talk) 12:23, 28 May 2022 (UTC)Reply

Who to contact about administrator access problems with a list[edit]

I apparently have lost my administrator access to a list. When I try to reset my password & put in my email address, I get the message The e-mail address is not assigned to any user account. Yet the mailing list does send email to that very address. Who can I contact? Peaceray (talk) 19:23, 3 October 2022 (UTC)Reply

@Quiddity (WMF): can you help me with this? Peaceray (talk) 19:25, 3 October 2022 (UTC)Reply
@Peaceray Yup! You just need to re-register with your existing email. See Mailing lists/Administration#Lost list administrator passwords for more.
(I was briefly confused, too, when I tried to replicate this with my volunteer-email and got the same error, despite having added (and subsequently forgotten about) that documentation section!). Cheers, Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 22:12, 3 October 2022 (UTC)Reply
@Quiddity (WMF): Oy! I get a Member already subscribed message when I try to subscribe, & a The e-mail address is not assigned to any user account when I try to reset my password, both with the same email address. It seems to be a Catch-22! Peaceray (talk) 22:46, 3 October 2022 (UTC)Reply
@Peaceray What happens if you try to register at this location with your standard email address? That's what I needed to do with my volunteer-email. (I.e. Reset does nothing, until you've registered an account in the new (mid-2021) system!)
If that doesn't work, then you'll need to file a Phabricator task for a sysop to look into it, tagged with #wikimedia-mailing-lists. (But that should work!) Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 23:04, 3 October 2022 (UTC)Reply
That worked! Once I went to https://lists.wikimedia.org/accounts/signup/?next=/postorius/lists/, I think I had to click on a "register first" link, but I cannot recreate that. The main thing is that I am in. Peaceray (talk) 23:51, 3 October 2022 (UTC)Reply

Email list needs administrative review[edit]

Hi, not sure who to contact about this situation. There doesn't seem to be any moderation on the Wikipedia-l email list, and it is currently in definite need of administrative review. Who do we need to get in touch with? Bastique ☎ call me! 16:41, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply

That issue has been resolved and the spammer blocked. One of the other list-admins communicated offlist with folks who had pinged us. (Personal sidenote: It's always difficult to decide "do I add more noise to the list by sending a followup to a problem on-list, or just quietly fix it…?"!). Sorry for the delay and the confusion. Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 18:42, 10 October 2023 (UTC)Reply
Thank you! Bastique ☎ call me! 19:04, 10 October 2023 (UTC)Reply

WhatsApp number[edit]

I need a WhatsApp number for my advisor on how to setup my profile now etc @peaceray BreneyxDigital (talk) 20:17, 29 October 2023 (UTC)Reply

We cannot provide technical support for WhatsApp here. This site and this talk page have nothing to do with that app. —Justin (koavf)TCM 21:46, 29 October 2023 (UTC)Reply
I need my administration 's contact BreneyxDigital (talk) 21:51, 29 October 2023 (UTC)Reply