Synchbot

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Synchbot is a maintenance service that creates, edits, or deletes user pages across Wikimedia projects in every language. Historically this was used to support global user pages from 2008 to 2015 (now part of global user pages), global CSS/JS from 2008 to 2014 (now available via your global.css or your global.js), and crosswiki account creation from 2009 to 2011 (now part of unified login). Now it's mainly used to delete local pages that are no longer needed due to the new global user page features.

To request changes to your user pages on all wikis, see How do I make a request?.

Requests[edit]

See previous requests.

Allan Aguilar (talk)[edit]

request queued:
Allan Aguilar (global account · recent activity · user pages · previous requests)
  • go to User_talk:Allan_Aguilar on every wiki (except on en.wikipedia, en.wikinews, es.*, wikidata, commons, meta, incubator)
  • and prepend this text:
    {{delete|Talk page not used yet to talk with other Wikimedians, and user does not regularly edit this wiki}}
request_user = u'Allan Aguilar',
request_title = u'User_talk:Allan_Aguilar',
request_action = lambda bot: bot.save(u"""...""" + "\n" + text),
skip_existing = False,
skip_unregistered = True,
skip_wikis = ['en.wikipedia', 'en.wikinews', 'es.*', 'wikidata', 'commons', 'meta', 'incubator'],
delete_summary = None,
edit_summary = None,

Allan Aguilar (talk) 16:40, 21 March 2016 (UTC)

Hello Allan Aguilar. Deleting talk pages with a history (or bulk-tagging them for deletion) may be controversial, so it's currently outside Synchbot's remit. However I can directly delete the talk pages that only you or Synchbot edited; do you want me to do that instead? —Pathoschild 18:51, 02 April 2016 (UTC)
@Pathoschild: That would be great! Yes, please go ahead. Thank you. --Allan Aguilar (talk) 15:33, 10 April 2016 (UTC)

Muhraz (talk)[edit]

request queued:
Muhraz (global account · recent activity · user pages)
  • go to User:Muhraz on every wiki (except on metawiki, idwiki, minwiki, mswiki)
  • and delete the page.
request_user = u'Muhraz',
request_title = u'User:Muhraz',
request_action = lambda bot: bot.delete(),
skip_existing = False,
skip_unregistered = False,
skip_wikis = ['metawiki', 'idwiki', 'minwiki', 'mswiki'],
delete_summary = None,
edit_summary = None,

Muhraz (talk) 13:30, 4 April 2016 (UTC)

Demidenko[edit]

request queued:
Demidenko (global account · recent activity · user pages)
  • go to User:Demidenko on every wiki (except on metawiki, ruwiki)
  • and delete the page.
request_user = u'Demidenko',
request_title = u'User:Demidenko',
request_action = lambda bot: bot.delete(),
skip_existing = False,
skip_unregistered = False,
skip_wikis = ['metawiki', 'ruwiki'],
delete_summary = None,
edit_summary = None,

Demidenko 03:41, 8 April 2016 (UTC)

GreenStork[edit]

request queued:
GreenStork (global account · recent activity · user pages)
  • go to User:GreenStork on every wiki (except on ru.wikipedia, ru.wikiquote, uk.wikipedia, meta.wikimedia)
  • and delete the page.
request_user = u'GreenStork',
request_title = u'User:GreenStork',
request_action = lambda bot: bot.delete(),
skip_existing = False,
skip_unregistered = False,
skip_wikis = ['ru.wikipedia', 'ru.wikiquote', 'uk.wikipedia', 'meta.wikimedia'],
delete_summary = None,
edit_summary = None,

GreenStork. 21:23, 10 April 2016 (UTC)

FAQ[edit]

How do I make a request?[edit]

Follow these steps to queue a request. There's no approval process; your request will be handled in the next batch! (Requests are typically handled ≈once per month; notify Pathoschild if a request is urgent.)

  1. Copy this template into a new section:
    ===~~~===
    {{#invoke:synchbot|request
     |user          = 
     |action        = replace
     |title         = 
     |text          = 
     |skip wikis    = 
     |skip existing = yes
     |status        = <!-- don't change this line -->
    }}~~~~
    
  2. Fill in the template values:
    user
    Your user account name.
    action
    What you want the bot to do:
    • replace the existing text with the new text,
    • prepend (insert the new text at the top of the page),
    • append (insert the new text at the bottom of the page),
    • or delete the page.
    title
    The title of the page you want edited on every wiki (usually "User:username").
    text
    The text you want placed on the edited pages. For a user page, use something simple and informative. Most people provide a few sentences about themselves with a link to their main user page. A few guidelines:
    • don't add categories or templates, because they probably don't exist on most wikis;
    • use interwiki links to link to a specific wiki (like [[m:w:fr:Article]] for a page on Meta).
    skip wikis
    A list of wikis to skip (in addition to auto-skipped wikis). You can use a wildcard (like pt.* to skip all Portuguese wikis).
    skip existing
    Whether to skip pages that already exist.
  3. Watch this page in case I have questions. Otherwise it will be done soon! :)

Which wikis are edited?[edit]

The bot edits almost all Wikimedia wikis in every language. It only skips private wikis, fishbowl wikis, and loginwiki.

Can the bot delete pages?[edit]

The bot can delete any of your user pages or subpages (except your main talk page). When deleting your user page, you must have a global user page and the bot will skip wikis where you have a block history. On arwiki and on commons, the bot will place the appropriate speedy-deletion template instead.

See also[edit]