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Wiki maintenance

Tasks

Following is a list of non-scheduled tasks that are available for wikia contributors. In [brackets] are the people in charge of the task. Updated September 2015

Current

  • NEWS : all current events must at least be referenced in the news section and keep it up to date. Guidelines on how to add new content can be found below. We should ensure a minimum of coverage concerning current happenings of the website. [open for everyone + wikia staff]
  • MAINTENANCE : moderating recent changes and pages from the Wiki maintenance. Regular backups will be made by an admin. [wikia staff]
  • GUIDELINES : general guidelines for content creators to be added in this page or stored elsewhere. [open for everyone]
  • SONG CORRECTIONS RESEARCH : searching mistakes in the FFR Song List, integration of the data from the song corrections thread, updating song pages with the latest template, that kind of thing. [Noname219 + Crazyjayde + anyone can help]
  • PERMISSIONS : keeping track of the latest permissions and adding a musician page when necessary, screenshots for permissions. [Noname219]
  • TOURNAMENTS : adding latest and previous tournaments [mostly llyair but anyone can help]
  • MUSIC GENRES : keeping track of new music genres additions, structure of the tree is mostly done [Noname219 + anyone can help]

Upcoming or On-hold

  • MUSICIANS' PAGES : adding data to each musician's page with the latest template. [open for everyone + Noname219]
  • SONGS' PAGES : additional info (tips/tricks, background info, reception, etc.) [open for everyone]
  • DISABLED FILES : old widget files and artists to add [Noname219]
  • THE WEREWOLF GAME : more information concerning The Werewolf Game needs to be added. [open for everyone]
  • IMPORTANT PAGES : other important pages to create/modify (i.e. engines, history of the website, community, terminology, etc.). Some of them are listed in the portals but many more can be added. [open for everyone]
  • FORUM STICKIES : cloning pertinent information from the forum (stuff that could be useful in the stickies for example) [open for everyone]
  • STAFF/USER TITLES : updating the User Titles page. [open for everyone]

Done

  • LOCATIONS : locations are considered done
  • WIKI NAVIGATION : using categories, starting from the homepage
  • TEMPLATE:SONG : needed some adjustments
  • SONGS : all songs added
  • MUSICIANS : all musicians added
  • HOMEPAGE : setting up the homepage properly
  • PORTAL LOGOS : all done
  • USERS : some staff members and users added
  • FFR TERMINOLOGY : page has been cleaned up
  • PERMISSIONS : having all permissions pages under the same one
  • SITE MAINTENANCE PAGE : a page to know exactly what to do when new content is added

New content

This section is reserved for users to know what to do when new content is added to the website.

New songs

  • New songs are generally announced on the first page or can be easily seen in the FFR Song List.
  • 1. Add a news.
  • 2. Create the page and add the latest version of the song template. Follow the instructions there if you're unsure what to do. Don't forget the corresponding genre categories and File released in YEAR category. You can alternatively use this template available here (contact DossarLX ODI if it is down).
  • 3. Add the song to its/their respective artist.
  • 4. Add the song to its/their respective simfile authors.
  • 5. (optional) Add information about this song (history, tips, screenshots) and fill the infobox.

New artist

  • Conditions to add new artist are as follow : the artist must have a song in the game or given permission to use its music. Artists with denied permissions shouldn't be added.
  • 1. Create the page and add the latest version of the musician template. Follow the instructions there if you're unsure what to do. Don't forget the corresponding genre and location categories. If the user is registered on FFR, you should add the ffr user category.
  • 2. (optional) Add information about this artist (biography, discography, permission) and fill the infobox using icons if necessary.

New user

  • Conditions to add a new user are as follow : the user must either have a stepfile in the game, be a staff member or made a noticeable impact in the community. Alt accounts shouldn't have their separate page and must redirect to the main account.
  • 1. Create the page and add the latest version of the user template. Follow the instructions there if you're unsure what to do. Don't forget to add the corresponding location category. Note : if the user is a musician, you should use instead the musician template.
  • 2. (optional) Add information about this user (biography, ffr career, tournaments, promotions, etc.) and fill the infobox using icons if necessary. You can use this profile as an example.
  • Important note : do NOT add personal information that can't be found outside the realm of FFR unless it was agreed by the user in question.

New genre

  • 1. Create the genre category and add the latest version of the genre template.
  • 2. Add a description and cite your sources. Priorize content from Wikipedia. You can copy paste the information using this template : {{Wikipedia|GENRE}}.
  • 3. Add the correct parent genre. If you're unsure, you can add it to the uncategorized category.
  • 4. Add a redirection using the same name of the genre (and different AKAs). Add the music genres category. That will make those pages directly accessible from the search bar.

New tournament

  • Tournaments can be easily tracked on the front page. It is recommended to add the tournament page once they begin and finish filling the information once they have ended.
  • 1. Add a news.
  • 2. Create the tournament using the latest version of the tournament template. Follow the instructions there if you're unsure what to do.
  • 3. (optional) Add information about this tournament (description, winners, etc.) and fill the infobox. You can as well add a {{stub}} mention if it's incomplete.
  • 4. (optional) Add the tournament to each participants pages.

New event, sponcon, contest

  • Official events, sponcons and contests are generally announced on the front page whereas unofficial will be restricted to the forums.
  • 1. Add a news.
  • 2. Create the page and add the latest version of the event template. Follow the instructions there if you're unsure what to do.
  • 3. (optional) Add information about this event (description, participants, prizes, etc.) and fill the infobox. You can as well add a {{stub}} mention if it's incomplete.
  • 4. (optional) Add the event mention to each participants pages.

New TWG

  • At the moment, it isn't necessary to add a news about current The Werewolf Games but they can be announced in the news section anyway.
  • 1. Create the page and add the latest version of the twg template. Follow the instructions there if you're unsure what to do.
  • 2. (optional) Add information about this event (description, participants, etc.) and fill the infobox. You can as well add a {{stub}} mention if it's incomplete.
  • 4. (optional) Add the TWG mention to users pages.

New announcements

  • Those are generally announced as a FPP (front page post). Their content can vary wildly going from staff updates, site improvements to scheduled maintenance.
  • 1. Add a news.
  • 2. (optional) Create a page and add a description if you consider the announcement to be historically important for website.
  • 3. (optional) Add the information about this announcement to users pages if it concerns them.

New permission

Forum history

  • You can include events pertaining to a couple users that can be interesting to archive. Legendary threads, personnal achievements, etc. In general, they shouldn't have their own page but can be included in users' biographies or careers.

New year

Templates

Created for the wiki

Created for the homepage

Subcategories

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