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Icon Wikif 1 Yoshi~! This page documents an official Gaiapedia policy~!

It is a widely accepted standard that should normally be followed by all editors.
This policy in a nutshell states:

  • Types of policies
  • No Vandalism
  • No Prohibited actions
  • What Gaiapedia is not
  • Manual of style
  • Layout Guide
  • Community policies
  • Policy references


Welcome to the Gaiapedia official policy lists, which also links to guidelines and rules that contributors should consider following. Although some of these are not set in stone it would, however, be considerate to follow the basic principle of them, as to not cause disruption for the wiki. There are very few policies which apply across all Wikia. These can be found on the Central Wikia at Wikia:Category:Policy. A majority of it is common sense.

When repeatingly ignoring this wiki's policy, you may be blocked for a duration. Please read the Blocking policy for more information on blocking.

Changes to these policies should be proposed and discussed on this → forum topic.

Types of Policies

This is a simplified version of the detailed polices. The current Administrator of the wiki recommends viewing the page to at least skim the more detailed version of the linked policy.

There shall be...

General policies

  • No Plagiarism Of Wikipedia Or Other Site's Articles/Pages without permission or at least citing, please credit the original source by some means
  • No Creating pages for the purpose of Spam, Vandalism, or Off-topic content
  • No Moving of pages without say; the exceptions are to correct a page name or done by decision of an Administrator
  • No Uploading of spam imagery. See Image policy

Vandalism

  • No Spam and Vandalism. Such edits can be tolerated to a point, however, if blatant and continuous it will result in warning or blocking.
  • No Editing of templates or the Main page without discussion first

Prohibited actions

  • No Bullying or Harassment
  • No Insulting Other Peoples' Race, Religion, Nation, Color, Or Gender
  • No Offensive content, Inappropriate images, Explicit words and Disturbing content
  • No Creating Accounts For Vandalism Purpose aka (Sockpuppets)
  • No Using Gaiapedia to break Gaia Online ' Terms of Service'

What Gaiapedia is not

  • No Advertising Sub Pages, Websites, Wikis, etc... Gaia Online-related websites and media are the exception.
  • No Completely Off-Topic content
  • No Uploads of personal images and music videos. These must be embedded using a html code, or linked to on your pages

Guidelines

Other Policies

Community
You are responsible for your Wikia Account

See also

The Gaiapedia Wiki/Wikia

Reference

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