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The vast majority of articles/pages within [[MeritBadgeDotOrg]] are '''''not''''' protected. However, for various reasons, certain articles/pages are protected by a [[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Bureaucrat|Bureaucrat]] or an [[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Sysop|Administrator (Sysop)]].
The vast majority of articles/pages within [[MeritBadgeDotOrg]] are '''''not''''' protected. However, for various reasons, certain articles/pages are protected by a [[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Bureaucrat|Bureaucrat]] or an [[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Sysop|Administrator (Sysop)]].
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===Locks used on this wiki...===
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==Locks used on this wiki==
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===={{tl|Protected policy}}====
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===Message box style...===
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====Protected====
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:<nowiki>{{</nowiki>[[Template:Protected|Protected]]<nowiki>}}</nowiki>
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{{Protected}}
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====Protected policy====
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:<nowiki>{{</nowiki>[[Template:Protected policy|Protected policy]]<nowiki>}}</nowiki>
{{Protected policy}}
{{Protected policy}}
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===={{tl|Protected maintenance}}====
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====Protected maintenance====
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:<nowiki>{{</nowiki>[[Template:Protected maintenance|Protected maintenance]]<nowiki>}}</nowiki>
{{Protected maintenance}}
{{Protected maintenance}}
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====Protected requirements====
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:<nowiki>{{</nowiki>[[Template:Protected requirements|Protected requirements]]<nowiki>}}</nowiki>
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{{Protected requirements}}
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===Lock only style...===
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These templates place a small lock in the upper right hand corner of the article/page/section.
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====Protected policy lock====
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:<nowiki>{{</nowiki>[[Template:Protected policy lock|Protected policy lock]]<nowiki>}}</nowiki>
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====Protected maintenance lock====
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:<nowiki>{{</nowiki>[[Template:Protected maintenance lock|Protected maintenance lock]]<nowiki>}}</nowiki>
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====Protected requirements lock====
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:<nowiki>{{</nowiki>[[Template:Protected requirements lock|Protected requirements lock]]<nowiki>}}</nowiki> '''''<-- Preferred usage.'''''
==Usage==
==Usage==
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Depending on template used:
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*One of the above message boxes may be displayed in an article.
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*The ''most'' appropriate one of the above message boxes templates should be applied to any article/section that is protected.
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*''Alternatively'', a small lock may appear in the upper right-hand corner of the article/page.
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*Or, ''alternatively'', and only where preferable, use the appropriate lock (in the upper right-hand corner) template of the article/section.
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'''NOTE:''' Only administrators can apply (or remove) a lock.
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==Notes==
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*'''Applying one of the above templates does not protect the article/page &ndash; that must be dome separately.'''
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*Only administrators should apply (or remove) a lock.
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[[Category:Administration]]
{{Protected maintenance lock}}
{{Protected maintenance lock}}

Revision as of 17:00, April 17, 2010


Contents

Purpose

The vast majority of articles/pages within MeritBadgeDotOrg are not protected. However, for various reasons, certain articles/pages are protected by a Bureaucrat or an Administrator (Sysop).

Locks used on this wiki

Message box style...

Protected

{{Protected}}
Editing this page is currently restricted to administrators in order to deal with vandalism, spam, etc.
Please discuss any proposed changes on the talk page. Thank you.

Protected policy

{{Protected policy}}

Protected maintenance

{{Protected maintenance}}
Protected maintenance This article is protected by a maintenance lock (protection log). If you wish to edit this article, or to ask for an administrator to make an edit for you, please use {{editprotected}} on the talk page and discuss your ideas for the proposed changes there, as well.

Protected requirements

{{Protected requirements}}

Template:Protected requirements

Lock only style...

These templates place a small lock in the upper right hand corner of the article/page/section.

Protected policy lock

{{Protected policy lock}}

Protected maintenance lock

{{Protected maintenance lock}}

Protected requirements lock

{{Protected requirements lock}} <-- Preferred usage.

Usage

Depending on template used:

  • The most appropriate one of the above message boxes templates should be applied to any article/section that is protected.
  • Or, alternatively, and only where preferable, use the appropriate lock (in the upper right-hand corner) template of the article/section.

Notes

  • Applying one of the above templates does not protect the article/page – that must be dome separately.
  • Only administrators should apply (or remove) a lock.
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