Habbo Mall:User Rights
An administrator, or sysop are editors with editors with access to extra tools, mainly used for maintenance and vandalism control. This includes:
- Deleting and undeleting pages and page histories. Administrators can also delete uploaded files, but cannot undelete them.
- Locking (protecting) a page so it can not be edited or renamed by users without admin rights.
- Blocking IP addresses or user names from editing; and very quick "rollback" of undesirable edits.
- Editing the interface by changing system messages and skins.
- Making Changes to some code (Special:AllMessages).
- Active bureaucrat names are colored Orange.
A bureaucrat can make other users into bureaucrats or administrators on their own wiki. Remember: Only Gamepedia staff can demote a bureaucrat!.
Some Gamepedia staff members have full access to all wikis on Gamepedia. They will be shown in Special:ListUsers (under Curse) on any wiki.
What can administrators do?
Using their provided tools, administrators can:
- Edit protected pages.
- Semi or fully protect and unprotect pages.
- Delete pages, including their history.
- Delete images and other files.
- View and restore deleted pages.
- Block and unblock users and IP addresses from editing.
- Quickly revert edits.
- Change the text and style of the interface.
- Change the overall appearance of the wiki, including skins, main logo, and "favicon".
User rights levels
- IP addresses - Users who have not created an account or has signed in. They can still do most things, including editing and commenting on articles.
- Registered/Logged-in users can do everything IP addresses can do, but they can also upload files, move pages, create a watchlist, and customize the appearance of the wiki by changing their preferences.
- Rollbacks are ordinary editors with the rollback button. The rollback button automatically reverts all revisions made by the last editor. This is primarily used to revert vandalism. All admins, and Curse Staff also have this button included in their rank.
- Bots are automated programs or scripts that make special edits that would be repetitive to editors.
- Administrators are users trusted by the community to maintain the wiki using extra tools. See below for official list of all administrators. Active and inactive status are also listed below.
- Bureaucrats are administrators with the ability to make other users an admin or rollback. They can also remove these powers, other than bureaucrat, from users.
- Curse Staff are staff members of Curse Inc. They have bureaucrat powers to every wiki, and therefore, can make users an admin on any wiki.
Active Wiki Staff
Inactive/Retired Wiki Staff
Inactivity is defined as not making regular edits for a period of over 60 days (2 months), which means their rights have been removed. Retired is when a user willingly gives over their rights for personal reasons.
How do I use administrator powers?
See the Admin Guide for a guide on using admin functions.
Becoming an administrator
Users can become an administrator by completing the application process, located at Habbo Mall:Requests for adminship. However, applications are currently closed and any applications will not be read.
What can administrators not do?
Administrators should not use their administrator powers to settle editing disputes; for example, to lock a page on a version he or she prefers in an editing dispute that isn't vandalism. Administrator powers should be use to help keep the wiki clear of vandalism, spam, and users who make malicious edits, but not for simple disagreements between users acting in good faith. Ideally, an admin shouldn't be considered "in charge". The ideal admin is just someone who is trusted to have a few extra buttons and to use them for the benefit of the community.