The Blackout Club Wiki:Admin noticeboard

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Archived: 2019

Current Issues[edit source]

Addition of the Projects page into the Community Portal[edit source]

I'd like to ask that The Blackout Club Wiki:Projects page be added to the The Blackout Club Wiki:Community portal. It may possibly be wise to add an additional link on the Front Page, alongside the community portal and admin noticeboard.

Hopefully, doing so will trigger some visitors to start projects, particularly translation projects. --Kizzycocoa(talk) 01:43, 27 October 2020 (UTC)

Sprite Tick.png Added to the Community Portal. Right now it is linked under the "Not sure where to start?" section, but I will see about getting a DPL set up at the bottom to automatically list new projects. I've also gone and added a link to the Projects page to the sidebar as well. I'll see about including it on the front page; I'm currently considering a redesign of that link section, but I'll consider including it regardless if things changes or not. MrMusicMan789 ( T  •  C ) 03:09, 31 October 2020 (UTC)

WIP template seemingly locks the current page[edit source]

It appears that the WIP template, at least visually, locks pages to admins only. I have not tested if it does so proper, so to not lock myself out of my own page. But an alternative method to display the lock should be edited into the template. I would recommend the use of {{PROTECTIONLEVEL:edit}} to gain the correct protection level of the page. Better yet, editing the stylesheet for protected pages, or perhaps a protected template in of itself, which could also add protected pages to their own category. --Kizzycocoa(talk) 03:10, 27 October 2020 (UTC)

Sprite Tick.png Fixed I see, yeah, that is a mistake on my end on trying to be efficient and not thinking that template would be used by anyone else. Should be fixed now. MrMusicMan789 ( T  •  C ) 03:09, 31 October 2020 (UTC)

Footer template edit request[edit source]

I'd like to request The Shape be added to Template:CharacterNavBox --Kizzycocoa(talk) 14:36, 25 November 2020 (UTC)

Sprite Tick.png Added, though I believe there was a reason why initially the Shape was left off the list of enemies. Trying to find, but for now it's fine for the Shape to be on there.MrMusicMan789 ( T  •  C ) 05:42, 26 November 2020 (UTC)

Link to Wardrobe should be added to the homepage[edit source]

I am unsure where, but a link to the Wardrobe should be added to the homepage. It seems a bit orphaned otherwise. I had to reach it via Halo. --Kizzycocoa(talk) 05:18, 13 December 2020 (UTC)

The Wardrobe page is not orphaned by any means, it is linked through over a dozen other pages (e.g. The Hideout, Journals, etc). Not every article is linked on the main page, though. Right now, there is no good place for it to fit within the design of the main page. Will consider adding it if/when new groups are made for the front page. MrMusicMan789 ( T  •  C ) 00:15, 19 December 2020 (UTC)