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To assist in the administration of the Wikipedia community and development of the encyclopedia, the community has established a wide range of administration pages. Many of the pages listed below are Wikipedia request departments, and need continuous attention from volunteers like you to answer or deal with requests. For a listing of ongoing discussions and current requests, see the dashboard. For other useful directories and indexes, see the directory.

About Wikipedia

Wikipedia community

Community portalWP:COM
DashboardWP:DBOARD
MaintenanceWP:WM
Editor's indexWP:A-Z
Essay directoryWP:EDIR

News

Community bulletin boardWP:CBB
The SignpostWP:POST
Wikipedia in the media
MilestonesWP:MILE
Press releases
StatsWP:ST
Regional notice boardsWP:RNB
Goings-onWP:GO
Requests for commentWP:RFC

Protocols and conventions

Village pump policy and proposal forumWP:VPP
Most P&G revisions take place on policies' talk pages. To find specific policies and guidelines, see... 
     Policies and guidelines, an overviewWP:PG
     PoliciesWP:LOP
     GuidelinesWP:LGL
     Manual of StyleMOS:C

Abuse response

Report copyright problemsWP:CP
Report edit warsWP:AN3
Report improper usernamesWP:UAA
Report long-term abuseWP:LTA
Report open proxiesWP:OP
Report sock puppetsWP:SPI
Report spamWT:WPSPAM
Report vandalismWP:AIV

Dispute resolution

Third opinion (to break article deadlocks)WP:3
Dispute resolutionWP:DR
Requests for commentWP:RFC
Dispute resolution noticeboardWP:DRN
Requests for mediationWP:RFM
Requests for arbitrationWP:RFAR
Mentorship and editing restrictions 

Noticeboards

Administrators' noticeboardWP:AN
Administrators' incident noticeboardWP:ANI
Arbitration enforcement noticeboardWP:AE
Biographies of living persons noticeboardWP:BLPN
Bot owners' noticeboardWP:BON
Conflict of interest noticeboardWP:COIN
External links noticeboardWP:ELN
Fringe theories noticeboardWP:FTN
Neutral point of view noticeboardWP:NPOVN
No original research noticeboardWP:NORN
Reliable sources noticeboardWP:RSN

Help related

Static help

Main help portalWP:HELP
Help menuH:MENU
Help directoryH:D
TutorialWP:T
Frequently asked questionsWP:FAQ
Tips libraryWP:TIPS
Tip of the dayWP:TIP
User page design centerWP:UPDC
SandboxWP:SB

Dynamic help

Request directoryWP:RQ
General questionsWP:Q
Help with building or operating Wikipedia

(expect a reply)

Help DeskWP:HD
TeahouseH:TH
Adopt-a-userWP:AAU
Online Ambassadors/MentorsWP:OAM
Copyright assistanceWP:RFCA
Media copyright questionsWP:CQ
Requests for administrator attentionWP:RAA
Village pump (technical)WP:VPT
Help with real-world issues / content

(expect a reply)

Reference deskWP:RD
    HumanitiesWP:RD/H
    ScienceWP:RD/S
    Mathematics                   WP:RD/MA
    Computing                   WP:RD/C
    LanguageWP:RD/L
    EntertainmentWP:RD/E
    MiscellaneousWP:RD/M
    Archives 

Editorial departments

Articles are contributed and edited directly by users. All Wikipedians belong to the editorial team.

Administrators

Administration indexCAT:WP
Requests for administrator attentionWP:RAA
Directory of administratorsWP:LA
Administrators' noticeboardWP:AN
Administrator preparationWP:ARL
Requests for adminshipWP:RFA

Deletion

Candidates for speedy deletionCAT:CSD
Articles for deletionWP:AFD
Categorized AfD discussionsWP:AFDC
Templates for discussionWP:TFD
Files for discussionWP:FFD
Categories for discussionWP:CFD
Redirects for discussionWP:RFD
Miscellany for deletionWP:MFD
Deletion reviewWP:DRV
Deletion log 
Archived deletion discussionsWP:ADD
See also: 
Deletion tools 
Deletion policyWP:DP · WP:DEL
Deletion guidelines for administratorsWP:DGFA

Featured content

Featured contentWP:FC
Featured articlesWP:FA
Featured listsWP:FL
Featured picturesWP:FP
Featured portalsWP:FPO
Featured topicsWP:FT
Featured article candidatesWP:FAC
Featured list candidatesWP:FLC
Featured picture candidatesWP:FPC
Featured portal candidatesWP:FPORTC
Featured article reviewWP:FAR
Good articlesWP:GA
Good article nominationsWP:GAN
Good article reassessmentWP:GAR
Peer reviewWP:PR

Main Page

Main Page design discussions 
Today's featured article (dept.)WP:TFA
Picture of the day (dept.)WP:POTD
Did you know (dept.)WP:DYK
In the news (dept.)WP:ITN
Selected anniversaries (dept.)WP:SA
Main Page alternativesWP:MPA

Support groups and programs

AwardsWP:AWARDS
   Barnstar pagesWP:AW
   Other awardsWP:ORA
   Awards by WikiProjectWP:WPPA
Birthday CommitteeWP:BDC
Editor assistanceWP:ASSIST
Meetup (Regional meetings)WP:MEET
Reward board (wiki-trading)WP:REWARD
Welcoming committeeWP:WC

Fun related

Department of FunWP:DF
Silly ThingsWP:SILLY
Unusual articlesWP:UA
Unusual requestsWP:UR
Talk page highlightsWP:TPH
Lamest edit warsWP:LAME
April FoolsWP:APRIL

Related communities

Wikipedia is hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization that also hosts a range of other multilingual and free-content projects. Here are the links to their main community pages:

WikiversityWikiversity
Open learning community
WiktionaryWiktionary
Dictionary and thesaurus
WikiquoteWikiquote
Collection of quotations
WikinewsWikinews
Free-content news
WikispeciesWikispecies
Directory of species
WikibooksWikibooks
Free textbooks and manuals
WikisourceWikisource
Free-content library
WikidataWikidata
Free knowledge base
WikivoyageWikivoyage
Free travel guide
CommonsCommons
Shared media repository
MediaWikiMediaWiki
Wiki software development
Meta-WikiMeta-Wiki
Wikimedia project coordination