BizApps Wiki, the free Business Applications encyclopedia:Administrators

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Administrators, commonly known as admins or sysops (system operators), are BizApps Wiki editors who have been granted the technical ability to perform certain special actions on the BizApps Wiki. These include the ability to block and unblock user accounts, IP addresses, and IP ranges from editing, edit fully protected pages, protect and unprotect pages from editing, delete and undelete pages, rename pages without restriction, and use certain other tools.

Administrators assume these responsibilities as volunteers after undergoing a community review process. They do not act as employees of the BizApps Wiki LLC. They are never required to use their tools, and must never use them to gain an advantage in a dispute in which they were involved. Administrators should not be confused with Wikimedia system administrators ("sysadmins").

Administrators' abilities[edit]

Administrators have the technical ability to perform the following actions:

  • Block and unblock user accounts and IP addresses from editing
  • Apply, modify, and remove page protection on a particular page to restrict or allow editing, moving, or creation
  • Delete pages with 5,000 or fewer revisions[1]
  • Grant and revoke user permissions requested by user accounts[2]
  • View and restore deleted pages
  • Restrict and restore public visibility of information in individual logs and page revisions
  • Edit fully protected pages
  • Edit pages in the MediaWiki namespace, excluding JavaScript and CSS pages[3]
  • Override the title blacklist
  • Move a page to any desired title
  • Perform other special actions as listed at Special:ListGroupRights#sysop
  • By convention, administrators normally take responsibility for judging the outcomes of certain discussions, such as deletion discussions, move discussions, and move-review discussions, but other editors may close discussions in some cases (see non-admin closures).