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This page hosts requests for a bot flag on a Wikimedia wiki with no bureaucrats. Please read the instructions before posting a request. Do NOT post your request here until you get community approval (i.e., don't list your bot here if you haven't consulted the local wiki for at least a week, or whatever local policies dictate).

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InstructionsEdit

Before posting hereEdit

Before posting here, please check the following points:

  1. If there is a bureaucrat on the local wiki (visit Special:ListUsers/bureaucrat on the wiki to check): Please ask them to fulfill your request using Special:UserRights on the relevant wiki.
  2. Before requesting access here, make sure to obtain consensus on the local wiki if there is a community (see the index of request pages). If there is no local community, request on this page with a note to that effect. You can ask local bot flag directly here for some wikis in some cases (see automatic approval).
  3. Remember to read the local project's bot policy. This should be linked from the local bot request page; a few are listed below. DO NOT post your request here without having fulfilled the local policies first, and having waited for at least a week to gauge community opinion. In the case that the project does not have a local bot policy, the global bot policy applies.
Project Languages
Wikipedia

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Wikisource

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Wiktionary

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Wikibooks

cs de en es fr fy ko pt zh

Wikinews

ar ca de en es fa fr pt ru tr

Wikiquote

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Wikiversity

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Wikivoyage

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Wikimedia

Commons Meta Wikidata Wikispecies


Making a requestEdit

  1. Place the following code at the bottom of the "Bot status requests" section below:
    === Bot name@xxproject ===
    {{sr-request
     |status    = <!--don't change this line-->
     |domain    = 
     |user name = 
     |discussion= 
    }}
    (your remarks) ~~~~
    

    You can use following form when applying global bot status:

    === Global bot status for <yourbotname> ===
    {{sr-request
     |status    = <!--don't change this line-->
     |domain    = global<!--don't change this line-->
     |user name = 
     |discussion= 
    }}
    (your remarks) ~~~~
    
  2. Fill in the values:
    • 'domain': the wiki's URL domain (like "ex.wikipedia" or "meta.wikimedia").
    • 'user name': the bot's user name (like "ExampleBot"). Leave it blank if you're requesting access for multiple bots.
    • 'discussion': a link to the local vote or discussion about the bot (for example, "[[ex:Wikipedia:Bots#ExampleBot]]"). Notes: If there is no local vote or discussion, please say so below the template and explain why not. If there's no community, implement the standard bot policy instead.
  3. If anything is missing from your request, a steward will request more information.


Global bot status requestsEdit

Global bots are enabled on most wikis using the standard bot policy (see list of global bot wikis and global bot access requirements). Request will typically be left open for several days to allow comments. Please add requests at the bottom of this section.

Global bot status for YurikBotEdit

See bot documentation, explaining what the bot does and how community can use it. Yuirkbot has been around for a while, but has been a bit dormant... time to bring it back (YurikBot has many millions of edits across many wikis). --Yurik (talk) 00:02, 12 April 2019 (UTC)

@Yurik: how does this bot abide by the only global bot use case allowed by policy: the bot must only maintain interlanguage links or fix double-redirects? — xaosflux Talk 00:12, 12 April 2019 (UTC)
@Xaosflux:, my appologies, I must have missed the change in policy. How would you propose I submit a request for a bot flag, given numerous community supports received, both in this year and in many previous discussions? I suspect requesting this flag one wiki at a time would be hugely wasteful resource-wise... --Yurik (talk) 00:28, 12 April 2019 (UTC)
I'm not sure the best way forward - every time I've suggested expanding the global bot policy to allow anything else it's gotten nowhere - perhaps someone else can chime in - additionally I noticed your bot is currently blocked on at least 3 projects, and bot policies per project have broad differences. If you started editing with that bot on the English Wikipedia with out going through their approval process it would be quickly blocked for example. — xaosflux Talk 03:02, 12 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support I guess this bot should be approved since sharing modules is a mess right now. Capankajsmilyo (talk) 01:45, 7 May 2019 (UTC)

Removal of global bot statusEdit

Please see the removal policy for global bots for the requirements that must be met for global bot removal requests.

Bot status requestsEdit

Please add new requests at the bottom of this section.

Turkmenbot@az.wiktionaryEdit

Thanks-- Turkmen talk 23:01, 11 May 2019 (UTC)

  On hold until 18 May 2019 Ruslik (talk) 20:23, 14 May 2019 (UTC)

Removal of bot statusEdit

Requests for removal of the bot status from your own bots can be done here. If a specific user is abusing his/her bot status, you may request removal of the status on his account here as well. Please be sure to provide a short explanation on the current situation, along with links to the bot's contribution and an announcement in your community of the abuse. Previous requests are archived.

See alsoEdit