User talk:GreenReaper/Technical8

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This is an archive page, covering technical/howto issues discussed on my user talk page from 4 May 2008 to 30 July 2010. Please do not edit this page - if you wish to bring up a topic, copy the relevant portion into a new section on the current page. Thanks! --GreenReaper(talk)

Assistance requested in adding "Rukario" to the list of fursuiters.[edit]

Good Evening GreenReaper:

I am looking for assistance in adding "Rukario" to the list of clickable fursuit links on Wikifur under the heading of "fursuit".

Any assistance that you can provide would be greatly apprecriated.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Prosperous Regards,

Rukario 23:21, 30 July 2008 (UTC)

Hello Rukario - I moved the page about you to the main namespace, and added the necessary categories. You should appear in Category:Fursuiters now. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:02, 31 July 2008 (UTC)

message from RVDDP2501 - logged in[edit]

Hey GreenReaper, I'm sorry to bother you but something has been bugging me the last couple of days, I can never stay logged in on wikifur, everytime I revisit the site, I have to log back in and I can't figure out why? please let me know what is happening, thank you - RVDDP2501 02:27, 3 August 2008 (UTC)

Something to do with your browser? You could try clearing out the cookies for to see if that is the problem. They might have changed something on their end, though. I've not seen that problem recently myself. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:31, 3 August 2008 (UTC)

Blacklisted URL Causing Problems with Reverting Vandal Edit.[edit]

The Edit at shows blatant vandalism and was reported by my bot as made by a blacklisted user. The problem is there is a URL in the revert that is listed as one of Wikia blacklisted URLs and is preventing me from making the revert. Since you have the access level can you make the revert? Sawblade5 10:24, 6 August 2008 (UTC)

Please disregard this message I got the problem fixed on #wikia on Freenode. Sawblade5 10:26, 6 August 2008 (UTC)

Toolbox in[edit]

Hi, GreenReaper. Thank you for creating itself and Russian language part! Toolbox on the left sidebar has wrong link to Upload file feature. It needs to be changed to Служебная:Upload. As for now I have many questions to you about customization of Which way of contacting you is more appropriate for questions regarding ru.wikifur? (email, IRC, ICQ, maybe page, any other) OckhamTheFox 07:11, 29 September 2008 (UTC)

Hi Ockham! My contact information is here (make sure you are logged on). Email, IRC and/or ICQ is fine - I am always on the first two if awake. As for the images, the plan had been to upload all new images to the pool wiki, so that they could be used on all languages (like Wikimedia Commons) - but if you think that is not going to work I can change the link back. --GreenReaper(talk)

One shared file repository is a good idea for saving server drive space. But motivation of anon users to register is lowered since no more extra feature of uploading files available. Ok, so be it. The second problem is russification of WikiFur namespace. ВикиФур: is counted like articles and may appear in Random articles. For example ru.wikipedia Википедия: is counted the same as in en.wikipedia Wikipedia:. OckhamTheFox 15:54, 29 September 2008 (UTC)

Honestly, the disk space is not so important as the time. It takes work to translate a page. If you have to upload all of the images in it as well, that is more work. I would like to avoid that work for most images. People still need to register to use the image pool (but we would like to make it be just one registration for all WikiFur in the near future). If there is any interface text that needs to be changed on the pool wiki to help Russian contributors, I would be glad to do so. Images can still be uploaded locally by going directly to Special:Upload.
The problem with ВикиФур: is that ВикиФур was not the name of the project namespace. WikiFur was, because that was the site name, and by default the site name is the name of the project namespace. I have changed the name of the site to ВикиФур and adjusted the database so that the pages already created are in the project namespace rather than the main namespace. --GreenReaper(talk) 18:18, 29 September 2008 (UTC)

Finding all pages linking to an article[edit]

Hey there, just another question from me. I know that, of course, it's important to change all links if you moved an article to a new name so everything keeps working fine. Thus my question: Is is somehow possible to see all pages linking to a specific article, like it is shown at uploaded pictures? Or which way can this be handled otherwise, as I think just searching for the corresponding word in the article search is not working very well.
Thanks for your answer in advance. Greetings, RealZero 11:36, 6 October 2008 (UTC)

Hi, RealZero. The toolbox on the left side of the page should have What links here. It leads to and should work for any page--just put that page name after the final slash. -- Sine 18:52, 6 October 2008 (UTC)
Ahh, stupid me proved his blindness again I guess. Thanks very much for the answer *bows*. Greetings, RealZero 19:39, 6 October 2008 (UTC)


The german version of the file-upload -page mentions a template named "Dateiinfo" to be used. That template does not exist and it is strange to find one with a german name here. Could this be a mistake my owolf, trying to add it to instead? --Suran 07:31, 12 October 2008 (UTC)

It is odd . . . that page was not created by any user, but instead has been set as the default for that message in German on all wikis. In fact, it is incorrect in several ways (for example, it is not just free images that should be uploaded). If you can to translate the English one, I would be glad to put that on instead. --GreenReaper(talk) 07:37, 12 October 2008 (UTC)
I added a translation to my talk-page. --Suran 07:56, 12 October 2008 (UTC)


Registered =^.^=

  1. can I has admeen rollez plz? :))
  2. interwiki works from ru to en but not the other way?
  3. how do we transfer images from here to commons? There are quite a few that we need to share. -- Wesha 13:24, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
I also have this question regarding file transfert on WikiFur Commons (how do we name this website, by the way?). Is that possible to keep image history while transferring? Also, what about page history, that we have to export then import (which requires sysop rights on Commons) to not to violate GFDL license? Diti (talk to the penguin) 14:14, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
  1. Yes, just be careful with them. No running with scissors!
  2. It does for now, yes. I will ask. In the worst case, we can fix it up fairly easily with pywikipediabot at a later date. es: and ru: have now been added on I will be using User:ReaperBot to apply interwiki links.
  3. I recommend using pywikipediabot's using It adds a digest of page history for GFDL compliance. I have enabled sysop access, though you may create a bot account if you prefer (let me know and I will add it to the bot group).
Right now, it is called the pool wiki, or the shared image wiki. There has also been a suggestion of calling it the furpile, though I am unsure whether that would work or not. --GreenReaper(talk) 14:42, 16 October 2008 (UTC)


Thanks for spotting that redirect problem - you're right that fullurl should have been used, but I've also fixed our .htaccess files so it shouldn't happen again. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:39, 29 October 2008 (UTC)

Of course, that won't be necessary when the move is complete - in fact I think it will have to be undone then. So was it really necessary? --Fibonacci 03:54, 29 October 2008 (UTC)
Maybe not, but I said it would work before and after the move, and I like to keep my promises about such things. Plus, it only took a few minutes. :-) --GreenReaper(talk) 08:46, 29 October 2008 (UTC)

Inserted redirects to templates instead of regular template.[edit]

Hey there GreenReaper, I have a question regarding templates in articles:
Many articles, like for example Gathering of the Gargoyles have some kind of redirect-text to a template in them, in this case for the inappropriate template, instead of the actual template "image". Is this some kind of error and should be changed if one comes across them, or does this actually has some kind of sense? Thanks in advance for your answer, I hope I haven't missed anything obvious again.
Greetings, RealZero 15:53, 8 November 2008 (UTC)

{{Appropriate}} was moved to {{Inappropriate}} without changing the template pages which redirected to {{Appropriate}} as well. Templates only follow redirects once. Thanks for bringing this to my attention. --GreenReaper(talk) 21:45, 8 November 2008 (UTC)


What version of ImageMagick is installed on the WikiFur servers? I just tried to rasterize locally with ImageMagick 6.3.7 and it works like a charm. --Fibonacci 03:52, 13 November 2008 (UTC)

Version: ImageMagick 6.4.4 2008-10-21 Q16 Copyright: Copyright (C) 1999-2008 ImageMagick Studio LLC. --GreenReaper(talk) 11:04, 13 November 2008 (UTC)
Turns out my local install of ImageMagick was using the rsvg libraries. So that's the reason the conversion worked fine.
I just tried a locally-compiled version on some flags, and found that most do not render correctly (except very simple ones, such as the flag of Italy). Should I upload correctly-rendered PNG flags instead of the SVG files? --Fibonacci 02:35, 18 November 2008 (UTC)
Would probably be the easiest solution. Rendered versions can be lifted from Wikipedia's previews. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:55, 18 November 2008 (UTC)


what's up

i went to this link:

and it gave me this:

"Error 503 Service Unavailable

Service Unavailable Guru Meditation:

XID: 401948741 Varnish"

Yeah, it does that sometimes. Wikia's caching software is still slightly unstable. Try forcing your browser to refresh the page. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:31, 20 November 2008 (UTC)
ok cool thx it works now i can see --entitythatwrotethemessage

Automatic spam filter blocking edit[edit]

Hey there Green Reaper,
I wanted to edit the article Furry Hosting and change the links at the bottom so that they actually link to the website. The problem here is, that the wiki's automated spam filter blocks the given URL. Could you somehow link the links or tell me what to do about this? Thanks in advance, greetings RealZero 22:44, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

I've added it to the whitelist and edited the page. --GreenReaper(talk) 22:51, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

Pool not working?[edit]

See my change: Love_Can_Be_Different. Worked in RU but not here... -- Wesha 00:30, 31 December 2008 (UTC)

That is because the pool is not used by Wikia-hosted wikis. You must upload the image here as well. This limitation will only be removed once migration has been completed. --GreenReaper(talk) 03:14, 31 December 2008 (UTC)
Also, stuff from Wikicommons does properly show on Pool, but not on RU? -- Wesha 15:25, 31 December 2008 (UTC)
Not really sure where you got that idea. It shouldn't show up anywhere, because we're not linked to Wikimedia Commons. --GreenReaper(talk) 05:16, 4 January 2009 (UTC)
Oh I got it. Somebody helpfully uploaded Image:Red copyright.svg from commons to here... I was wondering because my Template:Message box designs from wiki* started working here magically... But! The main question was: why copyright image shows on and not on ? The image is in the pool, so it puzzles me... -- Wesha 15:43, 4 January 2009 (UTC)
Well, it does show up for me. :-) Maybe you need to force a refresh/clear cache? --GreenReaper(talk) 15:50, 4 January 2009 (UTC)
Again, you sure the red © shows in the message box on ? Doesn't for me, and I tried it in IE and it turns out it tries to get -- which is weird... -- Wesha 15:56, 4 January 2009 (UTC)
Ah, I see what you mean. No, it is not visible, the template is pointing to a local URL (that's the thumbnail for the image). Looks like a MediaWiki bug. --GreenReaper(talk) 16:04, 4 January 2009 (UTC)
So can you please investigate? I believe it works on wikipedia cluster. -- Wesha 16:29, 4 January 2009 (UTC)

Another name ?[edit]

Hello GreenReaper. I'm Kiba the Fox, an user from the french-speaking WikiFur, and a member of Francefurs. I'd like to change my WikiFur nickname, would it be possible ?

Kiba the Fox 08:59, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

Hi Kiba! It is not possible for me to change your user nickname on Wikia-hosted wikis. However, you can create another account and then put #REDIRECT [[User:Your new name]] on it to direct people to that account. Bear in mind that usernames are shared through all sites, so your new name will need to be distinctive. --GreenReaper(talk) 09:01, 17 April 2009 (UTC)
Okay, I've just created my new account. Thanks ! ;)

Benjamin Foxtails 09:10, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

User registration IP lookup[edit]

How does someone with regular admin privs like me look up the IP address that a new user registered from? Or is that a capability that is only available to "super-admins" and wikia support? --mwalimu 17:28, 27 June 2009 (UTC)

On Wikia, the CheckUser privilege is reserved to staff. --GreenReaper(talk) 17:30, 27 June 2009 (UTC)

Reply to "Cut the fluff"[edit]

Quentin "editor of ANTHRO" Long here. Thank you for looking over ANTHRO and offering suggestions on how to reduce the zine's download time! Alas, three of your five suggestions are out of the question, and one of the remaining two may or may not be fully usable...

Well, one is a lot better than none! I suspect the first two will be no trouble, and fortunately they would also have the most impact.

Enable GZip compression: If this can be fine-tuned to not mess with graphics, I like it a lot. Since I make a point of tryna reduce the filesize of graphic images just because, I am unsure how much more "hot air" can be squoze out of the zine's graphics WITHOUT mucking up the visual quality thereof. Also, it's worth noting that compressing a compressed file tends to yield results ranging from "insignificantly small additional reduction" to "BOOSTED filesize"... Anywho, I will look into this. Regardless of the effects on graphics, text (such as HTML files) compresses down real good, so this may be a win no matter what.

Normally you would scope it to the file types you wanted to cover (e.g. HTML/CSS/JS, and not any compressed images or other files) - see here for an example.

Enable far-future cache control expiry: Sounds interesting, and whatever downsides it may have are, at the very least, highly inobvious. I am unsure how to do this thing (my webhost is GoDaddy, for what that's worth), but I will look into it.

You could ask them - it's likely that you can add an Apache directive or two to a .htaccess file in the directory concerned (and that's probably the way you'd end up enabling gzip as well). An example of WikiFur's expiry settings:
<LocationMatch ^/favicon\.(ico|png)$>
  ExpiresActive On
  ExpiresDefault A34560000

Use styled text in place of graphic headers: Not gonna happen. I want my titles to be Avant Garde Bold with seriously tight kerning; given the brute fact that it's a crapshoot whether or not J. Random Websurfer even has AGB installed on his machine in the first place, let alone whether or not his browser can do letterspacing properly, I think graphic-text titles are the least-worst way to ensure that every reader gets to see the titles the way said titles are supposed to be.

If not for the fact that MSIE uses a proprietary font embedding format instead of plain TrueType/OpenType like everyone does, there would be a less worse way to ensure a reasonable number of reader can see the custom font. In the meantime, wikipedia:en:sIFR seems to be a neat hack. --猫夜叉ネコヤシャ 16:36, 14 July 2009 (UTC)

Replace graphic elements with CSS: Not gonna happen. CSS works very well indeed whenever it does work... but when it doesn't, God only knows what you may end up with on your screen. From where I sit, CSS is a crapshoot and I just don't want to roll that pair of dice.

Fair enough. Just understand the cost - the user has to download all those images. The cost can be reduced by combining images into a CSS sprite and using background-position to specify a portion of it for the image element, but that of course requires that you use CSS.

Convert main logo to PNG: Not gonna happen. One of my standard browsers crashes on contact with PNG-format graphics files. Yes, this browser is seriously old. If you think I should blow off those readers who aren't using This Year's Latest And Greatest Browser, well, we're just going to have to agree to disagree, is all.

I'm confused - are you referring to Internet Explorer 4? The one which last had a noticeable percentage of users in 2002? IE6 isn't the best with alpha-blended PNGs (though there are workarounds), but for GIF-replacement you just need to save them as indexed-mode (256-color) PNGs anyway. Sites like Yahoo and Wikipedia (and WikiFur) use such images right on the front page.
I suggest looking at what browsers your users are actually using - if you have log files, they should be able to provide this information. For this site, IE versions older than IE6 have less than 0.05% of the audience, and all of them are IE5. We get more visits from the PlayStation 3, and I didn't even know that had a web browser. --GreenReaper(talk) 14:21, 14 July 2009 (UTC)

RE: Preview[edit]

Thanks for the advise =)! I pretty much already click "show preview" before saving what I'm happy with but I make a lot of changes in my editing. Otherwise I'm not sure what you mean by the page history, could you please explain this a little further? I'm new to Wikifur so the more I know the better and it helps to chat with someone who has experience in this =3.


-Wolven Claw

Each page has its own history - click the "history" tab at the top to see. You can use it to go forwards and backwards in the revisions, seeing what's changed. All changes are listed in the global recent changes linked on the left, and people will often check the revisions that have been made. It's easier to do that if these are all made in one go, as far as possible. If you want some help, I'd suggest dropping into IRC, as there's usually someone around there. Oh, and you can sign your name with ~~~~, giving a result like this: --GreenReaper(talk) 18:06, 24 August 2009 (UTC)


Hiya! I was trying to update my newsreader for the new Wikifur, only to find that there's no RSS feed here. Will one be added/enabled? And if not, why? -- Natasha Softpaw ( talk | contribs ) 15:23, 26 August 2009 (UTC)

Yes there is. Go to Special:Recentchanges - they're linked in the sidebar - or just alter your current URLs to have a /w/ at the front. They are not published in every page because the link then takes up space in every page, even when the vast majority of people don't know about it or don't want it. :-) --GreenReaper(talk) 15:30, 26 August 2009 (UTC)

Camp Feral! and Feral! 2010[edit]

Heyas! I'm not very good at this...I created a page with info on Feral! 2010 but am unsure how to add the link to the right-side box with dates from 1998 to 2009...any other advice you could offer regarding updating a page like the Camp Feral! page would be greatly appreciated :) —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Potoroo (talkcontribs) .

Hey, Potoroo - welcome to WikiFur! The page to edit is Template:Feral - you can just copy the last two lines before the footer. In general, if it's {{X}} on the page, you edit [[Template:X]]. If you need any more help, let me know. --GreenReaper(talk) 20:56, 11 September 2009 (UTC)

help with template[edit]

I followed the directions for the prod subst, using {{subst:prod|reason}} as directed and it spit back an error.

Is the template glitchy or did I goof up?

The attempts were made on the espernet article, if you need to check any logs. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Shentino (talkcontribs) .

I've fixed things up so {{prod}} should now work. It's never really been used that much, in part because "notability" per-se is not generally a concern for WikiFur. We care more about whether or not it has any relevance to furry fandom, and we have a relatively low limit on how much is required. --GreenReaper(talk) 04:47, 28 September 2009 (UTC)

Spam whitelist request.[edit]

I attempted to add a link to my user page to a server I run for Teamspeak and Open Canvas. The edit was rejected because of spam filters flagging the link as spam. The link is If you would be so kind as to add a filter to allow this on my page, I would appreciate it. :) Sergeant 18:09, 12 December 2009 (UTC)

Sure, give it a go now. --GreenReaper(talk) 22:44, 13 December 2009 (UTC)

Server Location of Wikifur[edit]

I have made an update to WikiFur:About and found the line in the Rating Section: "Please ensure that anything you add is within the law of the United States and the state of Florida". Since I knew that is possibly outdated information as the Servers are no longer hosted on Wikia's Servers in Florida and now are hosted by Timduru, I decided to go make a whois lookup on and found at (Under Server Stats) that the server is in Dallas, Texas. So I went ahead and changed that line to read Texas instead of Florida. My edit history showing the change is at Please correct me if I was wrong on the edit, but I am sure it's correct. Sawblade5 11:21, 6 January 2010 (UTC)

Thank you for the update; the WikiFur server is indeed located in Texas. --GreenReaper(talk) 18:11, 7 January 2010 (UTC)

RE: Categorization of Location[edit]

I had initially thought of using a DPL but I couldn't entertain the thought in my head due to the amount of work, so what i've tried to set out to do is to make Brisbane a subcategory of Queensland, but I don't exactly have the know how to do so. If Brisbane where a sub-catagory of Queensland, would the people in the category Brisbane be shown on Category:Queensland...? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Snooper (talkcontribs) .

To make a category into a subcategory, you just place it into that category like any other article. I did this for Category:Brisbane shortly after you created it. However, that will not display the members of the subcategory; they are represented by the category name. It's not meant for listing, hence why it's not called a list. :-)
Making a Dynamic Page List is not too hard. But there is an even easier option - just go to Special:CategoryTree, and enter Australia and select "all pages". This will display all members of the subcategories in the tree after you have expanded all nodes. You can also create custom tree views. Unfortunately it doesn't work right now because you added the residents of Brisbane into the supercategories as well. :-) --GreenReaper(talk) 16:35, 5 February 2010 (UTC)

Wolferajd account login problems (solved!)[edit]

The account got frozen at the error "You have made too many recent attempts on this account's password. Please wait before trying again. "


How LONG waiting it is set to? 24 hours not enough? -.-

-- 05:20, 26 April 2010 (UTC) (aka. Unlogged Wolferajd, (send me an email if you want))

I've cleared the throttle. If you still can't remember it, I suggest using the "email password" option to reset it. --GreenReaper(talk) 05:22, 26 April 2010 (UTC)

Thank you, everything works now just fine :) --Wolferajd 01:28, 27 April 2010 (UTC)

Adding a flag[edit]

How does one add a flag to File:Flags.png and/or Template:flagdiv? --mwalimu 16:10, 21 May 2010 (UTC)

You upload a new version, adding the new flags at the bottom (or use a new file), and change MediaWiki:Common.css appropriately. I usually use this tool to generate the image. Looking at the various places that flagdiv is normally used, it might be best to identify several that might be added at once. If you want to do that I could regenerate the image, since I have everything else setup here to make it. --GreenReaper(talk) 16:22, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
Of the flags currently in Category:Flag icons, there are six that currently missing. Of those, at least three are currently used in articles that customarily use flagdiv; those are ESP, NED, and NOR. The other three, should you wish to go ahead and include them, are GBR, POR and TUR. --mwalimu 17:42, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
GBR is already there - did you mean something else? --GreenReaper(talk) 18:05, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
Ah, I see it now. It was out of alphabetical sequence and that threw me for a loop --mwalimu 18:29, 21 May 2010 (UTC)

Thank you[edit]

Thanks for the welcome. :)

I'm probably going to be working primarily on biographies of the more famous people in the fandom in my time here. To that end, I just went and messaged Meesh on FA about a list of the comics and things he has made. Furthermore, I sent a message to ZEN to ask for his permission to use this image as a fursona picture on his Wikifur page. If he does give it, would you be able to upload the image for me? I've never worked with image files or templates, so I don't know how to do either of those things, even on Wikipedia.

I'm also likely going to be sending messages to other artists to get releases for image use on their pages. SilverserenC 05:37, 28 May 2010 (UTC)

Sounds like a good place to start - articles about popular artists often draw visitors. As for the image uploading, I can if you want, but it's really easy - just go to Special:Upload, specify the license (you can just use the "character" option if given permission, and mention that it was uploaded with their permission in the description) and upload the file, then put something like [[File:NameOfFile.jpg|right|thumb|Description of image]] in the article. Give it a go! There's more details and options in the editing help. --GreenReaper(talk) 05:44, 28 May 2010 (UTC)

Shortcut Templates[edit]

I just tried to use a shortcut template on the Convention Wikiproject I just created and it appears that they don't work, as of yet. How would we go about getting such things to work, as they would be useful for both Help pages and Project/Portal pages? SilverserenC 19:16, 28 May 2010 (UTC)

It should work now. See WikiFur:Shortcut. --GreenReaper(talk) 19:52, 28 May 2010 (UTC)
It does. Cool, thanks for helping with that. :) I might end up coming to you with some more things, I hope i'm not bothering you because of this. ^_^; (P.S. You can just respond on this page, you don't need to copy it over to mine, i'll see when you respond on here) SilverserenC 19:55, 28 May 2010 (UTC)


...sorry for bugging you again so soon. ^_^; We really need an infobox for artists and probably a more generalized one for biographies as well. Any clarification you need, just ask me. SilverserenC 23:42, 28 May 2010 (UTC)

Have a look at Category:Infobox templates and Category:Proposed biographical infobox templates. But first, we need to answer a serious question: when and why should we use them?
Infoboxes are designed to extract common details from lengthy articles, especially those for which there are a large number of common details (such as the taxonomy of species) for which additional explanation is not beneficial. But our articles are far shorter than Wikipedia's. What value will an infobox bring to articles commonly only the length of a page? Is this value more than the space they will occupy, and the distraction they will pose from the body? This is particularly important for infoboxes that largely duplicate information from the lede.
In fairness, space is less of a concern now that we have more (there used to be a 150px ad to the right). Still, 20% of our users still use 1024x768. They are also an editorial burden to every article in the category, both to create and update.
We've not had a good discussion on this yet, but see Template talk:Infobox person, Template talk:Infobox artist, Template talk:Infobox musician, Template talk:Infobox website and Template talk:Infobox convention event for some thoughts. --GreenReaper(talk) 01:28, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
After reading that, I find it less useful for just general people, but the one for artists is still particularly useful, because it contains information that will not necessarily be placed in the article. And even if it is a repetition of some information that is in the article, it is far more useful and easier to find wanted information from a infobox than having to read through an entire article to find a specific piece of information. SilverserenC 01:37, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
I suggest developing Template:Infobox artist further, then, and trying it out on a small selection of articles. --GreenReaper(talk) 01:41, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
How would I go about getting Website to be its own section, like Fursona, on the template, and remove the space for signature? I find signature to be unnecessary. The fursona image or photograph should take up the entire image space, not be scrunched to the side. SilverserenC 01:44, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
  • The infobox seems to be working well on the Shiuk page, though there is an extraneous "{{#if:Nevada|" at the top of the page, along with "[[File:" and "]]" around the avatar image. SilverserenC 02:16, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
I'm still working on it. There's some issues with nested if espressions. OK, there we go. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:23, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
Yay. ^_^ I think it looks good, what about you? SilverserenC 02:25, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
It's better than it was. Would be good to have input from others as well, though. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:26, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
  • Would it be possible to add Birth place under Birth date in the template? SilverserenC 20:15, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
Probably! Have you tried doing it? It shouldn't be that hard, just copying a few lines and changing names around. :-) --GreenReaper(talk) 20:23, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
Just did, it's not showing up. :/ SilverserenC 20:26, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
It's not meant to show up unless you actually add it to an instance of a template on a page. The documentation is a separate matter; you need to add a line to that as well if you want it to show up on the template's own page. --GreenReaper(talk) 20:29, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
I'm not sure I understand what you mean. I thought I did, but when I added it to the infobox on Meesh's page, it didn't show up either. SilverserenC 20:33, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
Yes it did . . . perhaps you were looking at a cached page? --GreenReaper(talk) 20:34, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
Oh...yeah, that's highly likely. >_> I have to refresh every time I make an edit in order to see it. I forgot to do that that time. SilverserenC 20:43, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
  • What did I do wrong now? I changed fursona to species on the template, to make it more clear, and it showed up fine. But when I changed fursona to species on Meesh's page, it still won't show up. O_o SilverserenC 20:48, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
Fix'd. --GreenReaper(talk) 22:32, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
*facepalms* I'm going to go bang my head against the wall now. SilverserenC 22:34, 29 May 2010 (UTC)

Allow site[edit]

I would like to use this ( ) source for Lupine Assassin's article page. Can you make an exception to allow it? SilverserenC 06:32, 7 June 2010 (UTC)

Done, hopefully. --GreenReaper(talk) 06:33, 7 June 2010 (UTC)

I have two accounts for some reason[edit]

XD I have no idea why, but I have 2 accounts on Wikifur O.o If possible could you delete the one called "Jet" and leave the one "Jet Wolfgang" active, I think I made the other by mistake when I was a n00b to wikifur. Cheers!

Sure - it was possibly at a time when we didn't have the account import from Wikia working properly. I've merged the two into Jet Wolfgang. --GreenReaper(talk) 15:26, 11 July 2010 (UTC)

Lingual accounts[edit]

Hello, i'm new here and i'm wondering that i'm just registrated at the english WikiFur Page but not on each other language page. How come there's my user name not given? --Saviour1981 23:30, 18 July 2010 (UTC)

For now, you will need to make separate accounts on each wiki that you wish to edit. Because the English WikiFur and several other languages moved from Wikia to its own server, while others were created on the server to start with, each language has its own user database. We hope to use Wikipedia's solution for this (CentralAuth), but we are waiting for the next version of the MediaWiki software to try it. The developers have made several changes to the shared login extension, and the current version will not work on the current released version of MediaWiki, only on Wikipedia's internal version. --GreenReaper(talk) 00:51, 19 July 2010 (UTC)