BattleTechWiki:What is a BattleTechWiki Editor?

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Nutshell.png This page in a nutshell: Editors & Admins are nearly identical; good Editors provide an immense amount of value to the BTW project.


What is a BattleTechWiki Editor?[edit]

  • A BattleTechWiki Editor is interested in creating, writing, modifying and improving articles that interest him.
  • She enjoys locating new tidbits of information that may not yet exist on BTW and then inserting them in the appropriate places.
  • He is interested in seeing the total amount of knowledge on BTW increased constantly, with the goal of encompassing everything BattleTech.
  • She is involved in the writing and discussion of the policies, essays and procedures that help shape the site.
  • He seeks out and aids in projects that help categorize the wide variety of information currently available.
  • She advertises the site's existence when and where ever possible, to both highlight the resource we have all built and to bring in new Readers and Editors to the fold.
  • He proposes, crafts and imports new products and features that will enhance a first-time Reader's visit and help 'sell' the value of the site.
  • She guides and assists Readers and other Editors in resolving their problems with information (or direction to policies, essays or procedures) or in answering their questions.


What is a BattleTechWiki Admin?[edit]

  • All of the above Editor's qualities, plus
  • the ability to access pages (such as the Main Page) that are locked to protect from vandalism, and
  • deal with vandals that seek to harm the site for whatever reason control them.