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This is a policy page for Don't Starve Wiki.
Codex Umbra
It contains widely accepted standards that editors should normally follow. Any significant changes must require community consensus. You can make a discussion in forum.


Glommer See also: Help:User access levels


Custodians is a unique user group right in Don't Starve Wiki. Custodians emphasize on the management of articles and files, which is different from Rollback. Any wrongly named pages and files can either be renamed or moved by custodians easily. Also custodians can set protection for pages in case of vandalism, and edits made by custodians will be marked as patrolled automatically.

What are the rights of custodians?

Gears Reminders to admin:
Please grant both custodian and content moderator rights to new custodians.

Here is a list of rights of custodian:

  • Change protection levels and edit protected pages (protect)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Move pages with their subpages (move-subpages)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (suppressredirect)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Quickly rollback the edits of the last user who edited a particular page (rollback)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)
  • View deleted history entries, without their associated text (deletedhistory)
  • View deleted text and changes between deleted revisions (deletedtext)

Prototype Please make a request on request for user rights if you would like to be a custodian.

What are the expectations of custodians?

Custodians are only given to editors who are highly trusted and experienced in this wiki, because they are given very powerful tools to help maintain the wiki.

  1. Being a custodian is not a trophy. You only get the tools that deal with issues easier.
  2. Maintain consistency of format and enforce Manual of Style.
  3. Protect articles and userpages from vandalism if it is necessary.
  4. Avoid controversy in editing.
  5. Acquire community consensus in Forum when moving or renaming popular content.
  6. Be friendly and answer any inquiries.
  7. Have a huge contribution to the wiki.
  8. Never involve in a major vandalism or bans.

Who are this wiki's custodians?

For a list of current custodians generated by the system, see Special:ListUsers/custodian.

Some custodians will tag themselves with {{custodian}} on their userpage and message wall greetings.

Green Gem This user is a Custodian on the Don't Starve Wiki. (verify)
Username Activity Remarks
Mr. KisEActive
Tifel100Active
Spiderdian2Active
MMueckActive
IsaacgInactive
JacklulInactive
Tyrael plInactive
Skyte100RetiredDue to inactivity
TwitonRetiredDue to inactivity
ZirmanRetiredDue to inactivity
MunhozRetiredDue to inactivity
Fraw$tRetiredDue to inactivity

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