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'''Special pages''' are useful tools and reports that come with the [[wikipedia:MediaWiki|MediaWiki software]] and help with wiki management. Special pages always begin with the prefix "Special:".
 
'''Special pages''' are useful tools and reports that come with the [[wikipedia:MediaWiki|MediaWiki software]] and help with wiki management. Special pages always begin with the prefix "Special:".
   
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== How to find special pages ==
 
== How to find special pages ==
 
* You can see a list of special pages available by visiting [[Special:SpecialPages]] on your wiki.
 
* You can see a list of special pages available by visiting [[Special:SpecialPages]] on your wiki.
* If you're an admin on the wiki, you can find this in the [[Help:Admin Dashboard|Admin Dashboard]] under the "Advanced" Tab.
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* If you're an [[Help:User rights#Administrators|admin]] on the wiki, you can find this in the [[Help:Admin Dashboard|Admin Dashboard]] under the "Advanced" Tab.
 
* If you want to create a shortcut to this list, you can add it to your [[Help:Toolbar|toolbar]] by clicking "Customize" and adding "Special pages" to your list.
 
* If you want to create a shortcut to this list, you can add it to your [[Help:Toolbar|toolbar]] by clicking "Customize" and adding "Special pages" to your list.
   
== A List of special pages ==
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== List of special pages ==
 
Below is a list of options in Special:SpecialPages, color coded by access levels:
 
Below is a list of options in Special:SpecialPages, color coded by access levels:
 
* '''Black'''—Available to anyone
 
* '''Black'''—Available to anyone
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=== Maintenance reports ===
 
=== Maintenance reports ===
 
; Broken redirects
 
; Broken redirects
: [[Special:BrokenRedirects]]—List of pages whose target article has been deleted ([[Help:Redirect]])
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: [[Special:BrokenRedirects]]—List of pages whose target article has been deleted or doesn't exist. ([[Help:Redirect]])
 
; Dead-end pages
 
; Dead-end pages
 
: [[Special:DeadendPages]]—Pages without any outgoing links.
 
: [[Special:DeadendPages]]—Pages without any outgoing links.
 
; Double redirects
 
; Double redirects
: [[Special:DoubleRedirects]]—List of pages that redirect to another redirect page ([[Help:Redirect]])
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: [[Special:DoubleRedirects]]—List of pages that redirect to another redirect page. ([[Help:Redirect]])
 
; Long pages
 
; Long pages
: [[Special:LongPages]]—Pages that contain the most characters in descending order
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: [[Special:LongPages]]—Pages that contain the most characters in descending order.
 
; Oldest pages
 
; Oldest pages
: [[Special:AncientPages]]—Lists the oldest pages on a wiki
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: [[Special:AncientPages]]—Lists the oldest pages on a wiki.
 
; Orphaned pages
 
; Orphaned pages
: [[Special:LonelyPages]]—Articles not linked to or from any other page on the wiki
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: [[Special:LonelyPages]]—Articles not linked to or from any other page on the wiki.
 
; Pages with the fewest revisions
 
; Pages with the fewest revisions
: [[Special:FewestRevisions]]—Pages with the least amount of edits
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: [[Special:FewestRevisions]]—Pages with the least amount of edits.
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; Pages without images
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: [[Special:Withoutimages]]—List of pages without [[Help:Photos|images]] on them.
 
; Pages without language links
 
; Pages without language links
: [[Special:WithoutInterwiki]]—Pages that do not link to any alternate language counterparts ([[Help:Interlanguage links]])
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: [[Special:WithoutInterwiki]]—Pages that do not link to any alternate language counterparts. ([[Help:Interlanguage links]])
 
; Protected pages
 
; Protected pages
: [[Special:ProtectedPages]]—List pages that cannot be edited by non-admins or non-autoconfirmed users ([[Help:Page protection]])
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: [[Special:ProtectedPages]]—List pages that cannot be edited by non-admins or non-autoconfirmed users. ([[Help:Page protection]])
 
; Protected titles
 
; Protected titles
: [[Special:ProtectedTitles]]—Pages that have been protected from creation from non-admins ([[Help:Page protection]])
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: [[Special:ProtectedTitles]]—Pages that have been protected from creation from non-admins. ([[Help:Page protection]])
 
; Short pages
 
; Short pages
: [[Special:ShortPages]]—Pages that contain the fewest characters in ascending order
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: [[Special:ShortPages]]—Pages that contain the fewest characters in ascending order.
 
; Tags Report
 
; Tags Report
 
: [[Special:TagsReport]]—Lists all of the specific tags in alphabetical order along with how many pages for each tag
 
: [[Special:TagsReport]]—Lists all of the specific tags in alphabetical order along with how many pages for each tag
; Uncategorized categories
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; Uncategorized categories.
: [[Special:UncategorizedCategories]]—Categories without category tags ([[Help:Category]])
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: [[Special:UncategorizedCategories]]—Categories without category tags. ([[Help:Category]])
 
; Uncategorized pages
 
; Uncategorized pages
: [[Special:UncategorizedPages]]—Pages without category tags ([[Help:Category]])
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: [[Special:UncategorizedPages]]—Pages without category tags. ([[Help:Category]])
 
; Uncategorized photos
 
; Uncategorized photos
: [[Special:UncategorizedImages]]—Images without category tags ([[Help:Category]])
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: [[Special:UncategorizedFiles]]—Images without category tags. ([[Help:Category]])
 
; Uncategorized templates
 
; Uncategorized templates
: [[Special:UncategorizedTemplates]]—Templates without category tags ([[Help:Category]])
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: [[Special:UncategorizedTemplates]]—Templates without category tags. ([[Help:Category]])
 
; Unused categories
 
; Unused categories
: [[Special:UnusedCategories]] displays categories that have not been used
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: [[Special:UnusedCategories]] displays categories that have not been used.
 
; Unused photos
 
; Unused photos
: [[Special:UnusedImages]]—Images that do not appear on any page ([[Help:Photos]])
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: [[Special:UnusedFiles]]—Images that do not appear on any page. ([[Help:Photos]])
 
; Unused templates
 
; Unused templates
: [[Special:UnusedTemplates]]—Templates that are not included in any page ([[Help:Templates]])
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: [[Special:UnusedTemplates]]—Templates that are not included in any page. ([[Help:Templates]])
 
; Unused videos
 
; Unused videos
: [[Special:UnusedVideos]]—Videos that do not appear on any page ([[Help:Videos]])
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: [[Special:UnusedVideos]]—Videos that do not appear on any page. ([[Help:Videos]])
; <span style="color:red;">Unwatched pages</span>
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; <span style="color:red;">Unwatched pages</span>
: [[Special:UnwatchedPages]]—Pages that are not on any user's watchlist
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: [[Special:UnwatchedPages]]—Pages that are not on any user's watchlist.
 
; Wanted categories
 
; Wanted categories
: [[Special:WantedCategories]]—Pages that use a category that has not been created yet ([[Help:Category]])
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: [[Special:WantedCategories]]—Pages that use a category that has not been created yet. ([[Help:Category]])
 
; Wanted pages
 
; Wanted pages
: [[Special:WantedPages]]—Most internally linked-to articles that do not yet exist
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: [[Special:WantedPages]]—Most internally linked-to articles that do not yet exist.
 
; Wanted photos
 
; Wanted photos
: [[Special:WantedFiles]]—Most internally linked-to files (not just images) that do not yet exist
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: [[Special:WantedFiles]]—Most internally linked-to files (not just images) that do not yet exist.
; Pages without images
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; Wanted templates
: [[Special:Withoutimages]]—List of pages without [[Help:Photos|images]] on them.
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: [[Special:WantedTemplates]]—Most internally linked-to templates that do not yet exist.
   
 
=== List of pages ===
 
=== List of pages ===
 
; All pages
 
; All pages
: [[Special:AllPages]]—A list of every page on the wiki
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: [[Special:AllPages]]—A list of every page on the wiki.
 
; All pages with prefix
 
; All pages with prefix
: [[Special:PrefixIndex]] Displays all namespaces within the wiki, along with a search box
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: [[Special:PrefixIndex]] Displays all namespaces within the wiki, along with a search box.
 
; Categories list
 
; Categories list
: [[Special:Categories]]—List of [[Help:Category|categories]]
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: [[Special:Categories]]—List of [[Help:Category|categories]].
; Templates list
 
: [[Special:Templates]]—List of [[Help:Templates|templates]]
 
 
; Category tree
 
; Category tree
: [[Special:CategoryTree]]—Use a category name to see its contents as a tree structure ([[Help:Category]])
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: [[Special:CategoryTree]]—Use a category name to see its contents as a tree structure. ([[Help:Category]])
; Disambiguation pages.
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; Pages linking to disambiguation pages
: [[Special:Disambiguations]]—List pages marked as disambiguations ([[Help:Glossary#D]])
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: [[Special:Disambiguations]]—List pages marked as disambiguations. ([[Help:Glossary#D]])
 
; Redirects list
 
; Redirects list
: [[Special:ListRedirects]]—List of redirects on a wiki ([[Help:Redirect]])
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: [[Special:ListRedirects]]—List of redirects on a wiki. ([[Help:Redirect]])
   
 
=== Users and rights ===
 
=== Users and rights ===
; <span style="color:red;">Block user</span>
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; <span style="color:red;">Block user</span>
 
: [[Special:Block]]—[[Help:Blocking|Block]] a user or IP address.
 
: [[Special:Block]]—[[Help:Blocking|Block]] a user or IP address.
; <span style="color:red;">Unblock user</span>
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; Blocked users
: [[Special:Unblock]][[Help:Blocking|Unblock]] a user or IP address.
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: [[Special:BlockList]]—Blocked IPs and usernames. ([[Help:Blocking]])
; Blocked IP addresses and usernames
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; Change a user's name
: [[Special:BlockList]]—Blocked IPs and usernames ([[Help:Blocking]])
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: [[Special:UserRenameTool]]—User Rename service. You can only rename your account once.
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; Change e-mail address
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: [[Special:ChangeEmail]]—Change the email address associated with your account. (Also within [[Special:Preferences]])
 
; Contributions
 
; Contributions
: [[Special:Contributions]]—List of contributions of anonymous or logged-in users ([[Help:User contributions]])
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: [[Special:Contributions]]—List of contributions of anonymous or logged-in users. ([[Help:User contributions]])
; <span style="color:red;">Deleted contributions</span>
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; <span style="color:red;">Deleted contributions</span>
: [[Special:DeletedContributions]]—View a user's or IP address's edits that have been deleted ([[Help:Deletion]])
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: [[Special:DeletedContributions]]—View a user's or IP address's edits that have been deleted. ([[Help:Deletion]])
 
; Edit count
 
; Edit count
: [[Special:EditCount]]—Edit tally broken down by namespaces locally and globally ([[Help:Edit count]])
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: [[Special:EditCount]]—Edit tally broken down by namespaces locally and globally. ([[Help:Edit count]])
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; List global users
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: [[Special:ListGlobalUsers]]—List of users with global user-rights. Only Global Discussions Moderators, Vanguards, VSTF, Helpers, and Staff are returned by default.
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:: [[Special:ListStaff]]—Only [[Help:staff|staff]] members are returned by default.
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:: [[Special:ListVSTF]]—Only [[Help:VSTF|VSTF]] members are returned by default.
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:: [[Special:ListHelpers]]—Only [[Help:Volunteers and Helpers#Helpers|helpers]] members are returned by default.
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; Preferences
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: [[Special:Preferences]]—Change your user preferences.
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; <span style="color:red;">Unblock user</span>
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: [[Special:Unblock]]—[[Help:Blocking|Unblock]] a user or IP address.
 
; User group rights
 
; User group rights
: [[Special:ListGroupRights]]—List of [[Help:User rights|rights]] associated with each user group
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: [[Special:ListGroupRights]]—List of [[Help:User rights|rights]] associated with each user group.
; <span style="color:red;">User rights management</span>
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; <span style="color:red;">User rights management</span>
 
: [[Special:UserRights]]—Use to manage [[Help:User rights|user rights]] of users.
 
: [[Special:UserRights]]—Use to manage [[Help:User rights|user rights]] of users.
 
; Users list
 
; Users list
 
: [[Special:ListUsers]]—List of people who have edited this wiki. You can also narrow it down to view specific user groups with a specific edit. threshold. This tool also has some aliases that will immediately narrow down the scope of the page. ([[Help:ListUsers]])
 
: [[Special:ListUsers]]—List of people who have edited this wiki. You can also narrow it down to view specific user groups with a specific edit. threshold. This tool also has some aliases that will immediately narrow down the scope of the page. ([[Help:ListUsers]])
 
:: [[Special:ListAdmins]]—Only sysops are returned by default.
 
:: [[Special:ListAdmins]]—Only sysops are returned by default.
:: [[Special:ListStaff]]—Only [[staff]] members are returned by default.
 
:: [[Special:ListVSTF]]—Only [[Help:VSTF|VSTF]] members are returned by default.
 
 
:: [[Special:ListBots]]—Only [[Help:Bots|bots]] are returned by default.
 
:: [[Special:ListBots]]—Only [[Help:Bots|bots]] are returned by default.
:: [[Special:ListHelpers]]—Only [[Help:Volunteers and Helpers#Helpers|helpers]] members are returned by default.
 
 
=== Account management and settings ===
 
; Sign Up
 
: [[Special:UserSignup]]―Redirects to the page for signing up to FANDOM
 
; Change password
 
: [[Special:ChangePassword]]—Change the password associated with your user account
 
; Change email
 
: [[Special:ChangeEmail]]—Change the email address associated with your user account
 
; Preferences
 
: [[Special:Preferences]]—Set your [[Help:Preferences|user preferences]]
 
; Followed Pages
 
: [[Special:Following]]—A list of pages you are following on that wiki
 
; Edit Watchlist
 
: [[Special:EditWatchlist]]—Edit your list of [[Help:Followed pages|watched pages]]
 
   
 
=== Recent changes and logs ===
 
=== Recent changes and logs ===
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; Followed pages
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: [[Special:Following]]-A list of all pages you are following/watching on a wiki.
 
; Logs ([[#Logs|extended list]])
 
; Logs ([[#Logs|extended list]])
: [[Special:Log]]—Logs of deletion, protection, blocking, image uploads and user rights settings
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: [[Special:Log]]—Logs of deletion, protection, blocking, image uploads and user rights settings.
 
; New pages
 
; New pages
: [[Special:NewPages]]—List of new pages on a wiki
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: [[Special:NewPages]]—List of new pages on a wiki.
; New photos on this wiki
 
: [[Special:NewFiles]]—List of photos on a wiki sorted by newest to oldest
 
 
; Recent changes
 
; Recent changes
: [[Special:RecentChanges]]—The latest edits on a wiki ([[Help:Recent changes]])
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: [[Special:RecentChanges]]—The latest edits on a wiki. ([[Help:Recent changes]])
 
; Related changes
 
; Related changes
: [[Special:RecentChangesLinked]]—Changes made recently to pages linked from a specified page<br />or to members of a specified category
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: [[Special:RecentChangesLinked]]—Changes made recently to pages linked from a specified page or to members of a specified category.
 
; Valid change tags
 
; Valid change tags
: [[Special:Tags]]—A list of the tags that MediaWiki may mark an edit with, and their meaning
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: [[Special:Tags]]—A list of the tags that MediaWiki may mark an edit with, and their meaning.
 
; Watchlist
 
; Watchlist
: [[Special:Watchlist]]—Show the pages you are [[Help:Followed pages|following]]
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: [[Special:Watchlist]]—A RecentChanges list of all edits to pages you're following.
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: [[Special:EditWatchlist]]—Edit your list of [[Help:Followed pages|watched pages]].
   
 
=== Media reports and uploads ===
 
=== Media reports and uploads ===
 
; Duplicate photos search
 
; Duplicate photos search
: [[Special:FileDuplicateSearch]]—Locate duplicate files based on filename
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: [[Special:FileDuplicateSearch]]—Locate duplicate files based on filename.
 
; File list
 
; File list
: [[Special:ListFiles]]—List of files uploaded that can be sorted by size or date
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: [[Special:ListFiles]]—List of files uploaded that can be sorted by size or date.
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; File path
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: [[Special:FilePath]]—Returns the complete path for a file.
 
; MIME search
 
; MIME search
: [[Special:MIMESearch]]—Enables the filtering of files for its MIME-type
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: [[Special:MIMESearch]]—Enables the filtering of files for its MIME-type.
; <span style="color:green;">Upload multiple files</span>
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; <span style="color:green;">Upload multiple photos</span>
: [[Special:MultipleUpload]]—Upload up to 10 files to the wiki ([[Help:Multiple uploads]])
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: [[Special:MultipleUpload]]—Upload up to 10 files to the wiki. ([[Help:Multiple uploads]])
; <span style="color:green;">Upload file</span>
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; <span style="color:green;">Upload photo</span>
 
: [[Special:Upload]]—[[Help:Uploading files|Upload]] a file to the wiki
 
: [[Special:Upload]]—[[Help:Uploading files|Upload]] a file to the wiki
; <span style="color:green;">Upload videos</span>
 
: [[Special:WikiaVideoAdd]]—Upload a [[Help:Videos|video]] to the wiki
 
   
 
=== Wiki data and tools ===
 
=== Wiki data and tools ===
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; Version
 
; Version
 
: [[Special:Version]]—The version of the software the site is currently running. Also displayed 'installed' extensions
 
: [[Special:Version]]—The version of the software the site is currently running. Also displayed 'installed' extensions
; Wiki Statistics
 
: [[Special:Insights]]—Displays monthly statistics of active users, edits, uploads, and other useful data
 
 
   
 
=== Redirecting special pages ===
 
=== Redirecting special pages ===
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; Random redirect
 
; Random redirect
 
: [[Special:RandomRedirect]]—Randomly taken to a redirecting page ([[Help:Redirect]])
 
: [[Special:RandomRedirect]]—Randomly taken to a redirecting page ([[Help:Redirect]])
; Search
 
: [[Special:Search]]—Search the wiki ([[Help:Searching]])
 
; Link search
 
: [[Special:LinkSearch]]—Searches through all external links on the wiki
 
; Random page in category
 
: [[Special:RandomInCategory]]—Generates a random page limited to the named category
 
; Diff view
 
: [[Special:Diff]]—Links to a specific diff on the wiki. Must be used with supplied diff ID as a subpage
 
: Example: [[Special:Diff/1]] or [[Special:Diff/1/2]]
 
; Permanent link
 
: [[Special:PermanentLink]]—Links to an old revision of a page. Must be used with supplied old revision ID as a subpage
 
: Example: [[Special:PermanentLink/1]]
 
; File path
 
: [[Special:FilePath]]—Returns the complete path for a file
 
; Your user page
 
: [[Special:Mypage]]—Redirects to your [[Help:Profiles|user page]]
 
; Your talk page
 
: [[Special:Mytalk]]—Redirects to your [[Help:Talk pages|talk page]] or [[Help:Message Wall|message wall]]
 
; Your contributions
 
: [[Special:Mycontributions]]—Redirects to your [[Help:User contributions|contributions page]]
 
; Your uploads
 
: [[Special:Myuploads]]—Redirects to the page with your [[Help:Uploading files|uploads]]
 
   
 
=== High use pages ===
 
=== High use pages ===
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: [[Special:MostCategories]]—List of pages with the most categories in descending order
 
: [[Special:MostCategories]]—List of pages with the most categories in descending order
 
; Pages with the most revisions
 
; Pages with the most revisions
: [[Special:MostRevisions]]—List of pages with the large number of edits in descending order
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: [[Special:MostRevisions]]—List of pages with the most number of edits in descending order
   
 
=== Page tools ===
 
=== Page tools ===
 
[[File:Whatlinkshere.png|right|300px|thumb|Example output of the Special:WhatLinksHere page.]]
 
[[File:Whatlinkshere.png|right|300px|thumb|Example output of the Special:WhatLinksHere page.]]
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; Compare pages
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: [[Special:ComparePages]]—A tool to allow comparing revisions of two different pages.
 
; Create a new page
 
; Create a new page
 
: [[Special:CreatePage]]—Guided process to creating new pages ([[Help:New page]])
 
: [[Special:CreatePage]]—Guided process to creating new pages ([[Help:New page]])
 
; Export pages
 
; Export pages
: [[Special:Export]]—Exports the source of individual wiki pages, optionally with their histories, in a thin XML wrapper which includes metadata like time, etc ([[Help:Exporting pages]])
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: [[Special:Export]]—Exports the source of individual wiki pages, optionally with their histories, in a thin XML wrapper which includes metadata like time, etc ([[Help:Exporting pages]])<!--
; <span style="color:red;">Import pages</span>
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; <span style="color:red;">Import pages</span>
: [[Special:Import]]—Import pages exported from another wiki in an XML file ([[Help:Exporting pages]])
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: [[Special:Import]]—Import pages exported from another wiki in an XML file ([[Help:Exporting pages]])-->
; <span style="color:red;">Restore deleted pages</span>
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; <span style="color:red;">Restore deleted pages</span>
 
: [[Special:Undelete]]—One way to undelete a page or review deleted revisions of pages
 
: [[Special:Undelete]]—One way to undelete a page or review deleted revisions of pages
 
; What links here
 
; What links here
 
: [[Special:WhatLinksHere]]—Finds all pages that link to an article. Three filters are available to except links, redirects or transclusions from the results. It is not yet possible to except transcluded links.
 
: [[Special:WhatLinksHere]]—Finds all pages that link to an article. Three filters are available to except links, redirects or transclusions from the results. It is not yet possible to except transcluded links.
; Move page
 
: [[Special:MovePage]]—[[Help:Renaming pages|Move]] a page
 
   
=== FANDOM pages ===
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=== Fandom pages ===
; Contact FANDOM
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; Close My Account
: [[Special:Contact]]—Send a message or inquiry to the [[Help:Community Team|Community Team]] ([[Help:Contacting FANDOM]])
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: [[Special:CloseMyAccount]]—Allows you to close your account. Accounts will be closed automatically after 30 days.
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; Contact Fandom
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: [[Special:Contact]]—Send a message or inquiry to the [[Help:Community Team|Community Team]]. ([[Help:Contacting Fandom]])
 
; Create blog
 
; Create blog
: [[Special:CreateBlogPage]]—Create a new blog post
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: [[Special:CreateBlogPage]]—Create a new blog post.
 
; Create blog listing
 
; Create blog listing
: [[Special:CreateBlogListingPage]]—Create a new blog listing page to display blog posts from categories
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: [[Special:CreateBlogListingPage]]—Create a new blog listing page to display blog posts from categories.
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; Download Your Data
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: [[Special:DownloadYourData]]—Download the data we provide: username, user ID, real name (if provided), email address, account creation date and a link to a list of your contributions.
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; Infobox Builder
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: [{{fullurl:Special:InfoboxBuilder}} Special:InfoboxBuilder]―A graphical user interface for creating [[Help:Infoboxes|portable infoboxes]].
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; Insights
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: [[Special:Insights]]—Displays monthly statistics of active users, edits, uploads, and other useful data.
 
; Partner feed
 
; Partner feed
: [[Special:PartnerFeed]]—RSS feed for types of wiki actions and content
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: [[Special:PartnerFeed]]—RSS feed for types of wiki actions and content.
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=== Maps ===
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; Map Editor
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: [[Special:MapEditor]]―An editor for [[Help:Maps Extension|Maps]].
   
 
=== Other special pages ===
 
=== Other special pages ===
; API Explorer
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; Sign Up
: [[Special:ApiExplorer]]—Displays documentation for the wiki's API
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: [[Special:UserSignup]]―Redirects to the page for signing up to Fandom.
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; Confirm email
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: [[Special:WikiaConfirmEmail]]―Confirm your email address. Will redirect to main page if your address is already confirmed or the confirmation link expired.
 
; Achievements Leaderboard
 
; Achievements Leaderboard
: [{{fullurl:Special:Leaderboard}} Special:Leaderboard]—A ranked list of users by achievement badges
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: [{{fullurl:Special:Leaderboard}} Special:Leaderboard]—A ranked list of users by achievement badges.
; Activity feed
 
: [[Special:WikiActivity]]—A visual feed of edits and communication on the wiki
 
 
; Book sources
 
; Book sources
 
: [[Special:BookSources]]—Used when an ISBN is linked to on a page. See [[mw:Manual:ISBN|Manual:ISBN]] for more information and right syntax.
 
: [[Special:BookSources]]—Used when an ISBN is linked to on a page. See [[mw:Manual:ISBN|Manual:ISBN]] for more information and right syntax.
 
; <span id="Community">Community</span>
 
; <span id="Community">Community</span>
 
: [{{fullurl:Special:Community}} Special:Community]―[[Help:Community Page|Community Page]] (enabled by request; not enabled by default on all wikis). Partially editable by admins.
 
: [{{fullurl:Special:Community}} Special:Community]―[[Help:Community Page|Community Page]] (enabled by request; not enabled by default on all wikis). Partially editable by admins.
; <span style="color:green;">Wiki Features</span>
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; Log in / create account
: [{{fullurl:Special:WikiFeatures}} Special:WikiFeatures] to view
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: [[Special:UserLogin]]—Sign in to your Fandom account.
; <span style="color:red;">Wiki Features</span>
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: If user is signed in, it redirects to the main page of the wiki.
: [{{fullurl:Special:WikiFeatures}} Special:WikiFeatures] to edit
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; Most linked-to files in content namespaces
: Enable, disable, and give feedback on experimental and optional features
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: [[Special:MostLinkedFilesInContent]]—List of images linked in [[Help:Namespace|content namespaces]].
; Map Editor
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; Random page in category
: [[Special:MapEditor]]―An editor for [[Help:Maps Extension|Maps]].
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: [[Special:RandomInCategory]]—Generates a random page limited to the named category
; <span style="color:red;">Theme Designer</span>
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; Templates on Fandom
: [[Special:ThemeDesigner]]―Edit the wiki theme.
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: [[Special:Templates]]—List of [[Help:Templates|templates]].
: If user is signed in, it redirects to the main page of the wiki
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; <span style="color:red;">Wiki Features</span>
; Blank page
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: [{{fullurl:Special:WikiFeatures}} Special:WikiFeatures] to view, some special pages are only available if the corresponding feature is enabled on the wiki.
: [[Special:BlankPage]]―A blank page. Can be used by [[Help:Advanced CSS and JS|JavaScript]] scripts to insert custom user interface.
 
   
== Logs ==
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== More special pages ==
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These pages are not listed on [[Special:SpecialPages]].
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; Activity feed
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: [[Special:WikiActivity]]—A visual feed of edits and communication on the wiki
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; Add videos
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: [[Special:WikiaVideoAdd]]—[[Help:Video embed tool|Embed]] an external [[Help:Videos|video]] on the wiki
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; Change password
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: [[Special:ChangePassword]]—Change the password associated with your user account
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; Diff view
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: [[Special:Diff]]—Links to a specific diff on the wiki. Must be used with supplied diff ID as a subpage
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: Example: [[Special:Diff/1]] or [[Special:Diff/1/2]]
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; File path
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: [[Special:FilePath]]—Returns the complete path for a file
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; Link search
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: [[Special:LinkSearch]]—Searches through all external links on the wiki
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; Move page
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: [[Special:MovePage]]—[[Help:Renaming pages|Move]] a page
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; Permanent link
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: [[Special:PermanentLink]]—Links to an old revision of a page. Must be used with supplied old revision ID as a subpage
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: Example: [[Special:PermanentLink/1]]
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; Search
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: [[Special:Search]]—Search the wiki ([[Help:Searching]])
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; Your contributions
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: [[Special:Mycontributions]]—Redirects to your [[Help:User contributions|contributions page]]
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; Your talk page
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: [[Special:Mytalk]]—Redirects to your [[Help:Talk pages|talk page]] or [[Help:Message Wall|message wall]]
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; Your uploads
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: [[Special:Myuploads]]—Redirects to the page with your [[Help:Uploading files|uploads]]
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; Your user page
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: [[Special:Mypage]]—Redirects to your [[Help:Profiles|user page]]
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=== Logs ===
 
* [[Special:Log/block|Block log]] - blocks and unblocks ([[Help:Blocking]])
 
* [[Special:Log/block|Block log]] - blocks and unblocks ([[Help:Blocking]])
 
* [[Special:Log/delete|Deletion log]] - deleted and undeleted pages ([[Help:Deletion]])
 
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* [[Special:Log/useravatar|User avatar log]] - changes to [[Help:Avatars|user avatars]].
 
* [[Special:Log/useravatar|User avatar log]] - changes to [[Help:Avatars|user avatars]].
 
* [[Special:Log/templateclassification|Template classification log]] - changes to [[Help:Template types|template types]].
 
* [[Special:Log/templateclassification|Template classification log]] - changes to [[Help:Template types|template types]].
* [[Special:Log/renameuser|User rename log]] - list of user [[Help:Changing your username|renames]].
 
   
Some extension also add new log types to the wiki (these will only exist if they are enabled at your wiki). Examples:
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Some extensions also add new log types to the wiki (these will only exist if they are enabled at your wiki). Examples:
 
* [[Special:Log/chatban|Chat Ban log]] - list of [[Help:Chat|chat]] bans.
 
* [[Special:Log/chatban|Chat Ban log]] - list of [[Help:Chat|chat]] bans.
* [[Special:Log/patrol|Patrol log]] - log of [[Help:Recent changes patrol|patrolled]] revisions
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* [[Special:Log/patrol|Patrol log]] - log of [[Help:Recent changes patrol|patrolled]] revisions.
 
* [[Special:Log/abusefilter|Abuse Filter log]] - log of changes to [[Help:AbuseFilter|abuse filters]].
 
* [[Special:Log/abusefilter|Abuse Filter log]] - log of changes to [[Help:AbuseFilter|abuse filters]].
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== See also ==
 
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== Further help and feedback ==
 
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Special Pages

The Special Pages page.

Special pages are useful tools and reports that come with the MediaWiki software and help with wiki management. Special pages always begin with the prefix "Special:".

How to find special pages Edit

  • You can see a list of special pages available by visiting Special:SpecialPages on your wiki.
  • If you're an admin on the wiki, you can find this in the Admin Dashboard under the "Advanced" Tab.
  • If you want to create a shortcut to this list, you can add it to your toolbar by clicking "Customize" and adding "Special pages" to your list.

List of special pages Edit

Below is a list of options in Special:SpecialPages, color coded by access levels:

  • Black—Available to anyone
  • Green—Available to logged in users
  • Red—Available to admins

If a special page isn't available to a user, it will generally not display on their view of Special:SpecialPages.

Maintenance reports Edit

Broken redirects
Special:BrokenRedirects—List of pages whose target article has been deleted or doesn't exist. (Help:Redirect)
Dead-end pages
Special:DeadendPages—Pages without any outgoing links.
Double redirects
Special:DoubleRedirects—List of pages that redirect to another redirect page. (Help:Redirect)
Long pages
Special:LongPages—Pages that contain the most characters in descending order.
Oldest pages
Special:AncientPages—Lists the oldest pages on a wiki.
Orphaned pages
Special:LonelyPages—Articles not linked to or from any other page on the wiki.
Pages with the fewest revisions
Special:FewestRevisions—Pages with the least amount of edits.
Pages without images
Special:Withoutimages—List of pages without images on them.
Pages without language links
Special:WithoutInterwiki—Pages that do not link to any alternate language counterparts. (Help:Interlanguage links)
Protected pages
Special:ProtectedPages—List pages that cannot be edited by non-admins or non-autoconfirmed users. (Help:Page protection)
Protected titles
Special:ProtectedTitles—Pages that have been protected from creation from non-admins. (Help:Page protection)
Short pages
Special:ShortPages—Pages that contain the fewest characters in ascending order.
Tags Report
Special:TagsReport—Lists all of the specific tags in alphabetical order along with how many pages for each tag
Uncategorized categories.
Special:UncategorizedCategories—Categories without category tags. (Help:Category)
Uncategorized pages
Special:UncategorizedPages—Pages without category tags. (Help:Category)
Uncategorized photos
Special:UncategorizedFiles—Images without category tags. (Help:Category)
Uncategorized templates
Special:UncategorizedTemplates—Templates without category tags. (Help:Category)
Unused categories
Special:UnusedCategories displays categories that have not been used.
Unused photos
Special:UnusedFiles—Images that do not appear on any page. (Help:Photos)
Unused templates
Special:UnusedTemplates—Templates that are not included in any page. (Help:Templates)
Unused videos
Special:UnusedVideos—Videos that do not appear on any page. (Help:Videos)
Unwatched pages
Special:UnwatchedPages—Pages that are not on any user's watchlist.
Wanted categories
Special:WantedCategories—Pages that use a category that has not been created yet. (Help:Category)
Wanted pages
Special:WantedPages—Most internally linked-to articles that do not yet exist.
Wanted photos
Special:WantedFiles—Most internally linked-to files (not just images) that do not yet exist.
Wanted templates
Special:WantedTemplates—Most internally linked-to templates that do not yet exist.

List of pages Edit

All pages
Special:AllPages—A list of every page on the wiki.
All pages with prefix
Special:PrefixIndex Displays all namespaces within the wiki, along with a search box.
Categories list
Special:Categories—List of categories.
Category tree
Special:CategoryTree—Use a category name to see its contents as a tree structure. (Help:Category)
Pages linking to disambiguation pages
Special:Disambiguations—List pages marked as disambiguations. (Help:Glossary#D)
Redirects list
Special:ListRedirects—List of redirects on a wiki. (Help:Redirect)

Users and rights Edit

Block user
Special:BlockBlock a user or IP address.
Blocked users
Special:BlockList—Blocked IPs and usernames. (Help:Blocking)
Change a user's name
Special:UserRenameTool—User Rename service. You can only rename your account once.
Change e-mail address
Special:ChangeEmail—Change the email address associated with your account. (Also within Special:Preferences)
Contributions
Special:Contributions—List of contributions of anonymous or logged-in users. (Help:User contributions)
Deleted contributions
Special:DeletedContributions—View a user's or IP address's edits that have been deleted. (Help:Deletion)
Edit count
Special:EditCount—Edit tally broken down by namespaces locally and globally. (Help:Edit count)
List global users
Special:ListGlobalUsers—List of users with global user-rights. Only Global Discussions Moderators, Vanguards, VSTF, Helpers, and Staff are returned by default.
Special:ListStaff—Only staff members are returned by default.
Special:ListVSTF—Only VSTF members are returned by default.
Special:ListHelpers—Only helpers members are returned by default.
Preferences
Special:Preferences—Change your user preferences.
Unblock user
Special:UnblockUnblock a user or IP address.
User group rights
Special:ListGroupRights—List of rights associated with each user group.
User rights management
Special:UserRights—Use to manage user rights of users.
Users list
Special:ListUsers—List of people who have edited this wiki. You can also narrow it down to view specific user groups with a specific edit. threshold. This tool also has some aliases that will immediately narrow down the scope of the page. (Help:ListUsers)
Special:ListAdmins—Only sysops are returned by default.
Special:ListBots—Only bots are returned by default.

Recent changes and logs Edit

Followed pages
Special:Following-A list of all pages you are following/watching on a wiki.
Logs (extended list)
Special:Log—Logs of deletion, protection, blocking, image uploads and user rights settings.
New pages
Special:NewPages—List of new pages on a wiki.
Recent changes
Special:RecentChanges—The latest edits on a wiki. (Help:Recent changes)
Related changes
Special:RecentChangesLinked—Changes made recently to pages linked from a specified page or to members of a specified category.
Valid change tags
Special:Tags—A list of the tags that MediaWiki may mark an edit with, and their meaning.
Watchlist
Special:Watchlist—A RecentChanges list of all edits to pages you're following.
Special:EditWatchlist—Edit your list of watched pages.

Media reports and uploads Edit

Duplicate photos search
Special:FileDuplicateSearch—Locate duplicate files based on filename.
File list
Special:ListFiles—List of files uploaded that can be sorted by size or date.
File path
Special:FilePath—Returns the complete path for a file.
MIME search
Special:MIMESearch—Enables the filtering of files for its MIME-type.
Upload multiple photos
Special:MultipleUpload—Upload up to 10 files to the wiki. (Help:Multiple uploads)
Upload photo
Special:UploadUpload a file to the wiki

Wiki data and tools Edit

Statistics
Special:Statistics—Total number of pages and users
System messages
Special:AllMessages—Displays all pages in the MediaWiki namespace (Help:System messages)
Version
Special:Version—The version of the software the site is currently running. Also displayed 'installed' extensions

Redirecting special pages Edit

External links search
Special:LinkSearch—Links on pages that take readers outside of the wiki
Random page
Special:RandomPage—Redirects to a random page
Random redirect
Special:RandomRedirect—Randomly taken to a redirecting page (Help:Redirect)

High use pages Edit

Most linked-to categories
Special:MostLinkedCategories—Categories that have the most links to them in descending order
Most linked-to pages
Special:MostLinked—Pages that have the most links to them in descending order
Most linked-to photos
Special:MostImages—Images that have the most links to them in descending order
Most linked-to templates
Special:MostLinkedTemplates—Templates that have the most links to them in descending order
Most popular categories
Special:Mostpopularcategories—List of the most popular categories
Pages with the most categories
Special:MostCategories—List of pages with the most categories in descending order
Pages with the most revisions
Special:MostRevisions—List of pages with the most number of edits in descending order

Page tools Edit

Whatlinkshere

Example output of the Special:WhatLinksHere page.

Compare pages
Special:ComparePages—A tool to allow comparing revisions of two different pages.
Create a new page
Special:CreatePage—Guided process to creating new pages (Help:New page)
Export pages
Special:Export—Exports the source of individual wiki pages, optionally with their histories, in a thin XML wrapper which includes metadata like time, etc (Help:Exporting pages)
Restore deleted pages
Special:Undelete—One way to undelete a page or review deleted revisions of pages
What links here
Special:WhatLinksHere—Finds all pages that link to an article. Three filters are available to except links, redirects or transclusions from the results. It is not yet possible to except transcluded links.

Fandom pages Edit

Close My Account
Special:CloseMyAccount—Allows you to close your account. Accounts will be closed automatically after 30 days.
Contact Fandom
Special:Contact—Send a message or inquiry to the Community Team. (Help:Contacting Fandom)
Create blog
Special:CreateBlogPage—Create a new blog post.
Create blog listing
Special:CreateBlogListingPage—Create a new blog listing page to display blog posts from categories.
Download Your Data
Special:DownloadYourData—Download the data we provide: username, user ID, real name (if provided), email address, account creation date and a link to a list of your contributions.
Infobox Builder
Special:InfoboxBuilder―A graphical user interface for creating portable infoboxes.
Insights
Special:Insights—Displays monthly statistics of active users, edits, uploads, and other useful data.
Partner feed
Special:PartnerFeed—RSS feed for types of wiki actions and content.

Maps Edit

Map Editor
Special:MapEditor―An editor for Maps.

Other special pages Edit

Sign Up
Special:UserSignup―Redirects to the page for signing up to Fandom.
Confirm email
Special:WikiaConfirmEmail―Confirm your email address. Will redirect to main page if your address is already confirmed or the confirmation link expired.
Achievements Leaderboard
Special:Leaderboard—A ranked list of users by achievement badges.
Book sources
Special:BookSources—Used when an ISBN is linked to on a page. See Manual:ISBN for more information and right syntax.
Community
Special:CommunityCommunity Page (enabled by request; not enabled by default on all wikis). Partially editable by admins.
Log in / create account
Special:UserLogin—Sign in to your Fandom account.
If user is signed in, it redirects to the main page of the wiki.
Most linked-to files in content namespaces
Special:MostLinkedFilesInContent—List of images linked in content namespaces.
Random page in category
Special:RandomInCategory—Generates a random page limited to the named category
Templates on Fandom
Special:Templates—List of templates.
Wiki Features
Special:WikiFeatures to view, some special pages are only available if the corresponding feature is enabled on the wiki.

More special pages Edit

These pages are not listed on Special:SpecialPages.

Activity feed
Special:WikiActivity—A visual feed of edits and communication on the wiki
Add videos
Special:WikiaVideoAddEmbed an external video on the wiki
Change password
Special:ChangePassword—Change the password associated with your user account
Diff view
Special:Diff—Links to a specific diff on the wiki. Must be used with supplied diff ID as a subpage
Example: Special:Diff/1 or Special:Diff/1/2
File path
Special:FilePath—Returns the complete path for a file
Link search
Special:LinkSearch—Searches through all external links on the wiki
Move page
Special:MovePageMove a page
Permanent link
Special:PermanentLink—Links to an old revision of a page. Must be used with supplied old revision ID as a subpage
Example: Special:PermanentLink/1
Search
Special:Search—Search the wiki (Help:Searching)
Your contributions
Special:Mycontributions—Redirects to your contributions page
Your talk page
Special:Mytalk—Redirects to your talk page or message wall
Your uploads
Special:Myuploads—Redirects to the page with your uploads
Your user page
Special:Mypage—Redirects to your user page

Logs Edit

Some extensions also add new log types to the wiki (these will only exist if they are enabled at your wiki). Examples:

See also Edit

Further help and feedback Edit

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.