Advanced Wikipedia Master Class – Became a Wikipedia Pro

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Advanced Wikipedia Master Class: From Contributor to Administrator

What you’ll learn

  • Wikipedia – Basics, First Edit and Submission of Draft.
  • Wikipedia – Types of Blocks, Appealing a Block.
  • Wikipedia – Communities, Village Pump, Reference Desk Etc.
  • Wikipedia – How to become an Administrator, Prerequisites..

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 12 lectures • 31min.

Advanced Wikipedia Master Class - Became a Wikipedia Pro


Advanced Wikipedia Master Class: From Contributor to Administrator

Course Description:

Welcome to the “Advanced Wikipedia Master Class”! Whether you’re a seasoned Wikipedia contributor or someone looking to dive deep into the world of Wikipedia editing, this course is designed to take your skills to the next level. By the end of this comprehensive course, you’ll not only be proficient in Wikipedia’s editing and contribution guidelines but also be well-versed in its community dynamics, making you a potential candidate for Wikipedia’s esteemed administrator status.

Course Modules:

  1. Introduction to Wikipedia Editing
    • What is sand box.
    • Understanding Wikipedia’s core principles
    • The importance of citations and references
  2. Navigating Wikipedia Blocks
    • Common reasons for blocks and bans
    • How to avoid unintentional violations
    • The appeal process: Best practices and strategies
  3. Engaging with Wikipedia Communities
    • Introduction to the Tea House: A space for new editors
    • The Village Pump: Discussing Wikipedia’s technical issues, policies, and proposals
    • The Reference Desk: Asking and answering content-related questions
  4. Becoming a Pillar of the Wikipedia Community
    • Building a positive reputation
    • Engaging in constructive discussions and debates
    • Handling disputes and conflicts with diplomacy
  5. The Path to Administration
    • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of a Wikipedia administrator
    • The nomination and election process
    • Essential skills for aspiring administrators
  6. Using vernacular Wikipedia portals and Wikimedia sister projects.
    • Live execution.
    • Glance about Wikimedia sister projects.


Who Should Enroll?

  • Existing Wikipedia contributors looking to enhance their skills.
  • Individuals aspiring to become Wikipedia administrators.
  • Anyone interested in understanding the intricacies of the Wikipedia community.


While this is an advanced course, both beginners and experienced editors are welcome. However, a basic understanding of Wikipedia’s platform and its general guidelines will be beneficial.

Join us on this enlightening journey and transform your Wikipedia experience from casual contributor to a respected community leader!

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