MediaWiki Administrator's Handbook/Pages to watch

These are pages administrators may wish to add to their watchlist or check frequently on individual Wikimedia projects.

In generalEdit

The administrators are the only contributors allowed to modify the MediaWiki and the protected pages (like Main Page). Consequently they should have a look on them to avoid any discouraging project immobilism.


  • Bulletin Board - Wikibooks news, such as policy changes or new features.
  • Reading Room - where people needing help or general discussions with administrators happen.
  • Candidates for Speedy Deletion - frequently needs checked for pages that should be deleted, kept or changed to Requests for Deletion.
  • Requests For Deletion - pages people think should be deleted, frequently needs checked to see if pages should be kept or deleted.