Help:Special Pages

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Pages with Special: in their name are automatically generated by the website.

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Special:ActiveUsers

List of users that have done stuff in the last 30 days.

Special:AllMessages

To do: All available URL queries?

Special:AllMyFiles

Goes to Special:ListFiles and filters by the user you are logged in as.

Special:AllMyUploads

Functions identically to Special:AllMyFiles.

Special:AllPages

Lists every page on the wiki, including redirects.

Special:AncientPages

Pages listed by the last time they were edited, with oldest at the top.

Special:ApiHelp

Help with wiki API commands.

Special:ApiSandbox

For testing out wiki API stuff.

Special:BlankPage

An intentionally blank page. How fun.

Special:Block

For administrators only. Used for blocking people from editing the wiki.

Special:BlockIP

For administrators only. Special:Block but for blocking an IP address.

Special:BlockList

List of individual blockings that administrators have done.

Special:BlockUser

For administrators only. Special:Block but for blocking a single user?[confirm]

Special:BookSources

Search for books referenced on the wiki by ISBN. Not really useful for our wiki.

Special:BotPasswords

To do: Used for generating passwords for bots?

Special:BrokenLinks

Redirects to Special:WantedPages.

Special:BrokenRedirects

Redirect pages that lead to non-existent pages.

Special:Captcha

Information about security questions.

Special:Categories

Shows all categories.

Special:CategoryTree

Insert a category and this will return categories included under it, categories this one is included under, and the pages in this category. Basically, it's visiting a category page but without actually visiting it.

Special:ChangeContentModel

For administrators only. Changes the type of data in a page. 99% of pages seen are defined as "wikitext".

Special:ChangeCredentials

Lets you change your password.

Special:ChangeEmail

Lets you change or remove your email from your account.

Special:ChangePassword

Same as Special:ChangeCredentials.

Special:ComparePages

Compare any two pages.

Special:ConfirmEmail

Prompts a user to confirm their email. If they have already confirmed their email, it will show the date and time that they confirmed.

Special:Contribs

Redirects to Special:Contributions.

Special:Contributions

Shows all edits made by a particular user.

Special:CreateAccount

Page used for creating an account.

Special:DeadendPages

Lists pages that don't link to any other pages. This list should be showing no pages, ideally.

Special:DeleteBatch

For Bureaucrat-level users only. For deleting pages.

Special:DeletedContributions

For administrators only. To do: ?

Special:Diff

Listed by the search bar, but apparently does not exist...? Seems like it would serve the same purpose as Special:ComparePages.

Special:DoubleRedirects

Shows redirect chains. This list should be showing no pages, ideally.

Special:EditTags

To do: ?

Special:EditWatchlist

Page for editing your watchlist.

Special:Email

Redirects to Special:EmailUser.

Special:EmailUser

Send an email to another user. They may have chosen to not receive emails.

Special:ExpandTemplates

Shows expanded versions of templates.

Special:Export

Export a page as XML.

Special:FewestRevisions

Lists pages with very few edits.

Special:FileDuplicateSearch

Enter a file name, and see if there's any duplicate images.

Special:FileList

Redirects to Special:ListFiles.

Special:FilePath

Goes to Special:Redirect and automatically sets Lookup to Filename.

Special:GoToInterwiki

To do: ?

Special:ImageList

Redirects to Special:ListFiles.

Special:Import

For administrators only. To do: Use?

Special:Interwiki

Lists all wikis you can easily link to, for example Wikipedia:Main Page.

Special:InvalidateEmail

Cancels email confirmation?
Confirm:Really? Seems odd.

Special:IPBlockList

Redirects to Special:BlockList.

Special:LinkAccounts

To do: Links two accounts together?

Special:LinkSearch

Search through external links on the wiki.

Special:ListAdmins

Goes to Special:ListUsers and filters by administrators.

Special:ListBlocks

Redirects to Special:BlockList.

Special:ListBots

Goes to Special:ListUsers and filters by bots.

Special:ListDuplicatedFiles

Lists all images that are identical to others.

Special:ListFileDuplicates

Redirects to Special:ListDuplicatedFiles.

Special:ListFiles

Lists all uploaded files.

Special:ListGrants

Details about user permissions.

Special:ListGroupRights

Lists permissions for each group of users.

Special:ListRedirects

Lists all redirect pages and where they lead to.

Special:ListUsers

Lists all users who have registered on the wiki.

Special:LockDB

For administrators only. To do: Use?

Special:Log

Shows all image uploads and page moves.

Special:Login

Redirects to Special:UserLogin.

Special:Logout

Redirects to Special:UserLogout.

Special:Logs

Redirects to Special:Log.

Special:LonelyPages

Lists pages that are not linked to on any other wiki pages. This list should be showing no pages, ideally.

Special:LongPages

Lists pages sorted by their length.

Special:MakeBot

Redirects to Special:UserRights.

Special:MakeSysop

Redirects to Special:UserRights.

Special:MediaStatistics

Lists stats about uploaded images.

Special:MergeHistory

For administrators only. Probably shows logs about merged pages.

Special:MIMESearch

Filter images by file extension. (Not very useful for this wiki since we only allow png, jpg, and gif.)

Special:MostCategories

Displays pages that have the highest number of categories.

Special:MostFiles

Redirects to Special:MostLinkedFiles.

Special:MostImages

Redirects to Special:MostLinkedFiles.

Special:MostInterwikis

Lists pages with the highest number of links to other wikis. (as of July 23rd, 2018 it seems no pages link to more than one?)

Special:MostLinked

Redirects to Special:MostLinkedPages.

Special:MostLinkedCategories

Lists categories that are most frequently linked to by other pages.

Special:MostLinkedFiles

Lists images that are most frequently put on pages.

Special:MostLinkedPages

Lists pages that are most frequently linked to by other pages.

Special:MostLinkedTemplates

Redirects to Special:MostTranscludedPages.

Special:MostRevisions

Lists pages that have been edited the most.

Special:MostTranscludedPages

Lists templates most frequently used on pages. This doesn't show just templates actually; any page can be transcluded.

Special:MostUsedCategories

Redirects to Special:MostLinkedCategories.

Special:MostUsedTemplates

Redirects to Special:MostTranscludedPages.

Special:MovePage

To do: ?

Special:MyContributions

Goes to Special:Contributions and filters by the user you are logged in as.

Special:MyFiles

Functions identically to Special:AllMyFiles.

Special:MyLanguage

Redirects to a page specified after a / in the language the user uses.
Confirm:Languages are determined by IP address.

Special:MyPage

Redirects to the user page of the user you are logged in as.

Special:MyTalk

Redirects to the user talk page of the user you are logged in as.

Special:MyUploads

Functions identically to Special:AllMyFiles.

Special:NewFiles

Lists the most recently uploaded files.

Special:NewImages

Redirects to Special:NewFiles.

Special:NewPages

Lists the most recently created pages.

Special:Nuke

For administrators only. To do: Use?

Special:OrphanedPages

Redirects to Special:LonelyPages.

Special:Pagesbyprop

Redirects to Special:PagesWithProp.

Special:Pageswithprop

Redirects to Special:Pageswithprop.

Special:PagesWithProp

Filters pages by magic words they use.

Special:PasswordReset

Allows you to reset your password.

Special:PermaLink

Redirects to Special:PermanentLink.

Special:PermanentLink

Generates never-changing links to pages. To do: Seems to not work.

Special:Preferences

User settings page.

Special:PrefixIndex

Filter pages by what the names start with, such as "point_".

Special:ProtectedPages

Lists pages that are locked from being edited by regular users.

Special:ProtectedTitles

Words or phrases in this list are banned from being inside a page title.[confirm]

Special:Random

Redirects to a random page.

Special:RandomInCategory

Redirects to a random page in a given category.

Special:RandomPage

Functions identically to Special:Random.[confirm]

Special:RandomRedirect

Redirects to a random redirect page.

Special:RandomRootpage

Functions identically to Special:Random.[confirm]

Special:RecentChanges

Lists all recent edits, uploads, moves, and deletions.

Special:RecentChangesLinked

Lists all recent changes to pages that are linked to by a certain page.

Special:Redirect

To do: ?

Special:RelatedChanges

Redirects to Special:RecentChangesLinked.

Special:RemoveCredentials

Remove your password and replace it with a random temporary one.

Special:ResetPass

Redirects to Special:ChangeCredentials.

Special:ResetPassword

Redirects to Special:ChangeCredentials.

Special:ResetTokens

Security options in case your account may have been compromised.

Special:RevisionDelete

For administrators only. To do: Use?

Special:RunJobs

Runs mw:Manual:RunJobs.php?[confirm]

Special:Search

Search through all pages.

Special:ShortPages

Lists pages with the smallest at the top.

Special:SpecialPages

Lists many of the Special: pages (but not all).

Special:Statistics

Stats about the website.

Special:Tags

Lists "tags" To do: ?

Special:TrackingCategories

Lists automatically-generated categories.

Special:Unblock

For administrators only. Allows blocked users to be un-blocked from editing.

Special:UncategorizedCategories

Lists categories that are not listed under other categories.

Special:UncategorizedFiles

Lists images that are not listed under any categories.

Special:UncategorizedImages

Redirects to Special:UncategorizedFiles.

Special:UncategorizedTemplates

Lists templates that are not listed under any categories.

Special:Undelete

For administrators only. Allows for deleted pages to be un-deleted.

Special:UnlinkAccounts

To do: ?

Special:UnlockDB

For administrators only. To do: Use?

Special:UnusedCategories

Lists categories with no pages in them.

Special:UnusedFiles

Lists images that are not used on any pages.

Special:UnusedImages

Redirects to Special:UnusedFiles.

Special:UnusedTemplates

Lists templates that are not used on any pages.

Special:UnwatchedPages

For administrators only. Lists pages that are not on the watchlist of any user.

Special:Upload

Page for uploading images to the wiki server.

Special:UploadStash

Shows images you've uploaded that failed to upload.[confirm]

Special:UserGroupRights

Redirects to Special:ListGroupRights.

Special:UserList

Redirects to Special:ListUsers.

Special:UserLogin

Login page.

Special:UserLogout

Logs you out of the wiki.

Special:UserMerge

Limited to Bureaucrat-level users only. To do: Use?

Special:UserRights

For administrators only. Probably edits default permissions for users.

Special:Version

Stats about software running on the website.

Special:WantedCategories

Categories that are linked to a lot, but don't officially "exist". This list is not crucial. A category does not need a description to function.

Special:WantedFiles

Lists images that are posted onto pages, but do not exist. These images to need to be replaced in some manner. This list should be showing no pages, ideally.

Special:WantedPages

Lists pages that are frequently linked to by other pages, but do not exist. This list should be showing no pages, ideally.

Special:WantedTemplates

Lists templates that are frequently used on pages, but do not exist. This list should be showing no pages, ideally.

Special:Watchlist

Lists recent changes you have chosen to keep track of.

Special:WhatLinksHere

Shows pages that have links to a specific page.

Special:WithoutInterwiki

Lists pages that do not have any translations.