How to Administer wikiHow Projects

You don't have to be an admin to administer. You can find wikiHow projects and administer them, or administer your own. wikiHow projects are projects like Categorization, Format, NIP. They help out wikiHow as a whole. Personal projects might be something that you like, such as Saving Pet Rock articles. This article will tell you how to do that.

Steps

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    Have a reason for it. If you start a project, 'just 'cause', it won't go anywhere.
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    Have a specific goal. Maybe you want to get the Categorizing articles down to zero, or clean up the Copyedit articles.
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    For some ideas, check out the Pages Needing Attention page.
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    Use it as useful experience for becoming an admin someday, if that is your choice. This helps, because, especially if it is successful, it gets your name out there, so others will start to recognize you.
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    Keep stats current on your project. It is good to know if you are doing better or worse.
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    Use the wikiHow Forums to get the word out.
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    Try to find others of like mind, (without spamming discussion pages) to work on your project.
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    See if you can find an actual admin to be on your project, but not administer it.

Article Info

Categories: Being an Admin | Projects and Teams