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Our Job Exchange is a place where our users can file a request for edits which they cannot do on their own, either due to the amount of work (e. g. performing a serial edit), or because of missing userrights (e. g. editing a locked page). The Job Exchange is free to use for everyone.


How to file a new request

  1. Choose the template matching your request best
  2. Go to the linked documentation and copy the code provided there
  3. Come back here, edit the page and insert the code at the bottom of the page
  4. Fill in the required parameters which are highlighted red on the documentation pages
  5. The best is to use New Rq: <Job name> as summary, so admins will find it faster
  6. Preview and finally save the page


Tasks for the Job Exchange

Insert the code at the end of this page and fill in the parameters.

  • Batch Move (Move pages with a certain prefix to the pages with a different prefix instead)
  • Edit Page (Edit a locked page, e. g. fix typos or change template values)
  • Insert Album (Insert the album parameter for a huge number of pages)
  • Redirect Page (Redirect one or more pages to a [new] target)
  • Update Artist (Update the artist parameter in {{Song}}, likely after a batch move)

Other tasks may follow soon.

Batch Move
Requested by: Fassbrause (talk) 19:30, June 24, 2014 (UTC)

From: Hotknives (List) To: The Hotknives (List)  Note: The band's correct name is The Hotknives, see for example Musicbrainz or the cover pages of their CDs. Thanks!   Admin: 6×9  Done: 15:58, June 25, 2014 (UTC)

Edit Page
Requested by: OneTwoThreeFall ( T / C ) 19:20, July 12, 2014 (UTC)

Page: Coldplay:Yellow Block reason: unlicensed   Template: {{Song}} Parameter: album2 New value: n/a   Template: {{Song}} Parameter: type2 New value: n/a  Note: 'album2' is a redundant live album and can be removed   Admin: 6×9removed protection & restored lyrics  Done: 19:52, July 12, 2014 (UTC)

Batch Move
Requested by: OneTwoThreeFall ( T / C ) 13:08, July 29, 2014 (UTC)

From: 30 Seconds To Mars (List) To: Thirty Seconds To Mars (List)  Note: Other than their first album's title, the band has used the name 'Thirty Seconds To Mars'. For example, see the album artwork/external links. Thank you!

Edit Page
Requested by: Drwhattheheck (talk) 13:55, September 21, 2014 (UTC)

Page: Failure:Tree of Stars EP (2014) Block reason: Not given   Where: Page Title Old content: Failure:Tree of Stars EP (2014) New content: Failure:Tree Of Stars EP (2014)  Note: I was not fully aware of the page name capitalization guidelines (sorry about that!). According to the FAQ it is possible to rename the page, but unfortunately as a newly registered user I do not have the power to do so. Thanks!   Admin: LichtweberLwt did it. You actually can rename pages by using the "move page" option in the edit menu.  Done: 17:03, September 21, 2014 (UTC)

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