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Here you will find an overview of what sort of maintenance tasks you can do here on The Sims Wiki. Perpetual tasks listed on the left are tasks which will require a hand from time to time and current tasks are limited quantity tasks, usually following a move or restructuring of the site. Note that a specific perpetual task may not need any attention today, but it might tomorrow. Other perpetual tasks may require hundreds of edits before they are "completed" and are down to zero.

Click the small info signs Info information icon.png for a more detailed explanation of how to perform the selected task. You can also see all the expanded information directly on Todo/explained.

If you finish a current task, mark it with a Icon yes check v.svg by adding {{check2}} in front of the task.

Beginner tasks[edit source]

Beginner tasks are for people who are still new to wiki'ing. These tasks assume that you've read the help page Beginner's Corner. Topics are links, inserting images and adding game content.

Perpetual beginner tasks[edit source]

Current beginner tasks[edit source]

Intermediate tasks[edit source]

Intermediate tasks require a bit more knowledge of wikicode and focuses mostly on categories and the basics of using templates. Help:Category, Help:Templates and The Sims Wiki:Templates will come in handy.

It might be a good idea to take a tour around all our categories to get a feel for how they're connected, use the Category tree.

Perpetual Intermediate tasks[edit source]

Current Intermediate tasks[edit source]

Advanced tasks[edit source]

Advanced tasks require a bit more knowledge of wikicode and how The Sims Wiki is structured. This level will cover larger templates, uploading images, image licenses, redirects, references and stubs.

Perpetual Advanced tasks[edit source]

Current Advanced tasks[edit source]

Expert tasks[edit source]

Expert tasks are for experienced wiki editors and requires vast knowledge of wiki-code or how code programming works in general.

Perpetual Expert tasks[edit source]

Current Expert tasks[edit source]

  • Make sure userbox templates sort users after their username by adding |{{PAGENAME}} to the category tag.
  • Add disambiguation links to {{Sim}} template for traits and aspirations using {{GetLink}}.

Hardcore tasks[edit source]

Hardcore tasks are for users (mainly admins) who are experienced with Javascript, CSS and the workings of both Wikia and MediaWiki.

Perpetual Hardcore tasks[edit source]

Current Hardcore tasks[edit source]

Administrator tasks[edit source]

Administrator tasks are tasks which only administrators can perform.

Perpetual Admin tasks[edit source]

Current Admin tasks[edit source]

Bot tasks[edit source]

Bot tasks are major trivial tasks where a large amount of pages needs a minor edit such as moving one category to another or updated a parameter across many templates.

Perpetual Bot tasks[edit source]

Current Bot tasks[edit source]

See also[edit source]

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