FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator

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Tools for Moderators
  • The moderator image box added to your user page will communicate to other wiki users that you are the moderator for the content.
  • Add the box by typing {{Modub}} to your user page.
  • You might want to add the name of the localities and/or subjects you are moderating to your user page along with the image box.

Moderation[edit | edit source]

Moderators are volunteer administrators of the FamilySearch Wiki who help monitor wiki content. If you are interested in being a moderator for a specific locality or research subject, please contact a Sysop.
Moderator This user is a member of the moderator team. (verify)

Responsibilities[edit | edit source]

The Moderator Job Description includes the following four items:

Who are the Moderators?[edit | edit source]

If you are interested in being a moderator for a specific locality, please contact a System Administrator. Our current moderators include:


United States

Focused Research

Get Advice[edit | edit source]

  • See "The purpose of site moderation" to understand the how moderation will help the community of volunteers who are using and contributing to FamilySearch Wiki.

All moderators in the Wiki are invited to help write the following articles. Each article is specifically related to being a moderator. Sharing your experiences in the Discussion tab would be a great place to start. The thoughts and ideas you add to the Discussion tab will assist anyone who wishes to write the article. The articles listed below were started as stub articles. Your participation in this effort will help all moderators.

Being the Moderator of a Community

Being the Moderator of Content

Things you can do[edit | edit source]

The following items are things that a moderator can do to help improve the content in their area of expertise and also grow the community of volunteers authors and editors: