Wikipedia:Deletion policy

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This policy page is in English, and probably will even after we get a translation into Dorerin Naoero

Not everything gets a place on the Wikipediya Dorerin Naoero. This includes mainspace pages, user pages, templates, files, you name it.

Reasons to delete[edit source]

  • If a page is pure vandalism, promotional or out of the scope of Wikipedia.
  • Mainspace pages not in the correct language. Please note that a little bit of English here and there wouldn't matter a lot, but when an article is 100% in English, that is when it gets deleted.
  • Attack pages
  • Pages created by banned users of this wiki. Note that if a user is blocked on another wiki, that is not a reason to delete the page
  • Copyright violations

What not to delete[edit source]

  • When a page is small in content, even if it is only four words long. Dorerin Naoero is only known to about 15000 people, so even the smallest text is welcome.
  • If a page was created by a banned user on this wiki, but was substantially improved by others.
  • Pages that look like a red link farm. Instead, consider creating those pages.
  • Files that are already on Commons. It was probably uploaded locally because it isn't a free file.

How to nominate a page for deletion[edit source]

  • For local sysops, just delete it. For others, place the code {{delete}} and then an administrator will come and delete it. For global sysops, do not delete it unless you are very sure it does not belong here.

Revision deleting material[edit source]

Revision deletion should be done to potentially libellous material and some others too

  • Inappropriate or libellous material
  • Edits by LTAs. Long-term abusers often just want to get their edit in the history, so deny recognition and delete the revision.