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"Metadata" as used here means information about your user page, and/or statistics about Wikipedia. I've also thrown time in here for lack of a better place to put it.


Status changer[edit]

Further information: Wikipedia:User Page Design Center/About you#WikiStatus

Topaz's status changer lets you show Wikipedians whether you are available, busy or offline. Go to here, edit the page and copy the text to your .js page - if you are using the default Vector skin, this will be at User:Yournamehere/vector.js. Save the page and purge the cache (instructions for this will be at the top of your .js page), and you should see three new buttons to the right of the 'log out' button. Clicking these will change User:Yournamehere/Status to say 'online', 'offline' or 'busy'.

Now you need to display User:Yournamehere/Status somewhere on your main userpage. To do this, copy the text {{User:Yournamehere/Status}} wherever you want it (it's a good idea to add it to your talk page as well). A good place to position it is at the top of the page, just below the title bar: to do this, use the code

<div style="position: absolute; z-index: 100; right: 14px; top: 38px; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 99%;" class="metadata">Activity level: {{User:Yournamehere/Status}}</div>

Note the additional text 'Activity level'. You can replace this with 'Status', 'Currently:' or something more creative.

The state of the 'pedia[edit]

Sometimes for a serious purpose, sometimes for fun or general interest, Wikipedians display various data about Wikipedia on their user pages...

WikiDefCon[edit]

Wikipedia vandalism information

Level 3

Moderate to high level of vandalism.

[viewpurgeupdate]


4.9 CVS / 6 RPM according to K6ka 22:57, 29 May 2015 (UTC)

It's war out there. This is part of Wikipedia's defense network. This is a warning system set up by Wikipedia's anti-vandalism teams. It is centrally maintained and regularly updated and displays the level of vandalism activity on Wikipedia, and indicates how urgently Wikipedia needs help in that area. Essential for anyone dedicated to fighting vandalism on Wikipedia. There are various ways to display WikiDefCon status, see the example to the right, and the following:

To align the standard template, use {{wdefcon|align=<left or center, right is default>}}

Hexagon1's version, very similar to Misza13's but without the comment, and appears more like a real userbox:

3
WikiDefcon 3

Moderate to high level of vandalism.





Hexagon1's second version, a plain-text level number:

3

Here's one (by Bugs5382) based on the United States Department of Homeland Security Terrorist Meter:


VANDALISM THREAT
Moderate __ __ __ __ __

Misza13's userbox version:

3

WikiDefcon 3
Moderate to high level of vandalism.

4.9 CVS / 6 RPM according to K6ka —22:57, 29 May 2015 (UTC)


Similar to Misza13's, but black:

3
WikiDefcon 3

Moderate to high level of vandalism.

4.9 CVS / 6 RPM according to K6ka


Herostratus's version, similar size to Misza13's but different look:

Herostratus defcon3.jpg 4.9 CVS / 6 RPM according to K6ka 22:57, 29 May 2015 (UTC) change


LovePlankton's version, similar to Herostratus's but wider:

Herostratus defcon3.jpg 4.9 CVS / 6 RPM according to K6ka 22:57, 29 May 2015 (UTC)change


By Herostratus, based on maritime weather warning flags:

Herostratus defcon maritime 3.jpg

Gale warning. (Moderate to high level of vandalism.)


4.9 CVS / 6 RPM according to K6ka22:57, 29 May 2015 (UTC) change


Davidpk212's version, styled after a PH meter:

WikiDefcon
1
2
3
4
5

WikiDefcon 3

Moderate to high level of vandalism.

Comment:
4.9 CVS / 6 RPM according to K6ka 22:57, 29 May 2015 (UTC) (change)

Timrem's userbox version:

3 WikiDefcon 3: 4.9 CVS / 6 RPM according to K6ka

AAA's version:

WikiDefcon
1

WikiDefcon 3: Moderate to high level of vandalism.

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"Black Box" User:Resident Mario/TemplateContent

Article count[edit]

Watch Wikipedia grow from your user page.

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Other statistics[edit]

User page metadata[edit]

Best viewed with[edit]

Some user pages are formatted with browser-specific features. One example is round corners, which are supported by Firefox (and Chrome). A little notice at the top of the page is usually provided, which specifies which browser the page looks best in, like this:

This user page is best viewed with Firefox

Some user pages were designed for a particular screen size. Here's a notice which points this out:

This user page is best viewed at 1280x 1024 resolution

Licenses[edit]

Vandalism counter[edit]

See Wikipedia:User page design center/Metadata#The state of the 'pedia

Impersonators[edit]

Time[edit]

  • Date
  • Time
  • Both

Example:

On this beautiful day of

Saturday
30
May
00:43 UTC
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