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= About The Ban Covert Modeling! wiki =
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= Ban Covert Modeling! wiki =
  
[[File:Wiki.ban-covert-modeling.org-is-powered-by-electricity-from-renewable-sources.png|thumb|right|Ban Covert Modeling! wiki is hosted at a hosting business that uses electricity from renewable sources only. ([https://www.thegreenwebfoundation.org/green-web-check/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwiki.ban-covert-modeling.org%2F Check])]]
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* Licensing: [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/ Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike]
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* Software: [[mw:Mediawiki]], MariaDB and Apache2 running on Debian GNU/Linux
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* Configuration: [[BCM:Wiki configuration]]
  
* Content licensing: [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/ Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike]
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[[File:Wiki.ban-covert-modeling.org-is-powered-by-electricity-from-renewable-sources.png|thumb|center|Ban Covert Modeling! wiki is hosted at a hosting business that uses electricity from renewable sources only. ([https://www.thegreenwebfoundation.org/green-web-check/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwiki.ban-covert-modeling.org%2F Check])]]
* Systems: [[mw:Mediawiki]], [[w:MariaDB]] and [[w:Apache HTTP Server|w:Apache2]] running on [[w:Debian]] [[w:GNU]]/[[w:Linux]], running on [[w:Kernel-based Virtual Machine|w:KVM]], running on a modern server in [[w:Helsinki]], [[w:Finland]].
 
* Electricity: [https://www.thegreenwebfoundation.org/green-web-check/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwiki.ban-covert-modeling.org%2F From renewable sources]
 
* Backups: Daily backups of the system are made by the hosting company with latest 7 kept. Also occasionally manually triggered semi-automated backups when it is time to do changes to the system or just because anyways backupping the servers.
 
 
 
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= Praxis =
 
== Linking praxis ==
 
# Links to Wikipedia occurring outside of <nowiki>{{Q}}</nowiki> and [[#Scary transclusion|transcluded]] articles should bear the notice 'w:' i.e. <font color="blue"><nowiki>[[w:Article name]]</nowiki></font>.
 
 
 
== Accounts are available by request ==
 
There was a problem with spammers registering accounts, so now accounts are [[Special:RequestAccount|available upon reasonable request]].
 
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= Wiki configuration =
 
 
 
The Ban Covert Modeling! wiki at https://wiki.ban-covert-modeling.org/wiki/ has the following configuration:
 
 
 
== reCAPTCHA settings ==
 
=== reCAPTCHA settings for the server ===
 
<pre>
 
$wgGroupPermissions['*'            ]['skipcaptcha'] = false;
 
$wgGroupPermissions['user'        ]['skipcaptcha'] = false;
 
$wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['skipcaptcha'] = true;
 
$wgGroupPermissions['bot'          ]['skipcaptcha'] = true; // registered bots
 
$wgGroupPermissions['sysop'        ]['skipcaptcha'] = true;
 
 
 
$wgCaptchaTriggers['edit']          = true;
 
$wgCaptchaTriggers['create']        = true;
 
$wgCaptchaTriggers['addurl']        = true;
 
$wgCaptchaTriggers['createaccount'] = true;
 
$wgCaptchaTriggers['badlogin']      = true;
 
 
 
</pre>
 
 
 
 
 
=== reCAPTCHA settings explained for humans ===
 
In human readable terms the reCAPTCHA settings are as follows:
 
 
 
# Anonymous users have to pass the captcha always
 
# Non-autoconfirmed users have to pass the captcha always
 
# Autoconfirmed users do not have to pass the CAPTCHA (See [[#Autopromotion settings explained for humans]] to figure out when you will be autoconfirmed)
 
 
 
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== Autopromotion to skip CAPTCHA permanently praxis ==
 
{{Q|Make 7 edits, and when your account has existed for at least 1 hour and have clicked the "Verify my email"-link sent to verify possession of a valid email account and you can skip captcha permanently.|Juboxi|Current settings of the autopromotion}}
 
 
 
== Autopromotion settings ==
 
=== Autopromotion settings for the server ===
 
<pre>
 
$wgAutopromote = array(
 
        'autoconfirmed' => array(
 
                '&',
 
                APCOND_EMAILCONFIRMED,
 
                array( APCOND_EDITCOUNT, 7 ),
 
                array( APCOND_AGE, 60*60 ),
 
        ),
 
);
 
</pre>
 
 
 
=== Autopromotion settings explained for humans ===
 
In human readable terms:
 
# Users will be automatically promoted to autoconfirmed when '''all three''' conditions are met
 
## They have '''confirmed their email address''' by clicking on the confirmation link in the email sent by the system when registering an account
 
## They have made '''7 edits'''
 
## Their account has existed for '''at least one hour'''
 
 
 
These values may need to be adjusted in the future. The goal of these settings is to
 
# Avoid spamming, vandals etc.
 
# To give genuine contributors ability to edit without needing to solve CAPTCHAs reasonably quickly
 
 
 
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== Email settings ==
 
# <pre>$wgEnableEmail = true;</pre> Email is enabled. See [[mw:Manual:$wgEnableEmail]] for more info.
 
# <pre>$wgEnableUserEmail = true;</pre> Emailing users with <nowiki>[[Special:EmailUser/Username]]</nowiki> is enabled if the user has verified his/her email address and has not disabled receiving mail via wiki. See [[mw:Manual:$wgEnableUserEmail]] for more info.
 
# <pre>$wgEnotifUserTalk = true;</pre> Emailing notices about someone else having edited your talk page are enabled. See [[mw:Manual:$wgEnotifUserTalk]] for more info
 
# <pre>$wgEnotifWatchlist = true;</pre> Email notices about someone editing a page on your [[Special:Watchlist]] are enabled. See [[mw:Manual:$wgEnotifWatchlist]] for more info.
 
# <pre>$wgEmailAuthentication = true;</pre> Requirement to verify your email address is enabled. Without having a verified email address of the email functions only the sending new password via email will work. Also not verifying email address stops a user from being autopromoted to autoconfirmed-status. See [[mw:Manual:$wgEmailAuthentication]] for more info.
 
 
 
Email coming from this wiki is sent by ''s e r v i c e s (at) ban-covert-modeling.org'' and will show in the envelope that it is delivered by a mail server of Gandi.net.
 
 
 
== Scary transclusion ==
 
<code>$wgEnableScaryTransclusion = true;</code> is enabled and [[Special:Interwiki]] adjusted so that pages with the interwiki prefix 'wikipedia:' can be transcluded by writing <nowiki>{{wikipedia::Article name}}</nowiki>
 

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