Encyclopedia Thelemica:FAQ

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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This is a list of frequently asked questions about using and contributing to Encyclopedia Thelemica. For factual and other kinds of questions, use the search box or the Reference desk. If your question is not answered on this page, use the search box above, browse the various FAQ pages or perform a Template:Google help desk.

How do I create a new page?

You are required to have a Encyclopedia Thelemica account to create a new article - you can register here. (To see other benefits to creating an account, see Why create an account?.)
For creating a new article see Encyclopedia Thelemica:Your first article and Encyclopedia Thelemica:Article development; and you may wish to try the Article Wizard. For creating a new page in your userspace see How do I create a user subpage?; or use the Article Wizard, which has an option for that.

Why was my article deleted?

The best way to find out is to look at the deletion log for reasons (type the exact name of the article in the Title box, including the capitalization you used). For more information, see: Why was my article deleted?

How do I change the name of an article?

You move the article using the "move" button (to the right of the "edit this page" button). You must have an account, and it must be at least four days old and have made ten edits to move pages. If you are not an autoconfirmed user, or the move is controversial, or the page you wish to rename is move protected, visit Encyclopedia Thelemica:Requested moves.

How do I change my username/delete my account?

For changing your username see Encyclopedia Thelemica:Changing username.
A username cannot be deleted. If a username was deleted, all the edits made by the user could not be properly attributed. You can, however, change your username, and request that your userpage and talk page be deleted by placing {{db-user}} on both pages.

How do I cite Encyclopedia Thelemica?

See Encyclopedia Thelemica:Citing Encyclopedia Thelemica for details.

When was Encyclopedia Thelemica last published?

Encyclopedia Thelemica is not a printed encyclopedia. If you are asking this question because you wanted to cite a certain revision of Encyclopedia Thelemica articles, you can see the page Citing Encyclopedia Thelemica.

Who wrote article X on Encyclopedia Thelemica?

Almost all articles on Encyclopedia Thelemica are written by multiple editors, not just one. If you click on the "history" tab on the top of an article, a list will be displayed of all the contributors to the article. If your purpose is to cite Encyclopedia Thelemica, see the question above. Also see Who writes Encyclopedia Thelemica.

Who owns Encyclopedia Thelemica?

See who owns Encyclopedia Thelemica for details.

Why am I having trouble logging in?

See Help:Logging in for details.

Are page hit counters available?

There is a third party site, not maintained by Encyclopedia Thelemica, which currently allows you to view page hit counts since December 2007. Toplists are available here.
The built in feature to count how many times a page has been visited has been turned off for performance reasons. For more details please see Encyclopedia Thelemica:Technical FAQ#Can I add a page hit counter to a Encyclopedia Thelemica page?