|This page documents the official Policy of the GTA Wiki. It concerns standards that all users should follow.|
The following is a list of GTA Wiki Rules and Policies.
Bureaucrats and Administrators may issue blocks in the case of repeated denial of rules and policy. If you're unsure and you have any questions regarding any rule or policy, then please contact a Staff member, as we do our best to help editors.
GTA Wiki Rules
- Assume Good Faith - assume that the other editors on the wiki mean well
- Civility - be civil in your dealings with others. No personal attacks, unnecessarily abusive language, patronizing behavior, baiting, etc...
- Vandalism (edits designed to harass other editors or degrade article quality) is not tolerated.
- Image Policy must be followed by all users and is non-negotiable.
- Usernames must meet our username policy. Deliberately offensive, misleading or otherwise problematic usernames may be blocked at the discretion of any sysop.
- Ownership: GTA Wiki is in the public domain and no one editor owns anything. If you post anything here, expect it to be edited mercilessly.
- Edit Wars will result in the warred-over article being locked temporarily.
- GTA Wiki has certain steps on what to do during in a dispute
- GTA Wiki is not censored. Profanity in articles should be done only in an encyclopedic manor. Profanity on talk pages is acceptable so long as it doesn't fall afoul of our civility policy.
- Sockpuppetry (operating multiple accounts) and Meatpuppetry (using other users soley to advance your view in a dispute) is strictly prohibited and will get you banned.
- Multiple accounts are forbidden, with a select few exceptions detailed on the policy page.
- No Wikilawyering.
- No copying or importing content of any sort - text, images, or otherwise - from the website grandtheftwiki.com to GTA Wikia.
- No one operating this wikia has either Checkuser or Oversight rights. If you need oversight or a checkuser, please go to Wikia Central and follow the instructions there.
- No Fanfiction- if you wish to add fanfiction articles then do so on the GTA Fanon Wiki.