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*[http://google.com/analytics Google Analytics] is used to monitor sitewide web usage patterns, and gives a variety of information on how users get to the wiki, where they go, and much much more. Please [[User talk:GreenReaper|contact GreenReaper]] if you want access to these (you need to get a GMail or other google account first).
 
*[http://google.com/analytics Google Analytics] is used to monitor sitewide web usage patterns, and gives a variety of information on how users get to the wiki, where they go, and much much more. Please [[User talk:GreenReaper|contact GreenReaper]] if you want access to these (you need to get a GMail or other google account first).
 
*The [http://www.alexa.com/data/details/traffic_details?&range=6m&size=large&compare_sites=&y=p&url=creatures.wikicities.com Alexa stats] give another idea of how the site is being used, although the ranking covers the whole of wikicities.
 
*The [http://www.alexa.com/data/details/traffic_details?&range=6m&size=large&compare_sites=&y=p&url=creatures.wikicities.com Alexa stats] give another idea of how the site is being used, although the ranking covers the whole of wikicities.
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*[[Special:Statistics|Cwiki Statistics]] gives us an idea of how many pages we have, how many pictures we have, and how well-used the wiki is. 
  
 
Creatures Wiki also scores a 5 on the Google PageRank calculator - pretty nifty for a fan site!
 
Creatures Wiki also scores a 5 on the Google PageRank calculator - pretty nifty for a fan site!

Revision as of 08:59, 5 August 2006

The Creatures Wiki is a cooperative attempt to record information of use to the Creatures Community. Yes, that's a broad statement! If it's related in any way to the Creatures series, chances are it's worth mentioning on the Wiki. There are 5,009 pages right now, but we could always do with more! You can make that happen.

Requests

Please remember the following things as you work to improve the wiki:

No personal attacks

There has often been and probably always will be conflict between people and groups within the community. It would be nice if these conflicts did not spread to here. Please do not use the Wiki as a platform for your personal disagreements. If you think something you type is likely to be taken as a personal attack, or derogatory to another person in the community, please consider whether you could phrase it in a more neutral way. If in doubt as to how to do this, ask one of the administrators how to word it, or even to add it in for you.

Keep it appropriate

Remember the rating, or Pai Gon will thwap you with her starry wand of pain!

Please remember that this is a site about a game intended for children, and we are very likely to have 8, 9 or 10-year-olds surfing around the wiki. Write appropriately!

Keep to the truth

When you're looking for Creatures-related info, you almost certainly expect tips and information you find to be accurate and reliable. On the Creatures Wiki we'd like to keep it that way. Make sure that, unless an article's tone is deliberately humorous, you don't add anything untrue or misleading to it.

With regard to the future and the things it holds

Finally, when posting information relating to future projects and mysterious secret happenings, keep in mind: "Do I have anything to offer to readers of the wiki besides secrecy or general lack of information?" Often, if you're trying to keep something secret or have not decided much about your project, it is likely better to wait until it isn't secret anymore or until you have something to show the general public before posting it on here. This will prevent the wiki from ending up with a collection of dead pages about projects that were started but never saw the light.

Thank you for reading. :-)

Statistics

There are several forms of statistics that can be viewed if you're interested:

  • The wikistats give a good idea of how we're doing.
  • Google Analytics is used to monitor sitewide web usage patterns, and gives a variety of information on how users get to the wiki, where they go, and much much more. Please contact GreenReaper if you want access to these (you need to get a GMail or other google account first).
  • The Alexa stats give another idea of how the site is being used, although the ranking covers the whole of wikicities.
  • Cwiki Statistics gives us an idea of how many pages we have, how many pictures we have, and how well-used the wiki is.

Creatures Wiki also scores a 5 on the Google PageRank calculator - pretty nifty for a fan site!