A namespace is a group of pages that can be differentiated between searches and page lists. They are indicated by having the name of the namespace preceding the article title, separated by a colon. Each namespace also has an associated talkspace, which adds a space and
talk between the namespace and colon, and it holds the talk pages associated with pages in those namespaces.
List of namespaces
|The main namespace, also known as mainspace or (Main). On Fanon Wiki, it should only be used for redirects and disambiguation pages.
|This is the namespace used for articles with no prefix, and as such the name is intentionally blank.
|Userspace, for personal information about users, as well as any personal tests and user CSS or JS. See Help:User page.
|Edits to pages in the talkspace of the user namespace will result in a notification bar for that user the next time they load a page, and possibly email them if they have that enabled.
|Official policy pages for Fanon Wiki, as well as formal votes.
|Technically considered the Project namespace by the MediaWiki software, this is the same as the site name on any wiki.
|Uploading images/audio/video and putting the relevant file info and license template. See Help:File.
|Should only be created via Special:Upload. To link to a file description page, put : before the namespace (
|System messages and CSS/JS.
|Only editable by admins.
|Holding templates that can be transcluded into pages.
|Pages that explain how to edit the wiki (like this one).
|Pages with lists of related pages.
|Pages that use Lua code to make more complex versions of templates.
|Normal wikitext should not be added to actual modules, although documentation of modules (in an automatically linked to subpage with /doc) use standard wikitext.
There are also pages whose prefix is Special:, which are not creatable by normal users, including admins, so Special: is not considered a namespace in the traditional sense.
- Angry Birds
- Animal Crossing
- Fire Emblem
- Fullmetal Alchemist
- Star Fox
- Super Smash Bros
- The Elder Scrolls
- The Legend of Zelda
- Crossover (for combining multiple franchises)
- TV (for TV shows not part of a greater franchise)
- Movie (for movies not part of a greater franchise)
- Misc (for any series without a dedicated namespace)
- OC (short for Original Content/Creation)
These are namespaces made for putting fanon works in. If a namespace does not exist, DO NOT try to put a page into it. This will cause a glitch that makes the page inaccessible if the namespace is later created. (For the same reason, try to avoid putting colons after the name of something in article titles.)