Preventing Vandalism



  • Build a community of good faith editors.
  • Watch recent changes regularly.
  • Reward good edits, good editors, and good attempts.
  • Assume good faith.
  • Give trusted¬†administrators¬†the tools they need to fight vandalism.
  • Give community members a means to get administrators’ attention quickly.
  • Warn first.
  • Watch or protect pages that attract the wrong sort of attention.
  • Don’t give vandals any bright ideas.