It is suggested that users at one point try to scan or read through the policies and guidelines to avoid any complications on the site. This category page will list and explain what each of the individual policy pages will cover.

For editing
  1. Manual of Style: policies and guidelines to editing.
  2. Adding Information: rules for posting about spoilers, new and and lesser-known information, among others; basically the guide that tells you what to post and what not to post.
  3. Categorization Guide: list of categories editors can actually use for articles.
  1. Media Guidelines: a set of policies concerning image, video, and other file or media uploads.
  2. General Policies: the general and very basic policies of the wiki.
  3. Community Guidelines: things you need to know about interacting within the community.
Other guides
  • Sample Book and Character Articles: examples of articles, complete with information on the layout and a guide regarding what to put, and what not to include, in the articles.
  • Other article formats: a set of templates that shows you the skeleton or base form of various article types; these are merely examples and only shows the headings and infobox and is not meant to be a comprehensive content guide.
  • Templates: a guide on the several templates on the wiki that help things make simpler for the editors, and look better for the visitors.
  • Community Portal: (work in progress) an intro of sorts to the wiki.
  • Page protection and blocking policies: just some information on certain drastic rights and functions admins may have to use on occasion.
Wikia stuff

If you have any further questions and/or suggestions, feel free to contact an available administrator, who will be happy to answer any questions you may have, or post on the Forum board for Wikia-related topics here.

Note: These policies are not without basis. The rules made are from years of observing the wiki and the movement/activity of most users, adapted to what works best for the site and its content. Additionally, we use some other wikias, such as the Harry Potter, Camp Half-Blood, Star Wars, Naruto, The Vampire Diaries, Once Upon a Time, Avatar, and a few others, as guides.

The Shadowhunters' Wiki

Regarding Articles

General Policies | Manual of Style | Sample Character ArticleSample Book Article
Pages that need attention

Within the Community

Community Guidelines | Staff and their Roles | Polls

Site Policies

Complete list | Image & Video Guidelines | Copyrights

Decision Making

Rights Requests | Suggestions & Questions about Wiki Policies & Guidelines
Feature Suggestions and Nominations

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