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The Spam-whitelist page is used in conjunction with the Mediawiki SpamBlacklist extension, and lists strings of text that override Meta's blacklist and the local spam-blacklist. Any administrator can edit the spam whitelist. Please post comments to the appropriate section below: Proposed additions (web pages to unblock), Proposed removals (sites to reblock), or Troubleshooting and problems; read the messageboxes at the top of each section for an explanation. See also MediaWiki talk:Spam-blacklist.

Please enter your requests at the bottom of the Proposed additions to Whitelist section and not at the very bottom of the page. Sign your requests with four tildes: ~~~~

Also in your request, please include the following:

  1. The link that you want whitelisted in the section title, like === === .
  2. The Wikipedia page on which you want to use the link
  3. An explanation why it would be useful to the encyclopedia article proper
  4. If the site you're requesting is listed at /Common requests, please include confirmation that you have read the reason why requests regarding the site are commonly denied and that you still desire to proceed with your request

Important: You must provide a full link to the specific web page you want to be whitelisted (leave out the http:// from the front; otherwise you will not be able to save your edit to this page). Requests quoting only a domain (i.e. ending in .com or similar with nothing after the / character) are likely to be denied. If you wish to have a site fully unblocked please visit the relevant section of MediaWiki talk:Spam-blacklist.

Note: Do not request links to be whitelisted where you can reasonably suspect that the material you want to link to is in violation of copyright (see WP:LINKVIO). Such requests will likely be summarily rejected.

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If you have a source that you would like to add to the spam-whitelist, but you are uncertain that it meets Wikipedia's guideline on reliability, please ask for opinions on the Reliable sources noticeboard, to confirm that it does meet that guideline, before submitting your whitelisting request here. In your request, link to the confirming discussion on that noticeboard.

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If your whitelist request falls under one of these two categories, the admins will be more willing to have the source whitelisted if you can achieve consensus at one of the above noticeboards.

Proposed additions to Whitelist (web pages to unblock) for UGG (brand) Linksearch en (https) (insource) - meta - de - fr - simple - wikt:en - wikt:frMER-C X-wikigs • Reports: Links on en - COIBot - COIBot-Local • Discussions: tracked - advanced - RSN • COIBot-Link, Local, & XWiki Reports - Wikipedia: en - fr - de • Google: searchmeta • Domain: Just the homepage, for UGG (brand). New domain for the brand, after Deckers pulled the plug on, which doesn't even direct to and therefore might mislead readers into thinking the brand is defunct. DigitalIceAge (talk) 23:24, 27 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

@DigitalIceAge: per MediaWiki talk:Spam-whitelist/Common_requests#The_official_homepage_of_the_subject_of_a_page, we would need an about-page or a full url (including an index.htm) of the index page. Can you please provide a suitable link? --Dirk Beetstra T C 05:50, 7 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Beetstra: Sure, I have found that:
  • Link requested to be whitelisted:
works. DigitalIceAge (talk) 06:25, 7 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Added to MediaWiki:Spam-whitelist. --Dirk Beetstra T C 05:53, 10 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks! DigitalIceAge (talk) 17:36, 16 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

This is the personal website of a designer who published a research report about Wikipedia where I gave an interview. Either whitelist the entire site, or just whitelist the link to the interview. There is nothing dangerous about this site as it is operated by one individual to present their portfolio of works.

The reason why the site is blocked is because xyz domains are usually spam and are all blocked are as described in MediaWiki_talk:Spam-blacklist/archives/September_2020#xyz_domain

I would like this unblocked so that I can share the report through my Wikipedia userpage. Bluerasberry (talk) 19:46, 1 July 2022 (UTC)[reply] for Mustafa Raza Khan Qadri#Disciples

I am trying to improve Mustafa Raza Khan Qadri#Disciples and need to improve it. It is becoming much difficult for me to find another sources to improve that long term unreferenced section probably due to unavailability of good quality sources for such atypical niches. I believe will be helpful for that section. Dove's talk (talk) 15:06, 6 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Request to whitelist specific Kickstarter link

Although is blacklisted, this page (or even the whole masten sub-domain) provides useful information I would like to cite in the article Perpetual_Motion_(solitaire).

Matthew C. Clarke  05:09, 14 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]
 Not done That's nowhere near a reliable source per WP:USERGENERATED. OhNoitsJamie Talk 15:06, 14 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Request to whitelist an artists official website

Laterthanyouthink (talk) 00:23, 10 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Added to MediaWiki:Spam-whitelist. --Dirk Beetstra T C 05:50, 10 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks, Beetstra! Laterthanyouthink (talk) 06:16, 10 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Request to whitelist single page from archives of magazine

Thanks. Iitmsriram (talk) 12:57, 13 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Proposed removals from Whitelist (web pages or link patterns to re-block)

Troubleshooting and problems