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Creating an account is free and easy. It also provides several benefits that anonymous, non-logged in users do not have, which will make editing and participating easier.

Also, please visit our online demos page for videos demonstrating how to create an account and much much more - Help:Video demos.

Joining the community

Becoming known under a user name means that you will be able to gain reputation and recognition in the community. It's difficult to remember whether or not you have met 88.108.20.19 before!

You can also make a personal user page and a personal talk page. When others leave messages for you on your talk page, a notification banner appears at the top of the Wikia pages you visit. You can also choose to be notified by email when your talk page is edited. Being able to communicate easily with others makes it a lot easier to build a wiki.

Anonymity under your chosen user name

Although those editing without a login are often called "anons" on wikis, they are actually identified by IP number. This is publicly and permanently visible in the service providers. The IP number can't be used to discover any personal information, but in other cases the number can allow others to find out your location or other personal details. If you're worried about this, you should log in to edit. Your IP address will then not be visible to other contributors.

Features for registered users

As a registered user, you can:

See Help:User account for more details on these features.

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Creating an account on Wikia is free, easy, and a great way to join a passionate community of people who love what you love. Having an account also gives you extra abilities and features that un-registered users do not have access to. Your account is used on every Wikia wiki, so you only need to create it once and you will be able to log into every Wikia community.

Step-by-Step

How do I create an account?

  • On the top right of every page on Wikia, you will find links to Log in and Sign up.
Sign up link
  • To sign up you can create a new account or use Facebook connect. You can also visit Special:Signup.
  • After choosing to sign up, an account creation page will load, and allow you to fill in your account details.
  • All usernames on Wikia are unique, and should comply with our Terms of Use.
  • Once you sign up, you are now a member of the Wikia community!
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Account Benefits

As a registered user, you are able to:

Adjusting your account

I forgot my password. What can I do?

  • If you forget your password, you can request a new temporary password be sent to you on the Log-in page.
  • Simply click on the Log-in text on the top right. You can then choose to have a new password emailed to you.
  • If you remember your password, and simply want to change it, visit Special:changepassword.

Can my account be deleted?

  • It is not possible for accounts on Wikia to be fully deleted, but they can be disabled. Note: your contributions across Wikia remain.

Can I change my username?

  • If you want to use a different username, you can request an account rename.

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