Welcome to the Wiki is one of the seven Special Badges on a wiki. It can be obtained by joining the wiki. To actually achieve this badge and alert the system that you joined, you must perform any action in any namespace. It gives the editor 10 points.


Wiki stores images of badges on GitHub for the public domain. Badges can be displayed with the following dimensions:

MediaWiki pages

Wiki employs the use of MediaWiki pages in order to standardize the text used in badges. The following is a list of the Welcome to the Wiki badge MediaWiki pages:


These actions will trigger earning the badge:

  • Editing any page
  • Adding a category
  • Writing a blog post
  • Commenting on a blog post or comment section
  • Uploading a file
  • Leave a message on a talk page