MicroWiki (MW), alternatively the Micronations Wiki, Micronational Wiki, MicroWikia or a number of other names, is a free online encyclopedia that seeks to catalogue and document every aspect of the micronational phenomenon. Originally established in 2005, the project aims to establish an English micronational equivalent to the well-known and extremely popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia, using the same familiar content creation and maintenance tools. Like Wikipedia, all of our content is completely free and is available to the general public for fair use. MicroWiki is an open encyclopedia that any user can edit, with or without an account. This website does not attempt to copy or replace WikiProject Micronations at Wikipedia, but rather to develop a wiki that is able to deal with specific micronational subject matters in greater detail than Wikipedia can under its current policy content.
Whilst Wikipedia typically affords micronations a single page at most and has strict content policies that make it difficult for most micronations to earn a place there, MicroWiki accepts any and all micronations provided they adhere to (considerably more lenient) content policies. Instead of having a simple master page that describes their micronation, editors at MicroWiki can create specific pages for persons, government departments, historical events, important documents, concepts - anything that one could find on Wikipedia about a macronation. We accept a wide range of content, provided it adheres to our content guidelines and policies.
As a Wiki, MicroWiki is maintained by a team of Administrative staff, but the actual content of the website is created and edited by ordinary users. All of our articles have been contributed to the wiki by our users, who work together collaboratively. All of our content is provided under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. This means that you can change any of the content on this wiki unless otherwise specified, and take content off this wiki and use it for any purpose. Your right to do this however is conditional - you need to attribute the work to MicroWiki or to its specific creators, and you can only share it under the same license that we offer it to you.
Early Years (2005-2009)
MicroWiki was founded in May 2005 by a person named Fabian Maximilian Schneider, better known as MonsterFurby. However sadly in June 2005, Monsterfurby left MicroWiki and there was no succesor to him until September 2005 when the micronation of Arlberg joined the Wiki.
However the micronation of Arlberg dissolved in early 2006. In January 2006, Funkybrain became MicroWiki's main adminstrator. However in August 2006, Monsterfurby returned and became co-administrator and later left.
Both Funkybrain and Monsterfurby were replaced by Cesidio Tallini who continued to rule the wiki until 2008.
He was replaced by Joe Foxon (founder of the MFA) and Robert Lethler of Erusia, which the latter continued to rule MicroWiki until 2010.
In 2009 several conflicts began on MicroWiki and micronations in Antarctica flared. Westartica's claims is what started those conflicts.
By August 2009, it went alright until January 2010 when another conflict began and on July 2010 many micronationalists thought that Robert Lethler was fictional character and Lethler left MicroWiki in July 2010.
Post Lethler (2010-2011)
When Lethler left in July 2010, they were no major conflicts on MicroWiki to this date (apart from the conflict between Danland and Sirocco over copyright infringement on Micro High). Sadly in November 2010, the Wikia staff, as MicroWiki was originally made on, refused to listen to its administrators and this led the MicroWiki to abandon Wikia and moved to new hosting services done by Pierre d'Egtavie.
Modern Era (2011-present)
When in late 2010, the Wikia staff voted Kyng Fyrst as the new administrator to MicroWikia, as the old MicroWiki was to be called from now on, the next month many people started to forget on Kyng Fyrst and the Slinky Empyre was dissolved on that month.
During the SOPA/PIPA protests in the US on January 18th, 2012; MicroWiki was blacked out with the words: We are not pirates!
- Recent Changes - see the 100 newest changes to the wiki over the past week
- Page List - a list of all the pages catalogued in alphabetical order
- New Pages - a list of the most recently created articles
- Categories List - a list of all the categories on the site in alphabetical order
- Random Page - visit a random page on the wiki
Microwiki is available in 29 different languages in Caran, Dannish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Francillian, Francillish, French, German, Gordonz, Hungarian, Indonesian, Japanese, Juclandian, Kuhugi, Moylurgian, Pannonian, Portuguese, Pristinian, Prsanean, Resqwerlandish, Romanian, Senyanese, Spanish, Swedish, West Germanic, Zealandian and Vulteve (Вультёьве).
- "MicroWikia" now almost always refers to the relatively small community left at the wikia domain, and has not been used to describe the main website since most users transferred to the org.uk site in late 2010.