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If you want to run a bot on Commons, you must get permission first. To do so, file a request following the instructions below.
Please read Commons:Bots before making a request for bot permission.
Create a user account (while logged in to your normal account) and user page for the bot
Create your bot request:
Add your bot request to the list here:
Make a short test run with your bot account (30-50 edits/uploads) to allow other users to review your bot's tasks.
Waiting for approval.
You now need to wait for community approval. A bureaucrat will close the request and will also grant a bot flag, where necessary. Closed requests are moved to Commons:Bots/Archive.
Requests made on this page are automatically transcluded in Commons:Requests and votes for wider comment.
Requests for permission to run a botEdit
Before making a bot request, please read the new version of the Commons:Bots page. Read Commons:Bots#Information on bots and make sure you have added the required details to the bot's page. A good example can be found here.
When complete, pages listed here should be archived to Commons:Bots/Archive.