Freenode has IRC channels dedicated to many wikis in wikia and wikipedia. They are available for user to enter in a real time discussions in groups of users.
Qwebirc is a a new in-browser AJAX client, based on Quakenet's Web client. This client replaced mibbit on freenode[note 1]. You can automatically join "#wikia-vocaloids" by simply clicking this link and choosing a nickname. To use this client manually, click here, enter a username on the "nickname" box, input "#wikia-vocaloids" and any other channel seperated by commas in the channels box, and click "connect." Client is located at http://webchat.freenode.net/
How to register your nickname and identifyEdit
- Main article IRC on Wikia
You can register your nick with the nickserv service. Type /msg nickserv register <password> <e-mail>, e.g. /msg nickserv register foo firstname.lastname@example.org. After registering you must verify your registration using your provided e-mail otherwise it will be automatically dropped after 24 hours. When logging on later on type /msg nickserv identify <password> so that nickserv can identify you as the owner of a nick. For more help, type /msg nickserv help.
- "/msg nickserv help" or "/msg chanserv help" is how to get official freenode help on this matter.
- What you will see once you've registered:
-NickServ- This nickname is owned by someone else -NickServ- If this is your nickname, type /msg NickServ IDENTIFY <password>