Wikipedia uses Mediawiki for managing the site. Wikipedia also has hierarchy of volunteers. 

Volunteer Role Hierarchy :

Source :

  • Signed Users

  • Unsigned Users

Important Committees & Formal Teams

    • Founder

    • Wikipedia Strategy

      • Regional

    • Wikipedia Outreach
      • This area is for people who have never edited wiki  before. It acts a knowledge base and point to develop next generation of wikipedia.
      • Bookshelf project [ Important] : create a core set of public outreach materials designed to recruit new Wikipedia editors by increasing their awareness and interest, fostering excitement, and providing the training tools new editors need to get started.
      • Best Practices [Important] : collection of articles describing experiences in winning new volunteers, partners, content, and audiences.


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