SCP Foundation FAQ: Frequently asked questions about the SCP Foundation.
- Persons new to the SCP Foundation and would like to know more
- You are a staff member attempting to answer questions posed by a person new to the community.
How To Write An SCP: A guide detailing how to create an SCP article, which includes some tips on how to successfully create an SCP.
- Someone is attempting to write an SCP
- Someone is attempting to help somebody write an SCP.
Image Use Policy: A guide detailing the Image Team's policy on image use and CC-compliant images.
- Someone has questions about how to use an image
- Someone wishes to know if the image you want to use is appropriate
- Someone has questions about an image you have found on the site and want to approach the people responsible for images about it.
Licensing Guide: A guide detailing the Creative Commons license which governs the creative works associated with the SCP Foundation concept and website(s).
- Someone has questions about their creative works about the SCP Foundation
- Someone want to know more about the license
Site Rules: A set of rules governing behavior expected of site users.
- There is a disciplinary issue
- There is confusion as to whether or not something is against the site rules
- Someone wishes to know the site rules.
Tag Guide: A guide detailing the different tags on the site, and how to apply them.
- Someone is trying to tag an article.
Rewrite Guide: A guide detailing policy on how rewrites are done on the site.
- Someone wish to perform a rewrite
- You wish to know how the rewrite process is performed
- An article of yours has been rewritten
Chat Guide: A guide detailing chat rules, side chats, chat moderators, and any other information relevant to the SCP Foundation real-time chat.
- Someone wishes to use the chat
- There is a need to find a list of rules/moderators/etc.
Criticism Policy: A guide detailing acceptable criticism for articles posted to the mainsite, and to the draft critique forums.
- Someone wishes to know how to appropriately critique articles
- There is an issue of a forum post being inappropriate
User Deletions Guide and Full Staff Version: Guides detailing the deletions process from the perspective of users and staff.
- Someone needs to know how articles are deleted
- You have had an article deleted and wish to know why
- Improper deletions have occured
Extra-Community SCP Sites Guide: A guide detailing how to deal with extra-community sites and activities, including but not limited to translation sites and Foundation-related projects.
- Someone is attempting to create a foreign language translation site.
- You wish to know how to deal with a request for official endorsement of an off-site project.
Official Harassment Policy: Detailing the official policy of what constitutes an incident of harassment and what the consequences are.
- You wish to determine if an incident between two users constitutes harassment.
- The punishment for an incident of harassment needs to be determined.