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wirechan FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions


What is wirechan?

A Lain focused community that encourages philosophical, technological and cyberpunk discussion, this being with a mature userbase. We have a variety of boards for you entertainment and discussion. The Wirechan experience is expected to be comfy, and philosophical. Visualize Wirechan as a dystopian cyberpunk world.

Is there somewhere else I can talk with the users of Wirechan?

Yes, we have an IRC channel in the Rizon network. Join us #wirechan.

Aren't you the same as x-chan?

Read the footer. We don't care about x or y chan. We are not the same, if you don't like it, go back from where you came from.

Wasn't this imageboard different?

It used to run in a software called iikoto. But the project was abandoned. So I (koi, owner of re:wire) decided to take wirechan back, now it runs under vichan.

Who worked on this?
  • rose: Original idea and former owner of Wirechan, creator of iikoto, creator of Wirechan's original theme. [github]
  • Aljam: Great assistance in the development, problem solving, pre-release instance. [Twitter]
  • Aztic: Great assistance in the development. [Send email / github]
  • quake: Assistance in problem solving for php pages and settings.
  • koi: Admin, new owner of Wirechan, creation of pages, project leader. [Twitter]

Will Wirechan get new things added?


What's the difference between re:wire and wirechan?

Even though Wirechan is part of "re:wire group", one isn't the same as another. They share users, but wirechan can be called a "child" of re:wire. We expect for Wirechan to eventually go in a different direction.

How do I enable gallery mode?

Click in the hyperlink to enable it and the click an image, gallery mode should be enabled, ta-da.

Who can I email for support?


What are the available text formattings?

Yes, we do have text formatting.

  • [spoiler]Spoiler[/spoiler] for Spoiler
  • [i]Italics[/i] for italics
  • [b]Bold[/b] for bold
  • __Underline__ for Underline
  • ~~Strikethrough~~ for Strikethrough
  • [code]Code[/code] for

Any of these should not work, post a thread or let the admin or a mod know, thanks.

If you want to make your life easier and not remember these... "Options" -> "Formatting Options" and check "Formatting toolbar", you should now have a wrap option and a way to select the available formattings

Why is this FAQ so short?

Why do you need more? If you have any questions, ask in the IRC channel.