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Help for Existing Editors

I'm an editor, but I forgot my password. How can I retrieve my account password?
Go to Forgot password - your password will be emailed to the address you provided on your account.
I'm an editor, and I need help with editing!
If you're new to editing, it's likely that you'll have many questions initially. First, review the editing guidelines carefully. If you need further assistance, browse the "New Editors" forum found at the top of the forums page. Often times, someone else has run into the same problem, so it would be a good idea to do a "Forum Search", found on the bottom of the forums page.
I am an editor, but I can't seem to login. Why?

Your account may be inactive for a variety of reasons. If you haven't made any edits in the past 4 months, your account may have expired due to inactivity. Sometimes category moves can cause editor accounts to become inactive. If someone accidentally deletes the only category in which you edit, your account may have become inadvertently inactive. Don't panic, your account can be restored, and your editing history is always kept on file. To be considered for reinstatement, simply fill out the reinstatement form.

Unfortunately, other accounts are removed because an editor has abused his/her editing privileges. Although we regret having to remove any editor, it always done in the best interest of the ODP and the community. All reinstatements will be dependent on our editing history, and how effectively you worked with other members in the community.

My account was removed due to guideline violations. I would like to be given another chance. How do I get my account reactivated?
Use the staff feedback form, and include the account name your wish to reinstate. In consultation with the meta community, we will consider your request.
Can I have more than one editor account?
No. All editors should have one login and password. Creating multiple logins is considered abuse, and when discovered, all accounts will be removed.