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User group rights

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The following is a list of user groups defined on this wiki, with their associated access rights. There may be additional information about individual rights.

Legend:

  • Granted right
  • Revoked right
GroupRights
(all)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Edit your own preferences (editmyoptions)
  • Edit your own private data (e.g. email address, real name) (editmyprivateinfo)
  • Edit your own user CSS files (editmyusercss)
  • Edit your own user JavaScript files (editmyuserjs)
  • Edit your own watchlist. Note some actions will still add pages even without this right. (editmywatchlist)
  • Merge their account (centralauth-merge)
  • Read pages (read)
  • View the abuse log (abusefilter-log)
  • View your own private data (e.g. email address, real name) (viewmyprivateinfo)
  • View your own watchlist (viewmywatchlist)
Columnists
(list of members)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (skipcaptcha)
  • column (column)
  • report (report)
Writers
(list of members)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (skipcaptcha)
  • report (report)
Autoconfirmed users
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (skipcaptcha)
  • Use the upload button on mobile pages (mf-uploadbutton)
  • View abuse filters (abusefilter-view)
  • View detailed abuse log entries (abusefilter-log-detail)
Bots
(list of members)
  • Be treated as an automated process (bot)
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (suppressredirect)
  • Not have minor edits to discussion pages trigger the new messages prompt (nominornewtalk)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (skipcaptcha)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (apihighlimits)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • column (column)
  • report (report)
Bureaucrats
(list of members)
  • Block a user from sending email (blockemail)
  • Block other users from editing (block)
  • Bypass IP blocks, auto-blocks and range blocks (ipblock-exempt)
  • Bypass automatic blocks of Tor exit nodes (torunblocked)
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade-protected pages (protect)
  • Check user's IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • Create and delete tags from the database (managechangetags)
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Delete and undelete specific revisions of pages (deleterevision)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Delete pages with large histories (bigdelete)
  • Edit other users' CSS and JavaScript files (editusercssjs)
  • Edit other users' CSS files (editusercss)
  • Edit other users' JavaScript files (edituserjs)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only administrators" (editprotected)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Edit the content model of a page (editcontentmodel)
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Import pages from a file upload (importupload)
  • Import pages from other wikis (import)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Merge the history of pages (mergehistory)
  • Modify abuse filters (abusefilter-modify)
  • Move category pages (move-categorypages)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Move pages with their subpages (move-subpages)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (suppressredirect)
  • Override files on the shared media repository locally (reupload-shared)
  • Override the spoofing checks (override-antispoof)
  • Override the title or username blacklist (tboverride)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (skipcaptcha)
  • Quickly rollback the edits of the last user who edited a particular page (rollback)
  • Search deleted pages (browsearchive)
  • Unblock oneself (unblockself)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (apihighlimits)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • View a list of unwatched pages (unwatchedpages)
  • View deleted history entries, without their associated text (deletedhistory)
  • View deleted text and changes between deleted revisions (deletedtext)
  • View detailed abuse log entries (abusefilter-log-detail)
  • View the checkuser log (checkuser-log)
  • View, hide and unhide specific revisions of pages from any user (suppressrevision)
  • checkemail (checkemail)
  • column (column)
  • editlock-exempt (editlock-exempt)
  • lockediting (lockediting)
  • proxyunbannable (proxyunbannable)
  • report (report)
  • Add groups: Bots, Support Staff, Administrators and Senior Writers
  • Remove groups: Bots, Support Staff, Administrators and Senior Writers
Check users
(list of members)
  • Check user's IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • View the checkuser log (checkuser-log)
Board of Editors
(list of members)
  • Block a user from sending email (blockemail)
  • Block other users from editing (block)
  • Bypass IP blocks, auto-blocks and range blocks (ipblock-exempt)
  • Bypass automatic blocks of Tor exit nodes (torunblocked)
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade-protected pages (protect)
  • Check user's IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • Create and delete tags from the database (managechangetags)
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Delete and undelete specific log entries (deletelogentry)
  • Delete and undelete specific revisions of pages (deleterevision)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Delete pages with large histories (bigdelete)
  • Edit all user rights (userrights)
  • Edit interwiki data (interwiki)
  • Edit other users' CSS and JavaScript files (editusercssjs)
  • Edit other users' CSS files (editusercss)
  • Edit other users' JavaScript files (edituserjs)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only administrators" (editprotected)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Edit the content model of a page (editcontentmodel)
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
  • Edit user rights of users on other wikis (userrights-interwiki)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Import pages from a file upload (importupload)
  • Import pages from other wikis (import)
  • Lock and unlock the database (siteadmin)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Mass delete pages (nuke)
  • Merge the history of pages (mergehistory)
  • Modify abuse filters (abusefilter-modify)
  • Move category pages (move-categorypages)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Move pages with their subpages (move-subpages)
  • Move root user pages (move-rootuserpages)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (suppressredirect)
  • Override files on the shared media repository locally (reupload-shared)
  • Override the title or username blacklist (tboverride)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (skipcaptcha)
  • Quickly rollback the edits of the last user who edited a particular page (rollback)
  • Rename users (renameuser)
  • Search deleted pages (browsearchive)
  • Unblock oneself (unblockself)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (apihighlimits)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • View a list of unwatched pages (unwatchedpages)
  • View deleted history entries, without their associated text (deletedhistory)
  • View deleted text and changes between deleted revisions (deletedtext)
  • View detailed abuse log entries (abusefilter-log-detail)
  • View the checkuser log (checkuser-log)
  • View, hide and unhide specific revisions of pages from any user (suppressrevision)
  • centralauth-admin (centralauth-admin)
  • checkemail (checkemail)
  • column (column)
  • editlock-exempt (editlock-exempt)
  • lockediting (lockediting)
  • proxyunbannable (proxyunbannable)
  • report (report)
editlock-exempt
(list of members)
  • editlock-exempt (editlock-exempt)
Support Staff
(list of members)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Delete and undelete specific revisions of pages (deleterevision)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only administrators" (editprotected)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Move pages with their subpages (move-subpages)
  • Override the title or username blacklist (tboverride)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (skipcaptcha)
  • Quickly rollback the edits of the last user who edited a particular page (rollback)
  • View a list of unwatched pages (unwatchedpages)
  • View deleted history entries, without their associated text (deletedhistory)
  • column (column)
  • editlock-exempt (editlock-exempt)
  • report (report)
Senior Writers
(list of members)
  • Block a user from sending email (blockemail)
  • Block other users from editing (block)
  • Bypass IP blocks, auto-blocks and range blocks (ipblock-exempt)
  • Bypass automatic blocks of Tor exit nodes (torunblocked)
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade-protected pages (protect)
  • Check user's IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • Create and delete tags from the database (managechangetags)
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Delete and undelete specific revisions of pages (deleterevision)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Delete pages with large histories (bigdelete)
  • Edit other users' CSS and JavaScript files (editusercssjs)
  • Edit other users' CSS files (editusercss)
  • Edit other users' JavaScript files (edituserjs)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only administrators" (editprotected)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Edit the content model of a page (editcontentmodel)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Import pages from a file upload (importupload)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Merge the history of pages (mergehistory)
  • Modify abuse filters (abusefilter-modify)
  • Move category pages (move-categorypages)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Move pages with their subpages (move-subpages)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (suppressredirect)
  • Override files on the shared media repository locally (reupload-shared)
  • Override the title or username blacklist (tboverride)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (skipcaptcha)
  • Quickly rollback the edits of the last user who edited a particular page (rollback)
  • Search deleted pages (browsearchive)
  • Unblock oneself (unblockself)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (apihighlimits)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • View a list of unwatched pages (unwatchedpages)
  • View deleted history entries, without their associated text (deletedhistory)
  • View deleted text and changes between deleted revisions (deletedtext)
  • View detailed abuse log entries (abusefilter-log-detail)
  • View the checkuser log (checkuser-log)
  • checkemail (checkemail)
  • column (column)
  • editlock-exempt (editlock-exempt)
  • lockediting (lockediting)
  • proxyunbannable (proxyunbannable)
  • report (report)
steward
(list of members)
  • Lock or unlock global account (centralauth-lock)
  • Suppress or hide global account (centralauth-oversight)
  • Unmerge global account (centralauth-unmerge)
Administrators
(list of members)
  • Block a user from sending email (blockemail)
  • Block other users from editing (block)
  • Bypass IP blocks, auto-blocks and range blocks (ipblock-exempt)
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade-protected pages (protect)
  • Check user's IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • Create and delete tags from the database (managechangetags)
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Delete and undelete specific revisions of pages (deleterevision)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Edit other users' CSS and JavaScript files (editusercssjs)
  • Edit other users' CSS files (editusercss)
  • Edit other users' JavaScript files (edituserjs)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only administrators" (editprotected)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Edit the content model of a page (editcontentmodel)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Import pages from a file upload (importupload)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Merge the history of pages (mergehistory)
  • Modify abuse filters (abusefilter-modify)
  • Move category pages (move-categorypages)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Move pages with their subpages (move-subpages)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (suppressredirect)
  • Override files on the shared media repository locally (reupload-shared)
  • Override the spoofing checks (override-antispoof)
  • Override the title or username blacklist (tboverride)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (skipcaptcha)
  • Quickly rollback the edits of the last user who edited a particular page (rollback)
  • Search deleted pages (browsearchive)
  • Unblock oneself (unblockself)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (apihighlimits)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • Use the upload button on mobile pages (mf-uploadbutton)
  • View a list of unwatched pages (unwatchedpages)
  • View deleted history entries, without their associated text (deletedhistory)
  • View deleted text and changes between deleted revisions (deletedtext)
  • View detailed abuse log entries (abusefilter-log-detail)
  • View title blacklist log (titleblacklistlog)
  • checkemail (checkemail)
  • column (column)
  • editlock-exempt (editlock-exempt)
  • lockediting (lockediting)
  • report (report)
Technical staff
(list of members)
  • Block a user from sending email (blockemail)
  • Block other users from editing (block)
  • Bypass IP blocks, auto-blocks and range blocks (ipblock-exempt)
  • Bypass automatic blocks of Tor exit nodes (torunblocked)
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade-protected pages (protect)
  • Check user's IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • Create and delete tags from the database (managechangetags)
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Delete and undelete specific log entries (deletelogentry)
  • Delete and undelete specific revisions of pages (deleterevision)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Delete pages with large histories (bigdelete)
  • Edit all user rights (userrights)
  • Edit interwiki data (interwiki)
  • Edit other users' CSS and JavaScript files (editusercssjs)
  • Edit other users' CSS files (editusercss)
  • Edit other users' JavaScript files (edituserjs)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only administrators" (editprotected)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Edit the content model of a page (editcontentmodel)
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
  • Edit user rights of users on other wikis (userrights-interwiki)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Import pages from a file upload (importupload)
  • Import pages from other wikis (import)
  • Lock and unlock the database (siteadmin)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Mass delete pages (nuke)
  • Merge the history of pages (mergehistory)
  • Modify abuse filters (abusefilter-modify)
  • Move category pages (move-categorypages)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Move pages with their subpages (move-subpages)
  • Move root user pages (move-rootuserpages)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (suppressredirect)
  • Override files on the shared media repository locally (reupload-shared)
  • Override the title or username blacklist (tboverride)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (skipcaptcha)
  • Quickly rollback the edits of the last user who edited a particular page (rollback)
  • Rename users (renameuser)
  • Search deleted pages (browsearchive)
  • Unblock oneself (unblockself)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (apihighlimits)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • View a list of unwatched pages (unwatchedpages)
  • View deleted history entries, without their associated text (deletedhistory)
  • View deleted text and changes between deleted revisions (deletedtext)
  • View detailed abuse log entries (abusefilter-log-detail)
  • View the checkuser log (checkuser-log)
  • View, hide and unhide specific revisions of pages from any user (suppressrevision)
  • centralauth-admin (centralauth-admin)
  • checkemail (checkemail)
  • column (column)
  • editlock-exempt (editlock-exempt)
  • lockediting (lockediting)
  • proxyunbannable (proxyunbannable)
  • report (report)
Users
(list of members)
  • Add and remove arbitrary tags on individual revisions and log entries (changetags)
  • Apply tags along with one's changes (applychangetags)
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Mark edits as minor (minoredit)
  • Move category pages (move-categorypages)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • Purge the site cache for a page without confirmation (purge)
  • Read pages (read)
  • Send email to other users (sendemail)
Widget editors
(list of members)
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)

Namespace restrictions

NamespaceRight(s) allowing user to edit
(Main)
  • report (report)
User
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
File
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade-protected pages (protect)
File talk
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade-protected pages (protect)
MediaWiki
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
Column
  • column (column)
Widget
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)
Gadget
  • Edit gadget JavaScript and CSS pages (gadgets-edit)
Gadget definition
  • Edit gadget definitions (gadgets-definition-edit)