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)
  • Can view results in AJAX-based polls (ajaxpoll-view-results)
  • Can vote in AJAX-based polls (ajaxpoll-vote)
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Edit your own preferences (editmyoptions)
  • Edit your own private data (e.g. email address, real name) (editmyprivateinfo)
  • Edit your own watchlist. Note some actions will still add pages even without this right. (editmywatchlist)
  • Hide Structured Discussions topics and posts (flow-hide)
  • Read pages (read)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • View abuse filters (abusefilter-view)
  • View detailed abuse log entries (abusefilter-log-detail)
  • View the abuse log (abusefilter-log)
  • View your own private data (e.g. email address, real name) (viewmyprivateinfo)
  • View your own watchlist (viewmywatchlist)
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 external links in comments (commentlinks)
Bots
(list of members)
  • Be treated as an automated process (bot)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • 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)
Bureaucrats
(list of members)
  • Batch delete pages (deletebatch)
  • Batch delete pages as "Delete page script" (deletebatch-spoof)
  • Edit all user rights (userrights)
  • Merge users (usermerge)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Rename users (renameuser)
  • Add group: Forum administrators
  • Remove group: Forum administrators
Check users
(list of members)
  • Check users' IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • View the checkuser log (checkuser-log)
Comment administrators
(list of members)
  • Administrate user-submitted comments (commentadmin)
Structured Discussions bots
(list of members)
  • Create Structured Discussions boards in any location (flow-create-board)
Forum administrators
(list of members)
Interface administrators
(list of members)
  • Edit other users' CSS files (editusercss)
  • Edit other users' JSON files (edituserjson)
  • Edit other users' JavaScript files (edituserjs)
  • Edit sitewide CSS (editsitecss)
  • Edit sitewide JSON (editsitejson)
  • Edit sitewide JavaScript (editsitejs)
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
mod
(list of members)
  • Block other users from editing (block)
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade-protected pages (protect)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Edit and delete threads and replies on the discussion board (wikiforum-moderator)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only administrators" (editprotected)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Edit using the translate interface (translate)
  • Mark versions of pages for translation (pagetranslation)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)
  • View deleted history entries, without their associated text (deletedhistory)
  • edit-template (edit-template)
staff
(list of members)
  • Administrate question games (quizadmin)
  • Allows populating other users' profiles for existing wikis (populate-user-profiles)
  • Create new and edit existing awards (awardsmanage)
  • Create new and edit existing gifts (giftadmin)
  • Update other users' social profiles (editothersprofiles)
  • View and update private information (email address) in other users' social profiles (editothersprofiles-private)
standuser
(list of members)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only administrators" (editprotected)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (suppressredirect)
  • 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)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)
  • edit-template (edit-template)
Suppressors
(list of members)
  • Block a username, hiding it from the public (hideuser)
  • Delete and undelete specific log entries (deletelogentry)
  • Delete and undelete specific revisions of pages (deleterevision)
  • Hide entries in the abuse log (abusefilter-hide-log)
  • Suppress Structured Discussions topics and posts (flow-suppress)
  • View hidden abuse log entries (abusefilter-hidden-log)
  • View private logs (suppressionlog)
  • View revisions hidden from any user (viewsuppressed)
  • View, hide and unhide specific revisions of pages from any user (suppressrevision)
Administrators
(list of members)
  • Add, edit and delete categories and forums on the discussion board (wikiforum-admin)
  • Administrate question games (quizadmin)
  • Administrate user-submitted comments (commentadmin)
  • Allows populating other users' profiles for existing wikis (populate-user-profiles)
  • Block a user from sending email (blockemail)
  • Block other users from editing (block)
  • Bypass IP blocks, auto-blocks and range blocks (ipblock-exempt)
  • Change page language (pagelang)
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade-protected pages (protect)
  • Create and (de)activate tags (managechangetags)
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)
  • Create new and edit existing awards (awardsmanage)
  • Create new and edit existing gifts (giftadmin)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Create or modify abuse filters (abusefilter-modify)
  • Delete tags from the database (deletechangetags)
  • Delete Structured Discussions topics and posts (flow-delete)
  • Delete and undelete specific log entries (deletelogentry)
  • Delete and undelete specific revisions of pages (deleterevision)
  • Delete others' board messages (userboard-delete)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Delete pages with large histories (bigdelete)
  • Edit Structured Discussions posts by other users (flow-edit-post)
  • Edit and delete threads and replies on the discussion board (wikiforum-moderator)
  • Edit interwiki data (interwiki)
  • Edit other users' JSON files (edituserjson)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only administrators" (editprotected)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Edit sitewide JSON (editsitejson)
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
  • Edit using the translate interface (translate)
  • Generate top users reports (generatetopusersreport)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Import data (datatransferimport)
  • Import pages from a file upload (importupload)
  • Import pages from other wikis (import)
  • Lock and unlock the database (siteadmin)
  • Look up user preferences (lookupuser)
  • Make string replacements on the entire wiki (replacetext)
  • Mark Structured Discussions topics as resolved (flow-lock)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Mark versions of pages for translation (pagetranslation)
  • Mass delete pages (nuke)
  • Mass deletion of pages using DPL (dpl_param_delete_rules)
  • Mass update of pages using DPL (dpl_param_update_rules)
  • Merge the history of pages (mergehistory)
  • Modify abuse filters with restricted actions (abusefilter-modify-restricted)
  • 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)
  • Remove user's avatars (avatarremove)
  • Revert all changes by a given abuse filter (abusefilter-revert)
  • Search deleted pages (browsearchive)
  • See the link to Admin links (adminlinks)
  • Unblock oneself (unblockself)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)
  • Update edit counts (updatepoints)
  • Update other users' social profiles (editothersprofiles)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Upload files from a URL (upload_by_url)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (apihighlimits)
  • View a list of unwatched pages (unwatchedpages)
  • View abuse filters marked as private (abusefilter-view-private)
  • 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 log entries of abuse filters marked as private (abusefilter-log-private)
  • View private data in the abuse log (abusefilter-privatedetails)
  • View title blacklist log (titleblacklistlog)
  • deleteperm (deleteperm)
  • edit-talk (edit-talk)
  • edit-template (edit-template)
  • masseditregex (masseditregex)
translator
(list of members)
  • Edit using the translate interface (translate)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (skipcaptcha)
Users
(list of members)
  • Create new blog posts (createblogpost)
  • Add and remove arbitrary tags on individual revisions and log entries (changetags)
  • Apply tags along with one's changes (applychangetags)
  • Can view results in AJAX-based polls (ajaxpoll-view-results)
  • Can vote in AJAX-based polls (ajaxpoll-vote)
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Edit the content model of a page (editcontentmodel)
  • Edit using the translate interface (translate)
  • Edit your own user CSS files (editmyusercss)
  • Edit your own user JSON files (editmyuserjson)
  • Edit your own user JavaScript files (editmyuserjs)
  • Edit your own user JavaScript files that are redirects (editmyuserjsredirect)
  • Mark Structured Discussions topics as resolved (flow-lock)
  • Mark edits as minor (minoredit)
  • Mark versions of pages for translation (pagetranslation)
  • Move category pages (move-categorypages)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Move pages with their subpages (move-subpages)
  • Move root user pages (move-rootuserpages)
  • Override files on the shared media repository locally (reupload-shared)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Purge the site cache for a page (purge)
  • Read pages (read)
  • Send email to other users (sendemail)
  • Submit comments (comment)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • View the spam blacklist log (spamblacklistlog)
  • Vote pages (voteny)
Widget editors
(list of members)
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)

Namespace restrictions

NamespaceRight(s) allowing user to edit
Talk
  • edit-talk (edit-talk)
MediaWiki
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
Widget
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)
Blog
  • Edit pages (edit)
Translations
  • Edit using the translate interface (translate)
Gadget
  • Edit gadget JavaScript and CSS pages (gadgets-edit)
Gadget definition
  • Edit gadget definitions (gadgets-definition-edit)