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)
  • Automatically log in with an external user account
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">autocreateaccount</span>)
  • Edit your own preferences
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editmyoptions</span>)
  • Edit your own private data (e.g. email address, real name)
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editmyprivateinfo</span>)
  • Edit your own user CSS files
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editmyusercss</span>)
  • Edit your own user JavaScript files
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editmyuserjs</span>)
  • Edit your own watchlist. Note some actions will still add pages even without this right.
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editmywatchlist</span>)
  • Read pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">read</span>)
  • Use of the write API
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">writeapi</span>)
  • View your own private data (e.g. email address, real name)
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">viewmyprivateinfo</span>)
  • View your own watchlist
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">viewmywatchlist</span>)
Autoconfirmed users
  • Create discussion pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">createtalk</span>)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages)
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">createpage</span>)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users"
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editsemiprotected</span>)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">autoconfirmed</span>)
  • Upload files
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">upload</span>)
Automoderated users
(list of members)
  • Editing without moderation
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">skip-moderation</span>)
Bots
(list of members)
  • Be treated as an automated process
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">bot</span>)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users"
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editsemiprotected</span>)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">autopatrol</span>)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">autoconfirmed</span>)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">suppressredirect</span>)
  • Not have minor edits to discussion pages trigger the new messages prompt
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">nominornewtalk</span>)
  • Use higher limits in API queries
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">apihighlimits</span>)
  • Use of the write API
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">writeapi</span>)
Bureaucrats
(list of members)
  • Edit all user rights
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">userrights</span>)
  • Make string replacements on the entire wiki
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">replacetext</span>)
  • Not be affected by rate limits
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">noratelimit</span>)
Moderators
(list of members)
  • Moderating edits of other users
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">moderation</span>)
Administrators
(list of members)
  • Block a user from sending email
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">blockemail</span>)
  • Block other users from editing
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">block</span>)
  • Bypass IP blocks, auto-blocks and range blocks
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">ipblock-exempt</span>)
  • Can see IPs of edits in the moderation interface
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">moderation-checkuser</span>)
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade-protected pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">protect</span>)
  • Create and delete tags from the database
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">managechangetags</span>)
  • Create new user accounts
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">createaccount</span>)
  • Delete pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">delete</span>)
  • Delete pages with large histories
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">bigdelete</span>)
  • Edit other users' CSS files
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editusercss</span>)
  • Edit other users' JavaScript files
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">edituserjs</span>)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only administrators"
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editprotected</span>)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users"
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editsemiprotected</span>)
  • Edit the content model of a page
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editcontentmodel</span>)
  • Edit the user interface
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editinterface</span>)
  • Editing without moderation
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">skip-moderation</span>)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">autopatrol</span>)
  • Import pages from a file upload
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">importupload</span>)
  • Import pages from other wikis
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">import</span>)
  • Make string replacements on the entire wiki
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">replacetext</span>)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">patrol</span>)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">markbotedits</span>)
  • Mass delete pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">nuke</span>)
  • Merge the history of pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">mergehistory</span>)
  • Moderating edits of other users
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">moderation</span>)
  • Move category pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">move-categorypages</span>)
  • Move files
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">movefile</span>)
  • Move pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">move</span>)
  • Move pages with their subpages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">move-subpages</span>)
  • Move root user pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">move-rootuserpages</span>)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">autoconfirmed</span>)
  • Not be affected by rate limits
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">noratelimit</span>)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">suppressredirect</span>)
  • Override files on the shared media repository locally
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">reupload-shared</span>)
  • Overwrite existing files
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">reupload</span>)
  • Quickly rollback the edits of the last user who edited a particular page
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">rollback</span>)
  • Search deleted pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">browsearchive</span>)
  • Unblock oneself
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">unblockself</span>)
  • Undelete a page
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">undelete</span>)
  • Upload files
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">upload</span>)
  • Use higher limits in API queries
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">apihighlimits</span>)
  • View a list of unwatched pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">unwatchedpages</span>)
  • View deleted history entries, without their associated text
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">deletedhistory</span>)
  • View deleted text and changes between deleted revisions
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">deletedtext</span>)
  • Add group: Automoderated users
  • Remove group: Automoderated users
Users
(list of members)
  • Add and remove arbitrary tags on individual revisions and log entries
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">changetags</span>)
  • Apply tags along with one's changes
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">applychangetags</span>)
  • Edit pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">edit</span>)
  • Mark edits as minor
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">minoredit</span>)
  • Move category pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">move-categorypages</span>)
  • Override files on the shared media repository locally
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">reupload-shared</span>)
  • Overwrite existing files
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">reupload</span>)
  • Purge the site cache for a page without confirmation
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">purge</span>)
  • Read pages
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">read</span>)
  • Send email to other users
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">sendemail</span>)
  • Use of the write API
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">writeapi</span>)

Namespace restrictions

NamespaceRight(s) allowing user to edit
MediaWiki
  • Edit the user interface
    (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editinterface</span>)