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 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 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)
  • Hide Flow topics and posts (flow-hide)
  • Read pages (read)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • View "Edit" tab for pages editable by form (viewedittab)
  • 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)
banling
(list of members)
  • Block a user from sending email (blockemail)
  • Block other users from editing (block)
  • Delete pages (delete)
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)
  • Edit all user rights (userrights)
  • Merge users (usermerge)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Override the spoofing checks (override-antispoof)
  • Rename users (renameuser)
Check users
(list of members)
  • Check user's IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • View the checkuser log (checkuser-log)
developers
(list of members)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • handbook-edit (handbook-edit)
  • herd-edit (herd-edit)
  • project-edit (project-edit)
electionstaff
(list of members)
  • electionstaff (electionstaff)
  • project-edit (project-edit)
Flow bots
(list of members)
  • Create Flow boards in any location (flow-create-board)
glep-editors
(list of members)
  • glep-edit (glep-edit)
handbook-editors
(list of members)
  • handbook-edit (handbook-edit)
headtranslators
(list of members)
  • Edit using the translate interface (translate)
  • Mark versions of pages for translation (pagetranslation)
oversight
(list of members)
  • Suppress Flow revisions (flow-suppress)
Semantic MediaWiki administrators
(list of members)
  • Access administration tasks (Semantic MediaWiki) (smw-admin)
Administrators
(list of members)
  • Access administration tasks (Semantic MediaWiki) (smw-admin)
  • 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 proxies (proxyunbannable)
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade-protected pages (protect)
  • Create Flow boards in any location (flow-create-board)
  • Create and delete tags from the database (managechangetags)
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Delete Flow topics and posts (flow-delete)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Delete pages with large histories (bigdelete)
  • Edit Flow posts by other users (flow-edit-post)
  • Edit other users' CSS files (editusercss)
  • Edit other users' JavaScript files (edituserjs)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only administrators" (editprotected)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Edit restricted form fields (editrestrictedfields)
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
  • Edit using the translate interface (translate)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Import pages from a file upload (importupload)
  • Import pages from other wikis (import)
  • Make string replacements on the entire wiki (replacetext)
  • Mark Flow 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)
  • Merge the history of pages (mergehistory)
  • Modify abuse filters (abusefilter-modify)
  • 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 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)
  • Revert all changes by a given abuse filter (abusefilter-revert)
  • Search deleted pages (browsearchive)
  • Unblock oneself (unblockself)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (apihighlimits)
  • 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 private data in the abuse log (abusefilter-private)
  • View the spam blacklist log (spamblacklistlog)
  • View title blacklist log (titleblacklistlog)
  • electionstaff (electionstaff)
  • Add group: translators
  • Remove group: translators
translators
(list of members)
  • Edit using the translate interface (translate)
trustees
(list of members)
  • foundation-edit (foundation-edit)
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 new semantic classes (createclass)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Mark Flow topics as resolved (flow-lock)
  • Mark edits as minor (minoredit)
  • 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 without confirmation (purge)
  • Read pages (read)
  • Send email to other users (sendemail)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
Widget editors
(list of members)
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)

Namespace restrictions

NamespaceRight(s) allowing user to edit
MediaWiki
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
Widget
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)
Project
  • project-edit (project-edit)
Herd
  • herd-edit (herd-edit)
Foundation
  • foundation-edit (foundation-edit)
GLEP
  • glep-edit (glep-edit)
GLEP Talk
  • glep-edit (glep-edit)
Handbook
  • handbook-edit (handbook-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)