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
Logged Out Users
  • 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)
  • Read pages (read)
  • View your own private data (e.g. email address, real name) (viewmyprivateinfo)
  • View your own watchlist (viewmywatchlist)
Alumni
(list of members)
  • Block a user from sending email (blockemail)
  • Block other users from editing (block)
  • Bypass automatic blocks of proxies (proxyunbannable)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only administrators" (editprotected)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Move pages with their subpages (move-subpages)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (suppressredirect)
  • Override files on the shared media repository locally (reupload-shared)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Patrol pages (patroller)
  • 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)
  • Upload files from a URL (upload_by_url)
  • View a list of unwatched pages (unwatchedpages)
  • View abuse filters (abusefilter-view)
  • 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 abuse log (abusefilter-log)
  • autoreview (autoreview)
  • bypassakismet (bypassakismet)
  • editalluserpages (editalluserpages)
  • movestable (movestable)
  • review (review)
Autoconfirmed Users
  • Allowed to use web chat (webchat)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • Send email to other users (sendemail)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • Use the upload button on mobile pages (mf-uploadbutton)
  • bypassakismet (bypassakismet)
blocked
  • Allowed to use web chat (webchat)
  • Block other users from editing (block)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Send email to other users (sendemail)
  • Upload files (upload)
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)
  • masseditregex (masseditregex)
Managers
(list of members)
  • Check user's IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)
  • Look up user preferences (lookupuser)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Merge users (usermerge)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Override the spoofing checks (override-antispoof)
  • Rename users (renameuser)
  • View wiki usage statistics (viewsystemstats)
  • View password reset emails (passwordreset)
  • disableaccount (disableaccount)
  • editalluserpages (editalluserpages)
  • masseditregex (masseditregex)
  • nuke (nuke)
  • povwatch_admin (povwatch_admin)
  • povwatch_user (povwatch_user)
  • sendbatchemail (sendbatchemail)
  • userboard-delete (userboard-delete)
  • userpagehits (userpagehits)
  • whoiswatchingtabbed (whoiswatchingtabbed)
  • Add groups: Administrators, Alumni, Bots, Trusted Users and Inspectors
  • Remove groups: Administrators, Alumni, Bots, Trusted Users and Inspectors
Check Users
(list of members)
  • Check user's IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • View the checkuser log (checkuser-log)
Verified Email
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
Executive Managers
(list of members)
  • Block a username, hiding it from the public (hideuser)
  • Check user's IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • Create or modify global abuse filters (abusefilter-modify-global)
  • Delete and undelete specific revisions of pages (deleterevision)
  • Edit all user rights (userrights)
  • Edit user rights of users on other wikis (userrights-interwiki)
  • Lock and unlock the database (siteadmin)
  • Look up user preferences (lookupuser)
  • Modify abuse filters (abusefilter-modify)
  • Modify abuse filters with restricted actions (abusefilter-modify-restricted)
  • Rename users (renameuser)
  • Revert all changes by a given abuse filter (abusefilter-revert)
  • Review and restore revisions hidden from administrators (suppressrevision)
  • Run maintenance scripts through Special:Maintenance (maintenance)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • View private data in the abuse log (abusefilter-private)
  • View private logs (suppressionlog)
  • apc (apc)
  • editalluserpages (editalluserpages)
  • piggyback (piggyback)
  • sudo (sudo)
  • userrights-global (userrights-global)
  • Add all groups
  • Remove all groups
  • Add groups to own account: Administrators and Managers
nomove
(list of members)
Administrators
(list of members)
  • Able to desysop another user, mutually (emergencydesysop)
  • Allowed to use web chat (webchat)
  • 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 new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Delete pages with large histories (bigdelete)
  • Edit interwiki data (interwiki)
  • 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 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)
  • Manage central notices (centralnotice-admin)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Merge the history of pages (mergehistory)
  • 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)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Patrol pages (patroller)
  • 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)
  • Upload files from a URL (upload_by_url)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (apihighlimits)
  • Use the upload button on mobile pages (mf-uploadbutton)
  • View wiki usage statistics (viewsystemstats)
  • View a list of unwatched pages (unwatchedpages)
  • View abuse filters (abusefilter-view)
  • 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 statistics about social tools (metricsview)
  • View the abuse log (abusefilter-log)
  • View the spam blacklist log (spamblacklistlog)
  • autoreview (autoreview)
  • avatarremove (avatarremove)
  • bypassakismet (bypassakismet)
  • edit-project (edit-project)
  • editalluserpages (editalluserpages)
  • movestable (movestable)
  • review (review)
  • Add groups: Trusted Users and nomove
  • Add group to own account: Bots
  • Remove groups from own account: Administrators, Managers and Bots
Trusted Users
(list of members)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • Patrol pages (patroller)
  • 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)
Logged in Users
(list of members)
  • Can view results in AJAX-based polls (ajaxpoll-view-results)
  • Can vote in AJAX-based polls (ajaxpoll-vote)
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Mark edits as minor (minoredit)
  • Move category pages (move-categorypages)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • 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)
  • Upload files (upload)

Namespace restrictions

NamespaceRight(s) allowing user to edit
MediaWiki
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
Widget
  • Create and edit widgets in the Widget namespace (editwidgets)