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 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)
  • Read pages (read)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • 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)
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)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Rename users (renameuser)
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)
  • Create and (de)activate tags (managechangetags)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Delete tags from the database (deletechangetags)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Delete pages with large histories (bigdelete)
  • 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)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Mass delete pages (nuke)
  • 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 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)
  • 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 the spam blacklist log (spamblacklistlog)
  • View title blacklist log (titleblacklistlog)
  • editBinaries (editBinaries)
  • editBinaries_talk (editBinaries_talk)
  • editCLA (editCLA)
  • editCLA_talk (editCLA_talk)
  • editCompatibility (editCompatibility)
  • editCompatibility_talk (editCompatibility_talk)
  • editContributors (editContributors)
  • editContributors_talk (editContributors_talk)
  • editDemo (editDemo)
  • editDemo_talk (editDemo_talk)
  • editDesign (editDesign)
  • editDesignReview (editDesignReview)
  • editDesignReview_talk (editDesignReview_talk)
  • editDesign_talk (editDesign_talk)
  • editDevelopment_Support (editDevelopment_Support)
  • editDevelopment_Support_talk (editDevelopment_Support_talk)
  • editFAQ (editFAQ)
  • editFAQ_talk (editFAQ_talk)
  • editHosting (editHosting)
  • editHosting_talk (editHosting_talk)
  • editHowTo (editHowTo)
  • editHowTo_talk (editHowTo_talk)
  • editImplementation (editImplementation)
  • editImplementationReview (editImplementationReview)
  • editImplementationReview_talk (editImplementationReview_talk)
  • editImplementation_talk (editImplementation_talk)
  • editLicense (editLicense)
  • editLicense_talk (editLicense_talk)
  • editMaintenance (editMaintenance)
  • editMaintenance_talk (editMaintenance_talk)
  • editRequirements (editRequirements)
  • editRequirements_talk (editRequirements_talk)
  • editSecurityReview (editSecurityReview)
  • editSecurityReview_talk (editSecurityReview_talk)
  • editSources (editSources)
  • editSources_talk (editSources_talk)
  • editTest (editTest)
  • editTestResult (editTestResult)
  • editTestResult_talk (editTestResult_talk)
  • editTest_talk (editTest_talk)
  • editToDo (editToDo)
  • editToDo_talk (editToDo_talk)
  • editWishList (editWishList)
  • editWishList_talk (editWishList_talk)
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)
  • Edit the content model of a page (editcontentmodel)
  • 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)

Namespace restrictions

NamespaceRight(s) allowing user to edit
MediaWiki
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
Gadget
  • Edit gadget JavaScript and CSS pages (gadgets-edit)
Gadget definition
  • Edit gadget definitions (gadgets-definition-edit)
Requirements
  • editRequirements (editRequirements)
Requirements talk
  • editRequirements_talk (editRequirements_talk)
WishList
  • editWishList (editWishList)
WishList talk
  • editWishList_talk (editWishList_talk)
ToDo
  • editToDo (editToDo)
ToDo talk
  • editToDo_talk (editToDo_talk)
Design
  • editDesign (editDesign)
Design talk
  • editDesign_talk (editDesign_talk)
Implementation
  • editImplementation (editImplementation)
Implementation talk
  • editImplementation_talk (editImplementation_talk)
FAQ
  • editFAQ (editFAQ)
FAQ talk
  • editFAQ_talk (editFAQ_talk)
HowTo
  • editHowTo (editHowTo)
HowTo talk
  • editHowTo_talk (editHowTo_talk)
Sources
  • editSources (editSources)
Sources talk
  • editSources_talk (editSources_talk)
Binaries
  • editBinaries (editBinaries)
Binaries talk
  • editBinaries_talk (editBinaries_talk)
Demo
  • editDemo (editDemo)
Demo talk
  • editDemo_talk (editDemo_talk)
Test
  • editTest (editTest)
Test talk
  • editTest_talk (editTest_talk)
TestResult
  • editTestResult (editTestResult)
TestResult talk
  • editTestResult_talk (editTestResult_talk)
DesignReview
  • editDesignReview (editDesignReview)
DesignReview talk
  • editDesignReview_talk (editDesignReview_talk)
ImplementationReview
  • editImplementationReview (editImplementationReview)
ImplementationReview talk
  • editImplementationReview_talk (editImplementationReview_talk)
SecurityReview
  • editSecurityReview (editSecurityReview)
SecurityReview talk
  • editSecurityReview_talk (editSecurityReview_talk)
Compatibility
  • editCompatibility (editCompatibility)
Compatibility talk
  • editCompatibility_talk (editCompatibility_talk)
License
  • editLicense (editLicense)
License talk
  • editLicense_talk (editLicense_talk)
CLA
  • editCLA (editCLA)
CLA talk
  • editCLA_talk (editCLA_talk)
Contributors
  • editContributors (editContributors)
Contributors talk
  • editContributors_talk (editContributors_talk)
Development Support
  • editDevelopment_Support (editDevelopment_Support)
Development Support talk
  • editDevelopment_Support_talk (editDevelopment_Support_talk)
Maintenance
  • editMaintenance (editMaintenance)
Maintenance talk
  • editMaintenance_talk (editMaintenance_talk)
Hosting
  • editHosting (editHosting)
Hosting talk
  • editHosting_talk (editHosting_talk)