User group rights

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)
  • 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)
ActiveSupport
(list of members)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Read pages (read)
BetaTester
(list of members)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Read pages (read)
IPS
(list of members)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • ns100_create (ns100_create)
  • ns100_edit (ns100_edit)
  • ns100_move (ns100_move)
  • ns100_move-target (ns100_move-target)
  • ns100_read (ns100_read)
  • ns101_create (ns101_create)
  • ns101_edit (ns101_edit)
  • ns101_move (ns101_move)
  • ns101_read (ns101_read)
  • ns104_create (ns104_create)
  • ns104_edit (ns104_edit)
  • ns104_move (ns104_move)
  • ns104_move-target (ns104_move-target)
  • ns104_read (ns104_read)
  • ns105_create (ns105_create)
  • ns105_edit (ns105_edit)
  • ns105_move (ns105_move)
  • ns105_move-target (ns105_move-target)
  • ns105_read (ns105_read)
Partners
(list of members)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Read pages (read)
  • ns106_create (ns106_create)
  • ns106_edit (ns106_edit)
  • ns106_move (ns106_move)
  • ns106_move-target (ns106_move-target)
  • ns106_read (ns106_read)
  • ns107_create (ns107_create)
  • ns107_edit (ns107_edit)
  • ns107_move (ns107_move)
  • ns107_move-target (ns107_move-target)
  • ns107_read (ns107_read)
Staff
(list of members)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Read pages (read)
  • ns100_create (ns100_create)
  • ns100_edit (ns100_edit)
  • ns100_move (ns100_move)
  • ns100_move-target (ns100_move-target)
  • ns100_read (ns100_read)
  • ns101_create (ns101_create)
  • ns101_edit (ns101_edit)
  • ns101_move (ns101_move)
  • ns101_move-target (ns101_move-target)
  • ns101_read (ns101_read)
  • ns102_create (ns102_create)
  • ns102_edit (ns102_edit)
  • ns102_move (ns102_move)
  • ns102_move-target (ns102_move-target)
  • ns102_read (ns102_read)
  • ns103_create (ns103_create)
  • ns103_edit (ns103_edit)
  • ns103_move (ns103_move)
  • ns103_move-target (ns103_move-target)
  • ns103_read (ns103_read)
  • ns104_create (ns104_create)
  • ns104_edit (ns104_edit)
  • ns104_move (ns104_move)
  • ns104_move-target (ns104_move-target)
  • ns104_read (ns104_read)
  • ns105_create (ns105_create)
  • ns105_edit (ns105_edit)
  • ns105_move (ns105_move)
  • ns105_move-target (ns105_move-target)
  • ns105_read (ns105_read)
  • ns106_create (ns106_create)
  • ns106_edit (ns106_edit)
  • ns106_move (ns106_move)
  • ns106_move-target (ns106_move-target)
  • ns106_read (ns106_read)
  • ns107_create (ns107_create)
  • ns107_edit (ns107_edit)
  • ns107_move (ns107_move)
  • ns107_move-target (ns107_move-target)
  • ns107_read (ns107_read)
TrialUser
(list of members)
  • Read pages (read)
Autoconfirmed users
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Comment administrators
(list of members)
  • Administrate user-submitted comments (commentadmin)
Administrators
(list of members)
  • Administrate user-submitted comments (commentadmin)
  • 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 and delete tags from the database (managechangetags)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Delete pages with large histories (bigdelete)
  • Edit all user rights (userrights)
  • Edit other users' CSS files (editusercss)
  • Edit other users' JavaScript files (edituserjs)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • 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 message groups (translate-manage)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Mark versions of pages for translation (pagetranslation)
  • 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)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Quickly rollback the edits of the last user who edited a particular page (rollback)
  • Search deleted pages (browsearchive)
  • Submit comments (comment)
  • Unblock oneself (unblockself)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Use external links in comments (commentlinks)
  • 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)
  • ns100_delete (ns100_delete)
  • ns101_delete (ns101_delete)
  • ns102_delete (ns102_delete)
  • ns103_delete (ns103_delete)
  • ns104_delete (ns104_delete)
  • ns105_delete (ns105_delete)
  • ns106_delete (ns106_delete)
  • ns107_delete (ns107_delete)
  • ns108_create (ns108_create)
  • ns108_delete (ns108_delete)
  • ns108_edit (ns108_edit)
  • ns108_move (ns108_move)
  • ns108_move-target (ns108_move-target)
  • ns108_read (ns108_read)
  • ns1198_create (ns1198_create)
  • ns1198_edit (ns1198_edit)
  • ns1198_move (ns1198_move)
  • ns1198_read (ns1198_read)
  • viewsearchlog (viewsearchlog)
translator
(list of members)
  • Change workflow state of message groups (translate-groupreview)
  • Edit using the translate interface (translate)
  • Import offline translations (translate-import)
  • Review translations (translate-messagereview)
  • ns1198_create (ns1198_create)
  • ns1198_edit (ns1198_edit)
  • ns1198_move (ns1198_move)
  • ns1198_read (ns1198_read)
  • skipcaptcha (skipcaptcha)
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)
  • 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)
  • Submit comments (comment)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)

Namespace restrictions

NamespaceRight(s) allowing user to edit
MediaWiki
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
Translations
  • Edit using the translate interface (translate)