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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 (autocreateaccount)
  • Edit your own preferences (editmyoptions)
  • Edit your own private data (e.g. email address, real name) (editmyprivateinfo)
  • 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)
  • wysiwyg (wysiwyg)
Autoconfirmed users
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Have their edits bypass moderation (skip-moderation)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
Automoderated users
(list of members)
  • Have their edits bypass moderation (skip-moderation)
  • Move pages without moderation (skip-move-moderation)
Bots
  • 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)
  • Have their edits bypass moderation (skip-moderation)
  • Move pages without moderation (skip-move-moderation)
  • 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)
checkuser
(list of members)
  • Can see IPs of editors in the moderation interface (moderation-checkuser)
editor
(list of members)
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Mark edits as minor (minoredit)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Overwrite existing files uploaded by oneself (reupload-own)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • contributors (contributors)
  • diff (diff)
  • displaysubtitle (displaysubtitle)
  • editsandbox (editsandbox)
  • history (history)
  • viewlinktolatest (viewlinktolatest)
  • watch (watch)
  • wysiwyg (wysiwyg)
industry
  • oldrevisions (oldrevisions)
  • viewlinktolatest (viewlinktolatest)
  • watch (watch)
  • wysiwyg (wysiwyg)
Interface administrators
(list of members)
  • Edit other users' CSS files (editusercss)
  • Edit other users' JSON files (edituserjson)
  • Edit other users' JavaScript files (edituserjs)
  • Edit sitewide CSS (editsitecss)
  • Edit sitewide JSON (editsitejson)
  • Edit sitewide JavaScript (editsitejs)
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
member
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Mark edits as minor (minoredit)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Overwrite existing files uploaded by oneself (reupload-own)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • contributors (contributors)
  • diff (diff)
  • displaysubtitle (displaysubtitle)
  • editsandbox (editsandbox)
  • history (history)
  • viewlinktolatest (viewlinktolatest)
  • watch (watch)
  • wysiwyg (wysiwyg)
Moderators
(list of members)
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Mark edits as minor (minoredit)
  • Moderate edits (moderation)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Overwrite existing files uploaded by oneself (reupload-own)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • contributors (contributors)
  • diff (diff)
  • displaysubtitle (displaysubtitle)
  • editglossary (editglossary)
  • editsandbox (editsandbox)
  • history (history)
  • viewlinktolatest (viewlinktolatest)
  • watch (watch)
  • wysiwyg (wysiwyg)
override
(list of members)
  • Add and remove arbitrary tags on individual revisions and log entries (changetags)
  • Apply tags along with one's changes (applychangetags)
  • Edit the content model of a page (editcontentmodel)
  • Edit your own user CSS files (editmyusercss)
  • Edit your own user JSON files (editmyuserjson)
  • Edit your own user JavaScript files (editmyuserjs)
  • Edit your own user JavaScript files that are redirects (editmyuserjsredirect)
  • Move category pages (move-categorypages)
  • Read pages (read)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • watch (watch)
Staff
(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 discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • 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 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 edits as minor (minoredit)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Merge the history of pages (mergehistory)
  • Moderate edits (moderation)
  • 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)
  • Overwrite existing files uploaded by oneself (reupload-own)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • contributors (contributors)
  • diff (diff)
  • displaysubtitle (displaysubtitle)
  • editglossary (editglossary)
  • editpetrowiki (editpetrowiki)
  • editsandbox (editsandbox)
  • history (history)
  • proxyunbannable (proxyunbannable)
  • searchEverything (searchEverything)
  • trackback (trackback)
  • viewlinktolatest (viewlinktolatest)
  • watch (watch)
  • wysiwyg (wysiwyg)
student
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Mark edits as minor (minoredit)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Overwrite existing files uploaded by oneself (reupload-own)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • contributors (contributors)
  • diff (diff)
  • displaysubtitle (displaysubtitle)
  • editsandbox (editsandbox)
  • history (history)
  • viewlinktolatest (viewlinktolatest)
  • watch (watch)
  • wysiwyg (wysiwyg)
Suppressors
(list of members)
  • Block a username, hiding it from the public (hideuser)
  • Delete and undelete specific log entries (deletelogentry)
  • Delete and undelete specific revisions of pages (deleterevision)
  • View private logs (suppressionlog)
  • View revisions hidden from any user (viewsuppressed)
  • View, hide and unhide specific revisions of pages from any user (suppressrevision)
Administrators
(list of members)
  • Batch-upload more files at once with Upload Wizard (mass-upload)
  • Be treated as an automated process (bot)
  • 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)
  • Configure Upload Wizard campaigns (upwizcampaigns)
  • Create and (de)activate tags (managechangetags)
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Delete tags from the database (deletechangetags)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Delete pages with large histories (bigdelete)
  • DeleteOldRevisions (DeleteOldRevisions)
  • Edit all user rights (userrights)
  • Edit other users' CSS files (editusercss)
  • Edit other users' JSON files (edituserjson)
  • 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 sitewide JSON (editsitejson)
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Have their edits bypass moderation (skip-moderation)
  • Import pages from a file upload (importupload)
  • Import pages from other wikis (import)
  • Mark edits as minor (minoredit)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Merge the history of pages (mergehistory)
  • Moderate edits (moderation)
  • Move category pages (move-categorypages)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Move pages with their subpages (move-subpages)
  • Move pages without moderation (skip-move-moderation)
  • 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)
  • Overwrite existing files uploaded by oneself (reupload-own)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • contributors (contributors)
  • diff (diff)
  • displaysubtitle (displaysubtitle)
  • editglossary (editglossary)
  • editpeh (editpeh)
  • editpetrowiki (editpetrowiki)
  • editsandbox (editsandbox)
  • editwidget (editwidget)
  • history (history)
  • proxyunbannable (proxyunbannable)
  • searchEverything (searchEverything)
  • trackback (trackback)
  • viewlinktolatest (viewlinktolatest)
  • watch (watch)
  • wysiwyg (wysiwyg)
  • Add groups: Automoderated users and Upload Wizard campaign editors
  • Remove groups: Automoderated users and Upload Wizard campaign editors
Upload Wizard campaign editors
(list of members)
  • Configure Upload Wizard campaigns (upwizcampaigns)
Users
(list of members)
  • Add and remove arbitrary tags on individual revisions and log entries (changetags)
  • Apply tags along with one's changes (applychangetags)
  • Edit the content model of a page (editcontentmodel)
  • Edit your own user CSS files (editmyusercss)
  • Edit your own user JSON files (editmyuserjson)
  • Edit your own user JavaScript files (editmyuserjs)
  • Edit your own user JavaScript files that are redirects (editmyuserjsredirect)
  • Move category pages (move-categorypages)
  • Read pages (read)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
  • watch (watch)

Namespace restrictions

NamespaceRight(s) allowing user to edit
(Main)
  • displaysubtitle (displaysubtitle)
MediaWiki
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
PEH
  • editpeh (editpeh)
PetroWiki
  • editpetrowiki (editpetrowiki)
Glossary
  • editglossary (editglossary)
Sandbox
  • editsandbox (editsandbox)
Campaign
  • Configure Upload Wizard campaigns (upwizcampaigns)