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 watchlist. Note some actions will still add pages even without this right. (editmywatchlist)
  • Read pages (read)
  • 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)
Administrator fellows
(list of members)
Arch Linux Developers
(list of members)
Arch Linux Support Staff
(list of members)
Arch Linux Trusted Users
(list of members)
Autoconfirmed users
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • Use of the write API (writeapi)
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)
Check users
(list of members)
  • Check users' IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • View the checkuser log (checkuser-log)
cosysop
(list of members)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only sysops, cosysops and privileged" (editprotected2)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (suppressredirect)
  • Quickly rollback the edits of the last user who edited a particular page (rollback)
  • Search deleted pages (browsearchive)
  • 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)
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)
Maintainers
(list of members)
privileged
(list of members)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only sysops, cosysops and privileged" (editprotected2)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (suppressredirect)
  • View recent changes patrol marks (patrolmarks)
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)
  • Hide entries in the abuse log (abusefilter-hide-log)
  • View hidden abuse log entries (abusefilter-hidden-log)
  • View private logs (suppressionlog)
  • View revisions hidden from any user (viewsuppressed)
  • View, hide and unhide specific revisions of pages from any user (suppressrevision)
sysop
(list of members)
  • Block a user from sending email (blockemail)
  • Block a username, hiding it from the public (hideuser)
  • 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)
  • Check users' IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • Create and (de)activate tags (managechangetags)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Delete tags from the database (deletechangetags)
  • Delete and undelete specific log entries (deletelogentry)
  • Delete and undelete specific revisions of pages (deleterevision)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Delete pages with large histories (bigdelete)
  • Edit interwiki data (interwiki)
  • Edit other users' CSS files (editusercss)
  • Edit other users' JSON files (edituserjson)
  • Edit other users' JavaScript files (edituserjs)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only sysops" (editprotected)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only sysops, cosysops and privileged" (editprotected2)
  • Edit sitewide CSS (editsitecss)
  • Edit sitewide JSON (editsitejson)
  • Edit sitewide JavaScript (editsitejs)
  • 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)
  • Merge users (usermerge)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Rename users (renameuser)
  • 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 abuse filters marked as private (abusefilter-view-private)
  • 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 log entries of abuse filters marked as private (abusefilter-log-private)
  • View private data in the abuse log (abusefilter-privatedetails)
  • View private logs (suppressionlog)
  • View revisions hidden from any user (viewsuppressed)
  • View the checkuser log (checkuser-log)
  • View, hide and unhide specific revisions of pages from any user (suppressrevision)
Translators
(list of members)
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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Purge the site cache for a page (purge)
  • Read pages (read)
  • Send email to other users (sendemail)

Namespace restrictions

NamespaceRight(s) allowing user to edit
MediaWiki
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
Template
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (editsemiprotected)
DeveloperWiki
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only sysops, cosysops and privileged" (editprotected2)