User group rights

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The following is a list of the defined user groups, with their associated rights:

GroupRights
Visitors
  • Edit discussion pages (edit)
  • Edit own information (editmyprivateinfo)
  • Make comment where enabled (comment)
  • Read public pages (read)
  • Send email directly to attorney (attorneyemail)
  • Send email directly to editor (editoremail)
  • View own information (viewmyprivateinfo)
Attorneys
(members)
  • Bypass CAPTCHA where enabled (skipcaptcha)
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade pages (protect)
  • Create account for another person (createaccount)
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Edit discussion pages (edit)
  • Edit own information (editmyprivateinfo)
  • Edit own preferences (editmyoptions)
  • Edit own watchlist (editmywatchlist)
  • Edit semiprotected pages (editsemiprotected)
  • Edit the Article namespace (editmain)
  • Edit the Category namespace (editcategory)
  • Edit the Constitution namespace (editconstitution)
  • Edit the Definition namespace (editdefinition)
  • Edit the Draft namespace (editdraft)
  • Edit the Estates Code namespace (editestatescode)
  • Edit the File namespace (editfile)
  • Edit the Help namespace (edithelp)
  • Edit the Question namespace (editquestion)
  • Edit the Statute namespace (editstatute)
  • Edit the TLG namespace (editproject)
  • Edit the User namespace (edituser)
  • Mark edits as minor (minoredit)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Overwrite existing files uploaded by oneself (reupload-own)
  • Purge the site cache for a page without confirmation (purge)
  • Read nonpublic pages (readdraft)
  • Read public pages (read)
  • Rollback edits of last user who edited page (rollback)
  • Send email directly to another user (sendemail)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Use the write API (writeapi)
  • View deleted history entries, without text (deletedhistory)
  • View own information (viewmyprivateinfo)
  • View own watchlist (viewmywatchlist)
  • View recent changes patrol marks (patrolmarks)
Autoconfirmed
(members)
  • Use the upload button on mobile pages (mf-uploadbutton)
Bureaucrats
(members)
  • Rename users (renameuser)
Administrators
(members)
  • Block a user from sending email (blockemail)
  • Block a username, hiding it from the public (hideuser)
  • Block other users from editing (block)
  • Bypass CAPTCHA where enabled (skipcaptcha)
  • Bypass various blocks (ipblock-exempt)
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade pages (protect)
  • Create account for another person (createaccount)
  • Create and delete tags from database (managechangetags)
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Delete and undelete specific log entries (deletelogentry)
  • Delete and undelete specific revisions (deleterevision)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • Edit all user rights (userrights)
  • Edit discussion pages (edit)
  • Edit own information (editmyprivateinfo)
  • Edit own preferences (editmyoptions)
  • Edit own user CSS file (editmyusercss)
  • Edit own user JavaScript file (editmyuserjs)
  • Edit own watchlist (editmywatchlist)
  • Edit protected pages (editprotected)
  • Edit semiprotected pages (editsemiprotected)
  • Edit the Article namespace (editmain)
  • Edit the Category namespace (editcategory)
  • Edit the Constitution namespace (editconstitution)
  • Edit the Definition namespace (editdefinition)
  • Edit the Draft namespace (editdraft)
  • Edit the Estates Code namespace (editestatescode)
  • Edit the File namespace (editfile)
  • Edit the Help namespace (edithelp)
  • Edit the MediaWiki namespace (editinterface)
  • Edit the Question namespace (editquestion)
  • Edit the Statute namespace (editstatute)
  • Edit the TLG namespace (editproject)
  • Edit the Template namespace (edittemplate)
  • Edit the User namespace (edituser)
  • Edit the Widget namespace (editwidgets)
  • Edit the content model of a page (editcontentmodel)
  • Have own edits automatically marked 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)
  • 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 rate limits (noratelimit)
  • Not create redirects when moving pages (suppressredirect)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Overwrite existing files uploaded by oneself (reupload-own)
  • Purge the site cache for a page without confirmation (purge)
  • Read nonpublic pages (readdraft)
  • Read public pages (read)
  • Rename users (renameuser)
  • Rollback edits of last user who edited page (rollback)
  • Search deleted pages (browsearchive)
  • Send email directly to another user (sendemail)
  • Unblock oneself (unblockself)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (apihighlimits)
  • Use the upload button on mobile pages (mf-uploadbutton)
  • Use the write API (writeapi)
  • View a list of unwatched pages (unwatchedpages)
  • View changes between deleted revisions (deletedtext)
  • View deleted history entries, without text (deletedhistory)
  • View own information (viewmyprivateinfo)
  • View own watchlist (viewmywatchlist)
  • View private logs (suppressionlog)
  • View recent changes patrol marks (patrolmarks)
  • proxyunbannable (proxyunbannable)
Non-attorneys
(members)
  • Add and remove tags on revisions and log entries (changetags)
  • Apply tags along with one's changes (applychangetags)
  • Bypass CAPTCHA where enabled (skipcaptcha)
  • Create account for another person (createaccount)
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Edit discussion pages (edit)
  • Edit own information (editmyprivateinfo)
  • Edit own preferences (editmyoptions)
  • Edit own watchlist (editmywatchlist)
  • Edit the Category namespace (editcategory)
  • Edit the Draft namespace (editdraft)
  • Edit the File namespace (editfile)
  • Edit the Help namespace (edithelp)
  • Edit the TLG namespace (editproject)
  • Edit the User namespace (edituser)
  • Make comment where enabled (comment)
  • Move files (movefile)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Purge the site cache for a page without confirmation (purge)
  • Read nonpublic pages (readdraft)
  • Read public pages (read)
  • Send email directly to another user (sendemail)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • View own information (viewmyprivateinfo)
  • View own watchlist (viewmywatchlist)

Namespace restrictions

NamespaceRight(s) allowing user to edit
(Main)
  • Edit the Article namespace (editmain)
User
  • Edit the User namespace (edituser)
TLG
  • Edit the TLG namespace (editproject)
File
  • Edit the File namespace (editfile)
MediaWiki
  • Edit the MediaWiki namespace (editinterface)
Template
  • Edit the Template namespace (edittemplate)
Help
  • Edit the Help namespace (edithelp)
Category
  • Edit the Category namespace (editcategory)
Constitution
  • Edit the Constitution namespace (editconstitution)
Statute
  • Edit the Statute namespace (editstatute)
Question
  • Edit the Question namespace (editquestion)
Definition
  • Edit the Definition namespace (editdefinition)
Draft
  • Edit the Draft namespace (editdraft)
Estates Code
  • Edit the Estates Code namespace (editestatescode)
Widget
  • Edit the Widget namespace (editwidgets)