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Global groups are user permissions groups that apply across a set of wikis for global (Wikimedia wiki-wide) accounts. Most global groups are not truly global.

Current groups[edit]

Group Scope Policy/Discussion
API high limit requestors All wikis
Global bots Specified wikis Global bots
Global rollbackers All wikis Global rollback
Global sysops All wikis except specified wikis Global sysops
New wikis importers Newly created wikis
Ombudsmen All wikis Ombudsman commission
Staff All wikis Requests for comments/Wikimedia Foundation staff permissions; Staff
Abuse filter editors All wikis
Abuse filter helpers All wikis Special request
Interface editors All wikis
Jimbo Wales' group All wikis
Global IP block exemptions All wikis
Recursive export All wikis
Stewards All wikis Stewards policy; Stewards
System administrators All wikis Special global permissions; System administrators
OTRS members All wikis OTRS policy; OTRS

Proposed groups[edit]

Group Scope Discussion
Global deleted image review Global deleted image review (gained consensus)

Further reading[edit]