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This is the list of global permissions of global user groups with descriptions.

Basic permissions[edit]

  • Merge their account (centralauth-merge)
  • Create new user accounts (createaccount)
  • Purge the site cache for a page (purge)
  • Read pages (read)
  • View a list of unwatched pages (unwatchedpages)

Editing permissions[edit]

  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (autoconfirmed)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (autopatrol)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (createpage)
  • Create discussion pages (createtalk)
  • Edit pages (edit)
  • Edit the user interface (editinterface)
  • Move pages (move)
  • Not have minor edits to discussion pages trigger the new messages prompt (nominornewtalk)
  • Upload files (upload)
  • Upload files from a URL (upload_by_url)

Deleting/undeleting and protection/unprotection permissions[edit]

  • Delete pages with large histories (bigdelete)
  • Search deleted pages (browsearchive)
  • Delete pages (delete)
  • View deleted history entries, without their associated text (deletedhistory)
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade-protected pages (protect)
  • Overwrite existing files (reupload)
  • Undelete a page (undelete)

Maintaining permissions[edit]

  • Import pages from other wikis (import)
  • Import pages from a file upload (importupload)
  • Mass delete pages (nuke)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (patrol)
  • Override files on the shared media repository locally (reupload-shared)
  • Quickly rollback the edits of the last user who edited a particular page (rollback)
  • Override the title or username blacklist (tboverride)

Bot permissions[edit]

  • Be treated as an automated process (bot)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (markbotedits)
  • Mark edits as minor (minoredit)

Blocking permissions[edit]

  • Block other users from editing (block)
  • Block a user from sending email (blockemail)
  • Bypass IP blocks, auto-blocks and range blocks (ipblock-exempt)
  • ⧼Right-proxyunbannable⧽ (proxyunbannable)
  • Bypass automatic blocks of Tor exit nodes (torunblocked)

CheckUser and Oversight permissions[edit]

  • Check users' IP addresses and other information (checkuser)
  • View the checkuser log (checkuser-log)
  • ⧼Right-hiderevision⧽ (hiderevision)
  • ⧼Right-oversight⧽ (oversight)

Managing permissions[edit]

  • Unmerge global account (centralauth-unmerge)
  • Lock or unlock global account (centralauth-lock)
  • Suppress or hide global account (centralauth-oversight)
  • ⧼Right-editusercssjs⧽ (editusercssjs)
  • Edit membership to global groups (globalgroupmembership)
  • Manage global groups (globalgrouppermissions)
  • Rename users (renameuser)
  • Override the username blacklist (tboverride-account)
  • Edit all user rights (userrights)

Abuse filter[edit]

  • View the abuse log (abusefilter-log)
  • View detailed abuse log entries (abusefilter-log-detail)
  • Modify abuse filters (abusefilter-modify)
  • Modify abuse filters with restricted actions (abusefilter-modify-restricted)
  • ⧼Right-abusefilter-private⧽ (abusefilter-private)
  • Revert all changes by a given abuse filter (abusefilter-revert)
  • View abuse filters (abusefilter-view)

Other permissions[edit]

  • Override the spoofing checks (override-antispoof)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (skipcaptcha)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (suppressredirect)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (apihighlimits)

See also[edit]