|Site customization: $wgRestrictionLevels|
|Set of permission keys that can be selected on the 'page protection' page.
|Introduced in version:||1.6.0 (r12207)|
|Removed in version:||still in use|
|Allowed values:||array of strings|
Details[edit | edit source]
This variable contains a list of permission keys that can be selected for each restriction type on the "page protection" page (action=protect). 'autoconfirmed' allows all registered users if $wgAutoConfirmAge and $wgAutoConfirmCount are 0.
Note that this variable holds a list of user permissions/rights, not user groups. If you need to, you can make up your own permission and then assign it to the different user groups as required. For example:
# add an additional protection level restricting edit/move/etc. to users with the "docwriters" permission $wgRestrictionLevels = 'docwriters'; # give the "docwriters" permission to users in the "docwriters" group $wgGroupPermissions['docwriters']['docwriters'] = true; # give the "docwriters" permission to sysops (needed so sysops can apply this protection level to pages) $wgGroupPermissions['sysop']['docwriters'] = true;
If you add additional levels (e.g. 'docwriters'), you can set the "display name" seen in the user interface by creating a MediaWiki page like 'MediaWiki:Protect-level-docwriters'.
If you set a level higher than sysops, that is, protection from sysop editing, sysops cannot give a page that level of protection nor remove it, even with the 'protect' permission.
A user with the 'protect' permission still cannot protect a page that he/she can't edit, such as if defined as such by $wgNamespaceProtection.
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