Extension:EditUser

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Edit User
Release status: unstable
Implementation Special page, User identity
Description Allows privileged users to edit other users' preferences
Author(s) Ryan Schmidt, Thomas Gries
Latest version 1.8.0
MediaWiki 1.25+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
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Added rights
  • edituser
  • edituser-exempt
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The EditUser extension displays a preferences form (like the one in Special:Preferences, Special:EditUser) that allows editing the preferences of other users.

Usage[edit]

You can call the page via Special:EditUser/username to directly edit a user, or Special:EditUser to display a search form. Users with the edituser-exempt permission cannot be edited via this form..

Installation[edit]

  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called EditUser in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    wfLoadExtension( 'EditUser' );
    
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Configuration[edit]

Default permissions
$wgGroupPermissions['bureaucrat']['edituser'] = true;
$wgGroupPermissions['sysop']['edituser-exempt'] = true;