|Number of accounts each IP address may create, 0 to disable.
|Introduced in version:||1.3.0|
|Removed in version:||still in use|
|Allowed values:||(integer or array)|
|Default value:||See below|
|Other settings: Alphabetical | By function|
Limit to the number of accounts which may be created within a 24-hour period from a single IP address (whether by unregistered or registered user), 0 to disable.
Account creations from users with the
noratelimit right aren't counted.
It is currently set to 6 on Wikimedia Foundation wikis.
$wgMainCacheType must be set to a value other than
CACHE_NONE for this setting to work.
When using a captcha, failed captcha attempts increment the number of account creation for the IP address. Have this in mind if you have a captcha implemented and you want to set the account creation limit too low. See task T233704
/** * Number of accounts each IP address may create per specified period(s). * * @par Example: * @code * $wgAccountCreationThrottle = [ * // no more than 100 per month * [ * 'count' => 100, * 'seconds' => 30*86400, * ], * // no more than 10 per day * [ * 'count' => 10, * 'seconds' => 86400, * ], * ]; * @endcode * * @warning Requires $wgMainCacheType to be enabled */ $wgAccountCreationThrottle = [ [ 'count' => 0, 'seconds' => 86400, ] ];
1.3 – 1.27
/** * Number of accounts each IP address may create, 0 to disable. * * @warning Requires $wgMainCacheType to be enabled */ $wgAccountCreationThrottle = 0;
- Process for requesting temporary increase in rate limit for Wikimedia wikis