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Available from version 1.32.0 (Gerrit change 462157)
Dynamically removes from a user the rights implied by their group membership
Define function:
public static function onUserGetRightsRemove( User $user, array &$aRights ) { ... }
Attach hook:

In extension.json:

	"Hooks": {
		"UserGetRightsRemove": "MyExtensionHooks::onUserGetRightsRemove"
Called from:File(s): Permissions/PermissionManager.php
Function(s): getUserPermissions

For more information about attaching hooks, see Manual:Hooks .
For examples of extensions using this hook, see Category:UserGetRightsRemove extensions.


  • $user: User to get rights for
  • &$rights: Current rights

Called in User::getRights(), after the UserGetRights hook has finished. It can be used to remove rights in a safe way (which would not be possible in UserGetRights as there's no way to guarantee that the next hook handler won't re-add the right). Therefore, UserGetRightsRemove handlers should never add rights, only remove them.

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