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For a full list of everything a group can do, see [[Special:UserGroupRights]].  
 
For a full list of everything a group can do, see [[Special:UserGroupRights]].  
  
==''Anonymous Users''==
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Not actually a group, but rather not having a group at all. Users without an account belong in this group. Their IP is publicly shown when they make edits on the wiki.
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Also known as "Anonymous Users" or "Anons". This is not actually a user group, but rather the state of not having a group at all. People who have not created an account on WikiTemp belong to this "group". Users are identified by their IP address, which will be publicly visible in edit logs and page histories.
  
 
==Users==
 
==Users==
This is where all people with an account belong. Users have additional rights over people without an account, like leaving your IP private when editing, and the ability to change preferences.
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This is the standard group in which all people who create an account belong. Note that WikiTemp does not share accounts with its parent site GBAtemp.net, and thus requires a separate registration. Creating an account has several benefits: It masks your IP address (from non-sysops), allows you to customize preferences, lets you rename pages, among others. It is recommended to add an email address and confirm it, so that you can reset your password in case you forget it. If you have an account on the forums, we recommend using the same username as there, although the wiki may not allow the same characters to be used.
  
 
==Autoconfirmed Users==
 
==Autoconfirmed Users==
Users will automatically land in this group after they have been here for a small amount of time and have made enough edits. This group allows you to edit semi-protected pages and perform certain other actions.
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Accounts that have made a sufficient amount of edits and have been registered for enough time will automatically be "promoted" to this group. This group can bypass Captchas and edit semi-protected pages. This system is in place to prevent spambots from registering and immediately abusing their new rights.
  
==Forum Staff==
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This is an implicit group, it will not be shown to other users on pages like the [[Special:ListUsers|user list]]. It is, however, listed on [[Special:Preferences]].
People with this group are staff members on the GBAtemp.net forums and have gotten some additional rights that lets them manage the wiki without needing Sysop rights.
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==Sysops==
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==Bots==
Sysops (System operators, sometimes called Administrators) have some additional rights over normal users in order to keep the Wiki clean from spam/vandalism/... They can protect pages, delete pages, block users, ...
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Bots are automated users who do predefined tasks on the wiki. Bot edits are hidden from the [[Special:RecentChanges|recent changes]] by default. Reserved for accounts that edit through scripts, such a pywikibot.
  
This group must be given to you by a bureaucrat.
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==Rollback==
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This is a small group for trusted users who are given access to the rollback feature to make it easier to revert spam and vandalism, without having to give them full Sysop rights.
  
==Bureaucrats==
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==Sysops==
Bureaucrats are able to edit other users' groups. They can promote registered users to Sysops, Bureaucrats, Bots and Checkusers.
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Sysops (System Operators) are staff members of the wiki who posses additional rights in order to keep the wiki clean. They are able to delete and restore pages, protect pages from being edited by certain user groups, check IP addresses of users, and more. This group is reserved for staff members of GBAtemp.net or highly trusted users. This group has to be manually assigned by a bureaucrat.
 
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This group must be given to you by (another) bureaucrat.
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==Check Users==
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Check users are able to check the IPs of logged in users, as well as the user accounts that have used a certain IP. They are the only people with this ability. While any sysop is able to perform IP range blocks, only the checkuser rights would allow you to find a suitable IP range to block.
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This group has to be given to you by a bureaucrat.
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==Bots==
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Bots are automated users who do predefined tasks on the wiki. Bot edits are hidden from the [[Special:RecentChanges|recent changes]] by default.
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This group can be given to a bot by a bureaucrat if needed.
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==Sysadmins==
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Sysadmins (System Administrators) are the technical maintainers of the site. Users in this group can manage the user rights of all groups, including sysadmins. They may also hide certain page revisions from all users except sysadmins (including sysops). This group is reserved for GBAtemp.net technical staff, and must be assigned by (another) sysadmin.
  
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Latest revision as of 10:00, 20 December 2014

This is a small overview of the different user groups available on WikiTemp.

Note that people can have multiple groups at the same time (not anonymous users).

For a full list of everything a group can do, see Special:UserGroupRights.

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Also known as "Anonymous Users" or "Anons". This is not actually a user group, but rather the state of not having a group at all. People who have not created an account on WikiTemp belong to this "group". Users are identified by their IP address, which will be publicly visible in edit logs and page histories.

Users

This is the standard group in which all people who create an account belong. Note that WikiTemp does not share accounts with its parent site GBAtemp.net, and thus requires a separate registration. Creating an account has several benefits: It masks your IP address (from non-sysops), allows you to customize preferences, lets you rename pages, among others. It is recommended to add an email address and confirm it, so that you can reset your password in case you forget it. If you have an account on the forums, we recommend using the same username as there, although the wiki may not allow the same characters to be used.

Autoconfirmed Users

Accounts that have made a sufficient amount of edits and have been registered for enough time will automatically be "promoted" to this group. This group can bypass Captchas and edit semi-protected pages. This system is in place to prevent spambots from registering and immediately abusing their new rights.

This is an implicit group, it will not be shown to other users on pages like the user list. It is, however, listed on Special:Preferences.

Bots

Bots are automated users who do predefined tasks on the wiki. Bot edits are hidden from the recent changes by default. Reserved for accounts that edit through scripts, such a pywikibot.

Rollback

This is a small group for trusted users who are given access to the rollback feature to make it easier to revert spam and vandalism, without having to give them full Sysop rights.

Sysops

Sysops (System Operators) are staff members of the wiki who posses additional rights in order to keep the wiki clean. They are able to delete and restore pages, protect pages from being edited by certain user groups, check IP addresses of users, and more. This group is reserved for staff members of GBAtemp.net or highly trusted users. This group has to be manually assigned by a bureaucrat.

Sysadmins

Sysadmins (System Administrators) are the technical maintainers of the site. Users in this group can manage the user rights of all groups, including sysadmins. They may also hide certain page revisions from all users except sysadmins (including sysops). This group is reserved for GBAtemp.net technical staff, and must be assigned by (another) sysadmin.