Part 5.1 - User Groups and Rights
User Groups ⌘
User groups allow you to set different permissions for different members on a wiki.
There are 3 groups by default: bots, bureaucrats and administrators.
You can see there permissions on Special:ListGroupRights
User Rights ⌘
To change the rights for different groups, you need to edit your LocalSettings.php file.
This can be done by adding $wgGroupPermissions['group']['action'] = true/false.
* applies to all groups and user applies to all editors with accounts.
A new group is created simply by putting a new group name in $wgGroupPermissions['group']['action']
Controlling Access and Editability ⌘
You can block access for a user you the special block page.
- Create your own user group and give it permission to edit and read.
- Disable access to the wiki for anonymous users.
- Stop anonymous users from being able to create accounts.