[MediaWiki-l] Problem with autoconfirmed user rights

tharpenator at gmail.com tharpenator at gmail.com
Sun Dec 20 16:06:41 UTC 2015


Hi John,

Two extensions come to mind for access control on user pages. Look at Extension:Article Protection or if you have semantic Mediawiki installed, Extension: SemanticACL. Haven't tried Article Protection, but SemanticACL works great. 

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> On Dec 20, 2015, at 7:43 AM, John <phoenixoverride at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> The easiest way to do something like that would be to set an abuse filter
> rule.
> 
>> On Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 10:41 AM, 2007 <2007 at gmaskfx.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Ah here it is..
>> $wgNamespaceProtection[NS_USER] = array( 'protect' );
>> $wgNamespaceProtection[NS_USER_TALK] = array( 'protect' );
>> 
>> Any thoughts on how I could set this up so that only the user can edit
>> their own user page but leave their talk open to edits from other users?
>> 
>>> On Sat, Dec 19, 2015 at 6:26 PM, John <phoenixoverride at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> What rights have you revoked?
>>> 
>>>> On Sat, Dec 19, 2015 at 9:24 PM, 2007 <2007 at gmaskfx.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> It recently came to my attention that users of my wiki cannot
>> edit/create
>>>> their user and talk pages and it's probably been this way for some time
>>> and
>>>> I didn't realize it til now.
>>>> 
>>>> It's using v1.24.4
>>>> 
>>>> They have the following permissions.
>>>> 
>>>> $wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['read']            = true;
>>>> $wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['edit']            = true;
>>>> $wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['createpage']      = true;
>>>> $wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['createtalk']      = true;
>>>> $wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['upload']          = true;
>>>> $wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['reupload']        = true;
>>>> $wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['reupload-shared'] = true;
>>>> $wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['move']            = false;
>>>> $wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['minoredit']       = false;
>>>> $wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['createaccount']       = false;
>>>> $wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['editprotected']       = false;
>>>> $wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['editsemiprotected']       =
>> false;
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Any thoughts on how to fix this?
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks
>>>> 
>>>> Adrian
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