ARMS Institute:Policies/User Groups

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There are several different types of users on ARMS Institute, each with its own rights and responsibilities.

To apply for a promotion, use the Applications page.

See Special:ListGroupRights for full details about the rights assigned to each group.

Bureaucrats[edit]

Bureaucrats have the ability to change the rights of other users.

Promotion[edit]

A user may only be promoted to the bureaucrats group by wide support (75% or more) of active bureaucrats and the majority of users who comment on the request. A user cannot be promoted to a bureaucrat without first serving as an administrator.

Current List[edit]

Administrators[edit]

Administrators have the ability to block other users and unblock themselves, edit protected pages, delete and undelete pages, and globally search and replace.

Promotion[edit]

A user may be promoted to the administrators group by wide support (75% or more) of active bureaucrats and administrators and the majority of users who comment on the request. Candidates should be high-volume contributors with a willingness to work cooperatively with other users. Previous experience as a wiki administrator is preferred.

Current List[edit]

Patrollers[edit]

Patrollers are trusted users who have demonstrated their ability to make high-quality edits and improve edits other users have made. Their edits are automatically marked as patrolled, and they can mark other edits as patrolled or roll them back.

Promotion[edit]

A user may be promoted to the patrollers group with the endorsement of an admin or another patroller.

Current List[edit]

Autoconfirmed[edit]

Autoconfirmed users are users who have held an account for a short period of time. There are certain limitations on autoconfirmed users, such as the inability to edit protected pages or delete pages.

Promotion[edit]

Users are automatically promoted to the autoconfirmed group after holding an account for 30 minutes.

Current List[edit]

See Special:ListUsers.