MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: unmaintained
Implementation Special page , User rights
Description Allows adding one or more users to a group or more groups in one action
Author(s) Sean Colombo (SColombotalk)
Latest version 1.2.0 (2017-11-16)
MediaWiki 1.29+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
  • $wgBatchUserRightsGrantableGroups
Quarterly downloads 3 (Ranked 140th)
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The BatchUserRights extension allows adding one or more users to several groups in one action.

Installation edit

  • Download and move the extracted BatchUserRights folder to your extensions/ directory.
    Developers and code contributors should install the extension from Git instead, using:cd extensions/
    git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/mediawiki/extensions/BatchUserRights
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'BatchUserRights' );
    # $wgGroupPermissions['bureaucrat']['batchuserrights'] = false; // right already given by default to bureaucrats, set this to remove permission
    # User groups which can be added through "Special:BatchUserRights" - Example:
    $wgBatchUserRightsGrantableGroups = array(
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.