This page is a translated version of the page Extension:ProtectSite and the translation is 9% complete.
MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation Special page
Description Allows a site administrator to temporarily block various site modifications
Author(s) Eric Johnston
Chris Stafford
Jack Phoenix
Latest version 0.5.0 (2016-12-05)
MediaWiki 1.39+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later

  • $wgProtectSiteLimit
  • $wgProtectSiteDefaultTimeout
  • $wgProtectSiteExempt
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ProtectSite extension adds a new special page, Special:ProtectSite, where users with the protectsite user right can block various site modifications.

The extension will show up in the protection log (Special:Log/protect) as a protection of Special:AllPages.

When the extension is enabled, it will override the default settings that may already be defined for the timeout period specified.


  • Die Erweiterung herunterladen und die Datei(en) in ein Verzeichnis namens ProtectSite im Ordner extensions/ ablegen.
  • Folgenden Code am Ende Ihrer LocalSettings.php -Datei hinzufügen:
    wfLoadExtension( 'ProtectSite' );
  •   Done – Zu Special:Version in dem Wiki (bei Einstellung auf deutsch nach Spezial:Version) navigieren, um die erfolgreiche Installierung der Erweiterung zu überprüfen.

User rights

By default the bureaucrat group has the protectsite right, which is required to access the special page.


  • $wgProtectSiteLimitmaximum time allowed for protection of the site
  • $wgProtectSiteDefaultTimeout — default timeout, 1 hour by default
  • $wgProtectSiteExemptarray of non-sysop user groups to be not affected by rights changes