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I have a suggestion, that perhaps on blog.wikimedia.org or here on this site you give full-written instructions on adding, and changing MediaWiki software via your site. I am also wondering what User Rights come by Default of MediaWiki? Thanks Superdadsuper (talk) 01:46, 9 March 2013 (UTC)

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For being the most patient helper at IRC today, even when the problem moved from gerrit to git to python to win etc. Siddhartha Ghai (talk) 19:17, 22 March 2012 (UTC)

A cup of coffee for you!

Thanks for helpful post..... Sharma8619 (talk) 06:30, 26 June 2012 (UTC)

RequestForEnhancement ... or maybe missing Doc

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Hi Aaron, I like your extension, great work.

How do i costomise the hints for entering data. is there an option/way to doing this, without messing around in the extension's code. In special I'd like to extend/modify/set the text in the input form to giving more 'understandible' explanation, what user should enter (and if field is optional)

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Sugaboytutorials (talkcontribs)

Hi aaron i'd like to be an administrator

P858snake (talkcontribs)

Project:Requests is the correct place, although with a grand total of three edits across all WikiMedia project wikis, I can easily tell you that it will be declined.

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I cannot seem to log in. says password incorrect but when I request a reset (twice) never get the email with link to do so. Help!

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How we will see unregistered users

MediaWiki message delivery (talkcontribs)


You get this message because you are an admin on a Wikimedia wiki.

When someone edits a Wikimedia wiki without being logged in today, we show their IP address. As you may already know, we will not be able to do this in the future. This is a decision by the Wikimedia Foundation Legal department, because norms and regulations for privacy online have changed.

Instead of the IP we will show a masked identity. You as an admin will still be able to access the IP. There will also be a new user right for those who need to see the full IPs of unregistered users to fight vandalism, harassment and spam without being admins. Patrollers will also see part of the IP even without this user right. We are also working on better tools to help.

If you have not seen it before, you can read more on Meta. If you want to make sure you don’t miss technical changes on the Wikimedia wikis, you can subscribe to the weekly technical newsletter.

We have two suggested ways this identity could work. We would appreciate your feedback on which way you think would work best for you and your wiki, now and in the future. You can let us know on the talk page. You can write in your language. The suggestions were posted in October and we will decide after 17 January.

Thank you. /Johan (WMF)

18:17, 4 January 2022 (UTC)

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VanillaPumpkin (talkcontribs)
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Dont understanding in overstanding wat's is to purge; som is in a divergate Stady ?

1 (talkcontribs)

I feeled redirecting of your side, so i to do able me self to a faild Purge?

I don't hope ther is a problem under we/us / yure ?

So this is my first Purge the i do.. sorry.. like to com;

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ConfirmAccount Permissions

Cmthom (talkcontribs)

I am getting the following error

Permission error

You do not have permission to review and accept accounts, for the following reason:

You are not allowed to execute the action you have requested.

I have the following set in my "LocalSettings.php" file:

require_once "$IP/extensions/ConfirmAccount/ConfirmAccount.php";

$wgMakeUserPageFromBio = false;

$wgAutoWelcomeNewUsers = true;

$wgConfirmAccountRequestFormItems = [

	'UserName'        => [ 'enabled' => true ],
	'RealName'        => [ 'enabled' => true ],
	'Biography'       => [ 'enabled' => false, 'minWords' => 50 ],
	'AreasOfInterest' => [ 'enabled' => false ],
	'CV'              => [ 'enabled' => false ],
	'Notes'           => [ 'enabled' => true ],
	'Links'           => [ 'enabled' => false ],
	'TermsOfService'  => [ 'enabled' => false ],


$wgConfirmAccountContact = 'webmaster@xxxxxxx.com';

$wgGroupPermissions['bureaucrat']['confirmaccount-notify'] = true;

$wgGroupPermissions['bureaucrat']['confirmaccount'] = true;

Installed software

Product Version
MediaWiki 1.31.8
PHP 7.3.18 (cgi-fcgi)
MySQL 5.7.30-log
ICU 55.1
BlueSpice (Credits) 3.1.8
Lua 5.1.5
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DannyS712 (talkcontribs)

Hi. I noticed that you are listed as an OAuth administrator here, but that group was migrated to meta wiki, and no longer has any user rights associated with it here. Any objections to removal? Thanks, --DannyS712 (talk) 05:46, 19 December 2019 (UTC)

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Neolexx (talkcontribs)
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ConfirmAccount account confirmation emails

Chadberg (talkcontribs)

I'd like to customize the email sent when an account is confirmed. I'dve thought that would be the confirmaccount-email-body and related System Messages text strings. The corresponding requestaccount text is used as expected. However, what I see sent by email is the text from createaccount-text. I can modify the sent message there, but wonder if I've missed a step in doing it the right way. Thanks for any insights.

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