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2 Find out more about setting rights in XWiki [[on this page on XWiki.org.>>http://platform.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/AdminGuide/Configuration#HAnoverviewofrights]]
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5 XWiki lets you set user rights at both the wiki and page level. This means that you can control exactly which users are allowed to perform which actions (edit, view or comment on a page).
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7 To access the global rights Administration, go to ##Administration > Users & Rights > Rights##
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9 Here are a couple usual wiki rights configurations. Check the same checkboxes in your wiki as in the images below to have your wiki follow that given configuration.
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11 * **Registration: who should be allowed to create new user accounts?**
12 ** Open: admins, registered users and unregistered users can create a new account
13 ** Closed: admins and registered users only can create a new account
14 ** Locked: admins only can create a new account
15 * **View & edition: who should be allowed to view, comment and edit wiki pages?**
16 ** Editable: admins, registered users and unregistered users can view, comment and edit pages
17 ** Viewable: admins and registered users can view, comment and edit content, unregistered users can only view and comment pages
18 ** Hidden: admins and registered users can view and edit content, unregistered users cannot view pages
19 ** Protected: admins only can view and edit content, registered and unregistered users cannot view pages
20 * **Protection strength: can global rights be overridden at the page level?**
21 ** Light: global rights for unregistered users can be overridden at the page level
22 ** Strong: global rights for unregistered users cannot be overridden at the page level
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24 For all the configurations listed below, leave the Users rights screen blank:
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26 {{image reference="Users.png" width="650px"/}}
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28 = Editable / Open Wiki =
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30 {{image reference="EditableOpen.png" width="650px"/}}
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32 = Editable / Closed Wiki =
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34 {{image reference="EditableClosed.png" width="650px"/}}
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36 = Editable / Locked Wiki =
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38 {{image reference="EditableLocked.png" width="650px"/}}
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40 = Viewable / Open Wiki =
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42 {{image reference="ViewableOpen.png" width="650px"/}}
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44 = Viewable / Closed Wiki =
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46 {{image reference="ViewableClosed.png" width="650px"/}}
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48 = Viewable / Locked Wiki =
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50 {{image reference="ViewableLocked.png" width="650px"/}}
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52 = Hidden / Closed Wiki (Light) =
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54 {{image reference="HiddenClosedLight.png" width="650px"/}}
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56 = Hidden / Closed Wiki (Strong) =
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58 {{image reference="HiddenClosedStrong.png" width="650px"/}}
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60 = Hidden / Locked Wiki (Light) =
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62 {{image reference="HiddenLockedLight.png" width="650px"/}}
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64 = Hidden / Locked Wiki (Strong) =
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66 {{image reference="HiddenLockedStrong.png" width="650px"/}}
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68 = Protected / Locked Wiki =
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70 {{image reference="ProtectedLocked.png" width="650px"/}}
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