Commons:Requests for rights

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If you request the rollback-right, please read the how-to first.

Admins and anyone with global rollback don't need to request rollback.

edit this message

How to make a request

  1. First make sure you clicked the correct edit-link and you are actually requesting the right you want.
  2. Copy the following and append it to the text-area:
    {{subst:rfr|{{subst:REVISIONUSER}}|2=reason}} Thank you. ~~~~
  3. Replace reason with a rationale based on the rollback guideline, renaming guideline or the patroller guideline
  4. Press Save page


  • Please check back periodically so you can respond to any queries.
  • If your request has remained unanswered for several days, consider personally asking an administrator.
  • Administrators, please welcome users granted a new right with an appropriate message.
  • When requesting rights that need support by the community (e.g. administrator) please go to Commons:Requests and votes!



Dan Koehl[edit]

I request autopatrol right in order to reduce backlog. (admin and bureaucrat on Wikispecies) Thank you. Dan Koehl (talk) 22:32, 23 November 2014 (UTC)
 Sorry, not done Though you are trusted, as per the box above administrators requires editors to have been active in the last 30 days. You performed 18 edits in the last 4 months and 7 were in the user namespace. Including this edit, your total edits count is 101. I'll certainly happy to see this request next month. ~ Nahid Talk 11:20, 24 November 2014 (UTC)

AutoWikiBrowser access[edit]




Highway Route Marker Bot[edit]

I run a bot that does updates to highway route signs. Occasionally the signs change to a brand new format. The old signs have value so I do not just want to overwrite them. I want the new signs to have the same name as the old signs as to not break templates. An example that I want to do soon is Category:Alberta Highway shields which need to be updated to File:Alberta wordmark 2009.svg Thank you. Svgalbertian (talk) 13:01, 21 November 2014 (UTC)
{{done}} I think commonsense applies here - if any admin opposes, feel free to revert my action and ask botmaster to open new BRFA. — Revi 13:06, 21 November 2014 (UTC)
Self-reverted, as I (afterward) thought this may require new BRFA. Please file a new BRFA for filemove task. — Revi 15:26, 21 November 2014 (UTC)
Hmmm, not sure how to do that. When I go to Commons:BRFA and make a request, it takes me to Commons:Bots/Requests/Highway Route Marker Bot which is locked. Suggestions? --Svgalbertian (talk) 16:35, 22 November 2014 (UTC)
You need to create a new request. --Steinsplitter (talk) 17:22, 22 November 2014 (UTC)
Okay, done: Commons:Bots/Requests/Highway Route Marker Bot (2). Thanks for your help. --Svgalbertian (talk) 18:09, 22 November 2014 (UTC)


I'd like to perform 576 renames stated on Commons:Batch uploading/Wigman/Renames, the script for this is ready. The current file names are the archive Id's of the images, I will add the image description (or a shortened version) and the archive/photographer name to the titles. I only need the right on a temporary basis. Much apriciated. Basvb (talk) 15:48, 21 November 2014 (UTC)
✓ Done. Trijnsteltalk 16:20, 21 November 2014 (UTC)

Upload Wizard campaign editors[edit]

Translation administrators & GW Toolset users[edit]