Template:Protection table

Permanently protected template
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Interaction of Wikipedia user groups and page protection levels
  Unregistered or newly registered Confirmed or autoconfirmed Extended confirmed Template editor Admin Interface admin Appropriate for
(See also: Wikipedia:Protection policy)
No protection normal editing The vast majority of pages. This is the default protection level.
Pending-protection-shackle.svgPending changes all users can edit
Edits by unregistered or new editors (and any subsequent edits by anyone) are hidden from readers who are not logged in, until reviewed by a pending changes reviewer or admin. Logged-in editors see all edits, whether accepted or not.
Infrequently edited pages with high levels of vandalism, BLP violations, edit-warring, or other disruption from unregistered and new users.
Semi-protection-shackle.svgSemi cannot edit normal editing Pages that have been persistently vandalized by anonymous and registered users. Some highly visible templates and modules.
Extended-protection-shackle.svgExtended confirmed cannot edit normal editing* Specific topic areas authorized by ArbCom, pages where semi-protection has failed, or high-risk templates where template protection would be too restrictive.
Template-protection-shackle.svgTemplate cannot edit normal editing High-risk or very-frequently used templates and modules. Some high-risk pages outside of template space.
Full-protection-shackle.svgFull cannot edit normal editing Pages with persistent disruption from extended confirmed accounts. Critical templates and modules.
Interface-protection-shackle.svgInterface cannot edit normal editing Scripts, stylesheets, and similar objects central to operation of the site or that are in other editors' user spaces.
* In order to edit through extended confirmed protection, a template editor must also be extended confirmed, but in practice this is essentially always the case.
Other modes of protection: