Wikipedia:Account creator

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The account creator user right grants access to a tool which permits trusted Wikipedia contributors to make a large number of accounts for other people who request them.

The English Wikipedia has 111 users who explicitly have the account creator flag enabled.

Account creators' abilities

Accounts with the account creator user right have the technical ability to perform the following actions:

  • Create more than six accounts in a 24-hour period.
  • Override the "anti-spoof" check and create accounts that are similar to accounts that already exist (the 'override-antispoof' flag).
  • Override the "blacklist" check and create accounts that are otherwise blocked by the title blacklist (the 'tboverride-account' flag).

Becoming an account creator

The account creator flag may be granted to users who are either:

If the user right is requested due to involvement with the request an account process, admins on the Account Creation Tool ([1] for a list of tool admins) should be contacted before the account creator flag is granted. Typically, users are expected to correctly handle many requests and have hit the six (6) account rate limit before requesting the flag. Requests for the flag can be made at Wikipedia:Requests for permissions/Account creator.

Per this request for comment, users who are no longer involved in the ACC process (meaning their ACC account has been suspended), or with the Education Program may have the user right removed at any time. Furthermore, administrators automatically inherit all the individual user rights of this user group.

See also


  1. ^ "English Wikipedia Internal Account Creation Interface". Retrieved 2014-01-07.