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User:InfinityPlus1/Protection policy

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Types of protection[edit]

Full protection[edit]

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Fully protected pages can be edited only by administrators. Reasons for full protection include persistent vandalism, content disputes, or other reasons the page should not be edited significantly. All pages in the Hall of Shame are fully protected.

Quasi-protection[edit]

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Quasi-protected pages can be edited only by VIP users or administrators. Reasons for quasi-protection are equivalent to that of full protection. The Main Page is quasi-protected.

Semi-protection[edit]

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Semi-protected pages can be edited only by registered users. Reasons for semi-protection include persistent vandalism and/or disruptive editing by IP editors, and user pages that are continuously disrupted.

Move protection[edit]

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There are two levels of move protection. Level 1 means the page can only be moved by VIP users and administrators. Level 2 means the page can only be moved by administrators. Useful for pages that suffer from page move vandalism, have no reason to be moved or are subject to page name disputes.

Upload protection[edit]

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There are two levels of upload protection. Level 1 means the file can only be replaced with a new version by VIP users and administrators. Level 2 means the page can only be replaced with a new version by administrators. Useful for files that suffer new version upload vandalism, file disputes and high-risk files that have no reason to be replaced with a new version.

Create protection[edit]

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There are two levels of create protection. Level 1 means the page title can only be created by VIP users and administrators. Level 2 means the page title can only be created by administrators. Useful for pages that have been repeatedly recreated in bad faith.