What can new users do?


(Leo McArdle) #1

New users have their permissions restricted for their (and everybody else’s) safety, here’s how that works.

In the first 24 hours

Users below Trust Level 2 whose account has been created in the last 24 hours cannot:

  • Reply more than 10 times
  • Create more than 3 topics
  • Create a new topic more often than every 2 minutes
  • Post more often than every 30 seconds

Trust Level 0

Users at Trust Level 0 cannot:

  • Send personal messages to other users
  • Flag posts
  • Post more than 5 images in a post
  • Post any attachments
  • Post more than 5 hyperlinks in a post
  • Post more than 3 hyperlinks to the same host
  • Mention more than 2 users in a post
  • Reply more than 3 times in a single topic with no replies from other users
  • Create a new topic more often than every 2 minutes
  • Post more often than every 30 seconds

Trust Level 1 and beyond

Users can get to Trust Level 1 by:

  • Entering at least 5 topics
  • Reading at least 5 posts
  • Spending a total of 10 minutes reading posts

Once there, and after 24 hours of account creation, all the above new user restrictions are lifted.

We try to detect trusted mozillians and remove these restrictions automatically. If you think your account has been missed please email discourse-admins@mozilla-community.org.

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