Disabling a wiki account

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see also: Wiki updates when a person leaves

Because the account is used to track changes in the history of any article edited by a user, a user can not be deleted. However, an administrator can block a user from editing as follows.


  1. find and copy username on Special:ListUsers
  2. click on Special:Block
    • enter user name
    • under expiration, chose "indefinite" in the dropdown box.
    • check the boxes that prevent the user account from doing anything further, and make sure you don't check the boxes that affect IP addresses
  3. Click "Block this user"

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