Community Wishlist Survey 2022/Admins and patrollers/Allow global blocks to optionally not block account creation

Allow global blocks to optionally not block account creation

  • Problem: Currently all global blocks always block account creation. Stewards can only choose whether the block will affect unregistered or registered contributors (the so-called softblock or hardblock).
  • Proposed solution: In line with what happens with Special:Block, please add a checkbox to Special:GlobalBlock and give stewards the option to check or uncheck that box depending on the circumstances.
  • Who would benefit: Stewards as users of the extension; but all users too as we can allow account creations in case where the abuse exclusively comes from unregistered contributors.
  • More comments:
  • Phabricator tickets: task T17273.
  • Proposer: —MarcoAurelio (talk) 19:37, 15 January 2022 (UTC)

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