- 1. User levels
- 1.1 Anonymous
- 1.1.1 Posts
- 1.1.2 Misc
- 1.2 Member
- 1.2.01 Posts
- 1.2.02 Favorites
- 1.2.03 Comments
- 1.2.04 Notes
- 1.2.05 Pools
- 1.2.06 Wiki
- 1.2.07 Artists
- 1.2.08 Forum
- 1.2.09 Tags
- 1.2.10 Mass Updates/Aliases/Implications
- 1.2.11 Users
- 1.2.12 Misc
- 1.3 Gold
- 1.3.01 Posts
- 1.3.02 Favorites
- 1.3.03 Comments
- 1.3.04 Users
- 1.3.05 Misc
- 1.4 Platinum
- 1.4.01 Posts
- 1.4.02 Favorites
- 1.4.03 Misc
- 1.5 Builder
- 1.5.01 Posts
- 1.5.02 Pools
- 1.5.03 Wiki
- 1.5.04 Artists
- 1.5.05 Tags
- 1.5.06 Mass Updates/Aliases/Implications
- 1.5.06 Misc
- 1.6 Moderator
- 1.6.01 Posts
- 1.6.02 Forum
- 1.6.03 Tags
- 1.6.04 Mass Updates/Aliases/Implications
- 1.6.06 Users
- 1.7 Admin
- 1.7.01 Posts
- 1.7.02 Artists
- 1.7.03 Mass Updates/Aliases/Implications
- 1.7.04 Users
- 1.7.05 Misc
- 2. Special permissions
- 3. Getting promoted
This is a list of user levels on Danbooru, from the lowest to the highest, along with what each is capable of. Each level also has all the abilities of the lower ones.
- Search up to two tags at once.
- Browse up to 1,000 pages in a search.
- Browse the site.
- Use the API (read only).
- Have a search timeout of 3 seconds.
- Edit the tags, rating, source, and parent fields on posts. The rating cannot be changed if the post is rating-locked.
- Revert to previous post versions or undo them.
- Flag up to 5 posts every 3 days, unless they have 30 accepted flags in the last 3 months with an accepted ratio of at least 70%.
- Appeal posts at the cost of one appeal per 3 upload slots.
- Upload posts within their upload limit, if their account is at least one week old.
- Favorite up to 10,000 posts.
- Have up to 3 favorite groups.
- Post up to two bumping comments per hour. Non-bumping comments do not count against this limit. Account must be at least one week old to comment.
- Edit and delete their own comments.
- Create, edit, copy, revert, and delete translation notes (unless the post is note-locked).
- Create and edit pools.
- Add and remove posts from pools, and reorder the posts in a pool.
- Change the category of pools that have 100 or fewer posts.
- Create, edit, delete, and undelete wiki pages.
- Create, edit, delete, and undelete artist entries.
- Create forum posts, and edit their own.
- Change the category (color) of tags that have 50 or fewer posts.
- Request aliases, implications, and bulk updates.
- Edit and delete their own alias requests, implication requests, and bulk update requests.
- Change their username (at most once per week).
- View username change history.
- Edit their user settings.
- Send and receive DMails.
- Make up to 10 API updates at once with a regen rate of 1 update per second.
- Access to safe mode.
- Access to desktop mode on mobile devices.
- Search up to six tags at once.
- Browse up to 2,000 pages in a search.
- View censored tags (loli, shota, and toddlercon).
- Use the mode menu in the post index to use tag scripts, among other things.
- Vote on posts (favorites upvote a post automatically).
- Use + and - links on search pages to quickly add tags to the search.
- Favorite up to 20,000 posts.
- Have up to 5 favorite groups.
- Use tag subscriptions (up to 5 subscriptions of 20 queries each).
- View which users have favorited a post on the post page (except for private favorites).
- Post bumping comments without restrictions.
- View the forum activity indicator. The "Forum" link in the navbar will become italicized when there are unread posts.
- Give out user feedback and delete feedback they have given.
- Make up to 30 API updates at once with a regen rate of 2 updates per second.
- Have a database timeout of 6 seconds.
- Search up to twelve tags at once.
- Browse up to 5,000 pages in a search.
- Favorite an unlimited number of posts.
- Have up to 10 favorite groups.
- Make up to 60 updates at once with a regen rate of 4 updates per second.
- Have a database timeout of 9 seconds.
- Lock and unlock a post's notes and rating.
- Delete and undelete pools.
- Change the category of any pool regardless of post count
- Lock and unlock wiki pages.
- Change the category of any tag with less than 1000 posts.
- Edit tags without seeing the help message.
- Edit or delete pending alias requests, implication requests, and bulk update requests created by other users.
- Approve alias or rename requests for artist tags having up to 100 posts.
- View who flagged a post, and search flags by their creator.
- Moderators can't see the flagger on post they uploaded.
- Replace the image on a post with a different file
- Edit or delete comment made by other users.
- Sticky comments (to prevent them from being hidden due to downvoting).
- Edit forum posts made by other users.
- Delete and undelete forum posts.
- View deleted forum posts.
- Sticky and lock forum topics.
- Create and/or view hidden forum topics (up to Moderator+).
- Lock and unlock the category of a tag.
- Perform mass tag edits.
- Ban users (up to Builder level).
- Ban IP addresses.
- View the IP addresses of users on history pages.
- Promote and demote users (up to Builder level).
- Delete any user feedback.
- Lock and unlock a post's status. Status locked posts may not be approved, flagged, appealed, deleted, undeleted, or expunged.
- Expunge posts. Expunging a post deletes it from the database permanently.
- Ban artists.
- Create or delete tag aliases and implications.
- Approve requests for tag aliases and implications.
- Ban users (up to Moderator level).
- Immune to being banned.
- Create news status updates.
This is a list of permissions that are separate from user level. A user of any level can have these permissions.
- Approve posts, excluding their own uploads, flagged posts they previously approved, and posts status-locked by an admin.
- Delete and undelete posts.
- Move favorites from deleted posts to parent post.
- Ban and unban posts.
- Flag an unlimited number of posts per day.
- Increase or decrease a post's score by 3 points for each vote (favorites don't count as a vote).
- Bypass the moderation queue when uploading posts and have no upload limit. For those unsure of their uploads, the option for them to go through the mod queue is given.
- Have unlimited appeal slots
To advance to a higher user level, you must be promoted by a user who is part of the moderation team. The following are general guidelines on how to get promoted to each user level.
Member - Anyone can sign up for a free member account.
Gold - Pay $20 to the site's developers (one-time fee).
Platinum - Pay $40 to the site's developers (one-time fee).
Builder - Make a large number of improvements to the site, such as by uploading, translating, tagging, or anything else that is helpful to other users.
Unrestricted Uploads Permission - Contribute a large number of high-quality uploads. It is important to have few deleted uploads (the usual case is under 10% of the total uploads submitted in the last few months).