This is a list of the different 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.
- View the site.
- Search up to two tags at once.
- Browse up to 1,000 pages in a search.
- Use the API, up to 500 requests per hour.
- Favorite up to 10,000 posts.
- 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.
- Undo post changes.
- Flag at most one post per day, if their account is at least one week old.
- Appeal at most one post per day.
- Edit their user settings.
- Upload posts within their upload limit, if their account is at least one week old.
- Post up to two comments per hour, if their account is at least one week old.
- Edit and delete their own comments.
- Create forum posts, and edit their own.
- Create, edit, revert, and delete translation notes if the post is not note-locked.
- Create and edit pools.
- Add and remove posts from pools, and reorder the posts in a pool.
- Create and edit wiki pages.
- Create and edit artist entries.
- Send and receive DMails.
- Make up to 3,000 API requests per hour.
- Have a database timeout of 3 seconds.
- Search up to six tags at once.
- Favorite up to 20,000 posts.
- Browse up to 2,000 pages in a search.
- Flag up to 10 posts per day.
- Change the number of posts they see per page (between 1 to 100).
- View censored tags (loli, shota, and toddlercon).
- Browse without seeing ads.
- Use the mode menu in the post index to use tag scripts, among other things.
- Vote on posts.
- Add to the score of a post by favoriting it.
- Use tag subscriptions (up to 5 subscriptions of 20 tags each).
- Bump posts with comments without restrictions.
- Use + and - links on search pages to quickly add tags to the search.
- Give out user feedback and delete feedback they have given.
- View the forum activity indicator. The "Forum" link in the navbar will become italicized when there are unread posts.
- Make requests for their username to be changed (at most one request per week).
- Make up to 10,000 API requests per hour.
- Have a database timeout of 6 seconds.
- Search up to twelve tags at once.
- Favorite an unlimited number of posts.
- Browse up to 5,000 pages in a search.
- Make up to 20,000 API requests per hour.
- Have a database timeout of 9 seconds.
- Lock and unlock a post's notes and rating.
- Change the category (color) of tags.
- Fix tags with inaccurate post counts.
- Perform Pixiv source searches with wildcards in the server name. Example of such as search: source:*i*.pixiv.net/img*.
- Edit tags without seeing the help message.
- Rename wiki pages and artists.
- Delete artist entries (can be undone).
- Copy all notes on a particular post to another post automatically.
- Bypass the moderation queue when uploading posts and have no upload limit.
- Approve posts.
- Delete and undelete posts.
- Ban and unban posts.
- Flag an unlimited number of posts per day.
- Immune to having their comments downvoted.
- Lock and unlock the category of a tag.
- Edit forum posts made by other users.
- Delete and undelete forum posts.
- View deleted forum posts.
- Sticky and lock forum topics.
- Delete and undelete pools.
- Lock wiki pages.
- View who flagged a post, and search flags by their creator.
- View the IP addresses of users on history pages.
- View username change history.
- Perform mass tag edits.
- Ban users (up to Janitor level).
- Promote and demote users (up to Janitor level).
- Delete any user feedback.
- View anyone's DMails, if given a link to the DMail.
- Ban users (up to Moderator level).
- Immune to being banned.
- Ban artists.
- Lock and unlock a post's status.
- Expunge posts. Expunging a post deletes it from the database and cannot be undone.
- Create or delete tag aliases and implications.
- Fix tag aliases.
- Approve requests for tag aliases and implications.
- Ban IP addresses.
- Create news status updates.
- Approve requests for username changes.
To advance to a higher user level, you must be promoted by a user who is part of the moderation. 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.
Platinum - Pay $40 to the site's developers.
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.
Contributor - Contribute a large number of high-quality uploads. It is important to have few deleted uploads.