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Documents & Guides: Channel & User Modes

You can also get help with channel and user modes in #IRC4Fun.


Channel Modes

To set a channel mode, type: /MODE #ChannelName +modes [options]
To unset a channel mode, type: /MODE #ChannelName -modes [options]

a* (Server Administrators Only) - Allows only Server Administrators to join the channel.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +a - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -a
b (Channel Ban) - Sets a ban on the channel of the specified nick!user@host mask (wildcards permitted).
(Example) To set a Ban: /MODE #ChannelName +b *!*bad@*.isp.net - To unset a Ban: /MODE #ChannelName -b *!*bad@*.isp.net
c (No Colors) - Forbid the use of colours on the channel.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +c - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -c
C (No CTCPs) - Block all CTCP's sent to the channel.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +C - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -C
D (Delayed Joins) - Hide all join events on the channel until the user speaks or has a mode set.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +D - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -D
d (Was Delayed Joins) - Replaces +D when disabled if there are hidden users yet to join the channel.
(Example) To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -d
i (Invite Only) - Users must be /INVITE'd to join the channel.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +i - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -i
k (Channel Key) - Sets a passphraze on the channel, required for users to join.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +k SecretKeyCode - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -k
(NOTE) Users will only be able to JOIN if they know and provide the Channel Key. Example: /JOIN #ChannelName SecretKeyCode
l (Channel Limit) - Set the limit of users permitted to join the channel.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +l - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -l
L (Channel Link/Redirect) - Marks the channel as being redirected to the specified destination.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +L #ChannelToRedirectTo - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -L
m (Moderated) - Only voiced (+v) users or Channel Operators can speak in the channel.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +m - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -m
M (Registered Moderation) - Only registered and logged in users may speak in the channel, unless voiced.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +M - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -M
n (No External Messages) - Forbids users from outside the channel from sending messages to it.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +n - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -n
N (No Channel Notices) - Denies sending notices to the channel.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +N - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -N
o (Channel Operator) - Sets +o on the user granting them channel operator abilities.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +o Nick1 - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -o Nick1
O* (IRC Operators Only) - Allows only IRC Operators and Server Administrators to join the channel.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +O - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -O
p (Private Channel) - Marks a channel as private.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +p - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -p
Q (Hide QUIT/PART messages) - Hide all quit and part messages.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +Q - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -Q
r (Registered Only) - Only registered and logged in users may join the channel.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +r - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -r
R* (Channel Registered) - Marks the channel as registered (can only be set by X).
s (Secret Channel) - Marks a channel as secret and excludes it from /list.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +s - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -s
S (Strip Codes) - Remove all colours and effects on all messages within the channel.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +S - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -S
t (Only Channel Operators can set the TOPIC) - Forbids normal channel users from changing the channel's topic.
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +t - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -t
T (No Mulit-Target Messages) - Block all multi channel messages (such as /amsg)
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +T - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -T
v (Channel Voice) - Sets +v on the user granting channel voice abilities.
(Example) To give Voice: /MODE #ChannelName +v Nick1 - To remove Voice: /MODE #ChannelName -v Nick1
z* (Persistant Channel) - Resyncs channel upon bursting (end of netsplits)
(Example) To set: /MODE #ChannelName +z - To unset: /MODE #ChannelName -z

Modes with a * are restricted to IRC4Fun Staff / IRC Operators.

User Modes

To set an user mode, type: /MODE YourNickname +modes [options]
To unset an user mode, type: /MODE YourNickname -modes [options]
a* (Server Administrator - Settable by IRC Operators dependend upon server configuration) - Designates the user as a Server Administrator.
B (Bot) - Marks user as a Bot (robot)
(Example) To set: /MODE YourNickname +B - To unset: /MODE YourNickname -B
d (Deaf to Channel messages) - Makes you blind to any messages to all channels that you are in.
(Example) To set: /MODE YourNickname +d - To unset: /MODE YourNickname -d
D (Deaf to Private Messages) - Makes you unable to see any messages sent to you privately.
(Example) To set: /MODE YourNickname +D - To unset: /MODE YourNickname -D
H* (Undercover IRC Operator) - Hides that you are an IRC Operator and makes you appear to others as an ordinary user. (requires configuration in IRC Operator configs)
(Example) To set: /MODE YourNickname +H - To unset: /MODE YourNickname -H
i (Invisible) - Hides the user from /who and /names when triggered by a user not on the same channel.
(Example) To set: /MODE YourNickname +i - To unset: /MODE YourNickname -i
k* (Service) - Cannot kill, kick, deop or ban. (Only servers can set this mode - it is NOT available to users or IRC Operators)
L (No channel links) - Prevents the user from being redirected into a linked channel(s).
(Example) To set: /MODE YourNickname +L - To unset: /MODE YourNickname -L
n* (Hide Channels) - Hides channel list from non-opers in /whois.
(Example) To set: /MODE YourNickname +n - To unset: /MODE YourNickname -n
o* (IRC Operator) - Grants IRC Operator privileges to the user.
O* (Local IRC Operator) - Grants IRC Operator privileges to the user on the local server only and does not allow for network wide commands.
q (Common Channels Only) - Can only be private messaged from users in common channels.
(Example) To set: /MODE YourNickname +q - To unset: /MODE YourNickname -q
r (Registered) - Marks the user as registered and logged in.
R (Registered Only) - Can only be private messaged from registered (logged in) users.
(Example) To set: /MODE YourNickname +R - To unset: /MODE YourNickname -R
s* (Server Notice Mask) - Sets the specified snomask on the user.
(Example) To set: /MODE YourNickname +s level - To unset: /MODE YourNickname -s
W* (Whois Notice) - Tells the user who/when someone performs a /whois request on him/her.
(Example) To set: /MODE YourNickname +W - To unset: /MODE YourNickname -W
x (Hidden Host) - Hides your hostname and IP with Username.users.IRC4Fun.net and provides an IP of 127.0.0.1
(Example) To set: /MODE YourNickname +x - To unset: /MODE YourNickname -x
(NOTE) You must be logged into X before setting +x.
z (SSL Connection) - Marks the user as connected using SSL connection.

Modes with a * are restricted to IRC4Fun Staff / IRC Operators.

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