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Add reserved names to docs

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# How to create a project in GitLab
>**Notes:**
- For a list of words that are not allowed to be used as project names see the
[reserved names][reserved].
1. In your dashboard, click the green **New project** button or use the plus
icon in the upper right corner of the navigation bar.
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1. Click **Create project**.
[import it]: ../workflow/importing/README.md
[reserved]: ../user/reserved_names.md
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## Create a new group
> **Notes:**
- For a list of words that are not allowed to be used as group names see the
[reserved names][reserved].
You can create a group in GitLab from:
1. The Groups page: expand the left menu, click **Groups**, and click the green button **New group**:
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- **Pipelines quota**: keep track of the [pipeline quota](../admin_area/settings/continuous_integration.md) for the group
[permissions]: ../permissions.md#permissions
[ee]: https://about.gitlab.com/products/
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[ee]: https://about.gitlab.com/products/
[reserved]: ../reserved_names.md
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- You need to be an Owner of a group in order to be able to create
a subgroup. For more information check the [permissions table][permissions].
- For a list of words that are not allowed to be used as group names see the
[`path_regex.rb` file][reserved] under the `TOP_LEVEL_ROUTES`, `PROJECT_WILDCARD_ROUTES` and `GROUP_ROUTES` lists:
- `TOP_LEVEL_ROUTES`: are names that are reserved as usernames or top level groups
- `PROJECT_WILDCARD_ROUTES`: are names that are reserved for child groups or projects.
- `GROUP_ROUTES`: are names that are reserved for all groups or projects.
[reserved names][reserved].
To create a subgroup:
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[ce-2772]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/issues/2772
[permissions]: ../../permissions.md#group
[reserved]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/blob/master/lib/gitlab/path_regex.rb
[reserved]: ../../reserved_names.md
[issue]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/issues/30472#note_27747600
# Reserved project and group names
Not all project & group names are allowed because they would conflict with
existing routes used by GitLab.
For a list of words that are not allowed to be used as group or project names, see the
[`path_regex.rb` file][reserved] under the `TOP_LEVEL_ROUTES`, `PROJECT_WILDCARD_ROUTES` and `GROUP_ROUTES` lists:
- `TOP_LEVEL_ROUTES`: are names that are reserved as usernames or top level groups
- `PROJECT_WILDCARD_ROUTES`: are names that are reserved for child groups or projects.
- `GROUP_ROUTES`: are names that are reserved for all groups or projects.
## Reserved project names
It is currently not possible to create a project with the following names:
- -
- badges
- blame
- blob
- builds
- commits
- create
- create_dir
- edit
- environments/folders
- files
- find_file
- gitlab-lfs/objects
- info/lfs/objects
- new
- preview
- raw
- refs
- tree
- update
- wikis
## Reserved group names
Currently the following names are reserved as top level groups:
- 503.html
- -
- .well-known
- 404.html
- 422.html
- 500.html
- 502.html
- abuse_reports
- admin
- api
- apple-touch-icon-precomposed.png
- apple-touch-icon.png
- files
- assets
- autocomplete
- ci
- dashboard
- deploy.html
- explore
- favicon.ico
- groups
- header_logo_dark.png
- header_logo_light.png
- health_check
- help
- import
- invites
- jwt
- koding
- notification_settings
- oauth
- profile
- projects
- public
- robots.txt
- s
- search
- sent_notifications
- slash-command-logo.png
- snippets
- u
- unicorn_test
- unsubscribes
- uploads
- users
These group names are unavailable as subgroup names:
- -
- activity
- analytics
- audit_events
- avatar
- edit
- group_members
- hooks
- issues
- labels
- ldap
- ldap_group_links
- merge_requests
- milestones
- notification_setting
- pipeline_quota
- projects
- subgroups
[reserved]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/blob/master/lib/gitlab/path_regex.rb
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