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Disable Registration

Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2005 3:23 pm
by Diamax
Hello everybody!

I have phpBB version 2.0.8. I wonder if it is possible to disable registration of new members, and even disable posting without disableing the board. Because my boards are not quite ready, but I want them to be visible to everybody so people can see how they look, and browse the categories, and do nothing else until I consider that they are ready for use. Is like I want the whole board to be read only, is that possible?

Thank you!!

Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2005 3:42 pm
by fumbalah
A.You need to upgrade to the latest version, pronto.
B.Here you go

Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2005 6:45 pm
by Diamax
Hello Fumbalah!!

Thank you for that link to the mod, but I don't quite know how to install it, could you please guide me?

Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2005 6:48 pm
by Diamax
Hmmm, actually I started reading thru, and I think I'll be able to do it myself. I'll let you know either way...

Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2005 10:10 pm
by Diamax
Hello Fumbalah!

I have a question...
Could you explain this:
#-----[ SQL ]----------------------------------------------

INSERT INTO `phpbb_config` VALUES ('registration_status', '0');
INSERT INTO `phpbb_config` VALUES ('registration_closed', '');

I mean I understand that it's about the database, but I don't know where exactly that would be.
I have the following files:


Where exactly should I enter those lines, in what file, and where in the file?

Thank You!

Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2005 10:57 pm
by Diamax
By the way... I use MySQL

Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2005 11:21 pm
by MHobbit
You'll have to execute those queries in phpMyAdmin. :wink: if you don't know how to.

Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2005 12:27 am
by Diamax
Thank you Fumbalah!
Thank you MennoniteHobbit!

Now thanks to you guys everything is working, disable registration is working.

Thank you!