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Cannot understand setting permissions

Post by TopDawg182 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:40 am

I have tried every button on the system and cannot set permissions to see the forums/categories. Please help

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Re: Cannot understand setting permissions

Post by JimA » Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:47 am

Hi, welcome to phpBB.com! :)

In order for new forums to be visible, you first need to set permissions to both the forums and the category it is situated in. Go to ACP -> Permissions -> Group forum permissions and set the permissions for both the category and forum for the Registered Users group.

For some more information, see this: phpBB3 Permissions
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Re: Cannot understand setting permissions

Post by TopDawg182 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 1:01 am

I have tried just that and get nowhere. Can you suggest somebody i can pay since i run into dead ends with these general responses.

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Post by Lumpy Burgertushie » Sat Jan 28, 2017 1:08 am

If you would like to PM me a admin login I will be happy to take a look for you.

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Re: Cannot understand setting permissions

Post by TopDawg182 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 1:32 am

the system wont let me contact you since you are not an admin

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Post by Lumpy Burgertushie » Sat Jan 28, 2017 1:47 am

you need two more posts. there is a 5 post minimum before you can use the Pms.


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Re: Cannot understand setting permissions

Post by TopDawg182 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:02 am

system still wont allow me to pm you.

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Re: Cannot understand setting permissions

Post by Brf » Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:11 am

There is also a 24-hour limit.
If you set the Registered Users to standard access for all categories and forums, you should have no problems seeing those forums.

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Re: Cannot understand setting permissions

Post by TopDawg182 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:24 am

Wow that was SO general. Do you think that will help me?

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Re: Cannot understand setting permissions

Post by TopDawg182 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:25 am

Can ANYONE please help?

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Re: Cannot understand setting permissions

Post by darcie » Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:40 am

Hi,
I just walked in. I had been talking to you on the Facebook page. Let's break things down.

Once you click on the Permissions tab, you'll see a menu on the left. You want to set Forum Permissions here, because you want to allow access to your forums. Under the FORUM BASED PERMISSIONS header, click "Forum permissions."
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In this section, I like to click the bottom section, and that allows you to set permissions for a whole section at a time.
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Here's a page where I already have permissions assigned to the groups in the Manage groups section. Do you have all your groups in the Add groups section? Click on each group or highlight multiple groups, then click Add permissions.
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Does seeing that make a little more sense? Let us know what you have by adding screenshots if you're stuck.

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