Hiding a Forum

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Hiding a Forum

Post by Paula Joann » Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:58 pm

I have added a forum for use by the Admin and all moderators. I made it locked so that no one can get into it but would like to hide it completely. Is there a way to do that?

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Re: Hiding a Forum

Post by david63 » Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:10 pm

Set the permissions so that only those in the Admin & Moderator groups can see the forum and all other groups cannot see it.
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Re: Hiding a Forum

Post by KevC » Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:14 pm

permissions
group forum permissions
choose the group who you want to be able to see it
choose the forum
standard access

permissions
group forum permissions
registered users (and repeat for guests and bots)
choose the forum
No Access

Now no one can see it except the people in the group/s you designate.
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Re: Hiding a Forum

Post by Paula Joann » Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:32 pm

Thank you, Kev that worked perfectly.

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Re: Hiding a Forum

Post by thecoalman » Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:19 pm

Instead of setting permissions to "No access" simply remove them from the forum. You are less likely to make mistakes.

ACP >> Permissions Tab >> Forum Permissions >> Select the Forum

On the right under "Manage Groups" highlight the group(s) you want to deny access, click "remove permissions".

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