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Solved How can I make my whole forum (site) private?

Post by Breezey on April 20th 2013, 5:16 pm

I'd like it to be totally private where nothing at all can be viewed unless permission is given.. like for members only.

I'd appreciate any help I can get.
Thank you.
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Solved Re: How can I make my whole forum (site) private?

Post by E-Mark on April 20th 2013, 5:53 pm

Set your forum on-construction.
Go to ACP > General > Forum > Configuration > General section (Find this):
Forum in construction: (Set it to Yes)
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Solved Re: How can I make my whole forum (site) private?

Post by Cr4ZyBoY on April 20th 2013, 5:58 pm

but that will appear only for administration and u want it for members right ?
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Solved Re: How can I make my whole forum (site) private?

Post by SLGray on April 20th 2013, 7:43 pm

Administration Panel > General > Forum > Categories & Forums
Uncheck all the boxes for guests in each forum's permission.

Administration Panel > Users & Usergroups > Special Rights
Change them to members or staff.

Administration Panel > Modules > Portal/Widgets > Forum Widgets
Press the permission image on each widget and uncheck the box for guests.


When your topic has been solved, ensure you mark the topic solved.
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Solved Re: How can I make my whole forum (site) private?

Post by Breezey on April 21st 2013, 1:35 pm

SL Gray... thank you. I truly appreciate that. Smile

Thank you to everyone for helping. Smile
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Solved Re: How can I make my whole forum (site) private?

Post by Sanket on April 21st 2013, 1:47 pm

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