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Password-Protected Topics?

Post by rhanta on July 7th 2010, 12:42 pm

My friends are asking me if it's possible for certain Topics to be Password protected so no one will read them. Are those possible?

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Re: Password-Protected Topics?

Post by Rianna Lauren on July 7th 2010, 1:06 pm

I'm not sure about topics, but I know you can do so with forums.

Go to the Admin Panel>>General>>Categories and Forums (under Forum). Click on the symbol for the forum you want and modify the permissions of who can read/write messages there (admin, mods, members, etc)

Hope it helps Smile

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Re: Password-Protected Topics?

Post by Gramagamus Online on July 7th 2010, 1:07 pm

No, but you can make it so only certain groups can see it/them.

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Re: Password-Protected Topics?

Post by Rianna Lauren on July 7th 2010, 1:09 pm

LBT Productionz wrote:No, but you can make it so only certain groups can see it/them.

Maybe that's what he meant...? Or did he mean individually?

It IS possible for individuals, but you have to make a separate group for them. So you choose who can view the forum, and create a separate group for them, then when editing the permissions (like what I just told you) you can allow only that group to read/post Very Happy

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Re: Password-Protected Topics?

Post by Gramagamus Online on July 7th 2010, 2:08 pm

I think he meant an actual password, in which case is not possible.

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Re: Password-Protected Topics?

Post by Rianna Lauren on July 7th 2010, 2:10 pm

Oh, you mean like a password known by a whole bunch? Yeah it's not possible. >.< Sorry.

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