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Post by StormQueen on November 1st 2010, 7:53 pm

Oks, so I promoted a forum member to the rank of moderator by changing their rank title to moderator and by adding them into the moderator group and they've successfully acquired moderator privileges. However, they're not showing up in the list of Special users.

I then tried doing exactly the same thing on another forumotion forum which is set up almost exactly the same and it automaticly added the user to the Special users list...

I was wondering if anyone has any idea why this is happening on one forum but not the other, and if it will affect the user's ability to moderate in any way?

- Bee xD

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Post by Sanket on November 2nd 2010, 8:20 am

Where do you find the special users list?

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Post by StormQueen on November 2nd 2010, 6:49 pm

You go to Administration Panel, Users and Groups on the top bar, then to the Users sidebar and click on special users...

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Post by Sanket on November 2nd 2010, 6:59 pm

Ask the user if he is able to moderate?

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Post by StormQueen on November 2nd 2010, 7:24 pm

I tested the moderation skills using a test account promoted in the same way, and as far as I could see, I was able to moderate. However, the account did not show up in the special users list.

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Post by Sanket on November 3rd 2010, 5:30 am

Users & groups>Search users
Click on that username
Permissions tab
Check if he is checked for Is Moderator corresponding to the various forums?

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Post by StormQueen on November 3rd 2010, 11:04 am

Yep, he's checked for all the forums which he's supposed to be moderator for...

I also got him to try editing and deleting posts and he had no problems...it's just a bit odd that he's not showing up in the list 0_o

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Post by Sanket on November 3rd 2010, 12:07 pm

Allright, lets do one thing. Remove him from the group & add him once again.

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Post by StormQueen on November 3rd 2010, 12:15 pm

It worked Smile - muchly thanks SmileSmileSmile

Just for future reference, do you have any idea why this happened?

- Bee xD


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Post by Sanket on November 3rd 2010, 12:31 pm

To be honest no exact reason.

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Post by StormQueen on November 3rd 2010, 2:41 pm

ohh, oks - thanks again Smile

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Post by Sanket on November 3rd 2010, 2:49 pm

Since this thread appears to be solved, I will lock this thread and mark it as solved.


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