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UnLocking forum.

Post by raywagner132 on Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:46 am

Hello all. I just made my forum today and set everything up and then I realized that the forum is locked and nobody can create problems. So I visited this website and went to the FAQ and sure enough their was a topic for unlocking your forum. I followed the instructions and it's still locked. Can anyone help me here?

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Re: UnLocking forum.

Post by Agent24 on Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:51 am

Is your forum on holiday? General // Forum // configuration // Forum on holiday Wink

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Re: UnLocking forum.

Post by raywagner132 on Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:53 am

No sir. and forum in construction is also off

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Re: UnLocking forum.

Post by Jophy on Fri Dec 10, 2010 5:45 pm

Can you give us a screenshot of your setting on your general configuration and also a link to your forum?

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Post by raywagner132 on Mon Dec 13, 2010 5:01 am


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Re: UnLocking forum.

Post by Jophy on Mon Dec 13, 2010 5:03 am

So the issue is that no one can registers the forum? I'm just puzzled that i didn't saw any navigation bars to navigate/register around the forum.

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Re: UnLocking forum.

Post by raywagner132 on Mon Dec 13, 2010 12:52 pm

yeah thats the problem. if you click the link it takes you to the site but thats not the way it normally looks. if you click on the top banner it sends you to how its supposed to look. but if you scroll to the bottom it says forum is locked and there is no way to register new accounts

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Re: UnLocking forum.

Post by patiogardener on Mon Dec 13, 2010 1:55 pm

What I see at the bottom, or footer, of your forum is just the normal icon descriptions of New posts, No new posts & Forum is locked. This doesn't really mean your forum is locked.

What I don't see, though, is any way for new members to register.

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Re: UnLocking forum.

Post by ginger on Mon Dec 13, 2010 2:14 pm

from what I can tell, I don't think your forum is locked.

I think it's because you don't have a navigation bar that people can't register. (it's kinda a shot in the dark, but possibly worth a shot cause people cant register without a place to click register)

you can get some really nice ones here http://help.forumotion.com/graphic-design-section-f6/

OR

try going to
admin panel > Users & Groups > Users Options
and making sure the "Allow new members :" selection is marked yes, if not click it and hit save, and that should fix your problem

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Re: UnLocking forum.

Post by Sanket on Tue Dec 14, 2010 1:53 am

http://help.forumotion.com/frequently-asked-questions-f5/how-to-unlock-your-forum-t35100.htm

Install a new skin since on the current skin the navigation buttons are not visible.

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