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Post by ferg_g on December 24th 2014, 11:31 am

Hi a forum I go on has been locked so no one can start new topics etc. how can we unlock it?

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Post by Derri on December 24th 2014, 11:35 am

Go to Admin Control Panel ---> General Tab --> Categories and Forums --> press the Edit button next to the forum that's locked then go down to where it says 'Forum Status' and select from the drop down menu the unlocked status.
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Post by ferg_g on December 24th 2014, 11:57 am

Thanks for the reply. It does say unlocked but on the main page of te forum there is a symbol with a padlock saying forum locked. No one can start new topics or reply to messages

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Post by Derri on December 24th 2014, 12:09 pm

Can you give me your forum URL?
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Post by ferg_g on December 24th 2014, 12:25 pm


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Post by Derri on December 24th 2014, 1:32 pm

I joined your forum and I can't even see where you can click to create a new topic but it does say I can create a topic.

Can you screenshot the forum in question so I can see what you're seeing?
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Post by ferg_g on December 24th 2014, 3:28 pm

Hi it now seems to be working again. Thanks for your help and time

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Post by Derri on December 24th 2014, 5:52 pm

Topic solved and archived
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