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Post by Darlomidge on September 23rd 2011, 11:13 am

Hello, is there anyway that I can control the members who join my forum? Like asking for permission to join kind of thing? Is there an option on the control panel in order to do this?

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Post by Nera. on September 23rd 2011, 3:18 pm

AP > Users and grups > Users options > Account activation > Administrator.
There you can set it so you have to activate the members wich registrated. Or you can hide your forums for newly registered and open only one where you can make them open a topic and do what you want them to do before you approve them, add them to a group that sees the forum. There are a fiew ways.
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Post by Karlos22 on October 20th 2011, 2:22 pm

but is there a way how i can make my forum closed, like yuo cant see any topics before i have approved you as admin and granted your access, or i can hide from non users only certain topics if i make groups?
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Post by SLGray on October 20th 2011, 6:21 pm

Set all the permissions for each category and forum so guests can not view them.


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Post by Karlos22 on October 21st 2011, 9:36 am

i can do this on the forum page somewhere or i have to change something in administration panel under users and groups? Many thanks for help:)
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Post by Guest on October 21st 2011, 9:52 am

To change the permissions of categories and forums, go to:

Administration Panel ==> General ==> Categories and Forums

Select the symbol that represents the permissions in the legend key for each section and you can change it there.
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Post by Karlos22 on October 21st 2011, 10:33 am

got it now..many many thanks!
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Post by Karlos22 on October 21st 2011, 11:10 am

Sorry, but this username contains an invalid character such as "/"

i cant add any users...gives thiskind of error but in the username theres no /
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Post by Jophy on October 21st 2011, 5:17 pm

Please avoid double posting, please use the EDIT button, thanks Smile
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Post by Guest on October 21st 2011, 6:53 pm

@Karlos22 wrote:Sorry, but this username contains an invalid character such as "/"

i cant add any users...gives thiskind of error but in the username theres no /

This does not mean that it exactly the slash symbol. It is merely using the slash as an example. Usernames are not excepted when symbols are used and should be kept using only numbers and letters.
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