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Implemented Allow users to change thread title x-seconds after posting thread


Active member
I'm definitely up for a way to edit a thread's title.

Scratch that, I've realised it is possible to edit a thread's title. (Thread Tools > Edit Thread, doh! See screenshot if you still haven't found it, a5med)


Digital Doctor

Well-known member
Thread Titles are VERY important in Xenforo.
Especially because Follow up posts DON'T have a Title ! (probably a good idea, as most don't use the title area in follow up posts).
However, it does make Thread Titles important.
I think xenforo members would be much more likely to improve their titles vs. abuse them.

Here is a good before and after.
Brogan graciously changed it.

Note: Good titles = good search = good forum = less wasted time of members.

steven s

Well-known member
Maybe there are plans in the future for the addon section, but I would find it very useful for when someone updates their addon/mod that they can also update the version number in the subject.

I did find vb.org very useful in that respect.
Especially the ability to see what mods I downloaded and at a glance to see if they have been updated since the last time I downloaded them.

But for now, I'd really would like if addon coders had the ability to change their subject title.

Carry on.


Well-known member
Right now,normal members can't edit the thread titles they create and only moderate can do this.
Please have a permission or option to enable it.Thanks.


Well-known member
Personally, I'm all for this to be an option in the core but if it doesn't make it, I know an add-on can be used to provide this functionality.

The following add-on will do as you desire (at least, for now... maybe): LGBThreadRenamer.

Kane Hart

Active member
Holy crap I'm on a ball of missing features today hehe. This is already causing a stir on my forums. We have a lot of people working on projects and such that need to be able to edit the topic title.


Well-known member
As a mod or admin, you could change the thread title, but not as a regular user.

So, good to see that the option is comin'! :)


Well-known member
I could not believe xenforo doesn't have this option! I've just imported and my users are really mad about this because I have one spesific forum which needs this option badly. Please make this a priority!


Well-known member
members do change mind, seconds after submitting their post.
they realized title is incorrect..

so a Thread Title permissions setting must be set
just like edit message permissions where there is
am option to set how many hours/minutes the user
can edit his title.

i hope its available in next upgrade.


XenForo moderator
Staff member
Merged with an earlier suggestion.

Please do a search in both suggestion forums before submitting new ones as the chances are there is already a thread for it.


Well-known member
thanks brogan...

i hope this is really available in the next release of update.

for members to edit their title same style option permissions with message edit