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Another Dumb Question - Everyone is a Guest

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting and Problems' started by Chris Ticehurst, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. Hi all,

    I might decide to stick all my silly easy questions in the one thread to not bug people.

    I did the converting a week from IPB - VB - XF however everyone expect for the Admins are named Guests in the posts and even on the Staff List for Moderators. Any solution to this one?
  2. borbole

    borbole Well-Known Member

    Did you run the Rebuild User Caches options after the conversion?

    P.s. Were your users converted ok the first time around btw, when you converted from Ipb to vB?
  3. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    They have Guest for their user title?

    1) If the post author doesn't have an account then their title will be Guest. You know the author doesn't have an account when their username / avatar isn't hyperlinked in the post.

    2) Otherwise the title must be set somewhere else. Check these areas for a Guest title:

    Admin CP -> Users -> Trophy User Titles

    Admin CP -> Users -> Search for Users -> [find their account] -> Profile Info -> Custom Title

    Admin CP -> Users -> List User Groups -> [edit a group] -> User Title Override
  4. I have sort of solved the issues. It's to do with the converting. It will take me a while to fix it up all well.
  5. Nasr

    Nasr Well-Known Member

    You will get this issue if you run the thread import before the member/user import. You have to run the imports as they are listed. One by one.

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