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Author and post date editing

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Brentnauer, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. Brentnauer

    Brentnauer Well-Known Member

    Is there a plugin or other reliable method to change a post's author and post date?

    Editing the DB is fine, but I'm not sure what's connected to what.
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You can edit the associated record in the xf_post table. But there may be unintended consequences, such as affecting the order of posts in a thread.
  3. Brentnauer

    Brentnauer Well-Known Member

    I'm helping with a project that has a random tertiary database of content we may want to import. There's no real way to import it, and I'm told it's small enough to do by hand so we're just going to copy and paste the content manually.

    Everything will be edited in sequence so the post order should work itself out. Is it really as easy as
  4. vkams

    vkams Active Member

    I need this option! It was helpful in my old phpBB2 forum.
  5. Can this be edited within Xenforo or is this something related to the server database?
    Can you explain an easy way to do that for a newbie which has very few knowledge about databases?
  6. AndyB

    AndyB Well-Known Member

    maszd and Jake Bunce like this.
  7. Thanks a lot, Andy! Great resources! (y)
    AndyB likes this.

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