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Best way to handle old posts

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by m3commish, Aug 3, 2015.

  1. m3commish

    m3commish Active Member

    I just want to know the best way to handle moving old posts would be without losing my forums post count
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2015
  2. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    Are moving or deleting?
  3. m3commish

    m3commish Active Member

  4. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Are you talking about the individual counts for a forum or user post counts? The forum post count always reflects what's actually there, so there isn't a way around that. User post counts should remain accurate, as long as the forum is set to count posts.
  5. m3commish

    m3commish Active Member

    Hey @Mike - For the most part, I am referring to the overall post count of the forum. My past forum service, I just created a node that was titled, 'Old Posts', and would move any unnecessary posts there. I was just inquiring here to see if there was a better way or maybe even an add-on that kept them somehow .. although, I couldn't find any such thing.
  6. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    Creating an archive node and disabling the ability for new threads/posts to be posted is the best method, in my opinion.
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  7. Fred.

    Fred. Well-Known Member

    I also do it this way. I also hide it from the forumlist because it's old and low quality. And not useful anymore.
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