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Changing User Groups Structure - What's the right way?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by TheBigK, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. TheBigK

    TheBigK Well-Known Member

    When we were on vBulletin, we had several usergroups. I had created about 15 user-groups corresponding to ranks. Those got carried over to Xenforo during import. I'm now planning to switch to a much simpler structure -

    1. Admins
    2. Mods
    3. Registered
    4. Banned
    5. Unregistered / Guests
    6. Group - I
    7. Group - II
    8. Group - III
    I wish to know, what is the right way to make this change? Should I just delete the custom usergroups -> then create new usergroups -> set promotion?
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    It's up to you.

    You can continue using the custom usergroups which were created during the import or you can delete them and create new ones.

    It won't make any difference.
  3. TheBigK

    TheBigK Well-Known Member

    Do the members of deleted usergroup fall back to 'registered' usergroup?
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member


    Don't forget that the system has been designed with everyone in the Registered user group as their default.
    TheBigK likes this.

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