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XF 1.2 Create limit of posts before someone can post.

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by palmer, Jan 22, 2014.

  1. palmer

    palmer Member

    Hello everyone,
    Relatively new to xenforo but wondering is there a way to allow subsections of my forum a minimum number of posts before they can post on it? I have a look at permissions but couldn't really make it out. Thanks!
  2. Jeremy

    Jeremy XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Create a new user group. Revoke the posting permissinos for the registered user group on the specific nodes, allow it on your new user group. Create a user group promotion with the criteria of 10 posts.
  3. palmer

    palmer Member

    Thanks I am just stuck on the last part create another new user group? How do I change the criteria to just 10 posts? :)
  4. Jeremy

    Jeremy XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  5. palmer

    palmer Member

  6. palmer

    palmer Member

    Hey Jeremy, having a bit of trouble, I did everything you said, created new user group, then took away posting permissions for registered users on the specific node and gave allowed it on new user group. Just created a user group promotion with 5 posts and I can't post on it as admin or as a new user? Any ideas why? With the new user I posted 6 times.
  7. Martok

    Martok Well-Known Member

    Can you confirm that this is your set-up?

    Specific nodes - post permission for registered users set to Revoke (not Never!) and for New User Group set to Allow
    Registered group - post permissions set to Allow
    New User Group - post permissions set to Not Set (No)

    Usergroup promotion
    - Promotion Options: Add to New User Group
    - Apply Promotion: User has posted at least X messages set to 5

    This will add anyone with 5 or more posts to the New User Group as a secondary usergroup. All users have Registered as their primary group

    Note that the Group Promotions Cron runs only once every hour (I think). To test it's working for yourself, you can run it manually
    ACP > Tools > Cron Entries > User Group Promotions
    Click on Controls and then Run
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2014
  8. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

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