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Forum Node Settings: Allow posting but Disallow seeing other posts.

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Minecraftly, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. Minecraftly

    Minecraftly Member

    I have a specific forum section for private requests. I want people to be able to post in that section, see and edit/reply to their thread, but don't want them to see other people's thread. The purpose is to protect each request's privacy. How do I configure it to achieve this? Thanks.
     
  2. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    This is controlled by the "View threads by others" permission. Remove that from the groups that shouldn't have it and re-add it for the groups that should see all threads.
     
  3. Minecraftly

    Minecraftly Member

    I saw that option, but it wasn't what I was looking for. I want it to apply for one forum only (eg: Abuse Report forum).
     
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Use the node specific permissions for it.

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    Revoke it for the Registered user group, allow it for the other group.
     
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  5. Minecraftly

    Minecraftly Member

    Thanks, I got it to work. One small problem during the process though, people can't see the sticky post that gives instructions on how to post on that forum. Is there any way to get around this? Thanks.
     
  6. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I believe there is an add-on available which allows for that.

    Otherwise you would have to use a notice.
     

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