How do I create a new super administrator?


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Modify the config file Via FTP or File Manager and insert their ID :

$config['superAdmins'] = '1';


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What is the difference between a Super Administrator and an Administrator?
A Super Administrator can not be created or edited by an Administrator and always has all permissions in the ACP.

How do I add another Super Administrator?
Edit the /library/config.php file and add any additional users IDs, comma delimited: $config['superAdmins'] = '1,2,3';
Note that the user in question must already be an Administrator.

Check their profile to get the user ID.
It's the number at the end: