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How to stop specific mods from appearing in Staff online

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Renegade, Mar 28, 2013.

  1. Renegade

    Renegade Well-Known Member

    I have setup a few sections with dedicated moderators who can manage their own sections. However I do not want them to show up in staff online now as they are not really part of the staff. They are dealers with their own dedicated forum. How can I achieve that?

    Forum A: Mod X
    Forum B: Mod Y

    I do not want Mod X to be able to open/close/stick threads in Forum B.
     
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You can grant mod permissions in the group permissions without explicitly making them a mod. By not explicitly making them a moderator (not using Admin CP -> Users -> Moderators) they will not show as staff.
     
  3. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  4. Renegade

    Renegade Well-Known Member

    Considering I don't want to make them appear as staff, I have to add them to moderator user group without making them a moderator. But if I add them to moderating user group, won't they be eligible to moderate outside their section too? How will I maintain a 1 to 1 relationship between that member and their respective section?
     
  5. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Adding someone to the moderating user group does not make them a moderator, it just grants the permissions set in the group.
     
  6. Renegade

    Renegade Well-Known Member

    But where will that permission be applicable in? As in which forum sections. How will I control or assign that?
     
  7. Renegade

    Renegade Well-Known Member

    I think I got it. Just changed individual user permission for the forum and removed moderator. Will come to know if someone complains. :p
     

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