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XF 1.4 Remove posting ability outside of forum

Discussion in 'Styling and Customization Questions' started by Sam Pearson, Sep 17, 2015.

  1. Sam Pearson

    Sam Pearson Member


    I've got 2 forums within a forum. One called Competitions and one called Races. I want members to be able to post in both forums but not just inside the original forum called Competitions & Races.

    It's easier just to say, can I remove the stuff in the red box while still allowing people to post in both forums.
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Competitions & Races should be a category, not a forum.

    Otherwise you can revoke the posting permissions for that forum for the Registered user group and allow it for the other two forums.
  3. Sam Pearson

    Sam Pearson Member

    Would it be possible just to hide the content?

    It just looks weird there in this case. :)
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Use the permission system to remove the ability to post in that forum.
  5. Cyb3r

    Cyb3r Well-Known Member

    If you are not going to add any threads to that forum you should replace it with a category instead, even if you hide the buttons with CSS members could access them through the direct link http://example.com/forums/forum-name.id/create-thread, or simply disable making thread by usergroup level permissions.

  6. Sam Pearson

    Sam Pearson Member

    Yeah, I did that but it looks like this which doesn't look very neat. :(
    If I turn it into a category, it will take up more room on the forum list. The reason was to neaten up the homepage.

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