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Sub Forum Permissions

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by lazer, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. lazer

    lazer Well-Known Member

    Hey :)

    So, say I have two sub forums inside a parent forum and I don't want members posting on the parent forum, but I do want them to be able to post in the 2 sub forums, how would I configure the permissions for that to be possible?

    With the permissions set to "inherit" for members in the sub forum, I am concerned that if I turn off the ability to post in the parent forum, they will "inherit" this permission and not be able to post in the sub forums.
     
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    It will work. You can override permissions in the child forum by explicitly setting them. So the parent has explicit revoke and the child has explicit allow.
     
  3. lazer

    lazer Well-Known Member

    Ok, so I need to go thru each usergroup in the Parent forum and set "Post new thread:" and "Post replies:" as "Revoke" then I need to go to each of the 2 sub forums > each usergroup and set those two settings as "Allow"?
     
  4. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Correct.
     
  5. lazer

    lazer Well-Known Member

    Cheers :)
     

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