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User id 1 from admin to registered user

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by MarkCorrigan, Sep 9, 2015.

  1. MarkCorrigan

    MarkCorrigan Member

    Hoping someone can help me with this. I'm currently the user id 1/ admin of a forum. I'm handing off control of the forum to others and want to become a registered user instead of admin. I know about editing super admins in the php file (there are other super admins so I think this should be fine) but I'm wondering if there could be unforeseen consequences or issues to address before making this move. Links or advice appreciated.
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    All you need to do is ensure another administrator is promoted to super administrator by adding their user ID to the config.php file.

    Then just remove your user ID from it and demote your administrator status in the ACP.
    MarkCorrigan likes this.
  3. MarkCorrigan

    MarkCorrigan Member

    Great. Thank you for the quick advice. Most appreciated.

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