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User id 1 from admin to registered user

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.


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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.