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Re: setting board to read-only
Reply #2 - Sep 24th, 2012 at 1:17am
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Hello Hector

What YaBB version are you running?

I have an old forum that is now read-only.

I think you have to set things through the 'Boards' Section. AFAIK, the "Group" restriction(s) don't exist before the newest software.




  

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Re: setting board to read-only
Reply #1 - Sep 23rd, 2012 at 12:23am
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In theory (as I've never done this myself) - Go to your Admin Center and under Forum Settings -> Members, set Registration to by admin only.

Then, under Member Groups, edit every group to disallow everything except for viewing. Just remember that your members will still be able to log in and view member-only sections and will be able to edit their profiles.
  

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setting board to read-only
Sep 22nd, 2012 at 10:14pm
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Hi everyone;
I wish to set the forum to read-only for a while. How can this be achieved?
Thank you.
  
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