Controlling who can create, revise, move, or delete new forums, topics, and messages

In Message Center, to control what participant roles within your site are able to create, revise, move, or delete forums, topics, and messages, you can customize the permissions in the default setting template. The permissions you set in this template will apply each time a new forum or topic is created.

To configure the default setting template, follow these steps:

  1. On the Message Center screen, on the Discussion Forums bar, click Template Settings. The Default Setting Template screen will open.

  2. Under "Control Permissions", use the checkboxes to indicate which roles can execute each of the the following functions:


  3. Under "Message Permissions", use the checkboxes to indicate which roles can execute each of the following functions:


  4. When you're finished, click one of the following:

You can override these settings for a specific forum or topic after it's been created.


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Last modified on January 23, 2006.