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by xxclixxx xxclixxx is offline 13 Mar 2008

I'm in the process of integrating vBulletin into my existing site. Part of that, is I have Teams that have their own private forums. I found the Add new Users article very helpful, so I figured why not share what I figured out too.

Basically what this does is creates a new usergroup, creates a new child forum, and restricts access to the child forum to registered users, and gives access to the new usergroup.

You will need to edit the parentid in the code to the ID of your forum these will be children of. You don't need to do any special permissions to that main forum either, as the permissions are set to the sub children.

You'll notice three sets of forumpermissions. Only edit the one that's below the comment saying to edit that one, if necessary. The others are purposely set to 0 to give the private forums privacy =P


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There you go, it should be enough to get you started quicker than it took me. Oh and before you ask, the only included files I am using are these, however I'm also doing other functions as well so I don't really know which ones are required but you can just remove each file one by one until it flips out and wants the file back =P


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Absolutely smashing stuff - worked first time

Thank you for sharing this!
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