By default, new users are automatically part of a group named Newly Registered Users. This group typically requires that the posts they create be approved before they are posted on the forums. You may not want to make users have to graduate from the Newly Registered Users group after a certain number fo posts. Below is a quick guide to bypassing the Newly Registered Users group for phpBB.

Bypassing the Newly Registered Users group in phpBB

  1. Log into your phpBB ACP (Administrative Control Panel)
  2. Once inside the main Account Control Panel (ACP) click on the General tab found across the top of the page.
  3. Using the left hand sidebar, click on the User Registration Setttings option under the Board Settings category.
  4. Now that you are on the User Administration page, type in the username that you want to work with and click the Submit button.
  5. From the User registration settings page, look for the New member post limit setting. To terminate the use of the Newly Registered Users group, set this field to 0.
  6. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the Submit button to save the settings.
Continued Education in Course phpBB
You are viewing Section 3: 304: How to bypass the Newly Registered Users group in phpBB
Section 2: 303: Allowing e-mail re-use in phpBB
Section 4: 305: How to manage new account activation in phpBB
Did you find this article helpful?

We value your feedback!

Why was this article not helpful? (Check all that apply)
The article is too difficult or too technical to follow.
There is a step or detail missing from the instructions.
The information is incorrect or out-of-date.
It does not resolve the question/problem I have.
How did you find this article?
Please tell us how we can improve this article:
Email Address
Name

new! - Enter your name and email address above and we will post your feedback in the comments on this page!

Related Questions

Here are a few questions related to this article that our customers have asked:
Ooops! It looks like there are no questions about this page.
Would you like to ask a question about this page? If so, click the button below!
Ask a Question

Post a Comment

Name:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
Comment:
Submit

Please note: Your name and comment will be displayed, but we will not show your email address.

0 Questions & Comments

Post a comment

Back to first comment | top

Need more Help?

Search

Ask the Community!

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and InMotion Hosting Staff.

Current Customers

Chat: Click to Chat Now E-mail: support@InMotionHosting.com
Call: 888-321-HOST (4678) Ticket: Submit a Support Ticket

Not a Customer?

Get web hosting from a company that is here to help. Sign up today!