When working with users in your phpBB board site, you may wish to segregate users into different ranks. Ranks are simply titles that are achieved when a user has posted a specific number of posts. They are more or entertainment than anything and do not grant special privileges in and of themselved. In the instructions below, we will show you how to create user ranks in your phpBB 3.0.

Creating user ranks in phpBB 3.0

  1. Log into your phpBB admin dashboard.
  2. From there, click on the Users and Groups tab.
  3. select manage rank from menuFrom the Users and Groups admin page, find the left hand sidebar and locate the Users category. From there, click on the Manage Ranks link to take you to the user rank management screen.
  4. click add new rank buttonOn the Manage Ranks screen you will see a list of existing user ranks. The only default rank is Site Admin. Click on the Add New Rank button to begin creating your new user rank.
  5. insert rank settingsNext is the Rank settings page. Here is where you customize your new rank.
    Rank Title Name your new rank.
    Rank Image Select an image for your title (if available)
    Set As Special Rank Ranks of this type not automatically achieved and must be assigned manually by an admin.
    Minimum Posts The number of posts where the rank becomes active. Will not display if 'Set As Special Rank' is enabled.
  6. new rank listingsOnce you have your settings configured, click the Submit button to save your new rank. After receiving a success message your new rank will appear in the rank listings.
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The information is incorrect or out-of-date.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 our Support Center:
Email Address
Optional, but our team may contact you for more information.
Like this Article?

Post a Comment

Name:
Email Address:
Comment:
Are you a bot?
Submit

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

Write New!
Do you want to publish a tutorial to our support center?

News / Announcements

SSL Certficate Warnings
Updated 2014-04-14 11:34 am EST
Hits: 2220
Heartbleed 0-day OpenSSL security bug
Updated 2014-04-14 04:43 pm EST
Hits: 5641

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

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!