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Delete topic

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Delete topic will delete a topic and all posts within the topic. The topic is no longer seen by anyone, and the system records a log of the action performed by the user.
Once a topic is deleted, it cannot be restored.

Permission Requirements

  • Must have Forum Moderator Permissions in a forum before user can delete a topic within that forum.
  • Must have Can delete topics Moderator Permissions to use the Delete topic action.

How to Delete a topic using Quick-mod tools

  1. While viewing the topic you want to delete. (viewtopic)
  2. Select Delete topic from the quick-mod tools. (located at the bottom of the page in subSilver)
  3. On the Confirm Delete topic screen click Yes.

How to Delete a topic using Moderator Control Panel

This method can be used to delete multiple topics in a forum.

  1. While viewing topiclist in forum (viewforum)
  2. Click Moderator Control Panel. (located at the top of the page in subSilver)
  3. Check the box next to the topic or multiple topics you intend to Delete.
  4. Select Delete from the drop down menu and press submit.
  5. On the confirm screen, click Yes.