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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.
- 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
- While viewing the topic you want to delete. (viewtopic)
- Select Delete topic from the quick-mod tools. (located at the bottom of the page in subSilver)
- 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.