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Adding and editing a category

Add category

Name - name of the category to be added

URL Slug - name of the category that will be shown in the address bar. It is created from the category name, though it can be edited

Description - description of the category, it is visible in the category list view

Color - selecting the color of the category will result in it being visible beside the category name in the category list view

Show as locked category - Category is displayed as Locked to users with no view permissions. Choose amongst the following options:

  • Disabled - If this option is selected, the user will not be able to see the category if they don't have the necessary permissions
  • Show locked category and hide topics - If this option is selected, the user will be able to see the categories marked as locked, but not their topics
  • Show locked category and locked topics - If this option is selected, the user will be able to see the categories marked as locked as well as their respective locked topics

Permissions - Setting permissions that enable the user to view the category, add topics and/or moderate topics, add and/or moderate comments. For example, if a category has permissions set as to allow all users to see the category and all its topics, then all users (both unregistered and registered) will be able to see the category and topics in that category. If it is set that registered users can add topics, then all registered users can add topics to the category. Users who have the right to add topics can only add and edit their own topics. On the other hand, users can be set as moderators and accept/reject/edit other users' topics or comments.

Add user - a possibility to add view/add permissions for individual users

Add category - after the category has been added successfully, the editor stays open in edit mode

Add and view - after the category has been added successfully, the editor closes and the newly added category is opened in details mode

Close - closes the editor

Delete category - deletes the category and all topics that belong to it

Edit category

The existing category can be edited. In the category list view, beside the category entry there is a pencil icon which opens the editor. The category can be ediited only by administrators.

The category's position can also be changed via the drag & drop option. To do so, click and hold the move icon and drag it to the desired position. The changes will save automatically

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