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How to restrict content access within a site?

In a community site. I want to restrict users to have some private parts of the site like forum, groups and discussion board with their scope (should not be visible to others). That is a specific ...
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Upload Image with comments under forums

In drupal 7 Forums under some topic I want to add a upload image field with the comment field. How can i achive this?
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How does forum determine new replies for each user?

When I visit drupal.org/forum/*, in Replies column I can see how many new posts have been added. Drupal also marks them with a New tag. I'm wondering how does drupal determine which replies are new ...
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How to programmatically create forum topics using entity api?

I used this post and this post to get started but I was trying to use only the entity API. Here is my code. So far the node creation works but I'm not able to save the node under the correct tid. ...
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How to configure Userpoints settings? [closed]

How can I configure the User Points module so that if I open a forum that you can deduct 50 points? And if you can give a comment for 25 points.
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Title and meta description of the forum

I installed the forum module. Do you know how to change the title of the forum page and meta description tag? Thank you
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Somehow forum's got associated to wrong taxonomy vocabulary. Need help

I am using Advanced Forum 2.6 and I noticed that some of the views were set to pull the wrong vocabulary instead of the forum vocabulary. I set them all to pull the correct vocabulary but when I go to ...
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How can I replace the Forum's vocabulary 'Forums' with my existing vocabulary 'tags'?

I use a "tags" taxonomy for most content on my site. The "Forum" (core) module insists on using its own vocabulary ("Forums") and also seems to have automatically created a vocabulary for itself. Is ...
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Harmony forum show category color [closed]

I am trying to make my forum front page look like this, with category color icon next to its name: When creating new category in taxonomy, i have an option to input HEX of color. It's limited to 6 ...
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Limit taxonomy to one subforum

I've run into an issue when designing my forum in Drupal 7. I'm using the Forum core module and multiple taxonomy lists. Each of those taxonomy lists has its use in different subforums. However, my ...
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How to exlude forum comment links from search results

My Drupal site is set up as a forum using modules like Advanced Forum, Advanced Forum Bootstrap and Search configuration. Currently I have an issue with search results: forum action links like reply, ...
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Add followers' list at the end of discussion

I want to add following functionalities in Drupal 7. Any forum-user can have followers, So I want to show followers list on forum-user's profile page. (Like this) Those followers should be ...
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Want two discussion Forum

Hello Hiii Again Everyone I Am Creating A drupal website i want to create 2 forum for different topics Mean I want to create a business discussion forum and business ideas forum so in drupal there is ...
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Forum navigation

I am about to launch a user forum on a site. I have installed the Advanced Forum module and created a forum (only one so far, but there will be more and forum containers as well). I would need some ...
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How to close comments with just 1 click?

My site editors want a quick way to close comments on a particular node, i.e. they just want to click a button on an item, rather than having to click edit, then select the comment settings tab, then ...
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users not able to post to discussion board

I have a simple forum in Drupal 6 that has 3 containers. From the admin perspective I can easily post a comment in either of the 3 containers. However authenticated users are unable to post to any ...
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Drupal Forum - Users unable to post correctly

I am using drupal 6. The forum (core-optional module) I am using contains 3 containers. Where I run into an issue, is that the authenticated users are unable to post their forum topic into one of ...
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Drupal Forum Solutions? [closed]

Contemplating a new forum for a D7 site. There are many options floating around out there, and it's not very clear which of the solutions listed below would be the best direction for our use case. And ...
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How to programmatically create forums and containers (not forum topics)?

I need to create containers and forums using rules. If I use the action "Create new entity" -> "Taxonomy term" I got that by default the new term created is treated as a forum, not a container. How ...
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How to add multiple forums for a single site in Drupal

I am working on a client portal and client needs multiple forums for the site based on the user priviledges. e.g. www.example.com/forum1 www.example.com/forum2 www.example.com/forum3 ...
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Add “Post as anonymous” checkbox to forum topic creation

is it possible to add a post as anonymous checkbox to the topic creation in drupal forum? I can also provide a user if not a string via which the content should be submitted. Basically I don't want ...
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Forum lay out problem

I'm having some problems with my forum, I messed up my lay out and can't seem to get it back. Reinstalling the Advanced Forum module doesn't help. Does anyone know how to get my text to the right, ...
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Showing Forum Topic Count 0 because, content access module conflict with Advanced Forum

In my project I am working with advanced forum. for this I installed module as below. advanced forum ACL content_access chain_menu_access The issue is after adding Forum Topic into forum, the ...
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How to remove 'None' from forum options?

In D7 advance forum, when users want to create a forum thread at node/add/forum, they are presented with a dorp-down menu fo froum whose default is set to . So when users do not choose an existing ...
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How to copy a forum thread?

I want to move a forum thread with all the posts from one server to another. What is the most convenient way to do so?
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How to force users to choose a forum when creating new thread?

Here is the problem: On a D7 community site, upgraded from D6, users are allowed to create new forum threads using node/add/forum link. In the node creation page ,they have to choose which forum their ...
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Translate Forums page title

I've tried with preprocess_page, preprocess_forums even changing drupal_set_title directly in forum.module but i can't get change that ugly page title "forums". Any idea?
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Is Drupal forum module suitable for a massive forum

If I use the Drupal forum module (not the advanced forum module) to create a forum website (30 replies per page) and if the forum grew to a massive forum, will this module decrease the performance? ...
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How to fix incorrect forum post count when using internalization and locale?

Using (among several other contrib modules) Forum Locale Advanced Forum Internationalization My forum topic nodes are set to be localized and I've set translations for the Forum Vocabulary and ...
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Override html.tpl.php per node type does not work [closed]

I saw that this was asked few times before, and I tried the answers, and I tried modifying the answers, yet nothing. Case: I have Advanced Forum installed, and I am using HTML5 Application Cache ...
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Pass role variable through $author (advanced_forum module?)

i'm trying to show last_post $author role in the advanced forum forum-list. What i've discovered is that last_post appearance can be changed in advanced-forum.submitted.tpl.php, however the $author ...
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Is it possible to attach discussion board to a node?

I have a content type called "Movies". I would like to create discussion threads under it similar to discussion threads in imdb.com under a movie. I have tried the advanced forum module and also ...
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Update aliases through admin or module?

I used the blog module for what I am calling "story" on the site I am building. The URI and various parts of the site still say "BLog" -- most noticeably when the user attempts to add a new blog. I ...
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Changing time format for comments in template file

I'd like to only change the time formatting for comments that we have attached to forum posts in Drupal 7. I have a custom template setup and to get the time that the comment was created. Right now ...
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views : display user list with number of comments and forum posts

I want to create blocks to display a list of all users with their number of comments and number of post on forum. In SQL, something like that : SELECT u.name as user, COUNT( n1.nid ) as 'number of ...
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Modules used on drupal.org community page [closed]

I would like to implement a community section for my website in the same style as that on drupal.org, where there are various tabs which will allow the users to view a landing page, a members ...
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Where to look for a forum thread in database?

In Drupal 6 forum, a user reported that her thread has suddenly disappeared. I am wondering in which database table should I look for the thread, and what might be the cause?
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How can I override the default forums and container pages with views?

I need to override the default pages that come with forums with views. I need to still include the default info as per the screenshots. I can't seem to get the right relationships and the correct ...
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Why are Active Forum Topics and New Forum Topics visible only to Administrator?

I have set up forums in Drupal 7 with the Forum Access module enabled and the Active Forum Topics block and the New Forum Topics block enabled on the home page. Everything works as it should except ...
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Uninstall core forum.module while keeping content type and taxonomy

I'm upgrading a site from D5 to D7 and have a large amount of forum posts. However, I no longer want to use the core forum module, instead using views... When I disable the module, I lose access to ...
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How to place a users role after username in Forums

On my site, i have the Forums module enabled. Please is it possible to put a users role in parenthesis next to the users username in the Forums? For example "Brian (Student)" and David (Teacher)". ...
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How do I override the username in forum views?

I have created a module that overrides the real user name with the string "Anonymous" when a node is displayed. I use hook_node_view() to do this. This works fine. However, to keep the user truly ...
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How to change the alias for the core forum landing page for drupal 6?

Core forums sets the landings page to /forum. I need this changed to /some-other-name.the forum posts can be changed using pathauto, but I need to change the alias for the top-level forum landing ...
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Point me in the direction of developing new forum features?

Probably the most confusing part about Drupal for a beginner (read: Me!) is figuring out which modules should be used to develop new functionality. I'm looking for the path I would need to take to ...
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Restrict forum access based on user (user list)

I need to restrict access to forums so that only selected users can access an individual forum. (The users should apply for a forum and a moderator should decide if the user should be allowed to ...
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What external forum to integrate with Drupal 6? [closed]

I have a busy Drupal 6 community site (+500K registered users). I'd like to move my drupal forum content to an external forum software serveed from a subdomain in a separate server. The main goal is ...
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Error displaying field_view_field content [duplicate]

I have some working but drupal keeps giving me warming errors each time i look at the admin pages. I am in the process of building a forum using drupal's core forum module. Once you selected a listed ...
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How to target and remove a given fieldset

I am very new to drupal and have been playing around with lots of different modules and core features. I have now come to an issue I have been trying to solve for the pass 48hrs without finding the ...
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How to set page title for forum's Active and Unanswered tabs in Drupal 7?

I have to set up forums in Drupal 7. I want to set page title, meta keywords and meta description for forum tabs like Active Forums and Unanswered Topics for forum. How to do this?
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Forum Post urls with Pathauto

I'm using Drupal (v7.21) with Pathauto and Advanced Forum and would like the paths to be formatted like: domain.com/forum domain.com/forum/the_topic_name domain.com/forum/the_topic_name/the_post_name ...