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Deleting forums

Delete forums when they are no longer being used.

You must be the forum owner or an administrator to delete a stand-alone forum. To delete a community forum, you must be a community owner or an administrator.

If you find that a forum is no longer in use, you might decide to delete it. Deleting a forum removes it permanently from the Forums application.

When you want to prevent users from updating a forum but still allow them to view its content, consider locking the forum instead of deleting it. For more information about how to lock a forum, see the Locking forums and forum topics topic.

  1. To delete a forum, complete the following steps:
  2. Open the forum that you want to delete.

  3. Select Forum Actions > Delete Forum.

  4. Click Delete to confirm that you want to delete the forum.

Parent topic:Creating and managing forums