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.
- To delete a forum, complete the following steps:
Open the forum that you want to delete.
Select Forum Actions > Delete Forum.
Click Delete to confirm that you want to delete the forum.
Parent topic:Creating and managing forums