5. How to Manage Users
The user manager enables you to:
- edit/delete registered users.
- find user profiles so that you can edit their profiles/details
- add moderators or administrators
- grant moderator/administrator status to users
- edit user titles according to the number of posts they have made
- get user email addresses for mailing list purposes
5.1 Member title configurations
Member titles are assigned to users according to the amount of messages they posted. These titles are displayed below the names of users when reading/viewing topics.
You are able to set these titles in the Control Panel >> User Manager >> Member Title Configurations
5.2 How to delete users
To delete a registered user, go to the Control Panel >> User Manager. Type his/her user name in the ‘Delete’ box and press ‘Delete’.
5.3 How to edit a user’s profile.
To edit a user’s profile, go to the Control Panel >> User Manager. Type his/her user name in the ‘Find’ box and press find.
Another way to edit a user’s profile is to click on the letter corresponding to the first letter of the user’s user name. A list of users should appear. Click on the user's user name to edit the user's profile.
5.4 How to add a moderators or administrators (Super Users)
See: How to Create Moderators (Super Users) For Your Forums
5.5 How to ban users via IP address.
If there is an offending user and you would like to ban him/her, go to the message he/she posted and click on the 'Edit Message' link. (Only moderators and administrators can view IP addresses) You will see the IP address of the offending user. Copy and paste the IP address. Now go to the Control Panel >> User Manager >> Ban Users >> Now enter the IP address and click the 'Ban' button.
5.6 How to get user email addresses for mailing list purposes.
Go to the Control Panel >> User Manager. Then click ‘Get User Names and Email Addresses For Mailing List’ – Now click the ‘Retrieve’ button.
You can also retrieve extra information for a personalized mailing by checking the check boxes listed.
When the email addresses has been retrieved, copy and paste the email addresses into your mailing list software.