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How to add administrator?

anevel
Tue Apr 08 2014 16:03:20 GMT+0000 (UTC)

I see the textbox in 'settings' on the forum where we add a user as administrator, but even after saving, it doesn't appear to do anything?

@tipiirai
2014-04-08T16:03:20.000Z

The administrators have access to the extra stuff on the sidebar and they have the ability to manage spam. Only the forum creator has the access to the billing info on our [account](/account/) page. What is your issue precisely? Thanks!

@r:smitrock
2014-04-08T16:03:20.000Z

Hi, I am the owner of a new board. When I go to settings it only gives me the ability to make a member a Moderator. I must be missing something here?

@huidong
2014-04-08T16:03:20.000Z

The current term "Moderator" used to be "Administrator", but since we only allow the very first Admin to deal with upgrades & billing activity, not those who were added later, that terminology caused quite a bit confusion. So we decided to rename those who don't have upgrade / payment capability "Moderators", i.e. by the current definition, there is only 1 Admin per forum, the one who created the forum. You can also call it the forum *owner*.

@r:smitrock
2014-04-08T16:03:20.000Z

Thank you. Can an added moderator have the ability to delete posts and edit forums or does the owner just have these abilities?