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Why are there so many different types of forums?

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There are four possible types of forums, each with varying degree of access control: Public, Protected, Restricted, and Private.

  • Public Forum: Public forum does not require prior registration for the user to particiapate. It is read and post for everyone.
  • Protected Forum: Protected forum is read-only for non-registered members. The user must be registered and logged on to post.
  • Restricted Forum: Restricted forum is only accessible by registered members in the following user groups: admin, moderator, team, and member.
  • Private Forum: Private forum is only accessible by registered members with access privilege manually granted by the community administrator.

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