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Building Forums with vBulletin by Kathy Kingsley-Hughes, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

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Super Administrators

If you own the forum or run the forum, then you are probably a member of the Administrator usergroup. But are you a super administrator? Probably not! Want to find out how to set yourself up as a super administrator? Read on!

You need to be a super administrator to have control over other administrators and to change their permissions. For example, suppose that you have another administrator who is your 'second in command' and that you want to change this administrator's permissions on the forum. To do this you click on Usergroups in the left-hand menu and then click on Administrator Permissions. However, you come up against a message telling you that you don't have permission.

This message also tells you how to make the changes ...

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