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

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Some Maintenance Issues

The Update Counters page enables you to change many of the counters in the database.

Tip

Take your time

This process can take a lot of time—there is no way to rush it, so it's best to start it and leave it to finish on its own.

These counters are important for the smooth running of the database, but they may require updating following a change to the database. These are some of the changes that you may need to make:

  • Update the forums

    This feature will update the information for each forum including last post information, thread count, and post count. This operation can be carried out after a mass moving or pruning of threads and posts.

  • Update user titles

    This will go through every user on the forums and determine their correct ...

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