There may be a lot of instances, in which you want to close your user Signup on Discourse forum. Just for an example say, you want to build a secret community where only a few members can participate in the forum. Or say, you want to build a paid membership platform, where only invited members can join your discourse forum.
You may be wondering, how will people join your platform if you will close user signup. Yes, it’s right that user will not be able to sign up directly. But an admin of your platform can easily invite members through email address. So, in this post, we will learn step by step with images on how to allow or disallow user signup on discourse forum.
Steps to Allow and Disallow User Signup On Discourse
Login to your discourse admin account. And on the top right corner, click on the menu button and from there click on Admin Option. Now this will redirect you to your admin dashboard.
In the next step, you have to go to the Settings tab by clicking on it. Now you will see, different sections on the left-hand side.
Now you have to go to the Login Section. Now here you can see different login settings related to your discourse forum.
Now here you will see the various option, regarding user login settings. On the very top (the first option) you will find the option to allow/disallow user signup on your forum. Just uncheck the box to allow signup and if you want to disallow user signup then keep the box checked.
So we hope that this post may have helped you. And now you can easily switch between user signup option, whenever you want accordingly. If you want any other guide regarding discourse forum, then be sure to subscribe to our newsletter and do not forget to share this article.