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Anonymous/Guest postingYour forum can be configured to allow or disallow users to post in a specific category or all categories anonymously (without signing up). The user can optionally provide their name and email address when posting. The IP address of the user is still recorded in case it becomes necessary to ban them.
To enable or disable anonymous posting for all categories by default, follow the instructions below to change the default permissions of the Not Signed Up / Not Logged In user group:
To enable or disable anonymous posting for a specific category, follow the instructions below:
Note: You may also want to review the permissions for the Pending Email Verification and Pending Approval user groups depending on if you have the Email address confirmation and the Approve new signups options enabled in the Settings -> Security section. By default those user groups are not permitted to post.