Help > Forum > General > Forcing guests to login before allowing access to the forum
Forcing guests to login before allowing access to the forumYour forum can be configured to require a user to log in or sign up before being allowed to view a specific category, all of the categories, or the entire forum.
To require users to log in before any page of the forum is viewed, follow the instructions below:
Making your forum private will ensure that only people who have signed up can view it. You can also optionally choose to approve new users.