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Member titles are the descriptions of a user that are displayed under his or her username in a post. These titles will often refer to one of three things:
Please follow the instructions below to add a member title to the Automatic Member Titles ladder:
The users relationship to the board (Administrator, Moderator, etc.). This is usually set through a user group specific member title:
A custom title can be specified by a user or an administrator and is referred to anything that a user desires. A user can set their own custom title if they have the Custom Title user group permission. Following are the steps using which a custom title can be specified:
If the Custom User Title option doesn't appear on the page, that means you are not logged in as an administrator or if the user is editing their own account, they don't have the Custom Title user group permission. By default, normal users don't have permission to set their own custom title.
The following steps can be used by the administrator to manually specify/change the member title of a particular user:
Member Title Priority
Priority is given to the custom title specified for a user. If a custom title is not specified, the priority will be given to the title specified for the user group. If a user group title has not been specified, a member title from the Automatic Member Titles ladder will be used if the user meets the criteria for any of the given titles. Otherwise, no title will be used for the user.