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Preventing users from uploading file attachments
Please follow the steps below to prevent all the users from uploading attachments to posts or private messages:
You can also set the permissions at user group level. This is useful where you want that a particular set of users should not be able to upload attachments. For example: preventing the Not Signed Up / Not Logged In user group from uploading attachments so that the users will need to log in or create an account before uploading attachments.
Please follow the steps below to prevent a user group from viewing all attachments:
The above set of instructions allows you to set the Upload Attachment permission that is inherited by all of your catgories by default. However, if the Upload Attachment permission is set for a specific category individually using the instructions shown below, it will override the default. For example, you could allow the General user group to upload attachments in all the categories except one forum called Premium Category that requires a Paid Access subscription to upload attachments.
Please follow the steps below to prevent a user group from uploading the attachments in a specific category: