Deleting forum topics

Delete topics that are irrelevant or that contain inappropriate content.

Before you begin

The owner of a stand-alone forum can delete any topic in that forum. Other users can delete topics that they created themselves but only if the topics have no responses. The Forums administrator can delete any topic in any forum.

Community owners can delete any topic in a community forum. Community members can delete topics that they created themselves but only if the topics have no responses.

About this task

Ensure that the content of your forum is meaningful and useful by deleting irrelevant topics. Deleting a topic removes the complete topic, including replies to that topic, from the forum.

Procedure

To delete a forum topic, complete the following steps:

  1. Open the topic that you want to delete.
  2. Click Delete under the topic.
  3. Click Delete again to confirm that you want to delete the topic.