Here are easy steps to setup a private forum in wpForo WordPress forum plugin. Saying private means it’s not accessible / readable for certain forum usergroup. In this example we create a private forum for Guest usergroup:

1. Edit a forum you want to make private,  set No Access for Guests.

2. Navigate to Dashboard > Forums > Settings > Forum Accesses admin page,

3. Edit the No Access settings and make sure all permissions are disabled

4. Navigate to Dashboard > Forums > Dashboard admin page, click on [Delete All Caches] to see the result.

 

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