A closed topic in the Forum module will still be visible to users, but the users will be disallowed from posting comments on the topic. You can close a topic by following these steps:
- Go to Publish at the top menu in Admin.
- Choose Forum at the left menu.
- Choose the Category then Forum to close.
- Underneath Forum settings, you will see different options. Click the button underneath Closed to ON.
Only close a topic you would like to disallow member comments on in the front-end.
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