How to make your topic hidden or unlisted

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If you want to discuss something in private, with only a small number of other users, you can create a topic that is unlisted or hidden.

Unlisted or hidden topics will not appear on the forum. They will only be available to people with the direct link or url of the topic.

You can do this either when you create the topic or after you have already posted it.

You will need to be a moderator to hide posts / make posts unlisted.

To make a topic unlisted when you create it, please follow the below instructions:

 Instructions

  1. Click the settings or gear icon in the text editor

    Red circle highlighting gear icon in the text editor

     

  2. Select “Toggle Unlisted”

    Close up of menu showing the 'Toggle Unlisted' option

     

  3. Click Create Topic

  4. You will know your topic is hidden because there will be an eye with a line through it

You can also watch a video of this by following this link.

To make a published topic unlisted, please follow the below instructions:

  1. Click the spanner icon on the right side of the topic

    Highlight of the spanner or wrench icon on the right side of a published post

     

  2. Click Make Unlisted

    Close up image of the menu, including the 'Make Unlisted' option

     

  3. You will now see the eye icon next to the title of your topic