Delete forum topics 

Ensure that the content of your forum is meaningful and useful by deleting 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 only delete topics that they have created themselves and only when these topics do not have responses. The Forums administrator can delete any topic in any forum.

Community owners can delete any topic in a community forum. Community members can only delete topics that they created themselves, and only when those topics do not have responses from other members.

About this task

Deleting a topic removes the topic from the forum completely, including any replies to that topic.


To delete a forum topic...

  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.

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