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How do I delete a category?

By Shadow @shadow
    2016-12-12 22:56:52.103Z

    I created some categories I don't want and I can't figure out how to delete them. Can someone help me do that? Thank you.

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    1. KajMagnus @KajMagnus2016-12-16 14:44:44.727Z2017-02-01 10:36:03.055Z

      Hi Shadow, for now, go to the categories page, and click the category, then click Edit Category, and then you can set it to Staff only (there's a checkbox for that) — then no one will see it (except for staff).

      I think there should be a way to really delete a category, too, but I haven't implemented that. What do you think should happen with all topics in the category? I suppose they should be soft-deleted ... and with that I mean that when you delete a category, everything in it, gets deleted, too — but later, if you un-delete the category, everything in it, will get undeleted, too. What do you think?

      [Edit] Now I've implemented deletion-of-categories, see my other comment.[/Edit]

      1. In reply toshadow:

        Now deletion-of-categories has been implemented. Click the Edit category button, then in the edit dialog, there's a Delete category button, which deletes it. One deleted, an undo button appears so it can be undeleted.

        Deleting a category deletes all topics therein, until the category is undeleted, then the topics get undeleted too.