How to disable memberslist viewing in phpBB3

In this tutorial I will explain how to disable memberlist viewing from guests/members, so only admins/mods can view it.

Open memberlist.php, Find:

// The basic memberlist

Before add:

if (!$auth->acl_get('m_') || !$auth->acl_get('a_'))

Open styles/prosilver/template/overall_header.html, Find:

Replace with:

If you want to only block the memberlist do the following:


if (!$auth->acl_get('m_') || !$auth->acl_get('a_'))


if ($mode != 'group' && (!$auth->acl_get('m_') || !$auth->acl_get('a_')))

Date: May 08, 2013

Filed Under: Web Development

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