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Old 11-15-2008, 09:58 PM   #1
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Visitor messages?


Is there some way to completely block visitors from leaving messages? Also, why are they visible to the general public? I hate to have to resort to reporting hate mail, but...
 
Old 11-17-2008, 12:36 PM   #2
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There is no way to disable visitor message at this time, but if it becomes an issue it's certainly something we'll look into. We're looking for feedback on the feature in general, so it's possible we'll alter (or even disable) the feature as well. You can edit or remove comments you find objectionable, FWIW.

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Old 11-17-2008, 12:45 PM   #3
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There is no way to disable visitor message at this time, but if it becomes an issue it's certainly something we'll look into. We're looking for feedback on the feature in general, so it's possible we'll alter (or even disable) the feature as well. You can edit or remove comments you find objectionable, FWIW.

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Are you sure? I don't see any way to remove a comment. That's why I made this post.
 
Old 11-17-2008, 12:48 PM   #4
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There was a issue that could have prevented it earlier, but it has since been corrected. Are you still unable to remove (may want to try shift-refresh)?

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Old 11-17-2008, 12:59 PM   #5
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OK, this time I got the delete option, but there is something odd with the page it sends you to. It will only accept the "soft delete" option, which is already enabled.
 
Old 11-17-2008, 01:03 PM   #6
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That's correct. A soft delete hides it from all other members, except myself. The only person who can do a hard delete (which actually removes it from the database) is me.

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Old 11-17-2008, 01:19 PM   #7
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Fair enough. Thanks for the help!
 
Old 11-17-2008, 01:31 PM   #8
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I'm wondering what is the purpose of these visitor messages ? They're supposed to be like PMs only public ? Why ?
 
Old 11-17-2008, 01:35 PM   #9
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They're there for members to post information about themselves and for members to leave public comments/notes for other members. It's not a feature we custom built, but something in the stock software that we're trying out. As mentioned, we're looking for general feedback on the feature.

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Old 11-19-2008, 05:58 PM   #10
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Based on feedback you'll be able to hide these from public view on a per user basis. This feature will be added in a future code update.

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