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Allow moderators to - close / edit-lock - individual posts

Discussion in 'XenForo Suggestions' started by CyclingTribe, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

    I would like to suggest a facility for moderators to close (or edit-lock) individual posts so that the author can no longer make any changes to it.

    For example, when you remove part of a post and the member edits it back in again afterwards; such as removing a NSFW image that the member feels should be allowed.

    Shaun :D
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2014
  2. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    Just put a very short time on editing?
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  3. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    Seems like pointless bloat to me.
  4. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

    I have a 1 year editing window for registered members, and whilst I could change that for individual members, it would affect all of their content.

    The case that prompted the suggestion was an otherwise very active and valued member of the community who had an image removed from their post that they felt should be allowed; they edited it back in again after it had been removed, it was removed again, and they edited it back in again.

    I thought that it would be useful to be able to lock just that one single post so that they could not override the moderator action and put the image back in.

    I appreciate that most people might resolve the problem by imposing global editing sanctions on the member but since I had the idea (and the feature doesn't currently exist) I thought I would suggest it. (y)

    It's possibly too granular for most people's requirements, may very well add unnecessary bloat; may even be better suited to an add-on; but it may also be something that is quick and simple to implement in the core ... ;)

    Shaun :D
  5. Biker

    Biker Well-Known Member

    If, after several edits, a member insisted on putting removed content back into a post, they deserve to be curtailed on ALL content. Doesn't matter how "valued" they may be to a site.
  6. Karelke

    Karelke Active Member

    I would like to see this feature as well.

    After a moderator has edited a post, the user should not be able to edit it again.

    That's only a workaround.

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