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XF 1.5 Banning User While In Moderation Queue

#1
When I look in on our forum each morning, I usually find things awaiting moderation. This is because we require each user's first post to be moderated. (We have a User Promotion that, after one approved post, makes them a member of Verified, per instructions found here - it works as its supposed to, which is to say it works very well.)

When a first post is clearly spam, I do not approve the post and I ban the user, but I think I'm not doing this in the most efficient way possible. What I now do is below - if there's a better way, please let me know.

- I highlight and Copy the users name (or just remember it) from the moderation queue.

- I click on the radio button to delete the post but I don't click on the Save button at the bottom.

- I open another tab in my browser, find the user, use the Actions dropdown at the top right, and ban them.

- I go back to the moderation queue and click on Save.

Thanks in advance for suggestions as to a more efficient way to do this.

-S-
 

Brogan

XenForo moderator
Staff member
#2
Click on the user name in the moderation queue.

Click the 'Spam' link which overlays the avatar.
 

Brogan

XenForo moderator
Staff member
#4
That's dealing with accounts which are awaiting approval in the ACP though, not the moderation queue.