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Contact us to be available when site is inactive

Discussion in 'XenForo Suggestions' started by Mouth, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. Mouth

    Mouth Well-Known Member

    When you make your site/board inactive ( /admin.php?options/list/boardActive ) then I think that you should still be able to access the Contact Us ( /misc/contact ) page/functionality to be able to send an email to the site admin.
     
    Dadparvar, Lone Wolf, Newt and 28 others like this.
  2. jOOc

    jOOc Active Member

    +1 on this suggestion
     
  3. oman

    oman Well-Known Member

    One of those why doesn't it already behave this way suggestions. :)
     
    jOOc likes this.
  4. batpool52!

    batpool52! Well-Known Member

    Also auto associate the email with the registered user.
     
  5. Goodfella

    Goodfella Active Member

    Great suggestion this is a must have!
     
  6. Bionic Rooster

    Bionic Rooster Well-Known Member

    I don't think this is a good idea. The reason for a board being inactive is because some work is being done in the background and I wouldn't want people accessing any of the functionality that could/would interrupt that. I would be more practical to have an mailto:email link in the inactive message so if they had to mail you for some emergency it would open their mail server and not interrupt the work going on .
     
  7. Goodfella

    Goodfella Active Member

    Im pretty sure there is a way to keep the "Contact Us" section open without interrupting whatever process is going on (upgrade, ect).
     
  8. Jeffin

    Jeffin Well-Known Member

    It's a very good suggestion.
     
  9. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    If the board was down, and they can't log in then that information is not available. I don't know about you, but if I take my board offline I don't want any more than I absolutely HAVE to have hitting the DB doing so.
     
    Bionic Rooster likes this.

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