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Do not ask for TimeZone in the registration page (auto-detect it)

Discussion in 'XenForo Suggestions' started by Rigel Kentaurus, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. Rigel Kentaurus

    Rigel Kentaurus Well-Known Member

    Detecting the timezone is really easy with javascript

    Having he least possible questions in the registration page is desirable, especially for values that we can just auto-detect. We might not be able to figure out if it is UTC-7 Chihuahua or UTC-7 Arizona but surely we can choose UTC-7, if the user wants to be really specific they can change that later through preferences.
    semprot, 51463, 3rd AnGle and 9 others like this.
  2. Brandon Sheley

    Brandon Sheley Well-Known Member

    sounds like a good idea to me
  3. Scott

    Scott Active Member

    If you pick the correct location then it does DST too, no need to change it every year. Select once and you're good until you move country.

    Picking the timezone + detecting what location would be do-able but hard. Geo Location + JavaScript detection + default language but this seems like something that would be fragile.
  4. CritiKiL

    CritiKiL Active Member

    Is there an addon to do this with version 1.1.5?

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