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Design issue Following Count


Well-known member
i recently removed all the people i was following on my forum after i removed everyone from the list i noticed the button in the sidebar still indicated i am following 5 people.. there is no way to tell (that im aware of) who these members are but i suspect they are banned?

Im not sure if this is a bug or just unique to my installation however conformation one way or another would be great that and a fix of course. :)



XenForo moderator
Staff member
I have previously reported this.
It is due to banned members.
The same thing happens with the Followers count.


XenForo Developer
Staff member
We could spend time fixing this, but right now it reads from a cached value and altering that to do some sort of recalculation or live count would entail a significant performance hit, so for now I'm going to mark it as a design issue and leave it as-is.