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As Designed Ignore system

Discussion in 'Resolved Bug Reports' started by woostar, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. woostar

    woostar Member

    The ignore system only ignores threads 'started by' the user, not posts made by them. I'm hoping this isn't intentional (or can at least be over-ridden)? Also, threads started by the user are still viewable on the forum homepage 'last post' preview.

  2. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    It does ignore posts (and pretty much anything else) by ignored users, but if you navigate directly to content authored by an ignored user, it will be shown.
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  3. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I can't reproduce this. The posts won't show up (though there is a "show ignored content" link that can be used).

    Also, what Kier said.

    That is unavoidable. Same with the last post info.
  4. Mike Edge

    Mike Edge Formerly Da Bookie Mon

    Will this change in the future?
  5. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    No, it's effectively impossible, or at least makes the features a massive nightmare (and big performance hit).
  6. woostar

    woostar Member

    ah, that's why. searched for a post of JVcode (sorry JVcode, was just testing on you) and refreshed after ignoring. It had #post-248487 on the end, so that would be why.

    As for the last post info, I only asked because I changed my old forums ignore system (because I didn't like how it didn't fully ignore). I used:
    $hook_query_where "AND postuserid NOT IN (0$ignoreids)"

    to ignore last post info.
    (not sure of the xF equiv as I haven't looked into it)

    Ta for the replies :)
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  7. Syndol

    Syndol Guest

    Are 'likes' belonging to ignored people supposed to display as well?
  8. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Yes. It's about their content.
  9. Mike Edge

    Mike Edge Formerly Da Bookie Mon

    Yes some sort of hook would be great as most average members of forums don't understand things like better performance and will be royally confused by still seeing things of people on ignore, maybe to the point even to consider your forum just another ol' broken site. As far as loads go for big boards, this could be an option to turn off or on. Maybe because I don't run a million+ post board, load isn't important to me. But to me sumplicity for our end-user is most important.
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  10. jmurrayhead

    jmurrayhead Well-Known Member

    I was really hoping that the ignore feature would actually allow us to ignore the user. Quotes stripped from posts, posts not visible anywhere, no way to view ignored members posts, not able to see their profile or member card, etc.
  11. woostar

    woostar Member

    FWIW, had that query working on a big board (xx,xxx,xxx pageviews a month) and didn't impact performance... but that was on a vB db structure.
  12. captainslater

    captainslater Well-Known Member

    So when I click on the last post link it will be displayed.
    When I click on the thread and browse to the last page, the posting isn't displayed?
  13. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  14. captainslater

    captainslater Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the clarification. I just think this will confuse user.
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  15. dieketzer

    dieketzer Well-Known Member

    users are asking about the ignore feature i promised would come in 1.1.
    i am ignoring them. i am thinking to sneak 1.1 in under the radar with the ignore function disabled. i am too embarrassed to unveil this joke on the community. i am embarrassed for xenforo. this looks like nothing more than an afterthought coded one morning before tea. i cant believe we waited a year for this.
  16. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    What exactly is it that you perceive to be such a problem?
  17. dieketzer

    dieketzer Well-Known Member

    youre a comedian too!
  18. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Come back when you want to engage in a meaningful discussion.
  19. Kevin

    Kevin Well-Known Member

    The only 'quirk' I'm seeing with the ignore system is that if I read a thread, the thread gets several new replies, the last poster happens to be somebody I am ignoring, then when I click on the thread title to see the other new replies I end up seeing the ignored persons post.

    Not a big deal but I didn't realize why I was seeing the ignored person until I read Kier's post #2 above.
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  20. ragtek

    ragtek Guest

    Anybody seen that it's also working now for quotes?:)

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