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Not a bug Moderated Forums display unapproved thread posts vis RSS feed

tenants

Well-known member
#1
This is particularly bad if your forum automatically feeds twitter / facebook accounts

There is no moderated forum I can use here to demonstrate this, but simply
* post a thread to a Moderated forum
* Don't approve it
* Check the RSS feed

It shows the title of the thread, and if this is automatically sent to twitter/facebook without allowing moderation, it doesn't look too great

(imagine your face book / twitter being flooded with ... "Xforum is Y", or "the owner of XForum is a Y"), and that could effectively come from your own account (to all of your followers!)
 
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ragtek

Guest
#2
that's not true;)

you have permissions, that's why you see it in the feed too...
people (and/or bots without permissions) won't see them.

easy to confirm: create the thread, log and and check your feed;)
 

Brogan

XenForo moderator
Staff member
#4
Is that an add-on you are using to post to Twitter?

As ragtek said, the RSS feed respects the permissions.
 

tenants

Well-known member
#5
Not a bug... my events forum wasnt being moderated (but the events were)

<< There is no problem with RSS feed permisions