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Not Planned Privacy Controls on Individual Posts

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Khaleal, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. Khaleal

    Khaleal Active Member

    Hi,

    It would be great if xenForo included a privacy controls option on individual posts which is based on user groups or in individual users.
    For example: I need a specific thread or post to be visible only to specific user-group (eg: stuff) or to specific user (eg: Another administrator) or even showing it to all groups except a specific user-group or user.
    I know we can do that by changing some groups permissions. But this is so complicated and it's not applicable on the post or user level. Of course only the administrators and any privacy control enabled user-group can use this feature.
    The feature I'm suggesting is very similar to Facebook Privacy Controls

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    I hope xenForo stuff will consider adding such nice feature to the core of the software.
     
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I don't see how this would work for a forum.
     
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  3. Biker

    Biker Well-Known Member

    Exactly. You'd have people posting stuff that isn't visible to everyone which defeats the entire purpose of having a forum.
     
  4. Teapot

    Teapot Well-Known Member

    Agree. The in-built ignore feature and private conversations should serve all possible needs for this feature. If you want to only show a post to certain people, don't put it on a public forum; that's not what they're made for.
     

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