As designed "Read" reports still marked new


Well-known member
Affected version
I have some reports open, but they are read. They will stay read for awhile but then all of a sudden are marked unread. I click it to mark read again and the same happens later on. This is not from replies it is a marking issue with no activity. It happens cross-device but also on the same computer if you wait awhile or use a new tab, but it's not always instant.

Chris D

XenForo developer
Staff member
It’s because we store the date you last read any reports in your user session. This data isn’t stored permanently and after some time, using a different browser session or a different device entirely will refresh that data.

We also lose that read date to detect when you have new reports.

Ultimately it’s all a side effect of how we store the data but not a bug.


Well-known member
I hope it can be stored differently in the future. It's inefficient and confusing to staff and those clicks are are a waste of time. The only "fix" is closing the reports before we have resolved them.
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