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Duplicate Show Post Thread Button & Reply Box To Guests

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Brent W, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. Brent W

    Brent W Well-Known Member

    Getting people started posting topics and replying to topics should be easier than just telling them to register and then having to have them go back and find the topic or forum that they were in to create a topic or reply.

    http://www.verticalscope.com has a system that I really like here: http://www.wranglerforum.com/f14/pro-comp-jk-helldorado-wheels-17x9-525905.html

    Scroll down to the bottom of the thread and see that they present you the quick reply box, registration form and login form at the point where someone who has read a topic is likely ready to reply to a topic.

    xenForo should present the same behavior. Right now you have small, barely noticeable text at the end of a topic saying you must login or sign up to reply.

    Why not present them the quick reply form and below that present them tools to register or login to create the reply to the topic.

    The Post Thread button can link them to the create topic page where the same options can be given.

    Screenshot of how they do it:

    Screenshot 2014-03-04 17.21.40.png
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2014
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  2. Joshua

    Joshua Active Member

    I'd also like to see something like this developed. I think there's a prettier way to make it happen but the idea is pretty great from an interaction point-of-view.
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  3. TheComputerGuy

    TheComputerGuy Active Member

    I'd like to see this worked on as well...could be very beneficial...and outside the box for forums in general.
  4. Sheldon

    Sheldon Well-Known Member

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  5. Brent W

    Brent W Well-Known Member

    Thanks. Its nice to see someone else put that together and had the same general end goal.
  6. Carlos

    Carlos Well-Known Member

    And this is stock? o_O

    EDIT: Nevermind. It's a plugin. Drat! :cautious:

    But yeah, I'd be interested in this. Mostly because I want to inspire users to register, but without annoying them.
  7. Sheldon

    Sheldon Well-Known Member

    I'm sure "officially" it would be implemented much better... but, for the time being as a last resort, that option is there.
  8. Sheldon

    Sheldon Well-Known Member

    No, its a relatively simple template modification. Well, actually very easy. The only issue anyone would have is styling it to get the look you want to achieve.
  9. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

  10. Carlos

    Carlos Well-Known Member

    Figures. I'll wait until this is either stock or a plugin.
  11. Brent W

    Brent W Well-Known Member

    Like the first post then. ;)
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  12. Sheldon

    Sheldon Well-Known Member

  13. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  14. Carlos

    Carlos Well-Known Member

    But your screenshot shows a huge registration box... Sheldon's screenshot gif is better than this.
    Too intrusive for my tastes, I like Sheldon's idea.

    But I'll go along with this to get the idea rollin'.
  15. Brent W

    Brent W Well-Known Member

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