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[Suggestion] E-mail Admin on new registration

Discussion in 'XenForo Suggestions' started by Brent W, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. Brent W

    Brent W Well-Known Member

    I really miss the emails I get when a new user registers on my site. Can we have this included in a future release?
    omds, IPF, PrettyPixels and 20 others like this.
  2. ArnyVee

    ArnyVee Well-Known Member

    I second this :)
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  3. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    In the 24/7 world, wouldn't a TWEET and an email be better ? :)
  4. Brent W

    Brent W Well-Known Member

    Everyone has email, not everyone has or wants to have Twitter. I hate it to be honest but use it just because of its promotional value as a business tool.
  5. ragtek

    ragtek Guest

  6. Carl

    Carl Well-Known Member

    Another thing that should be inbuilt - but thanks ragtek! :)
  7. erich37

    erich37 Well-Known Member

    definitely needed.
  8. The Dark Wizard

    The Dark Wizard Well-Known Member

    I want this so bad. Every minute that this is kept out of 1.1 is a Xen Angel that won't get it's wings or halo.
  9. Steve Brewer

    Steve Brewer Member

    I really need this too :(
    erich37 likes this.
  10. zaiger

    zaiger Active Member

    I use the ragtek addon. I have a thread posted in my sysop board which is replied to by an assigned account every time I get a new user. That way whoever watches the thread will get a notification email and can approve their registration from there. It would be nice to have built in email notifications though, but this is a decent work-around.
  11. 3c

    3c Active Member

    Nothing against add-ons, (haven't gone there yet), but yea, I'll have to throw a vote in for the "should be in the core". Actually, I was surprised when I found out that XF didn't do that...
    Joe Link, zaiger and erich37 like this.
  12. Joe Link

    Joe Link Well-Known Member

    Any hope for a new user who doesn't have access to the Ragtek add-on?
  13. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    Just out of curiosity, do people actually go through and READ the new registration emails to inform you someone registered? I can't really see a useful purpose for them to be honest... And it certainly wouldn't scale. I wonder how many users per day Facebook was getting before Mark Zuckerberg decided to turn off the email notifications he was getting. :)
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  14. craigiri

    craigiri Well-Known Member

    I hear you!
    We get 50 or more signups in a busy day. What I need is a listing/report screen which I can go to that shows certain information they enter (location, any URL's, etc.) plus information looked up (stop forum spam, IP location)......so I can almost instantly sense if something is wrong. Fuzzy logic of checking their usernames and they way they spell locations, etc. always gives me good hints....

    It takes me less than 5 minutes on the busiest days....to look, delete and approve dozens. Any system which is slower than about 10 seconds per user - looked at, approved or deleted is going to be hard for a busy forum.
  15. Joe Link

    Joe Link Well-Known Member

    I read mine on a daily basis, roughly 15-30, for two reasons. First, I have a hidden registration field which asks the person where they heard about my site. This is my most valuable tool for finding out which marketing is working and which isn't. Second, after a while you can tell which users are spam and take the appropriate measures. This is a much needed tool for Xenforo.
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  16. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    What size forum? Because on my old forum I tracked emails in the beginning, but once we started hitting 50-100 registrations every few days it became overwhelming.
  17. Joe Link

    Joe Link Well-Known Member

    Just under 20,000 members, and around 15-30 new members per day.
  18. ArnyVee

    ArnyVee Well-Known Member

  19. ragtek

    ragtek Guest

  20. Tommy

    Tommy Member

    Are there any free addons for this feature? :)

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