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Implemented [Suggestion] Forum Leaders?

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by DarkGizmo, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. DarkGizmo

    DarkGizmo Active Member

    I haven't seen a staff or forum leaders page. is there one? If not. I suggest making one and making it customizable (which groups are on it, etc) like in vB3. :)
     
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  2. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    I don't think there is one right now. I think this is in the works, but not 100% sure.
     
  3. I think so. Also, would be great if that page includes permalinks to usergroups for those forums that have a lot of staff.
     
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  4. DarkGizmo

    DarkGizmo Active Member

    I would think it's essential. Every major forum software has one in one form or another. It'd be quite foolish not to have one here :D
     
  5. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    I can see this having many benefits, such as a page listing VIP or as such, just staff :)
     
  6. Floris

    Floris Guest

    You can create a page node that queries through the template the users from a certain usergroup. So you can make your own: Meet the Team page.
     
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  7. Mert

    Mert Well-Known Member

    vB format forum leaders page serve no purpose at all imo. As Floris highlighted it is pretty easy to create a Meet the Team page with more details easily.
     
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  8. Anthony

    Anthony Member

    I wouldn't go as far to say it serves no purpose... For me its allowed me to see all the staff members on a vBulletin forum fairly quickly.
     
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  9. Cezz

    Cezz Well-Known Member

    But it quite often gets mixed up and shown wrong... I agree a custom page is a lot better for this porpoise..
     
  10. Vilandra

    Vilandra Active Member

    Just my 11 cents...I think it is useful for new members especially to come on a forum and see who the staff is, somehow. :)
     
  11. Derek Ivey

    Derek Ivey Member

    I think the software should, by default have a forum leaders page, but have a setting to change the url in case someone decides to make a custom one. I guess they could ultimately just modify the template to change the url but a setting would be nice.
     
  12. Gunblaza

    Gunblaza New Member

    I would love to see something different if they have a leader page. Maybe an option to have a meet the team sort of thing where staff can add some info.
     
  13. Nix

    Nix Well-Known Member

    I like that idea. I like it when you can Meet the Team and have more information on the staff.
     
  14. Alfa1

    Alfa1 Well-Known Member

    A flexible, modern 'meet the site staff' page would be welcome. vb's showgroups page is a fail IMHO.
     
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  15. Mert

    Mert Well-Known Member

    That's exactly my point
     
  16. welshstew

    welshstew Active Member

    Porpoise's on the internet - those clever buggers - I've always wondered about the sound they make, now I know its their dial up tone :p

    I have to agree with Floris, this can easily be achieved with a page
     
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  17. jmurrayhead

    jmurrayhead Well-Known Member

    Especially when you can't choose the sort order of the groups appearing there. It makes no logical sense. I'd like to have an option for a short little bio, as well.
     
  18. captainslater

    captainslater Well-Known Member

    And with staff members able to edit the content about themself on their own.
     
  19. Vossi

    Vossi Active Member

    Sounds to me like I can blow queries which I place (somewhere) and use the template to fetch the results and place it in there?

    :eek:
     
  20. Lawrence

    Lawrence Well-Known Member

    Those Pages, are going to have hundreds of great uses. This is just one of many, :)
     

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