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User Mentions Improvements by Xon 1.4.2

Improvements to XenForo's user mentions system (user group tagging)

  1. Xon

    Xon Well-Known Member

    Xon submitted a new resource:

    User Tagging Improvements by Xon - Improvements to XenForo's tagging system

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  2. king8084

    king8084 Active Member

  3. Abracadaniel

    Abracadaniel Member

    Is it possible to tag a nickname with a 1 or 2 symbol username?
  4. Liam W

    Liam W Well-Known Member

    You should probably change the title of this add-on to avoid confusion with the content tagging (it's changed to user mentions in 1.5).

    Last edited: Jul 17, 2015
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  5. Xon

    Xon Well-Known Member

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  6. Xon

    Xon Well-Known Member

    Users being members of groups is done via the usergroups in the admincp.

    The auto-complete only triggers if the nick is longer than 2 characters, but you can feed a nickname with 2 characters into it and have it pick it up. It just doesn't auto-complete.

    Good idea.
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  7. Xon

    Xon Well-Known Member

  8. Xon

    Xon Well-Known Member

  9. Xon

    Xon Well-Known Member

    This is a good idea, I'm planning on implementing it in my addon some time soon.
  10. Skylined

    Skylined Active Member

    Is it possible to change the email's body text to say the same thing that you get from the Alerts tab, the user's avatar and also get rid of the URL that appears on the left of View all your alerts?



    Maybe have the thread's title (This is a new test) link to the post where the user was mentioned.
    Maybe give the admin the option to choose if they want to include the post's message.


    You should change the word tag for the word mentioned.
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2015
  11. Xon

    Xon Well-Known Member

    Next version will replace 'tag' for mentioned in those emails. Please be aware that the user mentions system doesn't actually know the content type very well when it is dispatching the emails.

    I've added to an agnostic 'content' for the link title.
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  12. Skylined

    Skylined Active Member

    Conigurable default for users on account creation.
    How do you enable this?

    How do you enable the email notification for existing users?
  13. Xon

    Xon Well-Known Member

    In the AdminCP, under Options, User Registration, look for Default Registration Values.

    It will be the line "Receive email when tagged" (which will become "Receive email when mentioned" in the next version).

    You have to use SQL.

    The following code will do it:
    update xf_user_option
    set sv_email_on_tag = 1
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  14. Skylined

    Skylined Active Member

    To make the email a bit more user friendly it would be better if there's a text that says something like this and have it linked, instead of the button like link.
    The text could have a bigger font to catch the user's attention.

    Click here to view where you've been mentioned.
  15. Skylined

    Skylined Active Member

    I just noticed that users don't get emails when they're mentioned in the Media Gallery's comments.
  16. Xon

    Xon Well-Known Member

    Next version will have an improved email template, I just haven't finished working on it yet.

    I don't have that official add-on, so I add support for it.
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  17. king8084

    king8084 Active Member

    this mod randomly broke all mentions today

    no errors to report also
  18. king8084

    king8084 Active Member

    uninstalling and reinstalling doesnt fix the problem
  19. Xon

    Xon Well-Known Member

    What version of XenForo, and do you have any other add-ons installed which may do the same thing?
  20. king8084

    king8084 Active Member

    pls all disregard my posts

    new group was created and had the "disable mentions" enabled by mistake which screwed this up

    the mod works perfectly as intended
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