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Why do I need to edit a phrase to set terms?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Mikey, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. Mikey

    Mikey Well-Known Member

    I would have thought that this would be an option in the options area of XenForo, instead I had to search XenForo.com and find that to edit my "Terms and Rules" I had to edit a phrase? Why is this, it seems awfully unintuitive.

    Or have I missed something and just done it the "hard way"? If I may suggest that you move the "Terms" text to the "Basic Board Information" directly underneath where you specify if there will be a terms link in the footer or not..
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    It's a phrase so it can be translated.

    If it was in the ACP Options then it would be a global setting, not language specific.
  3. Mikey

    Mikey Well-Known Member

    Yes, but then a spanish webmaster would type terms out in spanish.. and an english one would type it out in english.

    I didn't think of translations, if i'm honest, but eh, is there no way to make a text box so it just edits the phrase?
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    But if the forum has more than one language available then the terms text won't be translated - it will remain in the original language in which it was entered in the ACP.

    You could probably do it with an add-on.

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