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Why don't XenForo provide the feature of reputation system?

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by msibm, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. msibm

    msibm Member

    The members of my forum have been used to use the reputation system. Who can tell me what is the reason that XenForo give away this feature? Thanks!
     
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  2. Pereira

    Pereira Well-Known Member

  3. Ingenious

    Ingenious Well-Known Member

    All of the forum platforms are different with this feature. Xenforo uses a positive-only likes system. There is an add on however where you can define all your own reputations, positive, neutral or negative if that's what you want to do.
     
  4. pjfry

    pjfry Active Member

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  5. borbole

    borbole Well-Known Member

    Wait until they get a taste of xenforo 's Like&Trophy system and they will be like: Reputation System what :D :D
     
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  6. msibm

    msibm Member

    That I like someone's post is big different from that Bill Gates like someone's post, so the "Likes" system is nonsense. Trophy system only forces the members to pour water.
     
  7. oman

    oman Well-Known Member

  8. TheRevTastic

    TheRevTastic Well-Known Member

    Bill Gates didn't start the "like" updates/posts/etc.
     
  9. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

  10. mrGTB

    mrGTB Well-Known Member

    If you used MyBB before, no idea? I know what your talking about. You visit the members rep page and it showed a reason (text) why rep was given from each person, they are asked to enter text when giving either + or - rep.

    If I visit my LIKES Page via profile here, it shows a section (quote) of text "taken from the post", not text a person has written themselves saying why they LIKED it. Really it would be better when a person likes a post, a box pops-up asking them to input why (required to give like). Then that text gets displayed with all your likes in profile.
     
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  11. xfrocks

    xfrocks Well-Known Member

    This add-on should be familiar with people coming from the other forum software and used its reputation system. It's running stable for now so I haven't updated it in a while (not that it was abandoned). Just FYI :)
     
  12. oman

    oman Well-Known Member

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  13. feldon30

    feldon30 Well-Known Member

    The reputation system is outmoded and has a lot of limitations. I don't think it really helps build a community that supports positive posting as well as the Likes system. Fortunately, there are plugins as mentioned above.
     
  14. Kenneth Holland

    Kenneth Holland Active Member

  15. msibm

    msibm Member

    I don't like to install any ADD-ONs.
     
  16. robdog

    robdog Well-Known Member

    You might have a rough time with XenForo if you don't like to install "any" add-ons. To bad, some of the developers are REALLY good at what they do and provide a quality plugin along with quality support.

    Good luck with whatever you choose.
     
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  17. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

    I would like to change the number/points values into green bars just like vbulletin, How?
     
  18. Eagle

    Eagle Well-Known Member

    Everyone likes different things but I really hate reputation system.
     
    rafass likes this.
  19. ArnyVee

    ArnyVee Well-Known Member

    The post ratings addon (which has been linked a couple of times in this thread) will give you that "green bar" you are looking for under the avatar.
     
    Evina likes this.
  20. msibm

    msibm Member

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