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Message 53650 - Posted: 15 Apr 2014, 17:59:02 UTC

Because of the main problem of spam starting in all forums now we need a button where we can remove postings and not hidden all (for mods and admins).
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Message 53652 - Posted: 16 Apr 2014, 1:07:34 UTC - in response to Message 53650.  

I'll second that :)
Also the combination of setting the Akismet key and limiting new members to only post in a single forum has really helped out on theSkyNet.

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Message 53653 - Posted: 16 Apr 2014, 2:29:12 UTC - in response to Message 53650.  

I'm not even sure what you ask for. Can you elaborate?

If you're asking for an easy option to mass-hide posts, I did ask for that already and it's on the to-do list. What I asked for is check boxes in front of all thread titles, only visible for admins and moderators, that they can check the bad threads and then click Hide, to hide multiple threads in one swoop.

If you're asking for complete removal of the posts, as far as I know you can do that directly in the database.
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Message 53659 - Posted: 16 Apr 2014, 6:03:20 UTC - in response to Message 53653.  

For me, Yes to both.
1) An option to mass hide posts would be nice.
2) The ability to delete posts without going through the DB would be useful as well. Although as you say it is possible to delete straight through the DB, I just like to avoid directly modifying the DB on production servers.

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Message 53661 - Posted: 16 Apr 2014, 11:20:04 UTC - in response to Message 53659.  

OK, I did forward the request to David.
However, I personally do not think it's a good idea to have the option available for moderators, only for administrators. And then probably only from the HtmlOps screen.

And coming with a big fat blinking warning that posts/threads removed this way cannot come back after removal (without putting a backup back).
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Message 53669 - Posted: 16 Apr 2014, 13:40:58 UTC - in response to Message 53661.  

OK, I did forward the request to David.
However, I personally do not think it's a good idea to have the option available for moderators, only for administrators. And then probably only from the HtmlOps screen.

And coming with a big fat blinking warning that posts/threads removed this way cannot come back after removal (without putting a backup back).


Yes, I mean delete postings, the admin should have an option to give a mod permissions to delete posts like in a phpbb forum without altering the database directly.
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Message 53673 - Posted: 16 Apr 2014, 14:25:14 UTC - in response to Message 53669.  

But hiding the posts and/or threads does already exactly that. It deletes the posts, or hides them from view of non-moderation personnel, and does so without altering the database much. It sets visibility from 1 to 0.

So in that case, I don't understand the request.
Yes, hidden posts stay visible for the moderation team. But they've got their own icon and all, as such
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Message 53676 - Posted: 16 Apr 2014, 16:11:46 UTC - in response to Message 53673.  

But hiding the posts and/or threads does already exactly that. It deletes the posts, or hides them from view of non-moderation personnel, and does so without altering the database much. It sets visibility from 1 to 0.

So in that case, I don't understand the request.
Yes, hidden posts stay visible for the moderation team. But they've got their own icon and all, as such


With more spam postings it is confusing to read as mod. I want completely removed them.
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Message 53681 - Posted: 17 Apr 2014, 5:56:42 UTC

I added this feature.
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Message 53683 - Posted: 17 Apr 2014, 8:37:11 UTC - in response to Message 53681.  

I added this feature.
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Thanks!

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Message 53684 - Posted: 17 Apr 2014, 10:30:34 UTC

http://boinc.berkeley.edu/gitweb/?p=boinc-v2.git;a=commit;h=7c9b5a6b569508d8da94b2c606250ff5ebe1c3cf
web: lets project admins delete posts and threads

Spam needs to be deleted, not hidden.
Add buttons for deleting posts and threads.
For now, these are available only to admins
(ADMIN, DEV, SCIENTIST privileges).

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Message 53687 - Posted: 17 Apr 2014, 13:28:35 UTC - in response to Message 53684.  

http://boinc.berkeley.edu/gitweb/?p=boinc-v2.git;a=commit;h=7c9b5a6b569508d8da94b2c606250ff5ebe1c3cf
web: lets project admins delete posts and threads

Spam needs to be deleted, not hidden.
Add buttons for deleting posts and threads.
For now, these are available only to admins
(ADMIN, DEV, SCIENTIST privileges).


Yes, thx for forwarding this!
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