Topic: Can we subscribe to a forum?

I really like subscribing to threads because then if there is a new post an email is sent to me.  In many forums that email will contain the text of the new post.  I particularly like that because when I am behind work filters I can still access email and somewhat keep up on stories (saving me time when I get home).

All that being said, I would like to subscribe to an entire subforum and receive an email when any new topics or posts are made in that particular subforum.  This option is available on some of the forums where I post but they might be running different software.

Re: Can we subscribe to a forum?

Hrm. I know there's an RSS feed of forums, but after a quick look I can't find a mod to take the topic thing to forum level. If you decide you really want it on the temp forum, and find a mod, link me and I'll add it smile

Re: Can we subscribe to a forum?

Let us know if you want a hand searching, Ryan. Like Euan says, though, this is only a temporary forum, so our main focus is on building the new site. But obviously if there are little ways we can make this camp in the wilderness more comfortable, we should.

Ash

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Re: Can we subscribe to a forum?

Since these are only temporary digs there is no reason to go hunting.  If we were setting up a permanent forum then I would be talking with the guy who runs my game clan forum and have him recommend some plugins.

Re: Can we subscribe to a forum?

There is a subscribe button .... ^_^

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s12/kingorgg/Screenshot.png

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Re: Can we subscribe to a forum?

Daniel Taylor wrote:

There is a subscribe button .... ^_^

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s12/kingorgg/Screenshot.png

That subscribes to the thread. 

I was referring to subscribing to the entire forum so if a new thread is posted you get an email.

Re: Can we subscribe to a forum?

Then this maybe useful ...

http://alexking.org/blog/2005/03/05/rss-mod-for-punbb

Last edited by Daniel Taylor (2010-08-17 21:18:09)

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Re: Can we subscribe to a forum?

Daniel Taylor wrote:

Then this maybe useful ...

http://alexking.org/blog/2005/03/05/rss-mod-for-punbb

That feature ended up basically in PunBB - on the forum pages there's an RSS button, but no "subscribe" in the way there is on threads, which is email-based.

Re: Can we subscribe to a forum?

Doing my housekeeping - if anyone finds a mod to allow email subscription to forums, please drop me an email and I'll add it to the forum. Meantime, I'm closing this thread smile