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Ticket #140 (open enhancement)

Mailing list

  • Created: 2010-09-21 08:11:33
  • Reported by: Reines
  • Assigned to: None
  • Milestone: 2.3
  • Component: usability
  • Priority: normal

We have had a few requests for a mailing list, and I agree it would be useful. We have a few options for this:

  • Use an existing mailing list manager.

  • Code our own system which allows input of an email address.

  • Integrate it into the forums, allowing users to subscribe/unsubscribe.

  • Implement forum subscriptions - subscribing to the mailing list is as simple as subscribing to the announcements forum.

History

Reines 2010-09-21 08:12:07

I would actually be tempted to go with the last solution there - I feel this would be a handy feature to have in FluxBB anyway. Thoughts?

Reines 2010-09-23 12:36:43

  • Component set to usability.
  • Milestone set to 2.3.

Reines 2010-10-01 17:15:42

I've now added the forum subscriptions to the core. Now all we really need is a link for the mailing list which subscribes people to the announcements board (or informs them how the system works if they aren't logged in).

To consider: Subscriptions can either only include the topic title, or the contents too. A mailing list would be more useful with the contents too probably, so consider explaining this to users or making a custom subscription add part of the site which auto enables this.

Reines 2011-03-27 23:06:39

  • Owner Reines removed.