Only one missed notification allowed

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dgkulick
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Only one missed notification allowed

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Is there a way to allow users to get notifications if they don't visit the forum after being notified of a new post? Sometimes an email goes astray and now the user doesn't get notifications. Or maybe they just miss one. Can we set it to maybe 3 times and then stop sending? Once seems pretty strict.
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Re: Only one missed notification allowed

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quiet bump.
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Re: Only one missed notification allowed

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You don't know if they where visiting the board without login in, so don't see the benefit of sending more than one mail.
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Re: Only one missed notification allowed

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They can't visit my board without logging in. My board isn't even live yet and a beta tester said he wasn't getting notifications. He did just miss one when he checked. I don't want people missing one notification and not getting any more. Three seemed a nice compromise.

I would guess that there is a boolean value somewhere in the database that gets cleared every time the user logs in and gets set whenever a notification goes out. Then before sending out another notification, it gets checked and if it's still set the notification doesn't go out. Simple enough. But it would also be very simple to have it be an integer value and increment it each time a notification goes out, and set to 0 when they log in. If it hits 3, or whatever value is set by the Admin, then no notification is set. Something like that. I'm not messing with the code though, I don't know PHP and don't like customizing code in any case.

I was just hoping someone had done this, maybe as an extension.
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Re: Only one missed notification allowed

Post by janus_zonstraal »

Than better ask it in the extension requests viewforum.php?f=496
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