@pitaj I agree that this behavior is acting how it is supposed to be, but I also think that there should be an option for admins/group chat owners to turn this setting on.
Message of the Day (MOTD)
I have seen mention of such a thing around the forum and have need of it. However, I cannot find it.
My goal is to be able to show a message to each user once, the next time they visit the forum but I'd settle for any variation on the idea.
It has been added back to the main template in Persona https://community.nodebb.org/topic/8790/categories-tpl-category-tpl-topics-tpl-and-motd-in-persona