Change the color of the button when it is clicked with the mouse pointer, is there a css code?
We're about to transfer our forum from joomla to nodeBB and some users customize their reply color (which makes other users unhappy) so I'm wondering will this happen with nodeBB too or will it always be black by default for everyone? Looking forward to your replies.
@yariplus one more question what is the best practice you'd recommend to archive old content that is not relevant or valid anymore (for example old post from over a year ago reporting bugs or feature requests that have been completed since then).
@greenmoon There aren't many locked topics here. Many topics here can still be relevant years after they are made.
If you have a lot of old content, you could also move it to a another category,
Archive for example, and remove posting privileges in that category. So it can be viewed but not posted in. Or only allow certain groups to view it.
Now I'm trying to figure out what the groups are for: I understand the groups Community Rep and Global Moderator but don't understand those I can join like Swedes as we can't have internal conversations...?
I just figured that if I want to communicate privately inside a group I need to create a hidden category.
However we can't import a whole group at once I need to invite people one by one. Is this going to change soon?
Also this thread for example is going quite off topic compared to its title.
Do you suggest people to create new topic when they start talking about features requests?
There should be an arrow next to the reply button for
Reply as Topic which is useful when a topic goes off-topic. There is also
Fork Topic under topic tools for moderators, where the topic can be split at a certain post into a new topic. From a purely SEO standpoint, it would be best if users keep off-topic discussion to another topic, but it is of course up to individual forum owners to enforce such a rule.
For groups, you should be able to create a category and edit the privileges section so that only a certain group can view and post in it, you shouldn't have to enter users individually.
@yariplus Great thanks for these insights.
Actually I see two types of groups:
So when I manage the category I can only manage the first type of group but not the latter that interests me the most.
For example, I wish I could have a private category for Ambassadors. As we have a group of over 100 volunteers and I'll have to add them manually already once to the second type of group, I wish I didn't have to repeat that process to add them to the private category.
Is there a way to avoid that process?
Also why are the two groups name similarly when they are two different things?