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Can whos online be disabled?
Hi,

I am still evaluating this software and am pretty close to purchase.

Can the Whos online feature be turned off?

I want to see it as Admin, but would like the users to not even see it anywhere on the forums.

I can't find a setting for this. Is there one?

Thanks



Mike

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Re: [CRUZN8R] Can whos online be disabled? In reply to
I believe you can disable the function from the admin panel.

Setup > Actions > Edit Action (select Who's Online from the bottom of the list)
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Re: [Paul] Can whos online be disabled? In reply to
I guess ypou are right, it can be disabled there, but the whos online icon would still show on the header icons, even though the action is gone and it is still selectable in the profiles. I guess that could be fiddled in templates.

I wanted it to be an admin only feature though. I guess that could be done though editing templates too.

Thanks

Mike

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Michael J. Challis - CRUZN8R - PT Cruiser Club - http://www.ptcruiserclub.org

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Re: [CRUZN8R] Can whos online be disabled? In reply to
This was my question too. This thread is old but is there a more current handling of this issue? I'm on the 30 day trial and really like what I see so far. But I don't like the idea of my clients browsing and snooping each other's online activity.

Thanks

Steve
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Re: [bravelion] Can whos online be disabled? In reply to
Hi,

You can turn off the feature by going to Setup->Actions and disabling it (or making it available only to admin (set minimum user status to administrator). Then you can edit the header and wrap the button with an if tag:

<%if current_user_status = 3%>
... display who's online button, 3 is an administrator
<%endif%>

Cheers,

Alex
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Gossamer Threads Inc.
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Re: [bravelion] Can whos online be disabled? In reply to
If you disable the option, you would need to alter the template to remove the option.

It's not hard to do, but the spacing of the header might be a bit off.

The template is very complex, using widths and such, and could probably stand a complete rewrite, substituting width tag globals that are calculated from the number of header items (dynamicaly), but that is another project. :)


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