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Offline Jenni4Stars

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Invitation system
« on: June 18, 2016, 06:16:18 AM »
I swore this was a standard feature on the 2.0.x, but nope... I would really like to be able to make the forum an invitation only -forum, but so that the members could invite the people they wish to invite without me having to manually create every new user as it may come down to. I have a workaround using the anti-spam verification questions, but it is very clunky in comparison to what I want to do. (I may need to change the password on the fly when the registration password gets in the wrong hands or I just want to change it, while someone is just trying to register with a code given to them by their friend... :/ I'd much appreciate invite codes to be individually set, preferably by the member who invites people, so I can pinpoint who has a poor judgement and remove their invite rights!)

This is seriously the only thing I don't understand why it is not there yet, ideas as I may have! :) I like to create very complex forums, and this is the only really needed, obvious thing I can't find either a mod or a core function, but as it is something that I find a security issue, I'd really prefer to be in the core.

Offline Kindred

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Re: Invitation system
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2016, 07:52:08 AM »
actually, no... I don't think this belongs in the core.  As you say... you prefer complex systems - while this is SIMPLE machines forum...   and we prefer to keep the core product simple, clean and clear...   That being said, there used to be a pretty good mod, but it seems to have been removed 2 months ago..... http://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?topic=391962.0
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Re: Invitation system
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2016, 10:58:41 PM »
Is this the same kind of thing?

http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=653

It's really old, but I like the idea of it...

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Re: Invitation system
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2016, 11:16:09 PM »
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