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Offline mnn2

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How to prevent certain users from taking a paid subscription?
« on: February 06, 2018, 09:09:46 PM »
How to prevent certain users from taking a paid subscription?

Please help.

Thankyou.

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Re: How to prevent certain users from taking a paid subscription?
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2018, 01:13:50 AM »
I'm actually unsure right now if that can even be easily done, would have to look into it, but what do you need this for? I am curious.
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Re: How to prevent certain users from taking a paid subscription?
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2018, 01:39:59 AM »
To prevent those banned users taking subscriptions and then causing trouble at PayPal.

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Re: How to prevent certain users from taking a paid subscription?
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2018, 03:30:23 AM »
Paypal in itself will not allow you to block specific buyers, and blocking them from the subscriptions in SMF wouldn't necessarily stop them from sending you money.
That being said, I think blocking the visible functionality from a certain membergroup should be fairly easily achieved with little code changes, where as actually disabling the functionality completely would require a lot more. It was not designed with this aspect in mind AFAIK.
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Re: How to prevent certain users from taking a paid subscription?
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2018, 04:56:12 AM »
I just hope the next 2.0.x minor update SMF will provide a way to hide the link base on membergroup.  :)

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Re: How to prevent certain users from taking a paid subscription?
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2018, 05:10:11 AM »
I just hope the next 2.0.x minor update SMF will provide a way to hide the link base on membergroup.  :)

we dont add features to SMF 2.0 as it is feature locked.

if a user is banned from your forum and cannot log in, they cannot even view their profile to attempt to join the group.

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Re: How to prevent certain users from taking a paid subscription?
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2018, 06:38:24 AM »
thanks for info

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Re: How to prevent certain users from taking a paid subscription?
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2018, 01:53:29 AM »
You could perhaps make a mod request for the functionality though :)
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