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Offline FishingManMatt

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Email notification links
« on: October 14, 2018, 04:17:55 PM »
Hi,

In the e-mail notification for for subscribed topics the links have the .new;topicseen#new endings.
If the user is not logged in then the link will not lead him to the most recent unread post. He's not logged in so SMF doesn't know which message is the last he has seen.
Wouldn't it be better to send the link to the exact latest unread post using the .msg1234 link?
This way, no matter whether a user is logged in or not, the link will always lead to the right message.

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Matt

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Re: Email notification links
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2018, 06:16:02 PM »
No, because that then requires spending vastly more effort to work out for every notification/user that is sent as to the last post they haven’t seen.
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Re: Email notification links
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2018, 07:38:57 PM »
I see. Many thanks for your comment!