The forum of the forums
Welcome to the Official Support Forum of Forumotion!

To take full advantage of everything offered by our forum, please log in if you are already a member, or join our community if you've not yet.



Create a free forum like this one.

New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

Go down

New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by The Godfather on January 31st 2018, 2:11 pm

Hello,

To encourage your users to interact with the popular content of your forum, we have implemented a new feature: Newsletters "Popular contents"

This new feature (compatible only with forums with UTF-8 encoding) allows to automatically generate a newsletter with the current forum popular content and send it to users. Very Happy

Unlike the classic newsletter, the newsletter "Popular Content" is not editable because it reflects in real time the most active content of the moment on your forum. Wink

The administrator can manage this newsletter "Popular contents" from its Administration Panel > General > Newsletter - Write and send : frame Newsletters "Popular contents"



Like any Forumotion newsletter, each user has obviously from his profile, the ability to change the reception preferences of this newsletter.



Forumotion Team king

Note that currently, the newsletter feature "Popular Contents" is only in demonstration mode to give you an idea of the rendering of this newsletter on emails. It will be functional on the first forums from late February 2018 with a sending every 15 days.
avatar
The Godfather
Administrator
Administrator

Posts : 2944
Reputation : 393

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by SarkZKalie on February 1st 2018, 7:25 am

Thanks for this great update FM!
avatar
SarkZKalie
Forumember

Male Posts : 686
Reputation : 104
Language : English

http://rotavn.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by SLGray on February 1st 2018, 7:30 am

The option in the AP only appears if you are sending a rich newsletter.


When your topic has been solved, ensure you mark the topic solved.
Never post your email in public.

avatar
SLGray
Administrator
Administrator

Male Posts : 42715
Reputation : 3008
Language : English
Location : United States

https://fmthemes.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by azwiz on February 19th 2018, 8:24 am

Although I love the idea . To bring more interest to popular contents .

This is going to be a problem for me .

I already know for sure that this will not be acceptable to around 285 of the sites 293 users .
I have the users divided up into various groups . None of which are active . I have enabled the newsletter for these users . So that I may send everyone 1 Season's Greetings on New Years each year .

I know for sure that they are not and will not be interested in receiving these newsletters . And the newsletters are likely to cause many terminated accounts .

If that is the case so be it . My intention was to allow them infinite membership . Without them having to receive continual mail .

I don't really care . If it bothers them . So what .

I like the newsletter a lot .
avatar
azwiz
Forumember

Male Posts : 487
Reputation : 7
Language : english
Location : Apache Junction , Arizona USA

http://valleyofthesun.forumotion.co.uk/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by Ascot on February 19th 2018, 10:57 am

This was sent out to my members in the middle of the night DESPITE the fact that the setting in my Admin panel was set to NO to prevent popular content newsletters being sent.

How can I ensure that these are NEVER sent if your settings do not appear to work properly?????
avatar
Ascot
Forumember

Posts : 46
Reputation : 0
Language : english

http://midlandspoker.forumotion.co.uk

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by SLGray on February 19th 2018, 5:08 pm

The members have to set it also in their profiles. 

About it function read the note at the end of the first post.


When your topic has been solved, ensure you mark the topic solved.
Never post your email in public.

avatar
SLGray
Administrator
Administrator

Male Posts : 42715
Reputation : 3008
Language : English
Location : United States

https://fmthemes.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by Ascot on February 19th 2018, 7:04 pm

@SLGray wrote:The members have to set it also in their profiles. 

About it function read the note at the end of the first post.

I DID read the first post - did you read mine?

You state in the first post that
The administrator can manage this newsletter "Popular contents" from its Administration Panel > General > Newsletter - Write and send : frame Newsletters "Popular contents" - my forum settings were set to NO. So whatever the individual user settings were set to, the newsletter should not have been sent, but it was. What are you going to do to fix this?



avatar
Ascot
Forumember

Posts : 46
Reputation : 0
Language : english

http://midlandspoker.forumotion.co.uk

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by SLGray on February 19th 2018, 7:15 pm

Note that currently, the newsletter feature "Popular Contents" is only in demonstration mode to give you an idea of the rendering of this newsletter on emails. It will be functional on the first forums from late February 2018 with a sending every 15 days.


When your topic has been solved, ensure you mark the topic solved.
Never post your email in public.

avatar
SLGray
Administrator
Administrator

Male Posts : 42715
Reputation : 3008
Language : English
Location : United States

https://fmthemes.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by Ascot on February 19th 2018, 7:51 pm

So, are you just not going to bother answering my question then?

Your reply had nothing to do with what I asked. The functionality has obviously already been implemented as my members got a mailing last night.

avatar
Ascot
Forumember

Posts : 46
Reputation : 0
Language : english

http://midlandspoker.forumotion.co.uk

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by SLGray on February 19th 2018, 7:53 pm

You can create your own on your forum, and they will appear in the emails.


When your topic has been solved, ensure you mark the topic solved.
Never post your email in public.

avatar
SLGray
Administrator
Administrator

Male Posts : 42715
Reputation : 3008
Language : English
Location : United States

https://fmthemes.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by brandon_g on February 19th 2018, 7:58 pm

I think what SLGray may be trying to say is, the feature is not 100% online yet, while it does function by sending out the newsletter, the acp options and such may not be fully online and working yet.

Now I would like to make a suggestion that may help, depending on whether the option is working or not serverside. Try first setting the option to yes, save. Then go back and set it to no and save. Sometimes our system does not always completely save your settings serverside. Doing what I just told you should help if that is indeed the case. Of course if the problem is everything is not completely online yet, this won't help much.



Remember to mark your topic when a solution is found.
avatar
brandon_g
Support Moderator
Support Moderator

Male Posts : 6658
Reputation : 604
Language : English
Location : USA

http://broadcastingduo.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by Ascot on February 19th 2018, 8:11 pm

That's a generous interpretation of what SLGray might have been trying to say - but thanks for your intelligible intervention. I will try your suggestion but if your system doesn't save settings server-side it might have been more useful to fix that before introducing new features.

Can you confirm that these newsletters, if used, will be ad-free?
avatar
Ascot
Forumember

Posts : 46
Reputation : 0
Language : english

http://midlandspoker.forumotion.co.uk

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by SLGray on February 19th 2018, 8:20 pm

Try this:  do not send rich content newsletters.


When your topic has been solved, ensure you mark the topic solved.
Never post your email in public.

avatar
SLGray
Administrator
Administrator

Male Posts : 42715
Reputation : 3008
Language : English
Location : United States

https://fmthemes.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by brandon_g on February 19th 2018, 8:25 pm

No I can not tell you if the newsletter will have ads in them or not sorry.

Do also bare in mind all of us staff here on support forums are volunteers except for godfather, so we don't actually work directly for the company and help out here on the support forum in our free time.


Remember to mark your topic when a solution is found.
avatar
brandon_g
Support Moderator
Support Moderator

Male Posts : 6658
Reputation : 604
Language : English
Location : USA

http://broadcastingduo.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by SLGray on February 19th 2018, 8:33 pm

You also could make an announcement on the forum to inform your members about this.


When your topic has been solved, ensure you mark the topic solved.
Never post your email in public.

avatar
SLGray
Administrator
Administrator

Male Posts : 42715
Reputation : 3008
Language : English
Location : United States

https://fmthemes.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by azwiz on February 20th 2018, 4:51 pm

For some reason your responses are not reaching my emails .

Since I wrote this . I have made a serious error .

I accidentally deleted 176 members .

I want to try a restore .

Could you please provide me with the link ?

I am also going to need help with my founders info .

I lost that years ago
I can try some first

******************

I just found them in the spam
avatar
azwiz
Forumember

Male Posts : 487
Reputation : 7
Language : english
Location : Apache Junction , Arizona USA

http://valleyofthesun.forumotion.co.uk/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by SLGray on February 20th 2018, 7:03 pm

@azwiz wrote:For some reason your responses are not reaching my emails .

Since I wrote this . I have made a serious error .

 I accidentally deleted 176 members .

 I want to try a restore .

 Could you please provide me with the link ?

 I am also going to need help with my founders info .

I lost that years ago
 I can try some first

******************

I just found them in the spam
Did you mean to post this in an announcement topic?


When your topic has been solved, ensure you mark the topic solved.
Never post your email in public.

avatar
SLGray
Administrator
Administrator

Male Posts : 42715
Reputation : 3008
Language : English
Location : United States

https://fmthemes.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by azwiz on February 20th 2018, 9:25 pm

@SLGray wrote:
@azwiz wrote:For some reason your responses are not reaching my emails .

Since I wrote this . I have made a serious error .

 I accidentally deleted 176 members .

 I want to try a restore .

 Could you please provide me with the link ?

 I am also going to need help with my founders info .

I lost that years ago
 I can try some first

******************

I just found them in the spam
Did you mean to post this in an announcement topic?

I don't know what that means . But if you say so . Then you are right .

I am actually done with this thread .

thank you
avatar
azwiz
Forumember

Male Posts : 487
Reputation : 7
Language : english
Location : Apache Junction , Arizona USA

http://valleyofthesun.forumotion.co.uk/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by SLGray on February 20th 2018, 9:40 pm

This topic about a new feature, but your post is about an issue.


When your topic has been solved, ensure you mark the topic solved.
Never post your email in public.

avatar
SLGray
Administrator
Administrator

Male Posts : 42715
Reputation : 3008
Language : English
Location : United States

https://fmthemes.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by azwiz on February 20th 2018, 11:54 pm

@SLGray wrote:This topic about a new feature, but your post is about an issue.

My original post was on topic . A comment about the new feature .

I then thought I was not getting responses .

I found them in my SPAM

I apologize for posting off topic .

I am done with this topic .
avatar
azwiz
Forumember

Male Posts : 487
Reputation : 7
Language : english
Location : Apache Junction , Arizona USA

http://valleyofthesun.forumotion.co.uk/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by azwiz on February 21st 2018, 12:54 am

@SLGray wrote:You also could make an announcement on the forum to inform your members about this.

Too hard to explain . I have already informed them via another multimedia program (forum ).
But as you now know . Through my other post . I accidentally deleted them . I will be lucky to ever speak to them again . .
avatar
azwiz
Forumember

Male Posts : 487
Reputation : 7
Language : english
Location : Apache Junction , Arizona USA

http://valleyofthesun.forumotion.co.uk/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by SLGray on February 21st 2018, 2:32 am

I am talking about the information in the first post.


When your topic has been solved, ensure you mark the topic solved.
Never post your email in public.

avatar
SLGray
Administrator
Administrator

Male Posts : 42715
Reputation : 3008
Language : English
Location : United States

https://fmthemes.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by azwiz on February 21st 2018, 2:41 am

@SLGray wrote:I am talking about the information in the first post.

This one ?

@azwiz wrote:Although I love the idea . To bring more interest to popular contents .

This is going to be a problem for me .

I already know for sure that this will not be acceptable to around 285 of the sites 293 users .
I have the users divided up into various groups . None of which are active . I have enabled the newsletter for these users . So that I may send everyone 1 Season's Greetings on New Years each year .

I know for sure that they are not and will not be interested in receiving these newsletters . And the newsletters are likely to cause many terminated accounts .

If that is the case so be it . My intention was to allow them infinite membership . Without them having to receive continual mail .

I don't really care . If it bothers them . So what .

I like the newsletter a lot .

This is not an acceptable reply ? Or comment ? This was the open post on the topic .
avatar
azwiz
Forumember

Male Posts : 487
Reputation : 7
Language : english
Location : Apache Junction , Arizona USA

http://valleyofthesun.forumotion.co.uk/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by brandon_g on February 21st 2018, 2:45 am

This is the not right topic for support. You should post about your issue in your topic.

-Brandon


Remember to mark your topic when a solution is found.
avatar
brandon_g
Support Moderator
Support Moderator

Male Posts : 6658
Reputation : 604
Language : English
Location : USA

http://broadcastingduo.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by azwiz on February 21st 2018, 8:52 pm

I know . I admitted that I know the difference . The first post was on topic .

Then I got off topic when I posted about not receiving replies that I ended up finding in SPAM . I stayed off topic when I mentioned the deletion issue .
I admitted that and apologized .

You can accept that or continue to string me along . Because I will take the bait . Your choice .
avatar
azwiz
Forumember

Male Posts : 487
Reputation : 7
Language : english
Location : Apache Junction , Arizona USA

http://valleyofthesun.forumotion.co.uk/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by brandon_g on February 22nd 2018, 12:32 am

I was just letting you know is all. I didn't give you an official reminder or anything. I was just letting you know this topic is not for support is all.

-Brandon


Remember to mark your topic when a solution is found.
avatar
brandon_g
Support Moderator
Support Moderator

Male Posts : 6658
Reputation : 604
Language : English
Location : USA

http://broadcastingduo.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by azwiz on February 22nd 2018, 1:01 am

Okay . Got it .
avatar
azwiz
Forumember

Male Posts : 487
Reputation : 7
Language : english
Location : Apache Junction , Arizona USA

http://valleyofthesun.forumotion.co.uk/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by Tansy Firedragon on March 11th 2018, 10:39 pm

Really disappointed in forumotion for this. My members all received a totally useless email - spamming them. The email has old and outdated posts and annoyed quite a lot of members as I already send out my own monthly newsletter (one that I can actually tailor specifically).

Tansy Firedragon
Forumember

Posts : 52
Reputation : 2
Language : english

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by SLGray on March 11th 2018, 10:55 pm

If they do not want to receive these emails, they will have to set it in their profiles.


When your topic has been solved, ensure you mark the topic solved.
Never post your email in public.

avatar
SLGray
Administrator
Administrator

Male Posts : 42715
Reputation : 3008
Language : English
Location : United States

https://fmthemes.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New: Newsletters "Popular Contents"

Post by APE on March 11th 2018, 11:41 pm

@The Godfather wrote:
The administrator can manage this newsletter "Popular contents" from its Administration Panel > General > Newsletter - Write and send : frame Newsletters "Popular contents"



Like any Forumotion newsletter, each user has obviously from his profile, the ability to change the reception preferences of this newsletter.



@Tansy Firedragon wrote:Really disappointed in forumotion for this.  My members all received a totally useless email - spamming them.   The email has old and outdated posts and annoyed quite a lot of members as I already send out my own monthly newsletter (one that I can actually tailor specifically).  
Hello @Tansy Firedragon as you can see if you read this part posted in the First thread you can turn this off in your ACP and like SLGray has said in the profiles also you DON'T need to have this on if you don't want it.



avatar
APE
Manager
Manager

Male Posts : 11861
Reputation : 1173
Language : fluent in dork / mumbojumbo & English haha
Location : STUCK IN FORUMOTIONS SERVERS HELP ME !!!!!!

http://chatworld.forumotion.co.uk/

Back to top Go down

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum