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Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by mr_William on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:43 am

I'd like to add an option in the 'users & groups' > 'Profile' section within the admin panel to allow additional profile fields to be added to the memberlist page.





Currently, the option to display profile fields is limited to display them within 'profile' and 'messages'.

My proposed idea would then add the 'memberlist' option to the page.

a graphic to show the addition of the memberlist button in context:


My usage

I'm currently running a forum for an online gameing community. Some statistical information is used and being able to hold that within the users profile and view the communitys stats in one place, while being able to use the filters the memberlist page offers would be greatly beneficial to us.

As well as using it for holding stats, I'd use it for conducting a census of sorts, holding an 'active'/'inactive' multiple choice field, which would be periodically reset by the admin to allow our users to see who's still involved within the community.




Thanks in advance for any comments for/against the suggestion, also similar solutions to the problem would be welcome!

Will


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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by Guest on Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:27 am

This would make things quicker to have access to other profile fields in the memberlist. Voted yes.

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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by LH Justin on Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:32 am

Sounds good, voted yes.
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by Caihlem on Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:09 am

It's true it's a bit curious why you can add fields but not show them all clown
=> Vote yes
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by Xenovive on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:24 pm

voted yes as also have a gaming site in to which this would be very useful-- voted yes!

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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by codestar on Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:58 am

Voted Yes, would be an awesome idea!

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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by Slothynator on Wed Jul 28, 2010 11:46 am

Voted yes! Definitely yes! Smile
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by mr_William on Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:12 pm

anymore support on this would be welcomed!

On another note, is there any info/threads some one could give me to indicate how the updates are chosen, and the time frame we'd be looking at before they're implemented?

it seems a lot of the threads reguarding this i've found are out of date and unfortunately not too informative!

Thanks for any help with that and to the guys who've voted so far!
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by Guest on Fri Jul 30, 2010 8:07 am

Good idea Wink I voted Yes !

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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by -Cookie on Fri Jul 30, 2010 4:18 pm

vote: yes
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by codestar on Fri Jul 30, 2010 7:50 pm

Will this be added? Will forumotion let us know if they add it? Is there a way to get them to add it?

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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by Slothynator on Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:35 pm

no, they don't have control over their own employees (techies) i guess, or they're busy They'll say they will look at it, if it ends in the accepted suggestions it will maybe, but the process takes around 1-3 years.
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by codestar on Tue Aug 03, 2010 10:34 pm

no, they don't have control over their own employees
Forumotion doesn't have control over their employees? That's the dumbest thing I have heard....

the process takes around 1-3 years.
That sucks!

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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by Dumbledore27 on Wed Aug 04, 2010 6:51 am

It's a good idea: voted yes Very Happy

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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by InvokedFury on Wed Aug 04, 2010 7:01 am

Voted yes.

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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by Caihlem on Wed Aug 04, 2010 7:22 am

@Slothynator wrote:no, they don't have control over their own employees (techies) i guess, or they're busy They'll say they will look at it, if it ends in the accepted suggestions it will maybe, but the process takes around 1-3 years.

Dude, leave your garden... outside your lungs clown

ForuMotion has control over their techies. the ones they don't control with a firm hand are the support teams who are freebies and hence are only guided.
Then, it doesn't take 1-3 years but the time to code, debug and publish. This can range from 1 month to a year.
Check your information before spilling milk Very good
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by mr_William on Wed Aug 04, 2010 7:37 pm

caihelm! that sounds like a much more agreeable time frame!

appologies if it's stirred things up; asking about the time it takes for the selected suggestions to be implemented!

thanks for all the positive responces though, not one negative!
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by codestar on Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:45 pm

@Caihlem wrote:
@Slothynator wrote:no, they don't have control over their own employees (techies) i guess, or they're busy They'll say they will look at it, if it ends in the accepted suggestions it will maybe, but the process takes around 1-3 years.

Dude, leave your garden... outside your lungs clown

ForuMotion has control over their techies. the ones they don't control with a firm hand are the support teams who are freebies and hence are only guided.
Then, it doesn't take 1-3 years but the time to code, debug and publish. This can range from 1 month to a year.
Check your information before spilling milk Very good

I knew there was something wrong with that.. If I am paying to have someone program a site, they BEST do it the way I want! LOL I'm not paying for this, so I'm not going to get worked up about it. Though this would be pretty darn cool..


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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by MrMario on Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:41 pm

I vote no because I can Razz
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by mr_William on Sun Aug 08, 2010 10:40 pm

Thanks for the support MrMario, was shocked at first, seeing the 'I vote no' comment!...

Whats the next stage in the process for the 'accepted ideas'?

does this need so many votes to become prioratised and accepted before being implemented?

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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by LH Justin on Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:06 am

@mr_William wrote:Thanks for the support MrMario, was shocked at first, seeing the 'I vote no' comment!...

Whats the next stage in the process for the 'accepted ideas'?

does this need so many votes to become prioratised and accepted before being implemented?

Cheers
Actually is more like whatever the Techs fell like putting in. Razz
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by KingOfSports on Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:47 am

I vote yes...

Don't get your hopes up though. If this does get the techs interest, it will be a long while before you hear about it again. 17 votes means almost nothing.
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by Xenovive on Mon Aug 09, 2010 3:36 pm

how about now theres 18 votes lol!

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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by Caihlem on Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:04 pm

Same thing :wouhou:

Ask when it's around 40 votes Smile
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by Made on Fri Aug 13, 2010 2:42 am

I voted yes. This feature could come in handy in many ways!

Thanks!
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by that70sguy92 on Fri Aug 13, 2010 4:22 am

Vote yes. Very Happy
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by mr_William on Sun Aug 29, 2010 1:42 pm

just callin by to see how this is getting on!

again, thanks to everyone showing this topic support.

Cheers, Will
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by mr_William on Mon Sep 13, 2010 6:05 pm

seems a lot of the support has fizzled out on this one!

i still believe it's a great idea that would benefit many users!

1600 views, only 22 people took the time to vote!..

thanks again to those who did!
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by Day95walker on Mon Sep 13, 2010 6:34 pm

yes good
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Re: Adding additional profile fields to members list page

Post by Lilimel on Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:27 pm

I vote yes I would need this in my forum

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