Subscribing to forums or topics via email

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Subscribing to forums or topics via email

Post by ruskin » Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:31 am

For receiving notifications via email for a forum or a topic subscription you would like to follow (or bookmark), first go into your UCP (User Control Panel) to check your settings.
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Make sure you have the boxes ticked under "email" for those notification options you wish to receive via email.
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"Notifications" is only the notice area beside Private Messages area at the upper right of the board.

Also I can't hurt to check on this setting in your UCP in the "Edit Posting Defaults" section.
I'm not sure it's necessary or not however if subscribing to topics or forums (below) does not work for you then this could possibly be why.
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Once you have these settings the way you want them you should be able to subscribe to various topics and forums on the board.

To subscribe to an entire forum (room) look for the "Subscribe Forum" link at the bottom of the forum you are visiting.
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To subscribe to an individual topic, first open the topic, then look for the little drop down box (with the little wrench) next to the Reply button. Click the link for "Subscribe Topic" follow that particular topic.
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Hopefully this works for those of you who wished for these options... please keep in mind that we are still tweaking the settings here so if it doesn't work for you please let us know and we'll keep at it until we get it set up right. :happycowboy:
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Re: Subscribing to forums or topics via email

Post by ruskin » Wed Aug 01, 2018 5:42 pm

Although this is how you set up for receiving email notifications, it is dicey as to whether the system actually works or not. I have read online that one person solved their issue by changing their ISP or "domain" email address to a Gmail address. They said it started working after that. I will add that I use Gmail myself and do not receive the notifications so I don't know about that one.
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Re: Subscribing to forums or topics via email

Post by Judy » Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:57 pm

Thank you for the additional information, Judy. Personally, I think it would be nice to have the notifications come to my email inbox, but I'm OK with the way things are. Actually, it is rather nice to have all notifications available in one place to view at our convenience, but that is just my opinion. :happycowboy:

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Re: Subscribing to forums or topics via email

Post by ruskin » Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:05 am

Not sure about anyone else, but I finally received one!!!! In fact I've received a couple emails now... Anyone else????
Hello ruskin,

You are receiving this notification because you are watching the topic "If
Mark had been a girl..." at "The McCain Ranch". This topic has received a
reply by Judy since your last visit. No more notifications will be sent
until you visit the topic.

If you want to view the newest post made since your last visit, click the
following link:

viewtopic.php?f=136&t=3588&e=1&view=unread#unread

If you want to view the topic, click the following link:
viewtopic.php?f=136&t=3588

If you want to view the forum, click the following link:
viewforum.php?f=136

If you no longer wish to watch this topic you can either click the
"Unsubscribe topic" link found at the bottom of the topic above, or by
clicking the following link:

viewtopic.php?uid=48&f=136&t=3588&unwatch=topic
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Re: Subscribing to forums or topics via email

Post by Judy » Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:50 am

Yes, I am also getting email notifications!!! :whoohoo:

CONGRALATIONS, JUDY!!! You did it!!! :yipeedance:

NOTE TO FORUM MEMBERS: The notifications come from JUDY MCLEAN, so don’t delete them.

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