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  1. Yes, please remember this guys. The marketplace here is definitely not the only resource for Plugins/Apps. Lots of developers jump at the opportunity to earn more money by letting you purchase things on their own websites or even directly so they don't lose a chunk to fees. Don't be afraid to use the directory to contact someone privately, the worst they can say is no. It's how my community survives without an active license.
  2. Correct me if I'm wrong, but pretty much everything presented that way can easily be hovered over to see the exact amount, no?
  3. Quick report, With this enabled, we can't merge member accounts. We receive an error halfway through and some information will have been merged while some won't, and both accounts will still exist with duplicated information. Merging works fine when we temporarily disable it.
  4. You're right, it really wouldn't, but it would address the issue of us not being able to let withdrawals be automatic (not need approval and be paid out instantly when the request is sent). I am very much the work smarter, not harder personality... or lazy.
  5. Having the rank image there period is kinda ugly. Something I'll def remove if we upgrade to 4.6. Post profiles in general are really lacking structure and it's not cohesive at all in the style. For example on this website, you have rather large blurry rank images on top of small circular profile photos, the contributor image has weird capsule shading, the Invision Staff image looks like someone randomly screenshotted a logo from somewhere else, and the client pips... The staff badge is also kinda useless since there are multiple other visual cues that make it obvious someone is staff. First impression is that a handful of people all had very different ideas and someone allowed them all to contribute one thing each to make them happy. 🤣 Unless they reorganize some things or maybe even make the profile photo larger, it all just looks like clutter to me. I've heavily edited my postcontainer template to get rid of the everything-center approach.
  6. 😪 Is there any way this can be added as a feature soon?? We want to limit withdrawals to one per week, but we get HOUNDED by members if the request sits for more than a day even when we explain the weekly policy. Charging a $5 fee for multiple requests doesn't deter this behavior either, it only angers them more. We want it to be automatic, but because we can't limit how many withdrawals they can make, we're stuck doing everything manually. The maximum withdrawal setting is useless for us because we don't care how much they withdraw as long as it's just that one time a week. Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease. Thanks for the link, but I'm not a client so I can't see half the stuff in the community.
  7. Daniel recently made this statement in his announcement to developers about 4.6. Does this mean that 4.6 comes with the ability to set how frequent users can request a withdrawal based on days/weeks/months? I've been asking for this feature since 2017 and I would be so happy if this is the case.
  8. I can't edit my comment above, but I did have an observation now after looking through the new achievements. Is the poor image quality forced by the system with some kind of weird compression, or did you guys just not use the right size when uploading them? The pixels are so poorly resized you can barely read out any wording or numbering details.
  9. Are those... RULES I SEE?!?! Just 100 more to go and that automation will be chef's kiss.
  10. I requested a change similar to this nearly 3 years ago, but nothing has happened. A lot of the currency functions in Commerce make no sense. On other websites, if someone sets a USD price, but the member has EUR selected, it will still show the USD price and automatically convert to their preferred when they go through checkout. For some reason Invision can't seem to handle this or even want to, so when my site had multiple currency options, it was a hodge podge of listings with no price and people assuming they couldn't buy it. The same issue carries over into Downloads. We had to resort to only allowing one currency which forces members to pay conversion fees through PayPal or their credit/bank company, but we had no other choice.
  11. I just submitted a new version to fix moderator permissions. It should be approved in a couple of days. Awesome! Thanks for looking into it. 😊
  12. Hi, I'm having issues with no one being able to assign people to reports except for me. (I have unrestricted permissions to everything.) I have all of these permissions checked for the Admin staff group: However, when they go to assign a moderator to a report, they get this pop-up error with no other information:
  13. The notification I received of the update almost made me jump up and down. I'm so HAPPY to have this application back! Downloading it as we speak to fully test it out. Update: I am back after some extensive testing with the filter options. Most of my tests went through without issue which is amazing, but there were a couple that didn't work as intended. I'll be posting my results below for the ones that didn't work. Please let me know if it's because I did something wrong or if the filter option isn't working correctly. ----------------- Test #1 Filters: I selected all of our administrator and moderator groups with the "Groups" filter option. All other options left at default. Results: It says it sent to 21 users, but none of those 21 that should have received it did. However, I tested this again after some other tests and they did receive it, so I'm not sure if that was a one-time hiccup or what. I'll let you know if it happens again. Test #2 Filters: I selected Administrators & Moderators with the "Member Type" filter option. All other options left at default. Results: It sent the notification to everyone in the default new member group assigned after registration. (Currently 13,650 users are in that group.) The admins and mods did not receive the notification. I deleted the test after taking the screenshot so it would not be sitting in their notification list. Test #5 Filters: I selected a subscription option with the "Member has purchased a Subscription" filter and checked that it only counted expired subscriptions from any time. All other options left at default. Results: It once again sent the notification to everyone in the default new member group assigned after registration instead of filtering it to those with the expired subscription option selected. The notification should have only been sent to a few thousand people total.
  14. Was just coming here to suggest this! Our community is about art so we have image content everywhere, and it would be nice if when the notification pops up, people see an image thumbnail.
  15. Ooo awesome! I was afraid I had deleted something important and would need to fresh install. I'll look out for the update notification in the ACP. 😉
  16. Hey aXen, me again. 😔 We just updated to 3.1.6 and now users can't switch between the light/dark theme, and the custom color they select reverts to default when they refresh or leave the page. I went in to look at all the changes from the last version, and I noticed you changed the coding for the cookies and whatnot. We used custom cookie names within the theme settings, so is this what is causing the issue? Do we need to revert the names back? I did choose all of the new versions of the templates and go back and add in our custom coding again. If the cookies are not the issue, I may have fudged up and removed something you added without realizing.
  17. @Pavel Chernitsky Thanks for the recommendation. I am aware some of the functionality I lost can be replaced by other marketplace items, but my main point is that these things should already exist in core to be competitive at the bare minimum to a lot of cheaper/open source softwares. I already have so many apps/plug-ins, custom and not, that I’m constantly having to fight to play nice with each other. I’ve had to abandon a lot of customizations to make sure those that take priority don’t have conflictions. It’s a lot of wasted effort and wasted money at this point, with no disrespect to the marketplace developers. Most of the time it’s not their fault things don’t play nice.
  18. Well that’s unfortunate on their part. A large portion of my members use Apple based systems for creative purposes with their Retina display, pen, and file syncing with iCloud between devices. The app doesn’t work for our community. Gallery and Downloads are broken in the app, so I disabled it.
  19. Just so I'm clear on this, the push notifications will not work on iPhones and iPads?
  20. Is it possible to add a functionality that allows members to filter topics based on the icons?
  21. Quick, add automatic group management for banned members to the list, too! I think this is a thing you guys could quickly add (in comparison to an achievements system) to improve QOL. I just want members who are banned, whether it be via a warning or by hitting certain point thresholds, to be moved automatically to a specified primary user group of our choosing, and moved back to their original group at the time of the ban if the ban is temporary/reversed for whatever reason. We don't want these members to be searchable and to do that requires a group change. I know you guys can do it because commerce and subscriptions have that functionality. Pretty pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease.
  22. I'm just going to be upfront with you. I will remain slightly bitter until the automation and gamification options we could build with Kevin's app become a fully integrated core feature. I cannot overstate just how crippling losing the 30+ custom rules I spent hours building myself was to our site. I'm a broken record about this, but you can go into my post history and find examples of how I used this app to really get Invision going to its full potential based on the needs of my community, which was a lot. I'm not talking about just "fun stuff" either, I'm talking about automation that increased the staff workflow tenfold, boosted engagement with custom emails and front-end notifications for too many things to list, added extra functionalities to downloads, commerce, and groups (clubs) that were missing that should come standard (in my personal opinion), etc. And the biggest kick in the throat is that we also were able to improve on the apps that Invision barely updates, like the gallery for example. That's one of the most used apps in my community, second to pages which features a lot of gallery based content. I know they just do basic maintenance on the other apps because forums is their bread and butter, but god damn they treat the gallery like their red-headed step child. Since moving here in 2017 I have suggested so many improvements that have fallen on deaf ears it seems. We've had to backtrack so much that when I heard of the Zapier integrations, it almost brought a tear to my exhausted, frustrated eyes. Finally a light at the end of the tunnel for my community... but now it's locked behind their cloud service. Invision charges $590/m for 100GB storage in their cloud service (that's the option I would have to select if I were to switch)... that is more than my yearly server and storage costs combined, and that's PER MONTH. I pay $7/m for 1TB storage, and if I go over that, it's only an additional $6 per TB. I don't want to leave Invision. I'd rather just stick with the software even if it's not perfect to save my community the hassle of having to move again, but that is just very unrealistic.
  23. I had to stay away from this blog for a few days as my original message was not nice at all and did not properly convey my frustration; It was just an angry, yelling rant. This is still a rant, but a bit more coherent I suppose. After the botched mobile app that still to this day doesn't work outside of forums, Zapier integration was the last thing keeping us with an active license. From the first time you guys announced the possibility up until last week, we were all led to believe that it would be something we would all have access to, and you waited until now to tell us otherwise when I'm sure you knew it was headed down this path a long time ago. Nice little observation of you conveniently using your new community advocate to take the brunt of the backlash. (Clever, whether it was intended or not. Let's be real and not pretend like we didn't know this would be a massive controversy.) Invision could be so much better, but it is so behind in even simple automation and gamification at its core that it is almost quite literally painful every time I discuss it with other community managers, warning them to stay away. The shiny extra apps do not make up for the extra workload of keeping your members engaged that other sites handle for you. Why such a seasoned and developed paid software is being outshined by newborn open-sources in this particular department will continue to baffle me. I can't even do super basic automation such as happy birthday emails, moving members based on banned status, or rewarding general activity without having to pay for something else that isn't officially supported! Moving my members over to Invision a few years ago was hell, and I don't want to subject them to that again so soon, but as of making this post, I have zero reason to ever renew again. We were in the process of getting custom work done that required a budget in the thousands, but we'll need to rethink that investment majorly now.
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