Ability to add custom message to system emails


(Michael Jonker) #1

I may have missed this setting, but it would be good to be able to add a custom message to outgoing system email.

Especially the system invite from ‘Invite Friends to Reply’ and ‘Invite Friends’.

It is a bit harsh on the receiving end to commit to replying to something (and automatically getting an account) without a preceding personable message explaining what the forum is about and having a look before you commit.


(Jeff Atwood) #2

You are probably right, what do you suggest here? Specific copy or just the forum intro / pinned “what the hell is this place” topic?


(Michael Jonker) #3

I think specific copy which can be inserted above the system message. Something like:

The Limerick Spring is a City Of Culture funded project to get citizens openly engaged in political discourse and procedures. Find out more about the festival at www.limerickspring.com, or use the link below to start discussing immediately.

System link here

It would also be good if the username in the system text is replaced by the long name.


(Amit Friedmann) #4

I am in favor for exactly that!


(Erwin NH) #5

Has anything been done on this? Are there plans in the near future?


(Jeff Atwood) #6

Just to be clear here is what the email looks like today.


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@techapj I thought we were including an excerpt of the first post in the invite to topic case? Can you add that back to your list?


(Jeff Atwood) #7

All email text can be fully customized now, so this request is complete.