Flag Email Notifications


Is it possible that I could set up notifications for flagged posts?
So every time someone flags a post you can receive an email so you can respond quicker.

(Dean Taylor) #2

There is a setting called “notify about flags after”:

You could set this to 1 hour.


Is that in preferences? I don’t see it.

(Dean Taylor) #4

In “Settings” under “Other” - but you can use Settings Filter/Search to find it.


(Dean Taylor) #6

No, you have screen shot “User Preferences”.

The setting you want is a Site Setting - you will need to be an Administrator to change it.

Find it under /admin/site_settings/category/uncategorized


Oh I see now, thanks:)


Is there anyway I can immediately receive notifications? Not just after an hour.

(Dean Taylor) #9

Not that I know of, perhaps someone else will know.

But do keep in mind that the default settings will mean that:

  • if 3 users flag a post it will be hidden.
  • if 3 different users flag a new user, that new user will be blocked from posting
  • if 5 users flag to close a topic - it will be.

I doubt it will work and it might break - but you could try a number like 0.5 as the value for 30 minutes.

(Sean Wangnick) #10

@Carson did you ever ask Philippe to make this change?


No I have not asked Philippe

(Kane York) #12

Note that this is a total of 12 flags on a topic from at least 5 users - so multiple posts need to be extremely bad for this to trigger. (And trigger it does…)