(Erlend Sogge Heggen)
February 13, 2017, 9:25pm
So recently, I had been thinking for a while about starting a wiki here on meta for a basic explanation of things such as the moderation queue, and keeping track of basically anything helpful related to moderation, and try mentioning things that are part of Discourse’s philosophy along the way (to provide more context about how some features were designed to be used).
# articles geared at moderators would be very welcome. We were already howto contemplating a Moderator-specific howto-category, so in light of this initiative I’ll just put that up preemptively…, aaand done: #howto:moderators
As for posting drafts, that’s fine. Let’s just stick to a
DRAFT: title convention when you’re posting for note-to-self or feedback.
February 14, 2017, 2:25am
Brilliant! That’s what you are,
(Erlend Sogge Heggen)
April 18, 2017, 6:28pm
# articles geared at moderators would be very welcome. We were already contemplating a Moderator-specific howto-category, so in light of this initiative I’ll just put that up preemptively…, aaand done: howto #howto:moderators
Two months later, the Moderators category didn’t pick up any steam. We’ve decided to discontinue in in favour of simply tagging moderation-focused articles with
# and putting them in the moderation # category. howto:admins
I’m sorry this didn’t take off. I’d really like a Moderator Quick Start Guide with all the tools in one place, so I can have something that I can give to new Moderators…and something I can reference myself when my Team and I run into situations on our forum.
We have the
Discourse Moderation Guide, which is pretty good:
So you’re a moderator on a Discourse forum - congratulations! As a forum moderator, it’s your role to help oversee the forum, ensuring that users and content are in line with your TOS, FAQ, and other published rules/guidelines. Discourse comes with numerous tools to help you accomplish this.
Let’s take a look at some common scenarios and see how each can be handled with Discourse.
Welcoming New Users
Part of keeping a community friendly and helping it grow involves being an example to other…