Problems changing the minimum trust level (PMs and Flags)

When we set min trust to send messages and min trust to flag posts to tl1, new users no longer have access to administrators and must open new topics for all their requests.

It is better that all users can always send private messages to staff and users with any level of trust level can flag their posts.

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Can you not change that with the setting you mentioned? Tl0 users are not… Trusted. It doesn’t take much to get to trust level 1.


Thanks for the plugin, I will check and install it soon.

I mentioned tl1 above for example. In fact, we set min trust to send messages to tl1 and min trust to flag posts to tl2 due to the high volume of spam of new users. But a lot of our work in the community is done through flags. We always tell users to use the flag if you want your posts to be reviewed or deleted, or your topic category changed. On the other hand, because we can not leave the flag feature open to all users, there is a bit of confusion.

If it is possible for all users to flag their posts for review by admins and set min trust to flag posts to work only for other posts, it will be easier to handle requests.

I now remember that I had already mentioned this [here], sorry.

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Today I realized that when it is possible to send a message to a group, any user with any level of trust can send a message to that group. In this case, min trust to send messages is ignored.

Is this a bug or feature?
If it is a feature, we can use it instead of a plugin.

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The group settings allow you to control who can message the group.


Yes, we use that group setting. But I thought min trust to send messages should rewrite that setting. If ignoring min trust to send messages in groups is not a bug, it can be used as a feature.

We need to restrict private messaging to tl0 and tl1 so that they can only send messages to administrators. With this feature, we can do this easily through groups.

Is it possible to lose this feature in future updates?