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Edward
05-19-2011, 09:10 AM
With the original Bonaire Talk I received email messages as the messages were posted in my subscribed forums. I can't seem to make it work on the new board. What do I need to do?

kob
05-19-2011, 09:46 AM
Edward -- I believe you can turn on/turn off this feature on your User Control Panel.

Edward
05-19-2011, 10:14 AM
Edward -- I believe you can turn on/turn off this feature on your User Control Panel.

I've tried. I can turn on daily email notification, which means once a day I receive an email with links to new messages. With the old system, the messages appeared in my email account as they were posted. I'm sure I'm missing something.

ModRoy
05-19-2011, 10:29 AM
Hi Edward,

Welcome to the New Bonaire Talk.

To subscribe to a thread and recieve instant e-mail notification please go to the top of the thread and click on the Thread tools tab, then click on Subscribe to thread, you will then have the opportunity to select what type of email notification you would like.

Enjoy :)

Edward
05-20-2011, 07:23 AM
Hi Edward,

Welcome to the New Bonaire Talk.

To subscribe to a thread and recieve instant e-mail notification please go to the top of the thread and click on the Thread tools tab, then click on Subscribe to thread, you will then have the opportunity to select what type of email notification you would like.

Enjoy :)

Thanks. Am I understanding correctly that I need to subscribe to each thread I want to follow, and I can no longer simply subscribe to Diving Bonaire, Trip Reports, etc. and receive all messages posted in the forum via email?

ModRoy
05-20-2011, 07:48 AM
Thread subscriptions have the option for immediate/daily/weekly updates

Forum subcriptions only have the options for daily & weekly updates


I will have a look to see if the immediate option can be added for forums and discuss with the Moderators at our meeting in Boston tomorrow.

I think this was done to limit e-mail traffic due to some of the very popular forums.

Edward
05-20-2011, 09:34 AM
Thread subscriptions have the option for immediate/daily/weekly updates

Forum subscriptions only have the options for daily & weekly updates


I will have a look to see if the immediate option can be added for forums and discuss with the Moderators at our meeting in Boston tomorrow.

I think this was done to limit e-mail traffic due to some of the very popular forums.

Thanks. Just to be clear, with the forum subscriptions as they are, I receive an email once a day stating new messages were posted, and a link. With the old system, I received the actual message as it was posted, not a message with a link.

Edward
07-10-2011, 11:45 AM
Thread subscriptions have the option for immediate/daily/weekly updates

Forum subcriptions only have the options for daily & weekly updates


I will have a look to see if the immediate option can be added for forums and discuss with the Moderators at our meeting in Boston tomorrow.

I think this was done to limit e-mail traffic due to some of the very popular forums.

I guess my suggestion was voted down? If it was done to limit email traffic, wouldn't the subscription options take care of that? I'm just asking to reinstate the option to select immediate delivery of message to my email address.

ModRoy
07-10-2011, 12:46 PM
Hi Edward,

not voted down at all!! This option is simply not available with Vbulletin Software, well certainly not with V3.8 which we are using.

There are several threads over in the Vbulletin Forum from various Forum Admin/owners asking for this facility, but rarely have they even been replied to by the Vbulletin developers. Click HERE for an example (https://www.vbulletin.com/forum/showthread.php/351601-Instant-E-Mail-Notification-Subscription-for-Forums-%28not-just-threads%29?highlight=full+post+email)

we can only hope that it will be included in the latest versions.

:confused:

Edward
07-12-2011, 01:35 PM
Thanks Rob.