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Keeps forum healthy.

Task requirements

Since migration there are no moderators left (or trac said so). Identify the issue and add moderators if needed.

  • Ask someone else to post a forum topic
  • Try to moderate it (edit it, then delete it) using your own account
  • If needed, edit the group moderators and add them moderating permissins
  • Create a forum Recycle Bin for moving locked topics there.
  • Review forum regularly and clean it if needed.
  • Research using RSS in forums and add this feature if possible

Task result

Maintained forum.

Implementation idea

  • Ask pac to give you permissions to review existing situation of the forums and forum options such as rss.


How to demo

Explain what is done in a sentence


  • See if team members do have forum admin permissions (add if no)
  • See if registered users do have forum admin permissions (remove if yes)
  • Check whether a moderator can edit and move topics
  • Check whether one can edit own message
  • Create a Recycle Bin forum
  • Create a test account by signing up.
  • Create a new topic in the Offtopic or the I need help forum
  • Sign out, log in with your own account, edit the topic and move it to the Recycle Bin forum.
  • Visit and trac hacks to research a solution for the forums.
    Note: Different modules provide different data in their RSS feeds. Usually, the syndicated information corresponds to the current view. For example, if you click the RSS link on a report page, the feed will be based on that report. It might be explained by thinking of the RSS feeds as an alternate view of the data currently displayed. 
  • Send an IM notifying that RSS is available for the forums, suggest to include this into the blog.


  • Team members do have forum moderator permissions for all topics. (Includes moving and deleteing)
  • Registered users do have editing own posts permissions
  • Recycle bin topic is created 19
  • Used existing test account
  • Created a new topic, asked kyli to edit it and moved it in the Recycle bin.
  • RSS is available by choosing timeline with only checked forum checkbox and desired days set, then clicking the amber rss at the bottom of page. Gives this
  • Announced the RSS in the developers chat
  • Forum is reviewed daily



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