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New posts in a forum

#1 Post by Mark SNE Moderator » 05 Mar 2019 20:01

Ok, and I'm suppose to be a Moderator here?

How do I tell if there's a new post within a forum? Is checking the last post to the right side the only way? Why are some of the icons to the left of the forums colored yellow and some not? Oh, and did I leave the iron on?
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Re: New posts in a forum

#2 Post by n1zyy » 05 Mar 2019 21:31

It's been about a decade since I ran a phpBB site myself, but as I recall:

The yellow/orange icon on a forum means it that it contains one or more posts you haven't read.

If you are viewing the list of topics/posts in a forum, you should see a "Mark topics read" link. At the top of the list there's the page numbers on the right, and just to the left of that is "Mark topics read."

From the main forum page there's also "Mark forums read" that will mark everything read.

I wish the way it worked was that the icon would go back to gray instead of yellow/orange once you viewed the forum. But that'd be too easy. :confused:
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Re: New posts in a forum

#3 Post by Mark SNE Moderator » 05 Mar 2019 22:10

Clicking on the mark forums read worked, thanks!
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