How can we improve the forums? Your suggestions and comments please
Hi all, this thread is a running commentary for all members on things for improvements to the forums. This can be anything from how it looks, the categories, to moderation, community rules etc.
While we might not be able to implement everything straightaway, or keep everyone happy all of the time, we'd like to hear about what you think we can do better.
This is not a thread for discussing the moderation or editing of individual posts - if you have questions about this please contact the team offline via email firstname.lastname@example.org
To avoid repeating suggestions already received, below are some results from our last user survey giving an indication of which new features people would like to see on the forums. This survey was answered by 1,597 users:
44% - Email notification when I have a reply on the forum
39% - Access to the forums via an app
27% - Ability to block seeing posts by specific users
25% - Ability to contact users privately
25% - Ability to use emoticons
25% - Ability to follow posts by specific users
24% - Ability to share links
23% - Forum posts visible only to registered users
22% - A profile, viewable by others users, where I can introduce myself
21% - Ability to quickly access all posts by a particular user
15% - Ability to tag users in a conversation
10% - Ability to share images
6% - Ability to share videos
17% - None of these
I have very small hands so that makes it easier. The phone has come at a cost. My eyesight has significantly got worse since i bought phone a few yrs ago. That is seperate to my aquired astigmatism though. I do wear reading glasses but i still get a lot of eye pain. An ipad would realisticly be better for me. A voice to text app sounds interesting.
Hi Lynne, the computer can be very daunting and complicated, which I have found out myself many times, but what they say is:
Windows 10 includes a spell checking feature for when you type words anywhere in Windows 10. When autocorrect
So any word that is spelt incorrectly a red line appears under it, then take the cursor over that word and the correct spelling will appear.