Topic / Reply Moderation Behavior
This refers to bbPress 2.6.4.
If a new user topic or reply fails bbPress moderation (either links or bad words), the end user gets no message at all. What they see is simply nothing – just the edit box again, with no indication that their post was marked as pending, and awaits moderation.
So what happens? The user reposts the same message, over and over and over. I have examples of users reposting 10 times. They eventually may ask what is going on, or go away angry.
This seems to be new behavior since 2.6, and depending on the forum admins, this behavior may seem to be mysterious. I’ve run a highly technical forum for years, and did not know about this changed behavior in 2.6 because users typically did not post with more than 2 links.
Even now knowing that, the users are still left mystified. This is very poor user interface design, and the only reasonable solution now is to essentially eliminate any moderation at all.
add_filter( 'bbp_bypass_check_for_moderation', '__return_true' );
Much much better would be to let the user know what happened. I’ve read all the code for moderation, and can’t see any filters to override to add a message for the user.
It would be wonderful to fix this issue, and issue a “Your topic/reply is awaiting moderation.”
The moderators need to get a message as well.
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