Upgrade & Privacy Improvements
By Draco Malfoy, (edited)
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Good news! We finally merged the forum and main site to run under one software and database. Now that the bulk of the work is done I can start adding some of the content (mental health apps, helplines/textlines, resources, etc.) I've been meaning to add.
One of biggest changes (aside from the physical) is the complete rewrite of privacy features. You have been able to hide posts/threads on the forum for a long time but until the change the post authors were visible even if the content wasn't and there wasn't an ability to automatically filter out hidden topics/posts from guests or people under x amount of posts.
You should now be able to completely hide a thread from guests and people under x amount of posts. A 403 is given if the whole topic/article/blog post is hidden and if a post/comment is hidden in a non-hidden topic/article/blog post the content is hidden and the author is shown as a guest to guests/people under x amount of posts.
I will be working to expand this to the [ hide ] [ /hide ] BBCode for people who only want to hide certain parts of their posts/comments within a topic/article/blog post.
This is not to alienate people new to self-injury.net but to keep people secure in their privacy if they're posting something sensitive and to keep prying family members, SOs, and friends to a minimum.
Happy holidays and hope this is a good enough present, lovelies.
Edited by Draco Malfoy
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