Introducing 'Tags' on everythingiCafe

chris

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Rolling out with today's forum update (performance, bug fix) is a pretty cool feature that I think you are going to enjoy. Tags allow you to easily reference a member within a thread using the common @ symbol. As you type the member's name, it will start to autocomplete for you.

For example, I could say something along the lines of..

I hope psylichon drops by this thread and posts some new BBQ photos.

The user you reference will receive a notification of the tag, allowing them to jump into the thread. It's also a good way to get someone's attention. Hey, Marianne does vBulletin do this?:D

I wonder who among Bennyboy RoofMonkey or patrickj will use this feature first.

Enjoy Tags!
 

Rugaby

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#2
Are you going to start encouraging hash tags also?
Will we get a notification on dashboard when someone tags us?
 

chris

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Are you going to start encouraging hash tags also?
Will we get a notification on dashboard when someone tags us?
Nothing planned for hashtags. You should get a notification when someone uses Rugaby
 

patrickj

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I like it. Think this is a great new feature, especially with notifications as part of it. Great way to call for feedback from a particular user. I think Europa and Tinman will be seeing quite a few of these. :)
 

RoofMonkey

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#6
Does this work in the app as well?
I'm thinking it doesn't as I tried the @ tag on a name.
May have to hop in the forum and test again.
 

RoofMonkey

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Very cool. The only thing it doesn't appear to do in the app is add the users names as you are typing it.
So as long as I remember how to spell users names / nicks correctly, it seems like a go!
Very cool indeed!
 

Bennyboy

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Nevermind lol I saw Chris already did. It worked. I haven't seen this in any other forum, I think it's very useful. Awesome, thanks Chris.
 

RoofMonkey

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Bennyboy, it is a very cool feature indeed! Chris nailed it when he asked who was going to be the first to use it... You, Me or Patrick. Lol
patrickj beat both of us :)
 

Rugaby

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#17
IMO these tags make posts look cluttered and the forum look sloppy. No one wants to have to sort through the words user and brackets for post content.
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