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3 years 6 months ago #1 by melvins138
Hello,

Is it possible for edited posts to be marked as "New" or distinguished in some way on the front end?

Problem:
User posts a message, then sometime later goes and edits it, and add content outside our terms.

Currently, I have it set so only certain Access Levels can post or reply. The general public cannot post or reply. There are few new posts to our forum, maybe 5 or so a week currently. So moderators will occasionally check those few to see that no self-promotion or selling occurs.

The mod will log on, every few days, and see that all new posts since their last visit, see the category folder turns green with a new icon, and then see the new posts, which are also green. They will go in, read the posts, and then act accordingly.

Normally speaking, most user never edit their posts. They generally just reply.

Occasionally, though rarely, a sneaky person will post something, wait a few days, then edit it with sales or self-promotion.

If the moderator has already seen the post, they currently have no way of knowing if there was an edit, besides, repeatedly checking the posts.

I know I can turn off editing, but rarely do anyone edit, but it's nice to have for misspellings and such... so I would rather not turn it off completely, due to a few bad apples.

So short question: How can I show an edit on the front end like I can with new posts?
or
Is there a way to notify the moderator of the edit, or mark the post as "new" again, so the moderator can know an edit was made?


Thanks,
Melvins138


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