Can't View Signatures as Guest

Discussion in 'General Topics' started by guest, Mar 24, 2014.

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  1. guest

    guest Guest

    I don't know since when this has happened, but I just realized it yesterday. When I view the forum as a Guest, I can't see anyone's signature at all, including my own. I can view them again if I'm logged-in.

    What happened? o_O
     
  2. Minimalist

    Minimalist Registered Member

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    I have the same "problem". They might have changed something on forum. Administrators should know...

    hqsec
     
  3. LowWaterMark

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    I turned them off for guest views. It's related to an anti-spamming measure. I want to see how this goes for a while.
     
  4. Minimalist

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    Thank you for clarification.

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  5. guest

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    If I'm allowed to make a suggestion, what about making new members can only put signatures after they have certain amount of posts (like 5 posts minimum for example)? I'm fairly sure that vB has this setting since SMF and MyBB have it if I'm not being mistaken.
     
  6. LowWaterMark

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    That's fine for obvious spammers, but, this is more for the folks who have posted some, even over time, and who have signatures that are a bit spammy in nature. Not bad enough to remove, but, not necessarily something we want linked to.

    Anyway, I'm still considering what to do long range.
     
  7. LoneWolf

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    I cannot see any signatures in any posts logged in or not.
    I do have the option checked in my settings to view them.
     
  8. LowWaterMark

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    Signatures are still disabled from guest viewing, but, they are available once logged in. I can't recreate an issue with a member account not being able to view signatures once that preference is set.
     
  9. LoneWolf

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    This is with a smartphone, I'll check with the desktop when I get a chance. Don't know if that makes a difference or not.
     
  10. LowWaterMark

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    Ah, that makes sense. I'm not sure if signature display is disabled for all mobile devices or if it disables display based on a minimum screen size requirement. Larger screens may show signatures while smaller ones definitely appear not to.
     
  11. Minimalist

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    On my tablet 7" (1920x1200) I can see signatures when logged in.

    hqsec
     
  12. Alhaitham

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    can't see them on my phone

    it would be better to enable them for smaller screens if it is possible
     
  13. LoneWolf

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    Just noticed something about the signature situation with the smart phone,
    I still cannot see any in portrait mode, but holding it in landscape mode everythings visible, signatures, post counts, join date and location. Did not notice this before as I usually view in portrait mode.
     
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