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Recognition Points


Reputation

Recognition points are awarded to users within your community as they complete specific actions. For example maybe they post a new topic or like an existing topic.

The number of recognition points a user has earnt are then used to calculate the users reputation level and can also be used to restrict access to specific features within InstantForum until a user reaches a specific reputation level.

You can cutomize the number of recognition points awarded for specific actions within InstantForum from within the administrator control panel Manage Settings » Reputation Points page as shown below...

The various actions that reward reputation points that can be customized from the Reputation Points page are detailed below...

  • Add New Topic
    The number of points awarded when a member posts a new topic.

  • Add New Reply
    The number of points awarded when the user posts a reply to an existing topic.

  • Add New Poll
    The number of points awarded when the user posts a new poll.

  • Add New Poll Reply
    The number of points awarded when a user replies within a poll.

  • Add New Poll Vote
    The number of points awarded when the user votes within a poll.

  • Add New Event
    The number of points awarded when a user posts a new event.

  • New Private Message
    The number of points awarded when the user sends a private message

  • New Private Message Reply
    The number of points awarded when the user replies to a private message.

  • Report Post
    The number of points awarded when a user reports a post.

  • Like
    The number of points awarded when a user likes a post or poll.

  • Liked
    The number of points a user is awarded when other like there posts.

  • Flagged as Answer By Author
    Points awarded to a topic author when they mark a reply to the topic they posted as an answer.

  • Flagged as Answer By Author Within 8 Hours:
    The number of pointed awarded to a user when a post they added is flagged as the answer by the original topic author within 8 hours of the topic being posted.

  • Flagged as Answer By Community:
    The number of points awarded to community members who mark a reply within a topic they didn't create as an answer.

  • Flagged as Answer By Community Within 8 Hours:
    The number of points awarded to community members when they mark a reply to a topic they didn't create as an answer within 8 hours of the topic being created.

  • Marked as Answer By Author:
    When a post is marked as an answer by the original topic author award the author of the post marked as an answer the number of reputation points defined here.

  • Marked as Answer By Author within 8 hours:
    When a post is marked as an answer by the original topic author within 8 hours award the author of the post marked as an answer the number of reputation points defined here.

  • Marked as Answer By Community:
    When a post is marked as an answer by any community member award the author of the post marked as an answer the number of reputation points defined here.

  • Marked as Answer By Community Within 8 Hours:
    When a post is marked as an answer by any community member within 8 hours of the posted date award the author of the post marked as an answer the number of reputation points defined here. number of reputation points defined here.

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