Funkwhale, dev, moderation
Another feature implemented for the 0.21 roadmap after careful testing and feedback from @GinnyMcQueen 🎉
Instance admins can now configure their pod so that registrations required manual approval from a moderator.
This is especially useful on private or semi-private pods where you don't want to close registrations completely, but don't want spam or unwanted users to join your pod.
When this is enabled and a new user register, their request is put in a moderation queue, and moderators are notified by email.
When their request is approved or refused, users are also notified by email.
In addition, it's also possible to customize the sign-up form by:
- Providing a custom help text, in markdown format
- Including additional fields in the form, for instance to ask the user why they want to join. Data collected through these fields is included in the sign-up request and viewable by the mods
All of this is featured in the attached video ;)
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