Shoutbox

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Shoutbox
provides a box for commenting on an article and starting a conversation about the topics with other users.
State: stable
Developer: HalloWelt
Type of extension: BlueSpice
Edition: BlueSpice free, BlueSpice pro
Dependency: BlueSpice
Software package: -
Category: Communication
Documentation at MediaWiki.org

Description

Shoutbox provides a box for commenting on an article and starting a conversation about the topics with other users.

Usage / Features

Allows users to post a brief comment on the page that appears right at the bottom of the content section.

Use the shoutbox to comment on articles. Find them underneath the content area.

Technical information

Configuration

Some aspects of this extension can be configured on Special:BlueSpicePreferences, under section "Shoutbox". Here wiki administrators can configure:

  • Whether users are able to delete their own entries.
  • Time between two messages (in seconds).
  • Maximum length of a message.
  • Number of messages shown.
  • Whether shoutbox should be displayed.
  • Whether creation date of a message should be shown.
  • Whether author of the message should be shown.

Rights (permissions)

Users must have "readshoutbox" permission in order to see other user's posts, "writeshoutbox" to be able to leave comments and "archiveshoutbox" to be able to achive comments.

Requirements

Shoutbox requires BlueSpiceFoundation.

User manual

For detailed description and usage please visit our user manual.

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