April 1st, 2011, 04:35 AM
salt & paprica
User Permissions - profile & album picture access
Hi and welcome to The Long Hair community!
If you are wondering why you do not have access to certain areas or features of the forum, checking your user-status will explain it.
This is not to annoy or exclude the newbies you are welcome on the forum. Those restrictions are in place to reduce spam and to provide a minimum of privacy and we are sorry that this inconvenience is necessary.
Thanks for your understanding
Newbies (0-25 posts):
Can view, post and create new threads on the public and off-topic forums - except starting new polls
Can have an avatar/profile photo, if it was submitted during signing up - changes can be made once you're in the 25+ user group, since they require profile access
Can not view profiles or leave profile visitor messages
Can not view or edit their own profile - the software does not differ between the access to your own or other profiles
Can not see Blogs or Photo Albums, since those are attached to the profiles
Can not read, edit or delete profile visitor messages left on their profiles by other users
Can not make or accept "Friends"-requests - there's no point in using the Friends-feature until a user can access the profile, blog or album areas
Can not view the Community Meets area and Social Groups
Can not view Off-Topic forums
Can not submit articles or product reviews
Can not have a signature
Can not set self to invisible
Can not use Private Messaging
Can not edit their own posts
Can view profiles, read and leave profile visitor messages
Can edit their own profile (layout/colors/font) and edit/delete visitor messages
Can create an own Blog and Photo Album - Photo Storage: 100 pictures
Can view and comment on other LHC Blogs and Photo Albums, if they are not private - then you need to be on someone's friendlist to view them
Can make and receive Friends-requests
Can view, join and post in Social Groups - all except creating new Social Groups
Can view Off-Topic forums
Can create new polls
Can have a signature - Sig Limit: 3 lines
Can set self to invisible
Can use Private Messaging - PM Storage: 50 messages
Can edit their own posts - please note that editing posts for other purposes than fixing typos or adding something is not permitted
Can not view the Community Meets area
Can not submit articles and product reviews
The next permission level starts at a postcount of 100+ posts and 60+ days of membership, please see this link for a full list of all user permission levels.
Not all posts do raise your post count, this depends on the area of the forum where you are posting.
Being promoted to the next level even after reaching 25+ is not happening instantly, it requires quality posts, moderator approval, time and that the software works as it should.
To ask general account permission questions and to view the full list of user permissions, please click the link to go to the discussion thread in the Site Happenings.
If you already made 25+ posts and waited some days and your account still did not get promoted to the next permission level, please Contact Us at the staff email to ask for help.
Last edited by Gumball; December 26th, 2014 at 10:00 AM.
Reason: Added 0-25 visibility rule.
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