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How to create Facebook style user notifications?

Using Heartbeat I have been able to effectively make streams of user activities through Rules triggers. However I would like to be able to have users notified of new activities, and keep a count of ...
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Send notification e-mail after new content was added

Some people refuse to learn about RSS and wish they could give me (e.g., via some form) e-mail (without registration) and they would be automatically notified about new content. Could you help me how ...
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Notifications for anonymous users on nodes

I am looking for a module or some kind of workaround e.g. involving Rules, that will allow anonymous users to subscribe to new comments on nodes they have created. My user scenario is as follows: An ...
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How to create a basic message - notifications system displaying a real time message counter badge? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to create a basic current user notifications system for my site, e.g.: "some user" has created a new "group" "some user" has joined your "group" "some user" has posted a node in ...
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How can a poster of a comment notify selected users about a new comment?

When I write a comment on a node, I want to be able to select the users that will get a notification (via e-mail) about that new comment. Basecamp has this feature and I think it is very cool. Is ...
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Recommendation for modules/workflow to build a premium link directory

I'm just about to start building a link directory and I'm at odds over the best way to go about it. The directory will accept both standard (free) and premium subscriptions. Premium subscribers will ...
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How to send a email message to specific user role when the site goes to the maintenance mode in drupal 7?

I would like to use emails to communicate with users. So i really want to send a email message for all users(or just a number of users with specific role) when the site goes to the maintenance mode ...
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How to complement eMail notifications with a notification bar?

I am building a Drupal 7 website, and I noticed that you can install a facebook-like chat. This made me wonder if it is possible to implement something related to notifications that works something ...
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How to notify users when a new comment is posted in the same page as they did?

I have a Drupal 7 website and I display comments on a content type. What I want, is for every user to have a boolean field in their profile, to declare if they want to be notified when a new comment ...
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How to create missing rules event when user flags a statuses updates?

The problem: Rules events are missing. EVENT 1. user flagged a statuses and EVENT 2. user flagged a fbss_comment. Everything is available, just need to add these events. Status updates are created ...
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Do I need to sanitize a user input textfield used in a mail body?

I have a feature on my site where a user is allowed to edit a textfield is a Drupal form (built using the D7 Form API) and then send the contents of that textfield as (part of) the body of an email to ...
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Should I choose MyISAM for notification tables?

Using Drupal6 with a MariaDB 10 InnoDB engine for all tables, I have noticed that insert queries into notifications_* tables are very inefficient on InnoDB tables. For example, these frequently in my ...
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Customise message notifications in Drupal 7

I'm using organic groups with Drupal 7 and members receive email notifications when new content is posted to their group. However I can't find a way to modify: Email subject: New post in group Email ...
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Drupal 7: notify user module recommendation

I'm trying to figure out what the best solution to a project requirement is. The basic premise is that a site needs to have a notify user feature - similar to how Facebook works. A listing in the ...
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How to provide email notifications to admins for *all* comments?

My site admins are asking to receive email notifications automatically whenever a comment is posted on any content on the entire site. I already have comment_notify enabled, but that only allows them ...
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How to display messages from a block separately from $messages in page.tpl.php

I have a webform which works as a newsletter subscription form: it displays a textfield for an email and a button. When the button is clicked, a notification message is displayed on top of the page ...
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Ubercart Module for handling subscriptions?

Trying to figure out the best UC module to use for this... Essentially, I'm trying to create a site where users may purchase subscriptions. There are about 15 different subscriptions a user may ...
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Is there a notification api module? [closed]

I like to have a general api for sending notification. I am not sure if there is out there somewhere for Drupal. For instance, is should be possible to provide a node id and some criterias for which ...
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Email Subscriptions with Verification

I feel like I'm missing something, because I can't find a module that does this, but it seems like it should be really common. I would like users to be able to simply enter their email address to ...
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What is a good flexible way to send auto system emails to users? [closed]

I would like to know a good user friendly, easy to setup and flexible way to send automated emails to users. This will be in response to an event triggered by a user. I guess it does not matter what ...
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Is there a module that will let me set up site-wide notifications like Stack Overflow's orange one?

I'm looking for a Drupal 7 compatible module that will let me set up site-wide notifications similar to Stack Overflow's orange bar (Welcome to this site, read the FAQ etc.). I haven't been able to ...
BenjaminRH's user avatar
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How to put up a notification about scheduled maintenance?

I'm using Drupal 7.5 and I want to put up a notification about the website going into maintenance mode on x scheduled date and time. What is the best way to do this? Are there any built-in options for ...
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How to get notifications for unpublished content?

I want to achieve that user can view the unpublished content once they have logged in . Unpublished content should be displayed as a notification like Topic(1). How to achieve this ? Is there ...
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How to use Message Subscribe module?

I have installed Message Subscribe module. But I am not sure how to configure this. I also have installed all the required modules. I can see the Message Subscribe UI but there is nothing I can ...
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How to detect the newness of messages created with the Message module?

I have created messages to notify users that they have been tagged in a picture or that someone commented after them on a thread; pretty much like facebook-style notifications. How could I detect if ...
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Email marketing in Drupal 7

I have a site with articles which has an RSS feeds. I 'd like visitors to be able to subscribe to those articles using their email. They ll give their email and then new articles will be sent to their ...
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How to have new activity count above any view?

I have seen on your website, when there is a new question posted, the list shows a new activity button with a count above the list. How can I do that in Drupal with any view? I am interested in ...
Umair's user avatar
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How to email individual content to email field?

I have a content type that contains information about people, if these people want this information forwarded to them, I'd like to be able to capture an email in an email field and send the published ...
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Notification + Subscription: Can this combination recipe be used to create notification system similar to Facebook's?

I understand that this combination of Notification + Subscription modules can accomplish a lot of different notification setups. However, I am only looking to emulate the notification system similar ...
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Is there a simple way to notify users about new posts on the site?

I want my users to be able to "subscribe" to new content that is posted on my site. I've looked at the Notifications and Subscriptions modules and they are just massive! I've also looked at ...
Svartepjotr's user avatar
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How to implement a follow author (or user) function? [closed]

Is it possible to implement a Follow button for authors of posts in Drupal 7, so that users can: Follow any one they wish, and Be notified about the new posts of those authors. This sounds like '...
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Site offline notification

How to turn off the notification about the site being offline, when in maintenance mode? Operating in maintenance mode. Go online.
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Email users on node creation based on taxonomy reference

I have 2 taxonomy vocabularies (town and topic) which are referenced on both a user and a node. When a node is created, I need to email all users who are referencing any of the terms referenced on the ...
Steven Dunwoody's user avatar
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Send notification E-Mail to x when x’s content is commented

How to notify an author of a node, when her content is commented by another user on Drupal 7?
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Ubercart email notification to store owner when order submitted

I am new to Ubercart (we are installing and configuring on a Drupal 6 site) and have all of the store built out. I am attempting to set up a notification email to the store owner when an order is ...
Remy's user avatar
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Can I temporarily stop update notifications for one project only? [duplicate]

Is there a way I can tell Drupal not to notify me about a particular version of a module? For example, if it isn't security related and I choose not to update one module but would like to receive ...
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Blog with subscription option to send emails on new blog entry

I'm working with Drupal 7. How do I setup 'Subscription' option for my blog so that upon every New Entry of the blog, an email is sent out to the subscribers?
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How to create a rule to notify administrators of new comments by non-administrators?

I would like to use Rules to notify all administrator users of new comments that have been posted to the site. I can get as far as getting the notifications working for all comments, but I would like ...
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How to implement Facebook style Notifications for Organic Group posts? [closed]

I am using Organic Groups, Drupal Commons. If someone posts in group, then all the members should be notified like in Facebook with the number of notifications. Similar to this screenprint: How can I ...
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How to send new content notifications based on taxonomy selection in user profiles?

I am building a website in Drupal 7 where the requirement is for users to sign up, create profile2 where they must select from a list of checkboxes pulled in from my interests taxonomy terms. For ...
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1 answer
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How to re-create a notifications 'inbox' similar to the one here at stackexchange?

I'm looking for a simple way to let users know when new content (comments mainly) has been submitted to nodes they published or commented on and groups they are members of. Is it possible to groupe ...
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Why are links missing when using the Notify module?

I use the Notify module. When I select for Mail System (admin/config/system/mailsystem) the choice DefaultMailSystem, the mail is sent but change line in a small border like this But when I select ...
nmantas84's user avatar
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1 answer
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How to integrate messaging into a custom module?

I'm working on a custom module to handle time off requests for an intranet site and I'd like to be able to have the module fire off email notifications to a configurable list of users -- specifically, ...
Sean Cunningham's user avatar
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How to create a User Feed using the modules Message and Flag?

What I'm trying to do is in theory easy : **User** flagged **Article**. But I'm having hard time figuring out how to build a user feed like this with Message and Flag modules. I looked a little bit ...
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How to send a notification to a user at specified time (between 9am to 10 am) daily?

I have created a form which contains a CCK field "send sms" (checkbox) with two options: Send sms between 9am to 10am (= option 1) Or anytime (= option 2) If the user selects option 1, then ...
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Emailing a bunch of users selected from a user reference field

I have a node that lets me select multiple users in a user reference field. I also have a rules setup to email the author when someone makes a comment on that node. Now, how do I also email the ...
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1 answer
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Alternatives to Messaging and Notifications [closed]

I maintain a Drupal 6 site for a team of scuba-divers. Given the discontinued support for Drupal 6, I am looking at upgrading the site to Drupal 7. We primarily communicate by e-mail, so we have set ...
TheRoadrunner's user avatar
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Organic group membership request

I need help setting up a notification system for when a user requests to join a group. At the moment, when the user types in their message and click the join button, the administrator receives no ...
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Cannot get subscriptions to send out at correct intervals

I set up the "subscriptions" module and have set it so that all members of the page have access to a number of panels. One allows them to set the frequency of emails, one allows them to pick and ...
Dragonwalker's user avatar
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Why does the count of the Menu badge not decrease after page is viewed?

I have created a view, which shows activity logged by Message module. I then created a menu badge which shows the numbers on the menu item. - In start, when there is no activity, it shows 0, After ...
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