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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 about that new comment. 1) Download Rules and Entity Reference Modules. 2) Enable Rules, Rules UI (...
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How to implement a follow author (or user) function?

Minimal solution The Notifications module currently only has an Alfa version for D7 (which is this question is about), which dates from Dec 2011. Therefor, use the Flag module as an alternative. So ...
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Send notification E-Mail to x when x’s content is commented

Use Rules module. Create the following Rule: Event: after saving a new comment. You will probably want to restrict this by content type as well. Add action: send mail. Arguments: To: switch to data ...
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Is there a simple way to notify users about new posts on the site?

You may consider the Notify module, which is a lightweight framework for sending out periodic notifications about new site content to users and admins. From the project page: The notify module ...
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How to create Facebook style user notifications?

Approach 1: Menu Badges Use the Menu Badges module to add such notifications to any menu item and/or menu tab of your choice. Here are some details about it (from its project page): Provides a method ...
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Is using nodes for a notification system a performance concern?

I would go with Messaging. Dedicated Entity (if implement properly) is always faster than Node. I participated in the big D7 project and we were happy with Message API. By using a custom entity you ...
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How to send an email notification reminder based on a user's date of entry field?

Use the Rules module together with Rules Scheduler (a sub-module of it), as explained in the steps below. These steps are based on a date field which is added to the user profile, so that for each ...
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How to notify users when a new comment is posted in the same page as they did?

Have a look at this rule (in Rules export format), which does what you're asking for: { "rules_notify_commentors_about_new_comment" : { "LABEL" : "Notify commentors about new comment", "...
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Is using nodes for a notification system a performance concern?

There can be some performance issues because all your messages will be stored in the node table along with the other nodes. This will slow down any node loading or any kind of node type handling. I ...
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Subscription to User-saved searches

Conceptually the business logic you want to complete is possible using Drupal. Finding a way to make this scale to a very large website -- I leave as a project for you. Start by looking at Saved ...
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Is there a simple way to notify users about new posts on the site?

You can do it using Rules. Create a field (probably a checkbox) in user account settings to subscribe for notification. Then create a rule condition using hook_rules_condition_info() to check whether ...
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How to create a basic message - notifications system displaying a real time message counter badge?

Part 1 - Messages module Use the Message module to create "Messages" for each of the message types (bullets) in your question, similar to what is detailed in the answer to "How to get notifications ...
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New subscriber notification

Enable the Simplenews Rules module within the Simplenews project. It will add 2 events A user has been subscribed & A user has been unsubscribed. Use the subscribe event combined with your Send ...
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Can I temporarily stop update notifications for one project only?

See Update Advanced module: Extends the administrative interface for Drupal core's "Update status" module. In particular, the per-project settings to ignore certain projects or even specific ...
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How to create missing rules event when user flags a statuses updates?

Preface - start This answer assumes you're using the current version of Flag, i.e. 7.x.-3.x. Though a comment below this answer states: Statuses is not compatible with flag 3. It works with flag 2. ...
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How to create missing rules event when user flags a statuses updates?

Umair, have you looked at the patches in drupal.org/node/1787930 and drupal.org/node/1311468 and maybe some others ? I got flag 3 working with the status + rules, but not the comments. It could be ...
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How to send an email notification reminder based on a user's date of entry field?

You can achieve your goal using both Rules and Scheduler module. Check Using rules to send an email x days after a user registers. If you are looking for custom coding, you can implement hook_cron, ...
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Where is the email New release(s) available coming from

It's configured on the "Available updates" settings page at /admin/reports/updates/settings:
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Emailing a bunch of users selected from a user reference field

You should be able to add another "Send email" action to your rule, but place it inside a Rules loop so it can iterate over the multiple values in the user reference field. You may need to first add ...
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How can a poster of a comment notify selected users about a new comment?

To my knowledge this is NOT possible only usiing Drupal core, so you'll have to do some "customization". So far the bad news ... The good news is that you can use the Rules module to create a rule to ...
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How to send a notification to a user at specified time (between 9am to 10 am) daily?

Part 1: Rules Have a look at my answer to "Rule to store user's last post date and scheduled rule based 30 day reminder", a question that is a variation of part of your question. It explains how ...
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Latest Article Popup

Install Flippy module. 1. Go to desired content type -> admin/structure/types/manage/<content_type> 2. Click on Flippy Settings tab 3. Select "Build a pager for this content type" 4. ...
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Is it possible to use the "Save & Edit" module with Rules?

Just a simple concept: I could imagine using the Rules Forms module with the following Form API conditions: Form ID: form_id == YOUR_CONTENT_TYPE_node_form Clicked button: $form_state['clicked_button'...
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How to create a User Feed using the modules Message and Flag?

If you'd add the Rules module (on top of the Message and Flag module you're already using), you can get this to work by using the "Replacement tokens" as part of your "Message type" configuration. If ...
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How to integrate messaging into a custom module?

Have a look at the Message Stack, these are the basic components and dependencies of it: Some more details about the Message-related modules (=quotes are from the module's project page): Message: ...
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How to get notified by eMail after someone edited his own webform submission?

Using Webform Rules (and Rules of course), it's a peace of cake to send an eMail using Rules Event "After a webform submission is updated". To actually do so, refer to the answer from CodeNext. ...
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Why are links missing when using the Notify module?

Your question is pretty incomplete, so let me start with adding some crucial information that I think is missing in it: Relative path admin/config/system/mailsystem is not something that gets added ...
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How to make menu badges count disappear after the page is viewed?

To make the Menu Badges counter disappear when visiting the page at notifications/new (as in your question), is something you can do by using a special feature of the Rules module, i.e. a technique ...
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How to get notifications for unpublished content?

Part 1 - Notifications Have a look at the Menu Badges module to add such notifications to any menu item and/or menu tab of your choice. Here are some details about it (from its project page): ...
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How to re-create a notifications 'inbox' similar to the one here at stackexchange?

You could use the Menu Badges module for such notifications, which you can add to any menu item and/or menu tab of your choice. In your case something like "New comments" seems like one, out of a few, ...
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