These settings are responsible to handle group reporting:
Button text for submitting a report
The option helps in setting button text for the member reporting which is set to ‘Flag’ by default. You can flag a member from the member directory and from their profile as well.
Button text for undo a report
The option helps in setting button text while unflagging members which is set to ‘Unflag’ by default.
Enable automatic moderation
This option lets side admin enable/disable automatic moderation for flagged members. This setting is complemented with an Automatic moderation limit. When automatic moderation is enabled the flagged members get hidden from the member’s directory listing for the reporters or for all site members depending upon the hide mode setting.
Automatic moderation limit
This setting complements Enable automatic moderation. This setting accepts a numeric value.
If automatic moderation is on and the number of reporters becomes greater than or equal to the automatic moderation limit for the flagged members, then that member gets hidden from the member directory listing for reporters or all site members depending upon the hide mode setting. Default automatic moderation value is 5.
Restrictions for reported member
When a member is flagged certain restrictions can be imposed on the member. Restrictions provided by the plugin are as following:
- Remove a member from the member’s directory listing: On checking this option flagged member will not get listed in BuddyPress member’s directory listing for reporters or all site members depending upon the hidden mode saved. Individual restrictions can also be imposed on-site members using related actions post meta section for any flagged member data.
- Remove access to update status: : On checking this option moderated or spammed members will not be able to do status updates.
- Remove access to send private messages: On checking this option moderated or spammed members will not be able to send a private message to any site members.
- Remove the member access to make comments on activity updates.
Hide reported content for
Hide mode settings provide two ways of hiding content. When the Reporters option is selected then a group is hidden only for reporters, while when the All members option is selected, a flagged group is hidden for all site members. When hide mode is set from the plugin settings section, the mode is assigned to newly flagged content. Apart from this admin can set hide mode individually for every flagged content. In the screenshot, we can see the Hide Mode settings under the related actions post meta section.
Enable Send email notification
This setting enables email notification to admin when any content is flagged
Enable BuddyPress notification
This setting enables Buddypress notification to users whose content is flagged.
Categorize Member’s report type
You can create the reasons for reporting. Users can add various report subjects.
Enable if you want to block members. Block members will automatically unfriend and their profile and activities will be set as hidden.