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How to Globally Hide Email Addresses - Using External Authetication and User Creation

Author Jukkis
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#1 | Posted: 14 Jan 2015 12:57 
I have disabled the profile management on the miniBB. But when I post the message to the forum, there is a link on the username that takes to the user profile:-
forum/index.php?action=userinfo&user=5

Is there a simple way to hide the email address from the visitors? Could not find answer on manuals.

Author kuopassa
Registered
#2 | Posted: 14 Jan 2015 19:19 
Well, this isn't an answer to your question but something which you might find useful. That link to user's profile page can be removed by editing file templates/main_posts_cell.html. If there's something like this:

{$pLink1}{$posterName}{$pLink2}

Then make it like this:

{$posterName}

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#3 | Posted: 15 Jan 2015 13:49 
Jukkis
If you mean there's an email address shown under the user's profile, it could mean the following:

- The user allowed email to be shown, setting "Show email address to others?" option to "Yes";

or

- While working out your custom membership auth, you didn't put 'user_viewemail' in the table of users, which is a mandatory field for miniBB and which value should be set to '0' by default; i.e. all emails are hidden until allowed by the user. You could also remove this option from the public profile's template, setting it always to '0' in your custom table; but it should be there.

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