Is there a different way to check notifications rather than email? I'd be much more likely to engage and respond if I can respond to notifications all at once on a time that I am available. It would be great to easily see which notifications I have not yet responded to (even if they were months old).

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Rowan Blaik's picture
Submitted by Rowan Blaik on Thu, 05/02/2019 - 1:59pm

RSS feeds for the latest 'new topics' and 'new comments' would be a convenient way to keep a check!

Katie Heineman's picture
Submitted by Katie Heineman on Thu, 05/02/2019 - 3:04pm

I like the idea of having both RSS feeds & notifications. Currently, it is not easy to see the most recent activity on the forum. I think email notifications at some interval are still necessary to prevent users from forgetting about the platform completely... Would email digests at weekly or monthly intervals be a helpful alternative? 

Meg Engelhardt's picture
Submitted by Meg Engelhardt on Fri, 05/03/2019 - 4:55am

It would be nice to not receive an email to notify when I comment on a question I was following.

Submitted by Jennifer Neale on Fri, 05/03/2019 - 11:24am

Perhaps there could also be a 'notifications' feature when you log in - similar to what Facebook does to let you know there are new notifications for you. This way you could easily see how many notifications you have.

Sheila Murray's picture
Submitted by Sheila Murray on Wed, 05/29/2019 - 11:15am

I agree, I personally do not want the email overload. Having a monthly "notifications available" reminder email would be acceptable, with a notifications feature in the website when you choose to log on. Maybe create opt-in check boxes on threads you wish to have immediate email updates.

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