Configure the Poke Module in PHPFox

This article will show you how to configure the Poke module for your PHPFox website.

The Poke module allows your members to send a “Poke” to other members, you can allow all users or just specific user groups to Poke other members or even just to poke their friends. You can also set it so that the Poke will show in the activity feed.

Showing Pokes in the Activity Feed

Login to your admincp and select SettingsManage Settings. On the Manage Settings page, under Module Settings, select Poke.


On the Poke Settings screen, set the Add pokes to activity feed to True, and then click Submit.


All pokes will now show up in the activity feed!

Configuring Pokes on a User Group Basis

You may want to not allow certain user groups to poke other members, or to only poke members that are on their friends’ lists, you can do that via the User Group settings.

In your admincp, select Users > Manage User Groups. On the Manage User Groups screen, select the drop down arrow to the left of the user group you want to edit, and select Manage User Settings.


On the User Group Settings screen scroll down the left column and select the Poke module.


On the right you should see the User Group settings for the Poke module. Change the settings to configure the Poke module for the user group, and then click Save.settings

You now know how to configure the Poke module for all of your other user groups!

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