Realtime floating (ajax) notifications

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Realtime floating (ajax) notifications

Post by request » Tue Jan 12, 2016 2:54 pm

What do you think of building a ajax driven notification system that warns you directly when:

1 Someone quote your post,
2 incoming new pm
3 New posts in you subscribed topics

This can be disabled by admin or user.

Comparable what they have by default in xenforo and ipb, and by extension mybb.
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Re: Floating (ajax) notifications

Post by Rhino.Freak » Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:10 pm

If I understand you correctly, you mean to have a real time notification system?
I actually agree on that. Notification system should be real time only, that's what it is everywhere.

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Re: Floating (ajax) notifications

Post by request » Tue Mar 29, 2016 6:51 am

phpbb already has a notification system based on email. My suggestion is to use ajax notifications in the browser itself. It notifies you automatically when someone quote your post or sending a PM without manually refresh your webpage.

Like this:

http://community.mybb.com/thread-119331.html

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Re: Floating (ajax) notifications

Post by Senky » Tue Mar 29, 2016 7:37 pm

phpBB already has notifications system since 3.1. Ajaxifying will probably not occur in a foreseeable future.

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Re: Floating (ajax) notifications

Post by 3Di » Tue Mar 29, 2016 8:25 pm

I believe the concept here (do not take as an example to follow the mybb solution/code, pls) is to have a real-time notification system, that's what of the majority social sites have and not only, is the present.

I find that very useful, then a +1.
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Re: Floating (ajax) notifications

Post by request » Sun Apr 24, 2016 6:27 am

Senky wrote:
Tue Mar 29, 2016 7:37 pm
phpBB already has notifications system since 3.1. Ajaxifying will probably not occur in a foreseeable future.
A realtime notification system based on ajax would appreciated. No plugin?

Now you'll need to refresh manually before you can see the notification. So it is NOT realtime.

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Re: Realtime floating (ajax) notifications

Post by request » Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:20 am

What do you think of accelerating more functionality with ajax? Of course all optional and being able to disable it by admin or user.

Goal is to push content and notifications from server instead of refresh page manually.

-Auto refresh ajax (5-10 seconds)
--Automatically add/push new posts to topic.
--Automatically refresh/push (active) topic lists
or shows a button alert 'X new posts added'. Shows new posts directly (with a click) without complete manual refresh.

-Push notifications

Live activity stream

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Re: Floating (ajax) notifications

Post by request » Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:32 am

Senky wrote:
Tue Mar 29, 2016 7:37 pm
phpBB already has notifications system since 3.1. Ajaxifying will probably not occur in a foreseeable future.
Still no plans to introduce realtime ajax notifications?

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Re: Realtime floating (ajax) notifications

Post by Senky » Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:14 am

Not in the core. I am thinking of it as an extension, but I am currently occupied with much more important things.

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