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Make "recently active topics" the default?
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Hi could flow do something similar to what LiquidThread did. What LiquidThread did was everytime someone created a topic or edited one it would go to the top of page can flow do that. If flow does could it do it by default.


Related Gerrit Patches:
mediawiki/extensions/Flow : masterChange default sort to "recently active"

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Paladox created this task.Aug 7 2015, 12:44 PM
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SBisson added a subscriber: SBisson.Aug 7 2015, 1:07 PM

You can sort by "Recently active topic".

Can that be made the default please.

SBisson added a subscriber: DannyH.Aug 7 2015, 1:19 PM

I don't know if we want it as the default. It's more of a @DannyH question but it's a sticky preference when you are logged in. Change it to "Recently active topic" and it should stay like that when you visit any Flow board. Please let us know if it doesn't behave like that for you.

Mattflaschen-WMF renamed this task from Flow should show recently edited topics to Make "recently active topics" the default?.Aug 8 2015, 3:22 AM
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I thought it already was the default...

Change 230976 had a related patch set uploaded (by Mattflaschen):
Change default sort to "recently active"

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Catrope triaged this task as Medium priority.Aug 12 2015, 11:51 PM

Change 230976 merged by jenkins-bot:
Change default sort to "recently active"

Checked in betalabs

  • the sort order 'Recently active topics' is a default for new users
  • Edited/Modified topics are re-sorted correctly upon reloading a page

Two small points:

  • 'Thank' action will not make a topic 'recently active'
  • only re-loading a page will place recently active topics according to the sort option 'Recently active topics'
DannyH closed this task as Resolved.Aug 20 2015, 7:18 PM

Yes, the two points that @Etonkovidova brings up are expected behavior.