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Support #13935

Add Users sidebar widget not working

Added by Marilyn Weber 10 months ago. Updated 10 months ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority name:
Low
Assignee:
-
Category name:
WordPress Plugins
Target version:
Start date:
2021-02-02
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0%

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Description

I'm having an issue with the Add Users sidebar widget. I'm (meaning, my students) not seeing the Add Me! button. I didn't listen to a conflict message earlier and now have removed some useful plugins in an effort to fix it. Is it the theme or a plugin conflict?

My site is https://wgs1001sp21.commons.gc.cuny.edu/ and I'm the admin/instructor. Thanks in advance for the help.

History

#1 Updated by Marilyn Weber 10 months ago

I looked out of curiosity - it seems to be dead: https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/add-users-sidebar-widget/

#2 Updated by Marilyn Weber 10 months ago

  • Priority name changed from Normal to Low

I've advised Prof. Shaw to use our invite portal, and gave her the nonCUNY instructions. She seems fine with it. Changing this to low priority.

#3 Updated by Boone Gorges 10 months ago

  • Category name set to WordPress Plugins
  • Status changed from New to Staged for Production Release
  • Target version set to 1.18.4

Yes, the plugin appears to be abandoned. If the plugin isn't working, and since we have our Invitation tool, let's hide the old plugin from users: https://github.com/cuny-academic-commons/cac/commit/0053653b91a5edd6d42d75d5b9ef77d0af9e5762 At some point in the future, we can evaluate whether it's worth removing from the Commons altogether.

#4 Updated by Raymond Hoh 10 months ago

Marilyn, there's also another option.

We added the ability for users to add themselves to a site in #11201.

The site admin can activate the "WP MS Request Membership" plugin and add the "Request Membership" widget to the widget sidebar.

Here's the ticket where this was implemented: https://redmine.gc.cuny.edu/issues/11201#note-15. View the last picture in that post to see the widget's settings. Other images in that thread include the admin settings page and the "Users > Pending" management page if the auto-join option is turned off.

Not sure if we added this to the documentation site or not.

#5 Updated by Boone Gorges 10 months ago

  • Status changed from Staged for Production Release to Resolved

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