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Changing which topics are automatically followed

Following a topic allows a user to receive an email notification when a new reply is posted in the topic. By default, users automatically follow all topics on the forum. Then they can unfollow individual categories or topics to stop receiving notifications for those.

Instead of automatically following all topics, a user can choose to only automatically follow topics they create, topics they post in, or no topics at all by changing their preferences using the instructions below:

  1. Log in to your forum account.
  2. Click the Avatar image located toward the top-right of the page.
  3. Click the Settings link from the dropdown.
  4. Adjust the Automatically Follow option.
  5. Click the Update button.

You can change the default behavior of this option for new users by following the instructions below:

  1. Log in to your Website Toolbox account.
  2. Click the Users link.
  3. In the Users menu, click the Profile Fields link.
  4. In the Custom Profile Fields section, click Automatically Follow.
  5. Select the default that you prefer.


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