Suggestion: Remove "Website" Section of User Profile

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Suggestion: Remove "Website" Section of User Profile

Postby Shakura » September 14th, 2022, 8:47:15 am

Simply said, it is outdated.

ICQ number: - who uses ICQ nowadays?
AOL Instant Messenger: - does this even exist anymore?
WL/MSN Messenger: msn is dead :I
Yahoo Messenger: uhhh...
Jabber address: ...
Website: attracts bots, bots and bots

All this Information can be easily put if your profile Info page, there is no need for an extra section.

Removing all these Options might also reduce the amount of bots registering new accounts to write malicious website links into these fields.

If you still want people to fill in some contact info (but why though? It's not like, a business site) I'd suggest some other more up-to-date websites:
Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Youtube, Discord, LinkedIn

Although I doubt this will reduce bots making new accounts. They probably have a framework for PHPBB Forums.
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Re: Suggestion: Remove "Website" Section of User Profile

Postby Atlantica » September 14th, 2022, 11:56:45 am

i think is good idea!

it make the site look old with old information we can put in. many of those things are gone now. would be fun to put twitter or discord link now instead. :D
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Re: Suggestion: Remove "Website" Section of User Profile

Postby woodjim » September 21st, 2022, 3:55:33 am

I also agree with this suggestion. No one uses ICQ anymore :)
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