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==Who's Online==
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==Why is my New Thread Indicator Missing==
  
At the end of the forum index, there is a section called Users Online. This is a list of users who have recently used the forum. This feature can be enabled or disabled, and the definition of "recent" changed from  [[{{Latest docs}}Features and Options|Features and Options]] in the admin panel.<noinclude>
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When using a language different than English, the new thread indicator might be missing. This is because you installed a custom theme after installing a language. This will cause the indicator to be placed in a different folder, so the image must be moved to your language folder.
  
This list is ordered by most recent activity.  Members who belong to color-coded membergroups (such as administrator or global moderator) will be color-coded on this list. Administrators, are shown in red and global moderators are shown in blue by default.  Regular users appear in the default color used by the forum theme.
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To solve this problem, in your forum's directory, navigate to ''Themes > Your current theme > English'' and copy the two files ''(index.php and new.gif)''.
 
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Then, come back to your theme's folder and create a folder (if it is not created already) and name it with the language your forum is using. For example, if you are using Spanish_es UTF-8, then create a folder and name it ''spanish_es-utf8'' and paste the two files into the folder.
To learn more about what users are doing, select the Users Online icon or the link below the heading to display the '''Who's Online''' page.  This page is a list of everyone (guests, members, and hidden)  currently browsing the forum along with the last thing they tried to do on the forum.  For example, [http://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?action=who this is the Who's Online page for simplemachines.org].
 
{{{{Localized|Version specific}}|version=2.0|content=In versions 2.0+, any user can use a drop-down list to choose whether to view members only, guests only, or all users.}}
 
 
 
===Unknown Action===
 
In the Who's Online section, you can occasionally see some users (or even guests) whose action is displayed as ''Unknown Action''. You may find this strange and suspicious but it is not. This action is displayed when you have a [[Modifications|modification]] installed on your forum and this modification does not declare itself properly, meaning that the forum does not recognise what is the user doing.
 
 
 
===Nothing, or nothing you can see...===
 
It is very common to see this action displayed when viewing the Who's Online list. In most of cases, this will happen if you are a regular user because you do not have permissions to see what some other users are doing, for example, if they are posting in a board that you cannot see. As an administrador, you may also see this action displayed for regular users. In this case, it means that users are trying to access a deleted message or topic or other pages that no longer exist.
 
 
 
==Why do I see my guests viewing threads in Who's Online when they cannot view the forum?==
 
Is it possible to prevent [[Guest|guests]] from viewing the forum by unchecking the ''Allow guests to browse the forum'' in ''Admin > Configuration > Features and Options > General''. If you uncheck this option, guests will not have access to any part of the forum, and they will be forced to log in or register.
 
 
 
Even with this feature enabled, some guests will be viewing threads in the Who's Online section. These guests are [http://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/SMF2.0:Search_engines#Spiders|spiders]. Spiders are internet bots used for web indexing (such as Google or Yahoo) and they will be accessing your threads to index them. For more details about spiders and how to change the settings relating to them, please see http://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/SMF2.0:Search_engines.
 

Revision as of 07:02, 12 August 2016

Why is my New Thread Indicator Missing

When using a language different than English, the new thread indicator might be missing. This is because you installed a custom theme after installing a language. This will cause the indicator to be placed in a different folder, so the image must be moved to your language folder.

To solve this problem, in your forum's directory, navigate to Themes > Your current theme > English and copy the two files (index.php and new.gif). Then, come back to your theme's folder and create a folder (if it is not created already) and name it with the language your forum is using. For example, if you are using Spanish_es UTF-8, then create a folder and name it spanish_es-utf8 and paste the two files into the folder.