[drupal-devel] [feature] Don't promote forum topics by default

Steven drupal-devel at drupal.org
Tue May 31 16:58:53 UTC 2005

Issue status update for http://drupal.org/node/24003

 Project:      Drupal
 Version:      cvs
 Component:    forum.module
 Category:     feature requests
 Priority:     normal
 Assigned to:  Steven
 Reported by:  Steven
 Updated by:   Steven
 Status:       patch
 Attachment:   http://drupal.org/files/issues/forumpromote.patch (1.14 KB)

One side effect of the node system is that all the default node flags
(promote, revisions, etc) have only one default setting for all node

The most meaningless result of that IMO is that forum topics are
promoted to the front page by default. This is probably one of the most
confusing things people run into when setting up a Drupal forum.

The attached patch adds a row to the variable table to force forum
topics to not be promoted by default. This will only affect new

Patch is for CVS, but IMO it should go in 4.6 too.


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