Question about users registration and their roles

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Geonx
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Sun Dec 16, 2018 2:35 pm

Hello. I'm working on a price comparison, deal/coupon site based on Bludit. I want to add the ability for store owners and normal users to register to the website and based on their role, for instance store owner edit their store information and users to have a product to their list (for price change notifications).

Do you plan to add a registration form in later releases? Or the ability to add more user roles?

Thanks.
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diego
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Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:49 pm

Hi,
include more roles is in the todo list (Admin, Editor, Writer), but self registration not was requested, feel free to create an issue in Github with the request, but I can not promise is going to happen.
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bayerberg
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Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:55 pm

yes, yes, yes! if you write in user subscriptions/registration I'll increase my patreon support 2x again :)
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Torsten_Kelsch
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Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:15 pm

My point of view: A user registration leads to a whole lot of trouble with dubious users and bots. You have to check every registration carefully. Some of my clients, and also myself, deactivated this feature in their WordPress blogs.
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bayerberg
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Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:11 pm

Theres a simple solution - confirm every user registration :) Admin would be able to click "Authenticate", "Restrict" or "Delete" - this would solve most issues.

As this is a flat file system, there are some GDPR considerations to be made. I would see user registration done as simply as possible:
- username
- password
- email

"Factory settings" would allow only for logging in and accessing content fenced off only for logged in users. Other functionality could be added via plugins,
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Torsten_Kelsch
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Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:48 pm

bayerberg wrote:
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:11 pm
Theres a simple solution - confirm every user registration :) […]
I absolutely agree, but in the case of very well-known blogs it could happen that the admin would have to check registrations almost every day … Anyway, we’re talking about a feature, not a must, so anyone might or might not activate such a plugin. ;)
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Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:53 am

I would love Bludit to be as popular as Wordpress but for now my guess would be that Bludit would cater for smaller creators so going over 20-50 signups a day wouldnt be an issue. Signups can be tied with https://oauth.net/, Disqus or other similar services. There are ways... :)
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Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:35 pm

You are right, WordPress is the most used blog engine, but that does not mean that a blog using another blog system might not become famous. Blogs with many readers might run on Serendipity, Textpattern or whatever, and why not even on Bludit?

I only think that a weakness of Bludit is the missing commenting system, apart from Disqus or other external services.
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