How do you use Prefixes?

Discussion in 'Community Organization' started by cdub24, Jun 10, 2016.

  1. cfmack

    cfmack Aspirant

    Thread prefixes are one of my favorite aspects of XF. I think that they are a classy way to organize threads.
  2. ManovikasSociety

    ManovikasSociety Neophyte

    Think about the word happy. The prefix un placed in front of the word happy makes a new word with a new meaning unhappy. The prefix un means not, so it changes the meaning of the word happy to not happy
  3. mysiteguy

    mysiteguy Devotee

    The topic was about thread prefixes, not word prefixes :)
  4. MarkFL

    MarkFL La Villa Strangiato

    At MHB, we use thread prefixes to denote whether reported items have been resolved, whether math questions have been solved, and when a math question is new (this gets auto-removed when there is a reply, or when 48 hours goes by, whichever occurs first).
  5. PyroM

    PyroM Neophyte

    I'll use prefixes to dramatically reduce subforums when (very soon) migrating from vb to xf. A little bit of flarum feeling ;) I'll avoid Xon's multiple prefix add-on, although this would be nice to use. I'll wait for UI.X 2 Pro instead, which might have a similar approach...

    People do not want to search for correct subforums. But having very few main forums (max 6-8) and the appropriate prefixes within could be more successful. Maybe.
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