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Administrator doesn't receive email for new applicants???

edited September 2011 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8
I have no idea why this wouldn't be an option but I can't find anywhere to check a box to send me (admin) an email when someone apply's to become a member of my forum. This is a P1 to me bc I need to be on top of the forum.

Are there any plugins if this is something I am not missing and was not included in the base Vanilla forum?

Has the Vanilla community gone dead? Where are the moderators? Would really appreciate an answer :)

Is there anyone out there that can help me make this happen?


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    I'm in the same situation. Would love to have an option to have applications automatically sent to me. Can this be done?
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    not having this has made my first forum experience a really frustrating one. I've been live for about two weeks and this is by far the biggest nuisance.

    I am wondering if other open source forums can do this, and will look into it for my next forum for sure.
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    I also would love to see this implemented... +1 from me
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    @lincolnwebs said:

    An option has already been added to email whenever a new member applies.

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    Work around

    Edit the file: vanilla/applications/dashboard/models/class.usermodel.php

    Search for: new Gdn_Email()

    You will find it in function SendWelcomeEmail() and SendEmailConfirmationEmail()

    After the line: $Email = new Gdn_Email();

    Add a new line like: $Email->Bcc('');

    Make sure to replace '' with YOUR administrator email address.

    Save the file.

    That's it, you will receive email for new applicant.

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