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Tiki 18.x keeps forgetting user preferences

Status
Open
Subject
Tiki 18.x keeps forgetting user preferences
Version
18.x
21.x
Category
  • Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
  • Bug
Feature
User Preferences
Resolution status
New
Submitted by
hman
Lastmod by
hman
Rating
(2)
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Description

I had posted this to the community, but did get no response so far, so I file it as a bug.

I have activated MyTiki and avatars. In order that everyone sees everyones avatar, I set (as admin) user info to public on all registered users.

First: Changing a users avatar with the switch users feature for admins changes the avatar of the admin...

Second: The preference user info = public is lost. I cannot see any regularity. I always click Save changes, and there is no error message. Also, all settings from MyTiki get lost. I activated all MyTiki checkboxes for all users, and they keep vanishing. It does not seem to be a caching issue.

When I set everything the way I want it and click Save Changes, the following information is immediately forgotten (and no errror message!):
- Country (but stragely location is not lost...)
- User information public reverts to private
- Mouse over user information shows info window (if user permits)
- All MyTiki settings

All other preferences are stored without error. I guess that some logic or permissions rule dictates that users cannot change some preferences.

If that is the case, these presets should be admin configurable somewhere and I did not find them? Anyhow, if users are not permitted to change some preferences, then users should not be presented a GUI to change them, or should get an error message that this preference is preset for them.

Thanks for your support
Hman

Importance
10 high
Easy to solve?
7
Priority
70
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Ticket ID
7249
Created
Thursday 23 January, 2020 09:23:32 GMT-0000
LastModif
Monday 09 March, 2020 09:04:40 GMT-0000

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