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How would i go about introducing some sort of 'like post' feature in EE's discussion forum.

Something similar to Solspace's 'Rating' module would be great, is it possible to use this with discussion forum.

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Off the top of my head I wonder if you could use the comment feature to make a "Like" system.

Assuming you aren't using comments for the things you wish to add the "Like" feature to. Imagine if the "Like" button submitted a hidden comment form with minimal/common detail in it. You can then show the count of the number of comments as "Likes".

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  • Is that possible to do with discussion forum post? – Third_Hyperion Jul 29 '15 at 12:18
  • Ah, sorry I misread and didn't realise it was within the discussion forum. To be honest, I have no idea as I've only used the Forum module once, a long time ago. In fact for functionality similar to a forum I have previously hijacked EE's normal entries and comments. – foamcow Jul 29 '15 at 12:20
  • Yeh i did think about that at one point, only after I had done the work on the forum module though! Doh. Thanks for response. – Third_Hyperion Jul 29 '15 at 12:22

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