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Forums Utilities v0.9.6

By Byrne Reese
Posted September 22, 2008, in Communities.


The Forum Utilities plugin that provides a collection of tools and utilities often found in forum software to help enhance and elevate the quality of conversation among commenters and visitors. Its features include:

  • Promote Comments to Entries - convert a lengthy or quality comment to a full fledged post on your blog or forum to give it the attention and visibility it deserves.
  • Feature Comments - editors can easily flag a comment as a featured comment so that you can more easily bring attention to good comments in your templates.
  • Close a Discussion - easily and quickly close comments on an entry from the Manage Entries screen.


Byrne Reese

Byrne Reese was previously the Product Manager of Movable Type at Six Apart, where he had also held positions as the Manager of Platform Technology and Product Manager for TypePad. Byrne is a huge supporter of the Movable Type user and developer community. He dedicates much of his time to promoting and educating people about Movable Type as well as building the tools and plugins for Movable Type that are showcased on Majordojo. He contributes regularly to open source; and he is an advocate for open protocols and standards like Atom and OpenID.