Capabilities/mod/forum:allowforcesubscribe

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 2.3. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Capabilities/mod/forum:allowforcesubscribe.

New feature
in Moodle 2.3!
  • This allows a user to be subscribed automatically to forums where subscription is automatic or forced.
  • This capability is allowed for the default roles of teacher, non-editing teacher and student. It is not set for the role of manager.
  • This capability is available in Moodle 2.3.3 onwards.

The following table summarises the effect this capability has on the various forum subscription methods:

Subscription Mode Effect of capability...
on initial subscription on subscription changes
Force subscription Users with the capability are subscribed It is not possible to change subscription
Auto subscription Users with the capability are subscribed Any user can choose to subscribe or unsubscribe at any point
Optional subscription The capability has no effect Any user can choose to subscribe or unsubscribe at any point
Subscription disabled The capability has no effect It is not possible to change subscription

See also