Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 3.6. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version of Moodle is likely available here: Capabilities/mod/forum:allowforcesubscribe.
- This capability is present since Moodle 2.3.3
- 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.
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||Only users with the capability are subscribed||It is not possible to change subscription|
|Auto subscription||Users with the capability are subscribed initially||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|