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  1. Use the "fallback" field from Slack's webhook attachment format as text for notification, when the provided text is empty.

    The slack attachment format defines a fallback field, that is required for attachments to be valid, and is used when the full-formatted message is not usable in a particular context (e.g. text-mode clients, notifications).

    For example, Slack uses that fallback field for the text of notifications. I believe that Mattermost should do the same.

    That would require changes on the webhook-related code, on the format of the post object that is forwarded in Javascript, and on the code that generates the text shown in notifications. I could work on a PR if you are favorable to the idea.

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  2. support for session cookies

    From a security perspective, as the administrator of a Mattermost server i would like to be able to set a system-wide property to force the use of session-cookies for the web interface. Since computers can be shared i find it undesirable that you're automatically logged in again as is the case currently.
    But i guess in the end you'll also get users complaining that they want the end user to be able to choose. So i guess the ultimate solution would be a property for session cookies that you can set to 'force' (user is not able to choose), 'optional'…

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  3. Hotlink preview for uploaded image instead of thumbnail

    When uploading images it will be nice to have a preview features (like when entering an image through a link) instead of the current generated thumbnail which is not very representative of the image. This is somehow how Slack is showing uploaded image.

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  4. Prevent non-admin users to rename channels

    I'm aware of your business model and I'm fine with an advanced permissions system in the paid edition. I'm also aware that you carefully thought through the channel management for basic users (see https://github.com/mattermost/platform/issues/1764) and think it's a good way of approaching things.

    But please, consider removing the ability for every one to rename channels. This is not useful, doesn't really make sense and more importantly leaves the ability for anyone to ruin a setup (prank or sabotage). It also gives a feeling of totally uncontrolled environment for these users.

    This small feature makes me question the entire usage…

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  5. Channel URL should be percent-encoded in UTF-8 for non-English characters.

    This is from GitHub issue : https://github.com/mattermost/platform/issues/5010

    When creating a new channel, English characters in name field can be auto converted into URL name, but non-English characters (e.g. : "é") can't not be converted into URL and will be skipped.

    If I input "Résumé" in the channel name, the URL will be "/rsum", and "é" is skipped.

    For non-English characters, they should be percent-encoded in UTF-8, like how wikipedia does.

    E.g. : URL of Résumé page in Wikipedia is : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%A9sum%C3%A9
    ("é" is encoded into %C3%A9)

    This feature is important for non-English users, If a Chinese language user wants to…

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  6. send message later

    I'd find it realy useful to be able to send a message later at a given date and time (e.g. like Buffer).
    Often, I'd find some useful or interesting info I want to post to the team chat at off-hours, and the message could either be overlooked because the timestamp will be quite old during work hours, or I'd disturb team members who have hot keywords defined and get notified automatically.

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  7. Order DM and Members list by online indicator

    1. Member list (popup box) in the header
    2. Direct Messages list
    • If you can change order by in this lists to order first by online status, then second by name, then it could be more useful.
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  8. Unread posts in the API

    I want to use the API to check if I have unread posts, but it doesn't seem the API contains such a counter. It contains a msg_count and a mention_cout, but not the counter I want.
    There is still a possible hack:
    For each channel in a team:
    * Get the timestamp of the last visit
    * Get the posts created after that timestamp
    * Count them
    Besides the fact that it's insanely complex compared to a simple yet handy counter in the API, it involves that we have to fetch the content of all the unread posts, which…

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  9. Daily / weekly email digests

    I know it sounds like the “email batching” feature added in Mattermost 3.4 https://mattermost.uservoice.com/forums/306457-general/suggestions/12903204-allow-email-batching-limiting

    … but for non-professionnal environnement, a daily, weekly, or even 15 days or monthly “digests” of notifications and/or channels activities would be very useful. Even with one hour batches, members deactivates their notifications when they can't work everyday for the team.

    “Slow projects” don't need immediate responses, and a moderate usage of notifications would be appreciated.

    In some circonstances, a good (slow) timing of reminder could even drive members' involvement (e.g. for those who takes a few hours per week for a project).

    This could be…

    34 votes
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  10. 3 votes
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  11. 3 votes
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  12. copy existing mattermost token to other teams

    Currently there are many integrations via webhook / slash commands that need a specific token to be set up in the configuration.

    if you want to use the same slash command for several teams its not possible without updating the database manually with the same token you used before in another team.

    the best option would be something like a seperate option to set the generated token id manually, so its possible to use 1 token for 1 integration for all teams that are created in mattermost.

    Did the same manually in the mattermost database, by selecting the commands table…

    3 votes
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  13. Show filenames after dragging a file into a message

    Currently when you drag a file into a message the name of the file isn't shown until you send a message. It would be nice if the filename could be displayed before sending so that you can confirm the right file was dragged in.

    3 votes
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  14. Have "Unread" option showing all unread messages and notifications across all channels

    Slack has something similar that shows above all channels. It makes it easy to browse through your unread messages without having to click each channel separately.

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  15. Strip markdown from browser notifications

    Currently all my browser notifications contain markdown syntax. Since the browser (and desktop) notifications don't support markdown this leads to pretty much unreadable notifications, especially when used with one of the numerous integrations that for example post Github notifications into Mattermost containg links to commits and PRs or avatar images of the author. While it looks very pretty in Mattermost it makes browser/desktop notifications almost unusable.

    The solution to this would be to just strip all messages of the contained markdown (e.g. links/images) before they are being forwarded to the browser/os to be displayed as a notification.

    I couldn't find…

    32 votes
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  16. view or copy source of a message

    It would be really useful to reuse markdown messages.

    Currently, Users can see raw message only when markdown is disabled.
    And they can only copy their own messages.

    30 votes
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  17. smtp authorization support request

    for most small company, there is no ldap servier or sso. but all most have email service, self hosted or saas like google mail.
    if there is a authorization type called smtp authorization like oauth2(google,gitlab...), it will make company helpful more without make another authorization system, bothered with account management.

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  18. Create a wizz button, like the old MSN chat

    Like the old school MSN chat, it will be nice to add a wizz button or slash command or something else ... ?, meaning we need you to pay more attention to our post, that could be triggered a move on the windows for desktop app, and/or a new notification message.

    22 votes
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  19. Markup to directly navigate to the ticket on Redmine, a small overview of the ticket as well.

    Markup to directly navigate to the ticket on Redmine, a small overview of the ticket as well. For example, when I refer to a ticket I use #ticket_no. This could be parsed by the parser and replaced by an href that points to the ticket

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  20. Custom tutorial text

    Enable the setting of custom tutorial text for the three tutorial intro screens, with markdown formatting support and preview of the messages to be sent.

    As a secondary priority, enable the setting of different messages based on the preferences of the end user, defaulting to English if no message is set.

    Requesting this because often organizations want to share more about the purpose of their Mattermost deployment, and include different links, e.g. link to naming conventions to use for channels, an internal user's guide to the key features in the system intended to be used, perhaps a video introduction from…

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