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  1. Off The Record messaging

    Implement off-the-record messaging (https://otr.cypherpunks.ca/)

    771 votes
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      16 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Video/Audio/Screenshare feature

      Add feature to make video/audio calls (personal/group)

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        31 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support different options for sorting the channels in the sidebar

        Now the contacts (Direct messages) are always sorted alphabetically. It would be great to have different options of sorting. What we like the most is sorting by last message recieved/sent, which means on top we always have our most recent conversation (like in Skype)
        Any chance to have it in future?

        724 votes
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          22 comments  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Work has now started! https://github.com/mattermost/mattermost-webapp/pull/1374

          We are working on the following grouping as part of the first phase of channel organization

          1. Group by channel,
          2. Group by no order
          3. Unreads at top is optional
          4. Favorites at top is optional
          5. Sort by recency
          6. Sort by alphabetical order

          You can see some screenshots in the PR description. Would love to hear suggestions and feedback there too! https://github.com/mattermost/mattermost-webapp/pull/1374

        • Implement a Site Chat feature

          Site-Chat: Add features that enable mattermost to be used by webmasters/developers to power live chat conversations in floating windows on their web sites.
          This would significantly increase proliferation and adoption of Mattermost.
          Ask any adopters to link back to Mattermost via a small logo/link.
          Features needed would be:
          1) Automate creation of a new user in Mattermost via APIs (or support SSO, as the users would already be authenticated on the 3rd party site)
          2) Create a renderer to bring up the Private Message channel in Mattermost between the 2 or more users that the 3rd party site chooses, probably…

          691 votes
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            30 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • make threads collapsible

            A toggle option so that threads appear as "N comments" and open in the side-panel, so they do not interrupt the main flow of the channel, and you can follow each thread mode easily.

            667 votes
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              35 comments  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Polls (like doodle or for decision making)

              Creating and participating in Polls would be great,
              to be embedded within a message.
              Like in Doodle, Facebook or Threema:

              Option | User1 | User2 | ...
              ---------------------------------
              Coke | x | |
              Sprite | x | x |
              ...

              OR

              Option | Votes
              ---------------------------------
              Coke | 3/15 Users
              Sprite | 2/15 Users
              ...

              626 votes
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                22 comments  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • EE: Single-Channel Guests for non-team members

                For IT policy compliance, offer the ability to invite non-team members users to Mattermost as "single-channel guests" to have access to read and write to one channel and direct message any other users in that channel.

                Potential scenarios include opening discussions with non-team members, including customers, vendors, partners and interview candidates.

                616 votes
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                  22 comments  ·  Mattermost Enterprise Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • iOS and Android apps should allow multiple server connections

                  right now in the iOS app if you setup an instance I do not see a way to setup another one and seeing as how the current architecture of the product is, I would need multiple servers for my org's needs. the app should be able to handle it as well.

                  504 votes
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                    27 comments  ·  Mattermost App - iPhone, iPad, iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Remind me Later

                    Slack offers a very cool possibility: you can ask the bot to remind you of a message after some time.

                    This is *extremely useful* when you post a message which requires some reaction by some other users - if (unfortunately) no reaction comes, it is very easy to forget about the question, which will not happen if you set a reminder!

                    That would be a very nice feature to add to mattermost

                    381 votes
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                      11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add sub-channels/groups or folders

                      With a lot of groups/channels ,the sidebar becomes very cluttered. A collapsable hierachy with sub-channels/groups would be great.

                      Or, easier to implement I guess, the ability to group channels/private groups into folders.

                      360 votes
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                        14 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add write policy for channels and private groups

                        This feature is essentially a "force mute" in a meeting room, when you want to enable some people to listen in, but not to speak.

                        - Add an option to restrict the ability to post to a channel or private group (requires channel header menu redesign--the menu is over the UX guideline of 5-7 options per menu)
                        - Add the ability to define users who have the ability to post, which would by default include Team Admins. We don't currently have UX for a channel owner or channel creator, but in future Enterprise releases this may be added
                        - Include…

                        284 votes
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                          16 comments  ·  Mattermost Enterprise Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Easy to use server side encryption for every server like in Nextcloud

                          Having secure "at rest" data on the server is very important for data safety, especially due to the new privacy laws within the European Union. Nextcloud for example offers an easy to use server side encryption for its services within the settings. No special software is neesed.

                          Our organisation really wishes an easy to setup server side encryption within the dashboard.

                          283 votes
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                            16 comments  ·  Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Move a message to another channel

                            Sometimes a user posts his message in the wrong channel. Deleting the message and repost is a simple solution. However, sometimes the message already contains replies. Is it possible (to make) to move a message including its replies to another channel?

                            253 votes
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                              16 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • EE: OAuth2 for generic identity provider

                              Add support for a generic OAuth2 provider for Mattermost Enterprise Edition, in addition to other single-sign-on features for enterprises.

                              225 votes
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                                13 comments  ·  Mattermost Enterprise Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add custom user groups for mentions

                                Add cusom user groups for mentions. Something like @developers or @frontend to mention all members of group in this channel. Also it would be useful for large teams, when novices does not know who is who - with this feature they can determinate at least group

                                216 votes
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                                  under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Encrypt posts/direct messages in database

                                  In database posts and direct messages are in plain text, is there any way to do any encryption?

                                  205 votes
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                                    9 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Create an ARM build pathway

                                    Right now there's no approved way to do mattermost on ARM. I think ti'd be a great idea to fix that, and I'm working on fixing it myself. If I get a definitive result, I will post it in the regular forums and/or submit a pull request.

                                    201 votes
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                                      17 comments  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Implement Automatic Right-To-Left (RTL)

                                      Most popular text editors change the text direction automatically to RTL (Rgiht to Left) when you enter a text in RTL languages such as Persian, Arabic or Hebrew. If that was the case in the Mattermost, we (the RTL language speaking people!) could use Mattermost much more productively, and localization to Farsi, Arabic, etc was possible.

                                      188 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add auto-link functionality, e.g. to create links to bug tracker

                                        It would be really useful if when a message contained text such as "blah blah blah bug 23 blah blah" that the text 'bug 23' was changed into a link to bug 23 in our issue tracker.

                                        This could be handled more generally as a regex replacement that is applied to the message, with the system administrator being able to add multiple such regular expressions. This would allow all kinds of links, e.g. [[wp:Foo]] to link to the Wikipedia article 'Foo'.

                                        The replacement could be applied at the point of save or the point of rendering, but I would recommend…

                                        182 votes
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                                          12 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Exporting data

                                          It would be great if mattermost allows to export all of user data(users, channels, message, ...).

                                          I think it is important to persuade my coworkers to start to use mattermost.

                                          175 votes
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