Difference between revisions of "Reporting uploaded files"

From Nexus Mods Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Method #1 - Quick-N-Easy for end-user reporting)
m (Method #2 - More end-user clicks but faster visibility for moderators)
Line 29: Line 29:
 
==Method #2 - More end-user clicks but faster visibility for moderators==
 
==Method #2 - More end-user clicks but faster visibility for moderators==
  
Click the "Comments" tab, then click the "Report this Comment" for the very first post made which is usually the Plugin Manager / Site Bot.
+
Click the "Posts" tab, then click the "Report" link for the very first post made which is usually a Sticky from the Mod Author.
  
Fig 2a: Comments Tab
+
Fig 2a: Posts Tab
  
http://www.tesnexus.com/imageshare/images/128909-1213389038.jpg
+
http://wiki.tesnexus.com/images/2/24/ReportFile2.jpg
  
 
Fig 2b: Report this Comment
 
Fig 2b: Report this Comment
  
http://www.tesnexus.com/imageshare/images/128909-1213389048.jpg
+
http://wiki.tesnexus.com/images/b/b3/ReportFile2a.jpg
  
Fig 2c: Submit report
+
Fig 2c: Submit Report
  
http://www.tesnexus.com/imageshare/images/128909-1213389060.jpg
+
http://wiki.tesnexus.com/images/1/11/ReportFile2b.jpg
  
 
[[Category:Using_the_Nexus_sites]]
 
[[Category:Using_the_Nexus_sites]]

Revision as of 20:38, 10 January 2016

Overview

There might be a need to let the moderators of the site know about a particular upload page such as any of the following reasons (but not limited to just these):

  • Illegal content
  • Dishonorable content (uploaded against authors wishes)
  • No file attached (for more than 48 hours)
  • Broken download link
  • Bogus file (joke, virus, non-related junk)
  • False information

To report these kinds of issues, there are currently two ways you can report the file:

Method #1 - Quick-N-Easy for end-user reporting

Use the "Report" button on the mod page.

Fig 1a: Report this file

ReportFile1.jpg

If the problem is described well enough by the category you pick, then do not worry about adding a description.

Fig 1b: Submit report

ReportFile1a.jpg

The above method is fast to report but moderators have to access the admin area and run a report to see the issue which may mean it will not be handled in the same day.

Method #2 - More end-user clicks but faster visibility for moderators

Click the "Posts" tab, then click the "Report" link for the very first post made which is usually a Sticky from the Mod Author.

Fig 2a: Posts Tab

ReportFile2.jpg

Fig 2b: Report this Comment

ReportFile2a.jpg

Fig 2c: Submit Report

ReportFile2b.jpg