In building safer Forem communities, imbibing a clear, detailed Code of Conduct (CoC) is just the beginning.
Forems include a robust set of moderation tools that empower Forem moderators to collectively curate their community's content, reduce the visibility of low-quality posts or comments, and take action against repeated or flagrant CoC violations. Some moderator actions include:
- Thumbs-up (👍): marks content as higher quality, thereby increasing its feed visibility.
- Thumbs-down (👎): marks content as lower quality, thereby reducing its feed visibility.
- Flag To Admins (🤢): alerts Forem administrators to content that violates the CoC so they can take action.
- Flag User: flags all the content of an account considered particularly harmful.
Moderators can use these actions from either the Mod Actions Panel (accessible within a post), or the Mod Center which lists all recent articles in an inbox format.