In conversation with a few potential Forem Admins, I have received several requests around the concept of an "Apply to Join" option for Forems.
The underlying idea would be to introduce a "gate" that prevents people from completing registration of their account. Once they are registered, they can take part in the community as normal.
- Enable "Apply to Join" mode
- Prospective members hit an "Application Page" when trying to register
- The "Application Page" gathers information relevant to their application
- The Forem admin should be able to set fields on this page
- Pending applications appear somewhere in the Admin area as "Pending Applications"
- The Forem admin can "accept" or "reject" individual applications
- Visit community, start registration process
- Land on "Application Page" + supply info
- On-site + Email confirmation that application was submitted
- Email update when application is accepted / rejected
- If accepted, account is now fully registered as normal
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