[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #6834: Support Forums: Require a reason when flagging a user

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#6834: Support Forums: Require a reason when flagging a user
 Reporter:  Clorith         |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement     |      Status:  reopened
 Priority:  normal          |   Milestone:
Component:  Support Forums  |  Resolution:
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Comment (by jordesign):

 I just wanted to chime in to say I can see great value in this proposal -
 and would love to know what is needed to try and push it forward!

 In reading through the thread I see the concerns regarding:

 * Additional work for moderators
 * Situations where adding a reason isn't needed (as it is a 'soft' flag,
 over-communicates to a spammer, or other cases).

 I wonder if something like this would work.

 == Moderator experience

 Moderator who is flagging a user has:
 * optional dropdown to select reason
 * Free text field which adds a private user note (as is manually done

 == User experience
 * As proposed in #5263 updated messaging to users with flagged posts who
 ''also'' have a 'reason' selected. could include a note/link to check
 their profile.
 * Profile includes the selected 'reason' - along with a predefined further
 details about the reason. Could also include next steps for

 Would something like that work?

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/6834#comment:19>
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