Deleting old notifications?

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OldBlindDog
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Deleting old notifications?

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Is there a way to clear out past notifications from one's profile? It's good to be notified when someone responds in a thread that I have participated in, and I see there's a way to mark notifications as read, but after only a week I already have forty of them. It would be nice to de-clutter after a while.
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Re: Deleting old notifications?

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Notifications that have been read are automatically deleted after 30 days. I could lower that number if everyone feels that’s a little too long.
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Re: Deleting old notifications?

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How about immediately after they are read and marked.
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Sometimes people might use it to find something later so a few days would be good. Maybe a week or have the option to delete.
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Re: Deleting old notifications?

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alanjh595 wrote: May 30th, 2021, 8:45 am How about immediately after they are read and marked.
There is no option for that, unfortunately, only the number of days.
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Re: Deleting old notifications?

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OK, I will let the system do its thing. Thank you for the info Troy.
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I’ve turned off all notifications with exception of PM’s
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I have decreased the number of days it keeps the read notifications around to 7. We shall see how that goes. I might decrease it even further. as I don't see any useful reason to keep them around after being read.
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Troy wrote: May 30th, 2021, 10:31 am I have decreased the number of days it keeps the read notifications around to 7. We shall see how that goes. I might decrease it even further. as I don't see any useful reason to keep them around after being read.
I agree, Troy, thanks.

PS, It really didn't bother me much anyways.

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