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Moderation

To edit moderation settings for your chat, go to the chat settings page and click Moderation.

You can manage all of the moderation settings for your chat here.

Who can clear all messages?

By clicking on the menu icon or typing /clear in the chat, you can clear the chat messages.

This option allows you to restrict access to this feature.

Who can delete or undelete individual messages, and view deleted messages?

This option allows you to control who can modify whether a message is deleted, and view deleted messages.

By default, this is allowed for moderators and higher only.

Who can pause the chat (prevent new messages)?

By default, only owners can pause the chat.

When a chat is paused, no new messages can be posted.

You can modify who is allowed to pause the chat using this option.

Changing this setting requires the Business plan.

If the chatroom is paused, which ranks should be unable to speak?

By default, regulars and lower are not able to send messages while the chat is paused.

You can modify who is unable to send messages when the chat is paused using this option.

For example, by setting it to "Regulars and lower", anyone who is a moderator or higher can send messages while the chat is paused, but no one else can.

Changing this setting requires the Business plan.

Who can enable/disable Slow Mode?

By default, moderators and higher are able to enable slow mode.

Slow mode makes users wait a certain amount of time between sending messages in order to prevent spam.

Changing this setting requires the Business plan.

If Slow Mode is enabled, how many seconds should users have to wait before they can send another message?

By default, users must wait 15 seconds in between sending messages when slow mode is enabled.

Changing this setting requires the Business plan.

Who can speak freely without being affected by Slow Mode?

By default, moderators and higher are able to send messages without getting affected by slow mode.

Changing this setting requires the Business plan.

How long can Mods ban for?

By default, moderators can ban for 24 hours.

You can modify how long moderators are able to ban for using this option.

How long can Managers ban for?

By default, moderators can ban users permanently.

You can modify how long managers are able to ban for using this option.

Generally speaking, you would allow managers to ban for a longer period of time than moderators since manager is a higher rank.

Minimum rank that can Kick?

You can modify the minimum rank that is able to kick users from the chat.

When a user is kicked, they will be unable to rejoin the chat for 15 seconds by default.

This is very similar to bans, except it is very short and is meant to act as a warning.

How many days until IP Bans expire?

When a user is banned, both their Minnit account and their IP address are banned from the chat for the same amount of time.

Please note that some users may have dynamic IP addresses -- meaning that their IP address may change frequently.

IP Bans automatically expire after a certain amount of time.

This helps prevent users who use the same public hotspot from being IP banned due to someone else's misbehavior.

You can configure how long IP Bans last using this option.

We recommend using the default option (1 week) as innocent users using a public hotspot can remain banned if IP bans last for a long time.

Allow users to generate transcripts of chat messages & file reports to chat moderators?

Reporting is a great option to allow your users to report offending users to you.

If you have enough moderators on your chat, allowing users to file reports may not be necessary.

When a user is Kicked, how long until they can join again?

This allows you to modify how long a user has to wait until they can rejoin the chat after being kicked.

When a user is kicked, they will be unable to rejoin the chat for 15 seconds by default.

Broadcast a message to all users when a user's rank is changed/a user gets banned or kicked?

By default, all rank changes, bans and kicks are announced to all users in the chat via a system message.

You can disable this using this option.

View IP addresses

You can enable the ability to view IP Addresses used to send messages here.

This will only apply for messages sent while this setting is enabled.

Please note that you are not allowed to sell, re-distribute, or publicize IP Addresses.

If your users join via the direct chat link, a message will be shown to them informing them that they are sharing their personal data with you.

This one time notice is required to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Chats on Community plan or higher are able to view geo IP location, as well as view other accounts that have spoken under that same IP Address, when using the View IP functionality.

View more about IPs here