Communities can now disable the member directory

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By default, Booklet allows members to browse and search other member profiles. For communities like FRCTNL, this enables members to find and connect with each other. 

But, there are communities that may not want members to find each other. For instance, on a customer forum - a business may not want guests to easily find a list of their current customers. 

Community admins can now disable their member directory under "Settings → Features → Directory". 

When the directory is disabled:
  • Non-admin members will no longer see "Members" in the nav or be able to see the directoroy
  • Members cannot use Search to find other members
  • Members can only @-mention people who have posted or replied
  • The newsletter no longer has a "New members" section
  • On public communities, search engines are asked not to index member profiles