Auto close

Auto close 1.9

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
  1. 2.0
  2. 2.1
  3. 2.2
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Auto close threads based on last post date.

The Options page allows setting the number of days since the last post and the forums that will be effected.

This add-on is very useful for classified forums so that users don't post on old classified threads.

This add-on is also very useful for technical support forums (aka ticket forums). The add-on has an option to include a reply when the thread is closed explaining why it was closed.

(Example of Options page)


  • Runs automatically every day at midnight by Cron entry.
  • Sticky threads will not be closed.
Questions and Answers:

Q: How do I change the Auto reply message?
A: Edit the autoclose_auto_reply_message phrase.

Q: When does the Cron entry run?
A: Once per day at 12:00 AM UTC time.
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Auto close v1.9 changes: Added code to prevent occasional null condition error.
  2. See description

    Auto close v1.8 changes: Updated PHP code so that 'setIsAutomated' code is correctly placed.
  3. See description

    Auto close v1.7 changes: Removed maximum of 50 for the Limit in the options page.

Latest reviews

I do love to close up old content, and combined with [XD] Old Thread Notice, the two really complete one another.
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