Birthday thread

Birthday thread 1.8

No permission to buy ($25.00)
Compatible XF 2.x versions
2.0
Premium upgrade:

This XF2 add-on along with the entire collection can be purchased for $25.00 USD. Your Premium upgrade will allow you to download as many XF2 add-ons as you like for one year. Please see the entire collection located in the Resources area at this URL:

https://www.xf2addons.com/

Note: all my XF1 add-ons are still 100% free and are supported by donations.

Description:

Automatically creates birthday threads for your members.

(Example of Birthday thread)

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(Example of Options page)

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(Example of User group permissions)

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Features:
  • Automatically creates birthday threads for your members.
  • Alert is sent letting the member know about the birthday thread.
  • Follows "Show day and month of birth" privacy settings.
  • All phrases start with birthdaythread_ for your convenience.
Installation:
  1. Download Andy-BirthdayThread-1.8.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/BirthdayThread directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Cron entry:

In order to change the Cron entry, be sure to add this to your config.php file:

$config['debug'] = true;

Set the Birthday thread cron entry to run once a day at 3:00 AM.

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Options setting:

Select next day

The following option needs to be selected if your cron entry runs the previous day of members birthdays.

User group permissions:

Normally all you need to do is set the Registered user group to "Yes".

Questions and Answers:

Q: Is it possible to have all birthdays put into a single thread?
A: No. The idea of a birthday thread is to spot light a single member and have a place to share nice comments directed solely to the one member.
Author
AndyB
First release
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Birthday thread v1.8 changes: Added user group permissions to make it easier to select with...
  2. See description

    Birthday thread v1.7 changes: Add-on now properly updates thread watch so thread starter will...
  3. See description

    Birthday thread v1.6 changes: Added Prefix ID to options page.
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