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Border 1.4

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


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


Easily add a border to any attached image in a post.

(Example of Image without a border and Border link)


(Example of Border page)


(Example of Image after border has been added)


(Example of Options page)


(Example of User group permissions)



Must have ImageMagick PECL Extension installed on your server. Check if you can select this:

Admin control panel -> Options -> Attachments -> Default image processor -> ImageMagick PECL extension

If you're not able to select ImageMagick PECL extension, contact your web host and ask them to install it.

  • All phrases start with border_ for your convenience.
  1. Download Andy-Border-1.4.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/Border directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Questions and Answers:

Q: Will this work on all attached images?
A: No it will only work on .jpg images and non-transparent .png images.

Q: Is the original attachment overwritten?
A: Yes.

Q: Should I allow Registered user group to use this feature?
A: No. I suggest only the Administrator be allowed to use this feature.
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Border v1.4 changes: Fixed problem with attachment path.
  2. See description

    Border v1.3 changes: Added support to put a border on non-transparent .png images.
  3. See description

    Border v1.1 changes: Updated addon.json file.