Country flag select

Country flag select 1.3

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
  1. 2.2
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Allows members to select their country flag.

(Example of country flag)


(Example of Country flag select link)


(Example of Country flag select page)


(Example of Options page)


(Example of User group permissions)


  • Members can choose their country flag.
  • All phrases start with countryflagselect_ for your convenience.
Setup step 1:

Create a /misc/flags/shiny/32/ directory in your web root.

Setup step 2:

Copy the files from the /flags/shiny/32/ located in the Country flag add-on directory to the /misc/flags/shiny/32/ directory you created in Setup step 1.

Setup step 3:

Update the Country flag select Options page with the flag directory URL and Path.

Setup step 4:

Go to the Style properties and select Custom fields:

Admin control panel -> Appearance -> Style properties -> Messages -> Message user info elements -> Custom fields

Setup step 5:

Go to User group permissions and set Yes to the 'Select' permission, normally this will be for the Registered user group.

Database changes:

A new field called andy_county_flag_select is added to your xf_user table.

Questions and answers:

Q: Will the country flag show automatically for each member?
A: No. Members must choose their country flag for it to be displayed.

Q: When I hover the flag with my mouse, the country name is displayed in English, can I phrase this to show the country in another language?
A: No.

Q: Can I add my own flags?
A: Yes. Simply copy any 32x32 PNG image to the flags directory.

Q: Can I easily see which members have selected their country flag?
A: Yes. Just add countryflagselect/list to your forum URL.
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Country flag select v1.3 changes: Updated option description.
  2. See description

    Country flag select v1.2 changes: Added missing phrase countryflagselect_select.
  3. See description

    Country flag select v1.1 changes: Added 'Select' user group permission.