[cXF] Sidebar Extension

Unmaintained [cXF] Sidebar Extension 1.5.8

No permission to buy ($15.00)
Compatible XF 1.x versions
  1. 1.5
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This is a cXF Pack B Membership Add-on. Upgrade your account to cXF Pack B Membership for:

This add-on will enhance your default XenForo sidebar.

* if you will use Font Awesome icons, it is recommended to install this add-on: https://www.customizexf.com/resources/cxf-font-awesome-switch.3/, unless you already have them installed by a third party style or add-on.

  • login form in sidebar
  • option to always stay logged in (for sidebar login form)
  • remove visitor panel block
  • remove statistics block (or optional only for guests)
  • hide latest member only to guests in statistics block
  • sidebar width for mobiles
  • New Posts block options:
    • remove avatar
    • remove thread prefix
    • remove latest user (or optional hide it only to guests)
    • remove latest post date
    • remove forum title
    • show whole title in block
    • move block above forum list
  • support for Font Awesome icons for sidebar block titles
  • move sidebar block icons on the right side
  • change icon or its color
  • move sidebar on the left side of your forum (optional)
  • option to show new posts block above forum list (extra options to show recent posts with unread or only unread posts)
>>> LIVE DEMO <<<

Some screens
(not all options are presented):

< default sidebar >


< example of sidebar on customizexf.com >

< default New Posts block >

... example with some options enabled (Remove Avatar, Remove Latest User, Remove Forum Title, Show whole title, block icon):


... and option with New Posts block above forum list on default style with bolded unread posts:


... and customized look of New Posts block moved above forum list (option) on customizexf.com:


< sidebar on the left forum side (optional) >



< style properties >


  1. Download and unzip it
  2. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page
  3. Upload the xml file and click the Install Add-on button.
  • tested on default style only
  • remove Sidebar Width for Mobiles add-on (if you're using it) before installing this, because its feature is included in this add-on
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Latest reviews

this addon gives your sidebar a modern layout: easy to install, to configure and get a unique sidebar. multiple options. premium support. congrats bassman.
Thank you. I really appreciate your response.
Excellent addon with very nice and simple design. Furthermore , author is extremely helpful. Thank you.
Thank you very much for your kind review.
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