Daily Digest

Daily Digest 2.0

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Compatible XF 1.x versions
  1. 1.2
  2. 1.3
  3. 1.4
  4. 1.5

Sends an email to your members every day showing most popular topics.

An email of the 25 most popular topics is sent to all members that have logged into your forum with the past 30 days. If a member does not want to receive the Daily Digest email, they can unsubscribe by clicking the link provided in the email or the link in the forum footer, this is an opt-out add-on.

(Example of Daily Digest email)


(Example of Options page)


(Example of Subscribe/Unsubscribe overlay)


(Example of Daily Digest link in footer)


  • Only members which have logged in within the past 30 days will receive a Daily Digest email.
  • Option to exclude forums.
  • Option to vary the number of topics sent in the email.
  • Option to send test email.
  • Adds link to footer.
  • All phrases start with dailydigest_ for your convenience.

  1. Download dailydigest_v1.9.zip and unzip it.
  2. Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location is library/Andy.
  3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page.
  4. Upload the addon-DailyDigest_v1.9.xml file.
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
Questions and Answers:

Q: Are forum view permissions honored?
A: No. You have to use the Exclude Forums in the Options if you want to exclude any forums from the emails sent.

Q: When are the emails sent?
A: On Saturday morning.

Q: Is "Receive site mailings" honored?
A: Yes.

Q: Are banned members excluded?
A: Yes.

Q: Are discouraged members excluded?
A: Yes.

Q: Are redirect threads excluded?
A: Yes.

Q: Are emails sent to users who have "email invalid (bounced)" user state?
A: No.

Q: How are thread topics chosen?
A: Threads are selected by most viewed. An additional sort on forum title can be set in the Options page.

Q: Is there an option for opt-in as opposed to opt-out?
A: No. Opt-in does not work because most members will never subscribe to these types of subscriptions.

Q: Can I edit the email to add my own logo?
A: No. Email templates are not easily edited.

Q: Is there a way to show all posts for the previous day instead of just the most popular threads?
A: Set the Limit in the Options to what ever maximum you would like to show. If a very high number is set it will show all threads for the past week.

Q: Are members automatically enrolled in this add-on?
A: Yes. Members must opt-out if they wish not to receive the daily email.

Q: Are new members, who registered after the installation of this add-on, also automatically subscribed?
A: Yes.

Q: How can I change the day and time the mailing go out?
A: Change the Cron Entry:

Admin Control Panel -> Tools -> Cron Entries -> Daily Digest

Q: Is opting out only for the Daily Digest?
A: Yes.​

Database changes:

This add-on will add a field called daily_digest_opt_out to your xf_user table.

Sending a donation:

If you like this add-on, please consider sending a small donation.


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Latest updates

  1. See description

    On Dec 31, 2015 version 1.1 of this add-on was released to address an exploitable SQL injection...
  2. See description

    Daily Digest v2.0 changes: Updated PHP code to fix issue with Exclude Forums option.
  3. See description

    Daily Digest v1.9 changes: 1) Emails are sent only if there are new threads. 2) Phrase updated.

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Yet another must have add-on to have more automated forum. As Always, Andy Helped me to have needed tools for my forum. Also Great support until all the things work fine. Thanks a lot, And wish you reach all your goals.
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