Daily digest

Daily digest 1.1

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
2.0, 2.1
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Description:

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

This add-on is useful on very small forums where members don't log in often, yet getting information on new threads in a timely manner is important.

By default all members will receive a Daily digest. If a member does not want to receive the Daily digest, they can unsubscribe by clicking the link provided in the visitors tab.

(Example of Daily digest email)

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(Example of Options page)

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(Example of Daily digest link in the Visitor tab)

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(Example of Subscribe/Unsubscribe page)

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Features:
  • By default only members which have logged in within the past 30 days will receive a Daily digest. This can be adjusted in the Options page.
  • Option to exclude forums.
  • Option to vary the number of topics sent in the email.
  • Option to send test email.
  • Adds link to visitor tab.
  • All phrases start with dailydigest_ for your convenience.
Installation:
  1. Download Andy-DailyDigest-1.1.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/DailyDigest directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
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: Is "Receive news and update emails" 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 the email template be edited?
A: Yes.

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

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

Q: Can I change the day and time the mailing go out?
A: Yes. Change the Cron entry here:

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 andy_daily_digest_opt_out to your xf_user table.
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  1. See description

    Daily digest v1.1 changes: Options page has new feature called New posts.
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