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First Post Email

First Post Email 1.6

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Compatible XF 1.x versions
1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5

Sends an email to the admin when a member makes their first post.

This add-on is useful for two reasons, members are far more likely to become regular posters if they are replied to quickly to their first post, verify the first post is not a spammer.
(Example of Options page)


(Example email)


  • All phrases start with firstpostemail_ for your convenience.
  1. Download firstpostemail_v1.6.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-FirstPostEmail_v1.6.xml file
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
Questions and Answers:

Q: Can more than one email be sent, for example to the admin and a moderator?
A: No. Only one member of the forum can get these email notifications.
Sending a donation:

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


Thank you.
First release
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    First Post Email v1.6 changes: Simplified the Options page. Updated the PHP files.
  2. See description

    First Post Email v1.5 changes: Fixed code so those forums with non-Full Friendly URLs will get...
  3. See description

    First Post Email v1.4 changes: Fixed URL problem dealing with non-Full Friendly URLs.

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Thanks for this very helpfull:)