First post email

First post email 1.5

No permission to buy ($35.00)
Compatible XF 2.x versions
2.0, 2.1
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Sends email to staff 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 email)


(Example of Options page)


  • All phrases start with firstpostemail_ for your convenience.
  1. Download and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/FirstPostEmail directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Questions and Answers:

Q: Can I use the Count messages posted in this forum toward user total option in forums?
A: No.
First release
Last update
5.00 star(s) 1 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    First post email v1.5 changes: Now using finder for performing database queries.
  2. See description

    First post email v1.4 changes: Removed no longer used phrase.
  3. See description

    First post email v1.3 changes: Added message content to email.

Latest reviews

Excellent add-on allows admin to quickly response to newly registered members especially if first post are moderated.