First post only

First post only 1.3

No permission to buy ($25.00)
Compatible XF 2.x versions
2.0
Premium upgrade:

This XF2 add-on along with the entire collection can be purchased for $25.00 USD. Your Premium upgrade will allow you to download as many XF2 add-ons as you like for one year. Please see the entire collection located in the Resources area at this URL:

https://www.xf2addons.com/

Note: all my XF1 add-ons are still 100% free and are supported by donations.

Description:

Show first post only to guests.

This add-on encourages visitors to register to your forum to see replies.

(Example message seen by visitors when viewing a thread)

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Example of Options page)

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Features:
  • All phrases start with firstpostonly_ for your convenience.
Installation:
  1. Download Andy-FirstPostOnly-1.3.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/FirstPostOnly directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Questions and Answers:

Q: Will search engines be able to index the full thread?
A: I suggest selecting only a few forums in the Options page because those forums selected will only have the first post of the thread indexed by search engines.
Author
AndyB
First release
Last update
Rating
5.00 star(s) 2 ratings

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Latest updates

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    First post only v1.2 changes: Updated second template modification.
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    First post only v1.1 changes: Added Options page which allows selecting forums that are...

Latest reviews

You have got a winner with this one, Andy. This is exactly what I have been looking for. Well done!
A great addition, allowing you to hide messages from the thread which may encourage guests to register :) Great support from AndyB!
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