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First Post

First Post 1.4

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

Requires new members to make their first post in the introduction forum.

(Example of error message)


(Example of options page)


  • First post must be made in the forum selected.
  • Option to allow guest posts in one forum.
  • All phrases start with firstpost_ for your convenience.
  1. Download firstpost_v1.4.zip and unzip it.
  2. Upload the Andy directory 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-FirstPost_v1.4.xml file.
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
Error message is displayed when:
  1. Replying to an existing thread
  2. Creating a new thread in the wrong forum
Sending a donation:

If you like this add-on, please consider sending a small donation. My PayPal email address provided upon request via Private Conversation.

Thank you.
First release
Last update
5.00 star(s) 8 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    First Post v1.4 changes: Updated PHP code.
  2. See description

    First Post v1.3 changes: Fixed some typos in the PHP files.
  3. See description

    First Post v1.2 changes: Updated Options defaults to fix installation problems with some...

Latest reviews

Well, I've sincerely no words about how big is Andy. It helped me a lot with my forum and I use a lot of his addons and I'm very satisfied of all of them. First post solve one of my biggest problems and Andy modified it with this new version to address a specific need my forum has. So thank you very much and keep up the good work Andy!
Amazing AndyB like always. They always do what they say with no problems! Thanks for putting the time in Andy!
Simple but very effective. On our forum we would like new members to introduce themselves. Works as designed. Many many thanks!

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This is just awesome.. The perfect solution to what I was looking for. Oddly enough, I think 90% of my addons are made by this author. Thanks and keep up the good work!
Was just thinking if this was available. Awesome friend.
Yeahhh love this addon. Great idea thanks
Was just thinking about this till i saw it, was like weeeeeee, thanks alot ;>
Excellent and it works perfect!
This one should be in the core. Thanks Andy!!!