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History 1.3

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
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:


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


Displays a list of previously viewed threads.

As you browse different threads, how many times have you struggled to get back to a recently viewed thread? The History add-on makes it really easy to get back to a previously viewed thread.

(Example of History page)



All phrases start with history_ for your convenience.

How to use:

Navigate to the History link like this:

Forums tab -> Find threads -> History

  1. Download Andy-History-1.3.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/History directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Database creation:

This add-on will create a table called xf_andy_history in your database.

Questions and Answers:

Q: Can I change to another computer and still see the most recent threads viewed?
A: Yes.

Q: How long are last viewed threads history retained?
A: 30 days.

Q: What is the maximum number of results that will be displayed?
A: 50.
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    History v1.3 changes: Updated PHP file to prevent server errors in non View response conditions.
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    History v1.2 changes: Change table name to xf_andy_history. Please uninstall any previous...
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    History v1.1 changes: Added xf_history table and updated PHP code. If you have a previous...