Search log

Search log 1.9

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
  1. 2.0
  2. 2.1
  3. 2.2
  4. 2.3
Premium upgrade:

This XF2 add-on along with the entire collection can be purchased for $35.00 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:


Provides information about the searches being made by guests and members.

By looking at the Search Log admin can make better decisions regarding forum design, organization and more.

(Example of Search log link in visitor tab)


(Example of Search log page)


(Example of Options page)


(Example of User group permissions)


  • All phrases start with searchlog_ for your convenience.
Database modifications:

This add-on creates a table called xf_andy_search_log.

Questions and Answers:

Q: How long are search logs retained?
A: 30 days.

Q: When the Username is blank, what does that mean?
A: It indicates the search was made by a guest.
First release
Last update


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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Search log v1.9 changes: Username will show 'Guest' for those not logged in. Added 'Search...
  2. See description

    Search log v1.8 changes: Fixed issue with undefined variable.
  3. See description

    Search log v1.7 changes: Now compatible with PHP 7.4.

Latest reviews

This is great! We use this to see what searches are popular and feature content accordingly. As a large, older forum with thousands of users who just lurk, it's really helpful to know what they're looking for.
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