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Show Deleted

Show Deleted 2.4

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

When a user deletes a post or thread, that's called a soft delete. Soft deletes allow the administrator to review deleted content to determine if it needs to be restored or physically deleted.

This add-on was created to quickly display soft deleted posts and threads and to allow the Admin to quickly physically delete them.

(Example of Show Deleted link in visitor navigation tab)


(Example of Show Deleted page)


(Example of Options page)


  • One click option to physically delete all soft deleted post or threads.
  • Option to Limit number of posts or threads to delete at one time.
  1. Download showdeleted_v2.4.zip and unzip it.
  2. Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location will be library/Andy.
  3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page.
  4. Upload the addon-ShowDeleted_v2.4.xml file.
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
Group Permissions:

Be sure to set the Administrator group to Allow.


Sending a donation:

If you like this add-on, please consider sending a small donation.


Thank you.
First release
Last update
5.00 star(s) 10 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Show Deleted v2.4 changes: Updated PHP and template code. No longer requires disabling Delete...
  2. See description

    Show Deleted v2.3 changes: Updated Template Modification to use Regular Expression.
  3. See description

    Show Deleted v2.2 changes: Please do a complete uninstall of any version prior to Show Deleted...

Latest reviews

It's hard not to have special appreciation for Andy who shares the most useful and well done mods (like this) to fill a gap of major necessity. A big thank you.
I've been using this add-on for quite a while, as I do not allow moderators to hard delete posts. I like having them there to review, then mass remove them when I am ready. Yet another great add-on by AndyB!
Another little addon made by Andy that is an absolute must have for people who run a large forum and want to easily maintain it. Again excellent work of the addon grand master of Xenforo!
Another sweet mod by Andy
Thanks for update !!
Love this. Was able to find some old post that got deleted as well as discover what an old staff had done. lol
Very handy!
Great little add on, does exactly what i needed. Perfect
Perfect !! Thanks for share !!
Works great and it's incredibly useful for moderating moderators. Thanks!