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Show Forum List Only

Show Forum List Only 1.2

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

Show only the forum title to guests.

This add-on allows showing you have many great forums, but hide thread information to guests.

(Example of Options page)


(Example of Forum Permissions)


  • All phrases start with showforumlistonly_ for your convenience.
  1. Download showforumlistonly_v1.2.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-ShowForumListOnly_v1.2.xml file.
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
  1. Add forum ID to Options page.
  2. Set the Node Permissions to "Revoke" for View thread content of the Unregistered / Unconfirmed and specific forum.

    Admin CP -> Applications -> Display Node Tree -> Permissions
Minimum Posts:

In order to use this feature, you will need to use the Sidebar Positions add-on so you can edit the andy_new_posts template. This will hide the New Posts to those who have not met the minimum posts criteria.
<xen:if is="{$visitor.message_count} > 0">

<xen:if is="{$threads}">
    <div class="section threadList">
        <div class="secondaryContent">
            <h3><a href="{xen:link find-new/posts}">{xen:phrase new_posts}</a></h3>
            <xen:include template="sidebar_new_posts" />

Add the first and last line.

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) 1 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Show Forum List Only v1.2 changes: Added option to require minimum number of posts to view...
  2. See description

    Show Forum List Only v1.1 changes: Now hides thread titles in Forum View, Last Post Title and...

Latest reviews

Andy is the Best, he created this app to help me with my new forum, and this app is working great, by only allowing registered users to view or enter selected restricted forums, while all other visitors can see and access ALL non-restricted forums. Works like a gem.

Thanks again Andy for all your help.