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Similar Threads Plus

Similar Threads Plus 1.7

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

Shows a list of similar threads when a user is creating or viewing a thread.

(Example of Similar Threads shown during thread creation)


(Example of Options page)


(Example of User Group Permissions)



Enhanced Search 1.1.6 or newer
ElasticSearch v5.0.0 or newer

  • All phrases start with similarthreadsplus_ for your convenience.
  1. Download similarthreadsplus_v1.7.zip and unzip it.
  2. Upload the Andy folder 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-SimilarThreadsPlus_v1.7.xml file.
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
User Group Permissions:

Normally you will want to set "Allow" for the following two user groups:

Unregistered / Unconfirmed

Question and Answers:

Q: Do I ever have to rebuild the search or thread indexes to use this add-on?
A: No.

Q: Are thread titles and posts searched?
A: Only thread titles are searched.

Q: Is the "View threads by others" set to Revoke honored?
A: No.

Q: Why does this add-on search only the current forum topic?
A: This add-on is designed for larger forums. Ideally forum topics will contain thousands of threads and limiting to the one forum topic will provide the best on topic results.

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) 2 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Updated code to be compatible with Quick Thread by AddonsLab.
  2. See description

    Similar Threads Plus v1.6 changes: Fixed minor phrase problem.
  3. See description

    Similar Threads Plus v1.5 changes: Provides compatibility with ElasticSearch v5x.

Latest reviews

This addon had a huge impact on getting my site indexed. Love the Simple Results option. Thanks, Andy!
Perfect and Fast, a must have widh Elastic Search.
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