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Thread Starter

Thread Starter 1.6

No permission to download
Compatible XF 1.x versions
1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5

Allows only the thread starter to post new messages into thread they started.

(Example of Options page)


(Example of Group Permissions)


  • Reply button and quick reply box hidden when not able to reply.
  • Option to select which forum this add-on will effect.
  • User Group Permissions allow overrides.
  • Prevent bumping feature by thread starter.
  • All phrases start with threadstarter_ for your convenience.
How to use:
  1. Add forum ID's into Options page.
  2. Set Group Permissions if you want mods and admins to override.
  3. Change Bump Hours if you want to enable this feature.
  1. Download threadstarter_v1.6.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-ThreadStarter_v1.6.xml file.
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
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Thank you.
First release
Last update
5.00 star(s) 5 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description.

    Thread Starter v1.6 changes: Removed spaces from Template Modification IDs.
  2. See description.

    Thread Starter v1.5 changes: Server error was reported again. Updated code to prevent server...
  3. See description.

    Thread Starter v1.4 changes: One user reported a server error log. I cleaned up the code a...

Latest reviews

Hi, I must vote this with 5 stars. :) It runs now since a year and with latest xenforo without any problem. God work!
Excellent plugin. I use this for 1.3 fine. :)
Working perfect
With version 1.2 this add-on goes to my favourites!

Simple and effective as always from AndyB.

Thank you.