Timed Spoiler

Timed Spoiler 1.2

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Compatible XF 1.x versions
  1. 1.2
  2. 1.3
  3. 1.4
  4. 1.5

Displays a spoiler BB Code in a message after a given period of time.

This add-on was developed for a gaming forum which allows game clues to be posted and revealed at a later time. Hopefully it will serve a useful purpose in other situations as well.

(Example of Timed Spoiler link)


(Example of Timed Spoiler text)


(Example of Spoiler BB Code after Timed Spoiler expires)


(Example of Spoiler BB Code after Timed Spoiler expires)


(Example of Spoiler BB Code revealed)


(Example of User Group Permissions)


  • Spoiler BB Code can be set to be revealed between 1 ~ 999 hours.
  • Timed Spoiler title shows exactly what time Spoiler BB Code will appear.
  • Quoting a post with a Timed Spoiler will not reveal the Spoiler. Only after the Timed Spoiler has expired is the post updated to show a normal Spoiler.
  • User Group Permissions determine which user groups can use the Timed Spoiler feature.
  • Timed Spoiler link only displayed if user is allowed to edit the post.
  • All phrases start with timedspoiler_ for your convenience.
  1. Download timedspoiler_v1.2.zip and unzip it
  2. Upload the Andy directory 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-TimedSpoiler_v1.2.xml file
  5. Click the Install Add-on button
User Group Permissions:

Set the administrator and any other user group to Allow in order to add Timed Spoilers.

Database modifications:

This add-on will create a table called xf_timed_spoiler in your database.

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) 1 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    On Nov 16, 2015 version 1.1 of this add-on was released to address an exploitable SQL injection...
  2. See description

    Timed Spoiler v1.2 changes: Fixed typo in PHP code that cause the add-on to produce error on...
  3. See description

    Timed Spoiler v1.1 changes: Now using prepared statements.

Latest reviews

Great addon. It was just what I needed and AndyB has done a great effort. Thank you very much for your work. I'll make a fully deserved donation.
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