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User tag email

User tag email 1.4

No permission to buy ($25.00)
Compatible XF 2.x versions
Premium upgrade:

This XF2 add-on along with the entire collection can be purchased for $25.00 USD. Your Premium upgrade will allow you to download as many XF2 add-ons as you like for one year. Please see the entire collection located in the Resources area at this URL:


Note: all my XF1 add-ons are still 100% free and are supported by donations.


Sends an email notification when you have been tagged in a post.

(Example of Email)


(Example of Options page)


  1. Download Andy-UserTagEmail-1.4.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/UserTagEmail directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Questions and Answers:

Q: How often are emails sent?
A: Every 10 minutes.

Q: If the member looks at the Alerts notification before getting the email, will the email still be sent?
A: No.

Q: Does this add-on send an email if the member has a state other than valid?
A: No.

Q: Does this add-on send an email if the member has "Receive site mailings" unchecked?
A: No.

Q: Does this add-on send an email if the member has been banned?
A: No.

Q: Does this add-on send an email if the post is being edited and a user tag is added?
A: No. Only new posts with user tags get an alert.

Q: Does this add-on send an email if the member has been inactive for a long time?
A: No. If a user has been inactive for over 6 months they will not get an alert.

Q: Are the user group permissions that can prevent an alert?
A: Yes. The Maximum mention alerts can prevent an alert from being sent.
Likes: Neutral Singh
First release
Last update
5.00 star(s) 1 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    User tag email v1.4 changes: Added canonical code to email links.
  2. See description

    User tag email v1.3 changes: Updated options page descriptions to make it more clear what each...
  3. See description

    User tag email v1.2 changes: Added code to follow "Receive site mailings" preferences.

Latest reviews

Nice add-on by AndyB; appreciate the attentive support as well. This should be core -- helps keep the community engaged!