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Welcome Thread

Welcome Thread 1.0

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

Automatically creates a welcome thread for your new members.



(Example of Options page)


  • Automatically creates a welcome thread for your new members.
  • Alert is sent letting the new member know about the welcome thread.
  • Supports two phrase variables, {username} and {board_title}.
  • All phrases start with welcomethread_ for your convenience.
  1. Download welcomethread_v1.0.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-WelcomeThread_v1.0.xml file.
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
Cron entry:

The Cron entry is set to run every five minutes. So after the new registration is approved, the new thread will be created with five minutes.

Database table:

A new table called xf_welcome_thread is created in your database.

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) 2 ratings

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Latest reviews

Just installed this long awaited add-on. It will help to get new members started in participating.
Great AddOn. AndyB created this in no time and it works great in my board. Thanks so much for taking the time to do this.