Welcome thread

Welcome thread 1.5

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
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Creates a welcome thread for your new members.

(Example of Welcome thread)


(Example of Options page)


  • Creates welcome thread for the new member.
  • Creates an alert for the new member about the new thread.
  • All phrases start with welcomethread_ for your convenience.
  1. Download Andy-WelcomeThread-1.5.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/WelcomeThread directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Cron entry:

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

Database table:

A new table called xf_andy_welcome_thread is created in your database.
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Latest reviews

This is very handy and it alerts the user as well etc.

I would like to see it tag the users so members can click their profile etc