How about adding unread message count and display in gmail style
On thread listing
So if you would like to have The Xenporta 2 Recent Thread Sidebar Block to have Read and Unread titles a different color, as well as rich...
With this addon you can mark a post for other users as unread.
german language / deutsche Sprache is from @otto and for free
If you like...
What does this add-on do?
With this add-on installed, the "Latest" link on forum list now jumps to first unread post in thread instead of last...
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