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Add-on Featured User Banner

Discussion in 'Resource and Add-on Requests' started by taylor_smith, Mar 18, 2014.

  1. taylor_smith

    taylor_smith Well-Known Member

    We would love to add a "birthday" banner automatically to users with birthdays.

    This is technically possible by creating a new usergroup and auto-adding users based on the birthday user criteria. However, adding a new usergroup means a whole lot of headaches. E.g., more permissions to adjust when creating private/restricted forums, more permissions to adjust when adding new addons, bigger forum permission cache (usergroups x permissions x node), etc.

    Perhaps adding a banner for a user based on certain criteria (has birthday, is featured, etc.) would be beneficial to other folks, too.
  2. Daniel Hood

    Daniel Hood Well-Known Member

    If you make a new "Birthday" user group with all the permissions as "not set" you'll never have to worry about the permissions. They wouldn't actually be changing anything. I really think that's your best way of doing it.
  3. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

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