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XF 1.3 Replacing quick reply with start conversion with thread starter

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by sinful, Oct 1, 2016.

  1. sinful

    sinful Member

    Hey everyone!

    At the bottom of a thread page, by default there is the quick reply field:


    I would like to modify it such that upon submission of the reply, instead of adding a reply to the thread, it starts a conversion with the thread starter, and the conversation name be the thread name.

    Would love to hear advice from the community on how I could go about coding this, or if any solutions to achieve the above have been shared before.

  2. Liam W

    Liam W Well-Known Member

    It would have to be done as an add-on. You could change the quick reply form action to a custom action, and then extend the relevant controller to insert a new conversation.

    It's a pretty simple thing to do actually, I could create an add-on for you if you wanted?

  3. sinful

    sinful Member

    Hey Liam, that'll be awesome mate! Will give you some beer money as a token of appreciation.

    One feature to add would be being able to select which forums this would be applicable to :)


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