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Thread icons instead of avatars

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by manelis, Dec 13, 2014.

  1. manelis

    manelis Member

    Following my last thread im checking with the demo site the features I currently use, and having a custom thread icon is the only one missing right now.

    Is there any way (preferably free) to change the avatar to a custom icon chosen when the thread is created?

    We use it to filter some information:


    I know we can use tags here but the extra visual feedback would be nice, and the avatar doesn't seem a usefull feature anyway.

    Thank you for the help.
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    There is no option for that and I'm not aware of an add-on.
  3. manelis

    manelis Member

    Ok, thank you. Will probably see if it's not to complex making myself the addon then.
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    It wouldn't be too difficult to develop.
  5. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

  6. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member


    I even created a little add-on which turns the mini-me avatar into a search link, to show your posts in the thread.
    Russ likes this.
  7. manelis

    manelis Member

    Didn't thought about it that way. Maybe mixing both and letting the small one stay and chenge the big one for the icon?

    Anyway, it's not a limiting factor to our purchase. If it Brogan says it wouldnt be hard to develop, I will experiment with it to see where I can get to. :)

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