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Birthday thread

Birthday thread 2.3

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Compatible XF 2.x versions: 2.0, 2.1, 2.2
Description:

Automatically creates birthday threads for your members.

(Example of Birthday thread)

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(Example of Options page)

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(Example of User group permissions)

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Features:
  • Automatically creates birthday threads for your members.
  • Alert is sent letting the member know about the birthday thread.
  • Follows "Show day and month of birth" privacy settings.
  • All phrases start with birthdaythread_ for your convenience.
Cron entry:

In order to change the Cron entry, you need to add $config['development']['enabled'] = true; to your config.php file.

Set the Birthday thread cron entry to run once a day at 3:00 AM.

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Be sure to remove development mode line in your config.php file once you finished editing your cron entry.

Options setting:

Select next day

The following option needs to be selected if your cron entry runs the previous day of members birthdays.

User group permissions:

Normally all you need to do is set the Registered user group to "Yes".

Questions and Answers:

Q: Is it possible to have all birthdays put into a single thread?
A: No. The idea of a birthday thread is to spot light a single member and have a place to share nice comments directed solely to the one member.

Q: Will the Starter username set in the options ever receive a birthday thread?
A: No.
Author
Andy
Downloads
238
Views
3,369
First release
Last update
Rating
5.00 star(s) 2 ratings

Latest updates

  1. See description

    Birthday thread v2.3 changes: Updated PHP code so that 'setIsAutomated' code is correctly placed.
  2. See description

    Birthday thread v2.2 changes: Now using entity manager to update ThreadWatch data.
  3. See description

    Birthday thread v2.1 changes: Now using finder for performing database queries.

Latest reviews

Superb, Had this on vb and its nice for users to have a happy birthday thread, makes them feel wanted.

Thank you Andy.
Love this addon works great. it would be nice if I could select a thread prefix also in options. Thank you ! Great addon.

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