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History 2.3

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Displays a history of previously viewed threads.

As you browse different threads, how many times have you struggled to get back to a recently viewed thread? The History add-on makes it really easy to located previously viewed threads. Your members will love this add-on.

(Example of History link)


(Example of History page)


(Example of the Options page)


(Example of User group permissions)


  • Members can view their recently viewed threads.
  • All phrases start with history_ for your convenience.
  1. Download Andy-History-2.3.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/History directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
User group permissions:

Set the Registered user group permissions to Yes.

Database creation:

This add-on will create a table called xf_andy_history in your database.

Questions and Answers:

Q: Can I change to another computer and still see the most recent threads viewed?
A: Yes.

Q: How long are last viewed threads history retained?
A: 30 days.
Likes: iXanon
First release
Last update
5.00 star(s) 3 ratings

Latest updates

  1. See description

    History v2.3 changes: Added 'last post by' column in results page.
  2. See description

    History v2.2 changes: Now shows bold thread titles if new posts exist since last view. Also...
  3. See description

    History v2.1 changes: Improved code to use fewer queries. Easier to read format for wide and...

Latest reviews

Great add-on! Thanks so much.
Very useful, and works great. Thank you Andy.
Very handy! Good job!