Members recently online

Members recently online 2.9

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

Displays a block containing members recently online.

(Example of Members recently online)


(Example of Members recently online with show avatars option enabled)


(Example of Options page)


(Example of User group permissions)



All phrases start with membersrecentlyonline_ for your convenience.

Creating the widget:
  1. Admin Control Panel -> Appearance -> Widgets
  2. Widget definition = Members recently online
  3. Widget key = members_recently_online
  4. Title = (leave blank)
  5. Display in positions = Forum list: Sidebar
  6. Click Save.
User group permissions:

By default the following two user group permissions are set to Yes.

Unregistered / Unconfirmed

Questions and Answers:

Q: I just upgraded to Members recently online v2.3. How long does it take to populate the Members recently online block?
A: New installs or upgrading to v2.3 requires waiting the number of minutes set in the options page for the Members recently online block to be fully updated.

Q: How can I reduce the Members recently online list?
A: Reduce the minutes in the options page.

Q: Does this add-on honor the "Show your online status" in the users preferences?
A: Only if the Ignore privacy is unchecked in the options page.
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Members recently online v2.9 changes: Fixed issue with deleted members and showing comma in widget.
  2. See description

    Members recently online v2.8 changes: Added code to help prevent occasional server error log.
  3. See description

    Members recently online v2.7 changes: Fixed issue with intermittent duplicate entry error.

Latest reviews

Nice add-on. But I wish we can see visitor counts next to "Total:"
Works great, and as intended. Steady stream of improvements is helpful.
Nice add-on, would like it to show guest activity.
Great for quickly seeing the activity level on the forum and which users have been coming to the site.
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