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Weekly digest

Weekly digest 3.5

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

Sends an email to your members every week showing most popular topics.

By default all members will receive a Weekly digest. If a member does not want to receive the Weekly digest, they can unsubscribe by clicking the link provided in the visitors tab.

(Example of Weekly digest email)

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(Example of Options page)

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(Example of Weekly digest link in the Visitor tab)

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(Example of Subscribe/Unsubscribe page)

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Features:
  • By default only members which have logged in within the past 30 days will receive a Weekly digest email. This can be adjusted in the Options page.
  • Option to exclude forums.
  • Option to vary the number of topics sent in the email.
  • Option to send test email.
  • Adds link to visitor tab.
  • All phrases start with weeklydigest_ for your convenience.
Questions and Answers:

Q: Are forum view permissions honored?
A: No. You have to use the Exclude forums in the Options if you want to exclude any forums from the emails sent.

Q: When are the emails sent?
A: On Saturday morning.

Q: Is "Receive site mailings" honored?
A: Yes.

Q: Are banned members excluded?
A: Yes.

Q: Are discouraged members excluded?
A: Yes.

Q: Are redirect threads excluded?
A: Yes.

Q: Are emails sent to users who have "email invalid (bounced)" user state?
A: No.

Q: How are thread topics chosen?
A: Threads are selected by most viewed. An additional sort on forum title can be set in the Options page.

Q: Is there an option for opt-in as opposed to opt-out?
A: No. Opt-in does not work because most members will never subscribe to these types of subscriptions.

Q: Can the email template be edited?
A: Yes.

Q: Is there a way to show all posts for the week instead of just the most popular threads?
A: Set the Limit in the Options to what ever maximum you would like to show. If a very high number is set it will show all threads for the past week.

Q: Are members automatically enrolled in this add-on?
A: Yes. Members must opt-out if they wish not to receive the weekly email.

Q: Are new members, who registered after the installation of this add-on, also automatically subscribed?
A: Yes.

Q: How can I change the day and time the mailing go out?
A: Yes. Change the Cron entry here:

Admin Control Panel -> Tools -> Cron entries -> Weekly digest

Q: Is opting out only for the Weekly digest?
A: Yes.

Database changes:

This add-on will add a field called andy_weekly_digest_opt_out to your xf_user table.
Author
Andy
Downloads
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Weekly digest v3.5 changes: Updated Subscribe / Unsubscribe page.
  2. See description

    Weekly digest v3.4 changes: Now properly bypasses accounts without an email address.
  3. See description

    Weekly digest v3.3 changes: Now works with PHP 7.4.
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