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Welcome thread

Welcome thread 1.7

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Creates a welcome thread for your new members.

(Example of Welcome thread)


(Example of Options page)


  • Creates welcome thread for the new member.
  • Creates an alert for the new member about the new thread.
  • All phrases start with welcomethread_ for your convenience.
  1. Download Andy-WelcomeThread-1.7.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/WelcomeThread directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Cron entry:

The Cron entry is set to run every ten minutes. So after the new registration is approved, the Welcome thread will be created within ten minutes.

Database table:

A new table called xf_andy_welcome_thread is created in your database.

Questions and Answers:

Q: Will this work in new registration is done with social media?
A: Yes.
First release
Last update
5.00 star(s) 1 ratings

Latest updates

  1. See description

    Welcome thread v1.7 changes: Now supports Watched forum notifications.
  2. See description

    Welcome thread v1.6 changes: Added 'Mark as read' option to options page.
  3. See description

    Welcome thread v1.5 changes: Improved PHP query code.

Latest reviews

Nice addon, works as expected.