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Compatible XF 2.x versions
  1. 2.0
  2. 2.1
  3. 2.2
Visible branding
No
Description:

Displays a random featured post from selected forums.

The first post of the thread is selected at random and will be displayed in the forum list or other widget location.

(Example of Featured posts)




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(Example of Options page)


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(Example of User group permissions)


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Features:

  • Cron Entry will rotate posts every minute.
  • All phrases start with featuredposts_ for your convenience.
Installation:

  1. Download Andy-FeaturedPosts-2.0.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/FeaturedPosts directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Creating the widget:

  1. Admin Control Panel -> Appearance -> Widgets
  2. Widget definition = Featured posts
  3. Widget key = featured_posts
  4. Title = (leave blank)
  5. Display in positions = Forum list: Above nodes
  6. Click Save.
User group permissions:

Normally the following two groups are set to Yes:

Registered
Unregistered / Unconfirmed
Author
Ali Raza
Downloads
16
Views
532
First release
Last update
Rating
5.00 star(s) 1 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Featured posts v2.2 changes: Fixed issue where widget occasionally returned empty.
  2. See description

    Featured posts v2.1 changes: Fixed issue where occasionally returned empty widget.
  3. See description

    Featured posts v2.0 changes: Now using finder for performing database queries.
  4. See description

    Featured posts v1.9 changes: Added Large header check box to options page.
  5. See description

    Featured posts v1.8 changes: Updated setup to use schema manager.
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