AndyB Similar Threads

XF 2 Add-on AndyB Similar Threads 6.9

Compatible With XenForo
2.0, 2.1
Visible Branding
No
Shows a list of similar threads when a user is creating or viewing a thread.

The Similar threads add-on will do the following:
  • Show a list of similar threads when a user is creating a new thread.
  • Show a list of similar threads when a user is viewing a thread.
(Example of Similar threads shown in thread view)

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(Example of Options page)

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(Example of User group permissions)

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Features:
  • Forum view permissions honored. If a member doesn't have permission to view certain forums, similar threads will not be shown from those forums.
  • Supports Enhanced search.
  • All phrases start with similarthreads_ for your convenience.
User group permissions:

Normally you will want to set "Yes" for the following two user groups:

Registered
Unregistered / Unconfirmed

Creating an optional widget:

This widget is used to display a similar thread block in the thread view sidebar.
  1. Admin Control Panel -> Appearance -> Widgets
  2. Widget definition = Similar threads
  3. Widget key = similar_threads
  4. Title = (leave blank)
  5. Display in positions = Thread view: Sidebar
  6. Click Save.
(Example of Similar threads widget)

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Enhanced search:

To enable Enhanced search, select in the Options page. Enhanced search gives better similar thread results because it can use stemming.
Author
XenFun
Downloads
5
Views
122
First release
Last update
Rating
5.00 star(s) 1 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. 6.9 Released

    Similar threads v6.9 changes: Fixed issue with thread title having multiple "+" characters.
  2. Similar threads v6.8

    Similar threads v6.8 changes: Added Unicode support to regex.

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