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[PubliC Release] Similar threads 1.8

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Compatible XF Versions
2.x
Visible Branding
No
Description:

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 during thread creation)





(Example of Similar threads shown in thread view)





(Example of Options page)





(Example of User group permissions)





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.
  • All phrases start with similarthreads_ for your convenience.
Installation:
  1. Download Andy-SimilarThreads-1.1.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/SimilarThreads directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
User group permissions:

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

Unregistered / Unconfirmed
Registered

Question and answers:

Q: Do I ever have to rebuild the search or thread indexes to use this add-on?
A: No.

Q: Are thread titles and posts searched?
A: Only thread titles are searched.

Q: Is the "View threads by others" set to No or Never honored?
A: No.
Likes: ahmet cemal

Latest updates

  1. See description

    Similar threads v1.8 changes: Now using the repository to reduce code duplication.
  2. See description

    Similar threads v1.6 changes: Updated PHP files.
  3. See description

    Similar threads v1.5 changes: Updated PHP file to prevent server errors in non View response...
  4. See description

    Similar threads v1.4 changes: Added Thread starter column.