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

(Example of Weekly newsletter email)

(Example of Options page)

(Example of Account preferences page)

  • Option to include an announcement.
  • Option to exclude forums.
  • Option to vary the number of topics sent in the email.
  • Option to send test email.
  • All phrases start with weeklynewsletter_ for your convenience.
Admin control panel -> Setup -> Options -> Email options
Be sure to uncheck the "Enable activity summary email" option.
Database changes:
This add-on will add a field called andy_weekly_newsletter to your xf_user table.
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: Are banned members excluded?
A: Yes.
Q: Are discouraged members 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: New threads from the past 7 days are selected by most viewed. An additional sort on forum title can be set in the Options page.
Q: Are members automatically enrolled in this add-on?
A: Yes.
Q: How can I determine the number of emails that will be sent?
A: Add weeklynewsletter/stats to your forum URL.
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 newsletter
You need to go into Development mode to change a Cron entry.
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Weekly newsletter v1.8 changes: Added the ability to add an announcement.
  2. See description

    Weekly newsletter v1.7 changes: Added "stats" function to show how many emails will be sent...
  3. See description

    Weekly newsletter v1.6 changes: Removed the built-in import function as now there is a...
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