Sends an email to your members every day showing most popular topics.
An email of the 25 most popular topics is sent to all members that have logged into your forum with the past 30 days. If a member does not want to receive the Daily Digest email, they can unsubscribe by clicking the link provided in the email or the link in the forum footer, this is an opt-out add-on.
(Example of Daily Digest email)
(Example of Options page)
(Example of Subscribe/Unsubscribe overlay)
(Example of Daily Digest link in footer)
- Download dailydigest_v1.0.zip and unzip it.
- Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location is library/Andy.
- From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page.
- Upload the addon-DailyDigest_v1.0.xml file.
- Click the Install Add-on button.
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: Every day.
Q: Is "Receive site mailings" honored?
Q: Are banned members excluded?
Q: Are discouraged members excluded?
Q: How are thread topics chosen?
A: Threads are selected by most viewed. An additional sort on forum title can be set in the Options page.
Q: Is there an option for opt-in as opposed to opt-out?
A: No. Opt-in does not work because most members will never subscribe to these types of subscriptions.
Q: Can I edit the email to add my own logo?
A: No. Email templates are not easily edited.
Q: Are members automatically enrolled in this add-on?
A: Yes. Members must opt-out if they wish not to receive the daily email.
Q: Are new members, who registered after the installation of this add-on, also automatically subscribed?
This add-on will add a field called daily_digest_opt_out to your xf_user table.