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xF1 Add-on Inactive Members 4.1

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Compatible XF Versions
  1. 1.2
  2. 1.3
  3. 1.4
  4. 1.5

Sends an email to all inactive members.

The email is designed to encourage inactive members to visit your forum and includes a list of latest topics which hopefully sparks an interest.

(Example of Inactive Members email)


(Example of Options page)


  • All phrases start with inactivemembers_ for your convenience.
  1. Download inactivemembers_v3.6.zip and unzip it.
  2. Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location is library/Andy.
  3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page.
  4. Upload the addon-InactiveMembers_v3.6.xml file.
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
Don't send too many emails at one time:

Sending thousands of emails at one time can cause errors. Using the Options page it's possible to break up the emails into batches, here's an example how to do that:

Batch #1
Make the Minimum Posts be 100 and Maximum Posts be 100,000

Batch #2
Make the Minimum Posts be 10 and Maximum Posts be 99

Batch #3
Make the Minimum Posts be 0 and Maximum Posts be 9

Questions and Answers:

Q: When will emails be sent?
A: Emails are sent the first day of every month.

Q: Are "Receive site mailings" honored?
A: Yes.

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: Can the Cron be set to run over one month?
A: No. XenForo has a limit of one month maximum for Cron Entries.

Q: How can I send a test email?
A: In the Options page enter your User ID into the Test User ID field and run the Cron Entry manually. Don't forget to set the field back to 0.
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    On Jan 1, 2016 version 3.3 of this add-on was released to address an exploitable SQL injection...
  2. See description

    Inactive Members v4.1 changes: 1) Emails are sent only if there are new threads. 2) Phrase updated.
  3. See description

    Inactive Members v4.0 changes: Added option to add image to email.

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