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XF 2.2 [AndyB] Weekly newsletter 1.8

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[AndyB] Weekly newsletter 1.8
Sends an email to your members every week showing most popular topics.

(Example of Weekly newsletter email)
1663456923814


(Example of Options page)
1663456935998


(Example of Account preferences page)
1663456952659


Features:
  • 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.
Setup:
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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