AndyB - Similar threads - Xenforo 2

AndyB - Similar threads - Xenforo 2 8.2

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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.
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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.
  • Supports standard search or enhanced search.
  • All phrases start with similarthreads_ for your convenience.
User group permissions:
Normally you will want to set "Yes" for the following two user groups:
  • Registered
  • Unregistered / Unconfirmed
Disabling XenForo enhanced search:
Uncheck options
Admin control panel -> Setup Enhanced search -> Enable similar threads widget
Admin control panel -> Setup Enhanced search -> Search for similar threads when users are creating new threads

Enabling Similar threads enhanced search:
To enable Enhanced search, select in the Options page. Enhanced search gives better similar thread results because it can use stemming.

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. You will need to exclude those forums in the options page.

Q: In order to use Enhanced search option, do I need to install XenForo Enhanced search?
A: Yes.

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