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xF2 Add-on Alert Improvements by Xon 2.10.11 2.10.11

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A collection of improvements to the XenForo Alerts system.

This add-on requires php 5.6 or newer.
This add-on requires XF 2.0.10 or newer.

Do not use MySQL statement-based replication with this add-on

Features
  • For threads/conversation/profile pages, automatically marks alerts as read from content on a given page when viewed.
  • Mark unread link for individual alerts on the Alerts page.
  • Supports the following add-ons:
    • Content Ratings 1.3.x
  • Global Optional, Alert summarization by selected content type or user
  • User Option to prevent marking as read when accessing /accounts/alerts page.
  • User Option to prevent summarization when accessing /accounts/alerts page.
  • User Option to adjust summarization threshold
Supported content types for alert summarization
  • Posts, Conversation, Profile post, profile post comments Likes
  • Ratings (From
    Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
    )
  • Various conversation related alerts from Conversation Essentials for XF2
Performance impact
  • Adds an extra column to xf_alert.
    • Code:
      alter table xf_user_alert summerize_id add int(10) unsigned DEFAULT NULL
  • 1 extra SELECT query per thread page request when the user has more than zero active alerts.
    • If there are alerts to mark as read, then an extra UPDATE is required.
Alert Summarization Performance impact
  • On accessing alerts above the summarize threshold, fetches all unread alerts and attempts to group them in PHP.
  • On successfully generating summary alerts, 2 queries are done. 1 insert to add the summary alert, 1 updating summarized alerts.

Latest updates

  1. Alert Improvements by Xon 2.10.11

    Add explain text to the "Use custom" value for "Alerting Preferences" per-user option Add...
  2. Alert Improvements by Xon 2.10.10

    Fix incorrect phrase for default alert type in admincp Fix new alert types could be opted out by...
  3. Alert Improvements by Xon 2.10.9

    Fix setting "Alerts page skips summarizing" in "User Registration" to false wasn't applied to...
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